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San Antonio Express-News
Dale Earnhardt’s return might be delayedin conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management o
Dale Earnhardt’s return might be delayed
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 hours ago
in conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management of the stadium, which was the main venue for the 2008 Olympics. In a statement, International Champions Cup organizers said that “due to international travel schedules... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Standout performers continue to carry Englandas nobody wanted to ask Usain Bolt how much quicker he might have gone had he n
Standout performers continue to carry England
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 14 hours ago
as nobody wanted to ask Usain Bolt how much quicker he might have gone had he not slowed down before the line in the 2008 Olympics, so it seems churlish to pick holes in England's performance Old Trafford. England have, after all, just... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Standout performers continue to carry Englandside Just as nobody wanted to ask Usain Bolt how much quicker he might have go
Standout performers continue to carry England
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 14 hours ago
side Just as nobody wanted to ask Usain Bolt how much quicker he might have gone had he not slowed down before the line in the 2008 Olympics, so it seems churlish to pick holes in England's performance Old Trafford. England have, after all, just... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Manchester derby in Beijing called off after bad weatherin conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management o
Manchester derby in Beijing called off after bad weather
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
in conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management of the stadium, which was the main venue for the 2008 Olympics. In a statement, International Champions Cup organizers said that "due to international travel schedules... Read more
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SportsFan
Manchester derby in Beijing called offin conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management o
Manchester derby in Beijing called off
SportsFan / Posted 19 hours ago
in conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management of the stadium, which was the main venue for the 2008 Olympics. In a statement, International Champions Cup organisers said that "due to international travel schedules... Read more
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Island Packet
Manchester derby in Beijing called off after bad weatherin conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management o
Manchester derby in Beijing called off after bad weather
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
in conjunction with both clubs, the China Football Association and management of the stadium, which was the main venue for the 2008 Olympics. In a statement, International Champions Cup organizers said that "due to international travel schedules... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Manchester United vs Manchester City Beijing friendly cancelled over bad weatherChinese capital descended into farce. The Mancunian rivals were to meet today
Manchester United vs Manchester City Beijing friendly cancelled over bad weather
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Chinese capital descended into farce. The Mancunian rivals were to meet today in the Bird's Nest Stadium - host venue of the 2008 Olympics - in a lucrative International Champions Cup encounter. But torrential rain forecast for Beijing placed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will weather the storm in friendlycapital descended into farce. The Mancunian rivals are due to meet today in th
Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will weather the storm in friendly
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
capital descended into farce. The Mancunian rivals are due to meet today in the Bird's Nest Stadium - host venue of the 2008 Olympics - in a lucrative International Champions Cup encounter. But torrential rain forecast for Beijing has now... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Pre-season chaos: United v City may be cancelledBen Xiaozheng. “We are hopeful the game will go ahead.” Poor ticket sales will
Pre-season chaos: United v City may be cancelled
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Ben Xiaozheng. “We are hopeful the game will go ahead.” Poor ticket sales will leave the Bird’s Nest Stadium - built for the 2008 Olympics - half-empty, with a crowd of just 40,000. Meanwhile the smaller venue struggled to cope with the invasion... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Manchester United v City: Pre-season ICC China tour match, Mourinho, GuardiolaBen Xiaozheng. “We are hopeful the game will go ahead.” Poor ticket sales will
Manchester United v City: Pre-season ICC China tour match, Mourinho, Guardiola
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
Ben Xiaozheng. “We are hopeful the game will go ahead.” Poor ticket sales will leave the Bird’s Nest Stadium - built for the 2008 Olympics - half-empty, with a crowd of just 40,000. Meanwhile the smaller venue struggled to cope with the invasion... Read more
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Daily Mirror
United and City's pre-season tour of China descends into chaosproblems with the pitch, concerns over the humidity and heat, and poor ticket s
United and City's pre-season tour of China descends into chaos
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
problems with the pitch, concerns over the humidity and heat, and poor ticket sales, which will leave the arena – built for the 2008 Olympics - half-empty, with a crowd of just 40,000. That meant both had to train at the nearby Olympic Sports... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Steffensen and Australian sports chiefs back Russia's Rio banthe unearthing of systematic doping in Russian athletics has caused him to refl
Steffensen and Australian sports chiefs back Russia's Rio ban
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
the unearthing of systematic doping in Russian athletics has caused him to reflect on his personal experience running at the 2008 Olympics in particular. Australia's 4x400m relay team that included Steffensen finished sixth in the Beijing final.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Eichfeld ready for third Olympics tryis the first American to race in C1 and C2 in the same Olympics, though he padd
Eichfeld ready for third Olympics try
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
is the first American to race in C1 and C2 in the same Olympics, though he paddled in C2 with Rick Powell during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and raced in C1 during the 2012 games in London. Heats for C1 and C2 have little if any overlap... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United star Memphis reveals flight made unscheduled landingMourinho's side face City in the Bird's Nest on Monday evening and are due to f
Manchester United star Memphis reveals flight made unscheduled landing
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Mourinho's side face City in the Bird's Nest on Monday evening and are due to fly back to Manchester after the game. Sunday's training session at the 2008 Olympics venue has been moved due to the heavy rainfall in Beijing over t... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio Olympics: Anna Meares makes peace with LA nemesisa training session at the velodrome. Making peace: Anna Meares has confronted
Rio Olympics: Anna Meares makes peace with LA nemesis
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
a training session at the velodrome. Making peace: Anna Meares has confronted the LA track where she broke her neck before the 2008 Olympics. Photo: Michael Dodge The first thing Meares did when she arrived was to walk the track alone. "I sat on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio Olympics: Anna Meares makes peace with LA nemesisa training session at the velodrome. Making peace: Anna Meares has confronted
Rio Olympics: Anna Meares makes peace with LA nemesis
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
a training session at the velodrome. Making peace: Anna Meares has confronted the LA track where she broke her neck before the 2008 Olympics. Photo: Michael Dodge The first thing Meares did when she arrived was to walk the track alone. "I sat on... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Race-walker Bosworth all set to fulfil Olympic dream in Riobeen pretty much the dream for me really that started since June 2012,” said Bo
Race-walker Bosworth all set to fulfil Olympic dream in Rio
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 3 days ago
been pretty much the dream for me really that started since June 2012,” said Bosworth. “But really it’s been ever since the 2008 Olympics when I first made my first Olympics trials. “Ever since then it’s started to get real but it was still so... Read more
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Rappler
Turkish weightlifter stripped of 2008 Olympic silver medal for dopingOlympic Committee on Friday, July 22 said it had stripped Turkey's Sibel Ozkan
Turkish weightlifter stripped of 2008 Olympic silver medal for doping
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
Olympic Committee on Friday, July 22 said it had stripped Turkey's Sibel Ozkan of the weightlifting silver medal she won at the 2008 Olympics due to a doping offense. Ozkan, 28, came second in the -48kg category in Beijing, but she was caught after... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Team USA will send a record number of women to the Rio Olympicswomen would be a new record for largest number of women competing for a country
Team USA will send a record number of women to the Rio Olympics
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
women would be a new record for largest number of women competing for a country at the Olympics. China sent 301 women to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, but 289 ended up competing, so assuming that all 292 women compete for the US, it would become... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Team USA will send a record number of women to the Rio Olympicswomen would be a new record for largest number of women competing for a country
Team USA will send a record number of women to the Rio Olympics
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
women would be a new record for largest number of women competing for a country at the Olympics. China sent 301 women to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, but 289 ended up competing, so assuming that all 292 women compete for the US, it would become... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Team USA will send a record number of women to the Rio Olympicswomen would be a new record for largest number of women competing for a country
Team USA will send a record number of women to the Rio Olympics
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
women would be a new record for largest number of women competing for a country at the Olympics. China sent 301 women to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, but 289 ended up competing, so assuming that all 292 women compete for the US, it would become... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Turkish weightlifter stripped of 2008 Olympics silver medalOlympic Committee on Friday said it had stripped Turkey's Sibel Ozkan of the we
Turkish weightlifter stripped of 2008 Olympics silver medal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Olympic Committee on Friday said it had stripped Turkey's Sibel Ozkan of the weightlifting silver medal she won at the 2008 Olympics due to a doping offence. Sibel Ozkan of Turkey competes in the women's 48kg weightlifting event during the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
45 new doping failures from Beijing, London Olympics: IOCGENEVA: Reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Lo
45 new doping failures from Beijing, London Olympics: IOC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA: Reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 London Games has uncovered 45 new doping failures, the International Olympic Committee said Friday (Jul 22). "Re-analysis of the second wave of samples from Beijing 2008... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Olympics: 45 new doping failures from Beijing, London Games – IOCGeneva, Switzerland – Reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing a
Olympics: 45 new doping failures from Beijing, London Games – IOC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Geneva, Switzerland – Reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 London Games has uncovered 45 new doping failures, the International Olympic Committee said Friday. “Reanalysis of the second wave of samples from Beijing... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why Danny’s boy is all that mattersto admit his football experiences have been chequered - the worldwide ban for s
Why Danny’s boy is all that matters
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to admit his football experiences have been chequered - the worldwide ban for striking a referee that cost him playing at the 2008 Olympics, and a coveted move to Europe that fell apart due to red tape, for instance. But he remains one of the... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Sydney FC, Danny Vukovicto admit his football experiences have been chequered - the worldwide ban for s
Sydney FC, Danny Vukovic
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
to admit his football experiences have been chequered - the worldwide ban for striking a referee that cost him playing at the 2008 Olympics, and a coveted move to Europe that fell apart due to red tape, for instance. But he remains one of the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why Danny’s boy is all that mattersto admit his football experiences have been chequered - the worldwide ban for s
Why Danny’s boy is all that matters
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
to admit his football experiences have been chequered - the worldwide ban for striking a referee that cost him playing at the 2008 Olympics, and a coveted move to Europe that fell apart due to red tape, for instance. But he remains one of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Taiwan taekwondo hero fights back from scandalshe could not stand his penchant for chatting with women online. After the sca
Taiwan taekwondo hero fights back from scandal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
she could not stand his penchant for chatting with women online. After the scandal, Chu took a disappointing bronze at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, where he had been tipped for gold, and retired from competition. After turning to coaching,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Born from the fires of 2004 failures, Team USA Basketball now built to lastfor the program - which included playing in the 2006 world championships, the 2
Born from the fires of 2004 failures, Team USA Basketball now built to last
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
for the program - which included playing in the 2006 world championships, the 2007 FIBA Americas championship and the 2008 Olympics - and formed the backbone of the revitalized national team, a roster of players that included his close... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Rosie MacLennan 'incredibly proud' to be Canada's flag-bearermedals (2015 in Toronto and 2011 in Mexico) and won the world championship in B
Rosie MacLennan 'incredibly proud' to be Canada's flag-bearer
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
medals (2015 in Toronto and 2011 in Mexico) and won the world championship in Bulgaria in 2013. MacLennan also competed at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Flanked by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Rio Chef de Mission Curt Harnett and assistant Chef... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say confident Kenyansmetres is a highly tactical race. When people thought I was a favourite last ye
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say confident Kenyans
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
metres is a highly tactical race. When people thought I was a favourite last year, it turned out quite differently. I got bronze," Sum added. "In the 2008 Olympics, Janeth (Jepkosgei) was the favourite, only for Pamela Jelimo to win... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
MacLennan named Canada's flag-bearermedals (2015 in Toronto and 2011 in Mexico) and won the world championship in B
MacLennan named Canada's flag-bearer
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
medals (2015 in Toronto and 2011 in Mexico) and won the world championship in Bulgaria in 2013. MacLennan also competed at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Flanked by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Rio Chef de Mission Curt Harnett and assistant Chef... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kenyans confident of stopping Farahis a highly tactical race. When people thought I was a favourite last year, it
Kenyans confident of stopping Farah
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
is a highly tactical race. When people thought I was a favourite last year, it turned out quite differently. I got bronze,” Sum added. “In the 2008 Olympics, Janeth (Jepkosgei) was the favourite, only for Pamela Jelimo to win the gold.” –... Read more
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Super Sport
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say Kenyansmetres is a highly tactical race. When people thought I was a favourite last ye
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say Kenyans
Super Sport / Posted 4 days ago
metres is a highly tactical race. When people thought I was a favourite last year, it turned out quite differently. I got bronze," Sum added. "In the 2008 Olympics, Janeth (Jepkosgei) was the favourite, only for Pamela Jelimo to win... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say confident Kenyansrace. When people thought I was a favorite last year, it turned out quite diffe
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say confident Kenyans
Reuters Sports News / Posted 4 days ago
race. When people thought I was a favorite last year, it turned out quite differently. I got bronze," Sum added. "In the 2008 Olympics, Janeth (Jepkosgei) was the favorite, only for Pamela Jelimo to win the gold." (Reporting by Isaack Omulo;... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say confident Kenyansrace. When people thought I was a favourite last year, it turned out quite diff
We'll beat Farah in Rio, say confident Kenyans
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
race. When people thought I was a favourite last year, it turned out quite differently. I got bronze," Sum added. "In the 2008 Olympics, Janeth (Jepkosgei) was the favourite, only for Pamela Jelimo to win the gold." (Reporting by Isaack... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Is Rio Facing a Critical Mass of Issues as the Games Approach?at Rio. Mallon's passion for the Games includes doing statistical work for the
Is Rio Facing a Critical Mass of Issues as the Games Approach?
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
at Rio. Mallon's passion for the Games includes doing statistical work for the IOC, and as someone who was mugged at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, he's well aware an event of this scale is never perfect. He believes Rio was a good choice for... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mourinho v Pep clash in doubt as torrential rain threatens Manchester United and City Bejing gameManchester neighbours are due to play in front of a sell-out 91,000 crowd at th
Mourinho v Pep clash in doubt as torrential rain threatens Manchester United and City Bejing game
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Manchester neighbours are due to play in front of a sell-out 91,000 crowd at the Bird’s Nest Stadium – the host venue of the 2008 Olympics – as part of the two clubs’ International Champions Cup (ICC) programme this summer. But organisers now... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bolt, Phelps, Neymar: Who'll be the star of Rio?lost out to Mexico in the final. The Swiss legend has tasted Olympic gold befo
Bolt, Phelps, Neymar: Who'll be the star of Rio?
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
lost out to Mexico in the final. The Swiss legend has tasted Olympic gold before, but only in the doubles, which he won at the 2008 Olympics alongside his compatriot Stan Wawrinka. Federer could only claim silver in the men's singles in 2012 after... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
At the MikeShe will run the 200m again this year. That year she beat LaShauntea Moore, who
At the Mike
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
She will run the 200m again this year. That year she beat LaShauntea Moore, who later ran the 200m for the United States in the 2008 Olympics. Also setting a Championship record that day was Leevan Sands in the triple jump. In the greatest jumping... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Fifth-seeded Bouchard upset by Giorgi at Citi Openin night action at the Citi Open. Querrey, who beat No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic
Fifth-seeded Bouchard upset by Giorgi at Citi Open
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
in night action at the Citi Open. Querrey, who beat No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, is skipping the Olympics but not because of Zika. "It just wasn’t a priority of mine at all," said Querrey, who played in the 2008 Olympics in... Read more
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CTV News
Eugenie Bouchard upset at Citi Open, unsure about heading to Rioin night action at the Citi Open. Querrey, who beat No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic
Eugenie Bouchard upset at Citi Open, unsure about heading to Rio
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
in night action at the Citi Open. Querrey, who beat No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, is skipping the Olympics but not because of Zika. "It just wasn't a priority of mine at all," said Querrey, who played in the 2008 Olympics in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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First Coast News
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
First Coast News / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priorityhave four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those ar
Sam Querrey explains why Olympics are not a priority
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 7 days ago
have four other Grand Slams. I think those kind of take the precedent. Those are the main focus for us.” Querrey played in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, losing in the first round in singles and doubles. He didn’t take part in the 2012 London Games.... Read more
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