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2015/03/27 21:03
2015/03/27 21:03
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A troubled past will not stop swimming great Grant Hackett being welcomed back to the national team with open arms - even if he fails to qualify. Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren is considering...
2015/03/27 21:03
2015/03/27 21:03
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2015/03/27 18:56
2015/03/27 18:56
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BERLIN: Beijing's Olympic experience and infrastructure are key in delivering a successful 2022 winter Games, senior bid official Wu Jingmi said on Friday (Mar 27), pledging also free internet during...
2015/03/27 17:56
2015/03/27 17:56
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BERLIN: Beijing's Olympic experience and infrastructure are key in delivering a successful 2022 winter Games, senior bid official Wu Jingmi said on Friday, pledging also free internet during the...
2015/03/26 16:25
2015/03/26 16:25
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Since President Xi Jinping’s rise to power two years ago, China has carried out a broad and fierce crackdown on dissent, civil society groups, online bloggers and academics. (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg...
2015/03/25 16:07
2015/03/25 16:07
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Thursday will be Deontay Wilder day in Columbus. Mayor Robert Smith is giving the WBC heavyweight champion of the world keys to the city. Wilder, who grew up in Tuscaloosa, will address local...
2015/03/25 13:36
2015/03/25 13:36
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REUTERSFile photo: Usain Bolt plans to bow out in glory after the 2017 World Championships in London, he said in a British newspaper interview. Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt plans to bow out...
2015/03/25 01:13
2015/03/25 01:13
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Olivera, Dodgers agree to $62.5M, 6-year contract By Associated PressPublished: Mar 24, 2015 at 5:26 PM PDTLast Updated: Mar 24, 2015 at 5:26 PM PDTFILE - In this March 10, 2009, file photo, Cuba's...
2015/03/25 01:13
2015/03/25 01:13
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Olivera, Dodgers agree to $62.5M, 6-year contract LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have added another player from Cuba, agreeing to a $62.5 million, six-year contract with infielder Hector...
2015/03/24 02:03
2015/03/24 02:03
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BEIJING (AP) — An IOC evaluation commission has begun meetings in Beijing in preparation for a five-day inspection of the city’s 2022 Winter Olympics bid. The 19-member commission will begin visiting...
2015/03/23 21:27
2015/03/23 21:27
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Lausanne, Switzerland (SportsNetwork.com) - Korean swimmer Park Tae-Hwan, who won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, was given an 18-month ban by the sport's governing body after testing positive...
2015/03/22 09:57
2015/03/22 09:57
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FAYETTEVILLE -- In Warsaw, world-class pentathlete Margaux Isaksen was ready. Dressed in breeches, half chaps and a riding helmet, she was in fourth place at the 2014 World Championship in Poland...
2015/03/20 20:05
2015/03/20 20:05
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Eleven Bulgarian weightlifters test positive for steroids SOFIA (Reuters) - Eleven Bulgarian weightlifters, including three European champions, have tested positive for doping, the domestic...
2015/03/20 03:03
2015/03/20 03:03
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Fit and firing early in the year, Sally Pearson expects to set a fast time at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge on Saturday that will likely make her leading northern hemisphere rivals sit up and...
2015/03/19 10:38
2015/03/19 10:38
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Can food be safe at 2022 Olympics, if held in Beijing? The idiom 'Bread is the staff of life' holds especially true for China -- a country with infinite love for food. As a candidate for the 2022...
2015/03/17 06:19
2015/03/17 06:19
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Michael Sam is still hoping to become the first openly gay person to play in an NFL regular season game. In the meantime, he’s competing on “Dancing With the Stars,” which returned to the airwaves...
2015/03/17 05:03
2015/03/17 05:03
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Swimming Australia's "back to the future" approach has been applauded by Olympic champion Libby Trickett. But she believes the national team will benefit more from another blast from the past -...
2015/03/16 11:05
2015/03/16 11:05
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China's Li Ning to team up with Xiaomi on "smart" running shoes HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Li Ning Co Ltd is teaming up with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi [XTC.UL] to produce a new generation of...
2015/03/16 00:53
2015/03/16 00:53
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A 39-year-old mother of two who hasn't completed a marathon in more than six years took home a national title Sunday at the Los Angeles Marathon. Blake Russell hasn't had much luck in marathons since...
2015/03/15 22:43
2015/03/15 22:43
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IN MANCHURIA A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China In Chinese, the region that was once the cradle of the mighty Qing dynasty is today rather prosaically known as Dongbei,...
2015/03/15 10:15
2015/03/15 10:15
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Wollongong's David McKeon claimed the 200m freestyle victory as Olympic gold medal winner Grant Hackett made an encouraging start in his bid to qualify for Australia's squad for the 2016 Rio...
2015/03/27 21:03
2015/03/27 21:03
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