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Northern Star
Stroke of luck for Aussie rowers after Russians bannedRowing Federation (FISA) ruled that only six of that country's 28-member rowing
Stroke of luck for Aussie rowers after Russians banned
Northern Star / Posted 13 minutes ago
Rowing Federation (FISA) ruled that only six of that country's 28-member rowing team would be able to compete at the Games. As first reserve the Australia eight was in, after narrowly failing to qualify in late May. Rowing Australia... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Stroke of luck for Aussie rowers after Russians bannedRowing Federation (FISA) ruled that only six of that country's 28-member rowing
Stroke of luck for Aussie rowers after Russians banned
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 minutes ago
Rowing Federation (FISA) ruled that only six of that country's 28-member rowing team would be able to compete at the Games. As first reserve the Australia eight was in, after narrowly failing to qualify in late May. Rowing Australia... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Belbin knows Olympic pressure, 's Kirstin Dwyer is underchampion, Kirstin Dwyer is feeling. Belbin won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympi
Belbin knows Olympic pressure, 's Kirstin Dwyer is under
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 minutes ago
champion, Kirstin Dwyer is feeling. Belbin won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics with the Hockeyroos, and competed at the Games in 1992. Dwyer will be hoping to match Belbin's feat with the national team in Brazil. Belbin, who recently ran... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Hannah, 4, from North Wootton set to compete in British Transplant Gamesappetite now. It’s nice for her to be enjoying normal things that four-year-old
Hannah, 4, from North Wootton set to compete in British Transplant Games
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 17 minutes ago
appetite now. It’s nice for her to be enjoying normal things that four-year-olds do.” The whole family, who are attending the games with the Nottingham Children’s Renal Unit team, including Hannah’s father Richard and seven-year-old brother Ben... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio 2016 Olympics: When do the Games start? Everything you need to know the 2016 Olympics will kick off in Rio de Janeiro, with more than thousands of
Rio 2016 Olympics: When do the Games start? Everything you need to know
International Business Times / Posted 21 minutes ago
the 2016 Olympics will kick off in Rio de Janeiro, with more than thousands of athletes from 206 countries competing in the Games. With the likes of Nicola Adams, Jessica Ennis-Hill and the Brownlee brothers flying the flag for Britain in the... Read more
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dna
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva to boycott Olympic opening ceremonythe political crisis in Brazil, with Rousseff facing possible removal from offi
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff, Lula da Silva to boycott Olympic opening ceremony
dna / Posted 24 minutes ago
the political crisis in Brazil, with Rousseff facing possible removal from office in an impeachment trial shortly after the Games end. Lula, who as president was instrumental in Rio's winning bid as Olympic host, faces serious corruption... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Stroke of luck for Aussie rowers after Russians bannedRowing Federation (FISA) ruled that only six of that country's 28-member rowing
Stroke of luck for Aussie rowers after Russians banned
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 26 minutes ago
Rowing Federation (FISA) ruled that only six of that country's 28-member rowing team would be able to compete at the Games. As first reserve the Australia eight was in, after narrowly failing to qualify in late May. Rowing Australia... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Arsenal defender Mertesacker ruled out of MLS All-Star gameMLS team has won seven of the 11 versions of the All-Star game since the format
Arsenal defender Mertesacker ruled out of MLS All-Star game
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 33 minutes ago
MLS team has won seven of the 11 versions of the All-Star game since the format of playing an invited club was adopted in 2005. "They have won the games most of the times," Wenger said. "We know we face a very determined and moti... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Auchinleck ace Danny Boyle blown away by support network in Kilmarnock tribute for Talbot triodefensive jersey when fully fit. “There are other key players said to still on
Auchinleck ace Danny Boyle blown away by support network in Kilmarnock tribute for Talbot trio
EveningTimes Online / Posted 37 minutes ago
defensive jersey when fully fit. “There are other key players said to still on holiday to come back into the reckoning so the games against Annbank and Bo’ness United on Saturday present an ideal opportunity to play myself in and get to know the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Australians move into Rio Olympic village, a few days lateand 1,800 staff from 120 countries. Organizers said all the buildings would be
Australians move into Rio Olympic village, a few days late
Inquirier.net / Posted 58 minutes ago
and 1,800 staff from 120 countries. Organizers said all the buildings would be ready Thursday, barely a week before the games open. The village will accommodate about 18,000 athletes and staff with a dining room serving 60,000 meals... Read more
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The Age
Rio traffickers run rings around Games organisersoperations by organized crime groups." Olympic organizers recently upped the n
Rio traffickers run rings around Games organisers
The Age / Posted 59 minutes ago
operations by organized crime groups." Olympic organizers recently upped the number of security officers set to patrol the Games to 88,000 individuals. That total includes 21,000 soldiers and 47,000 police officers to patrol the streets of Rio,... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
'Basketball Town' documentary plays at Kinston High School Tuesdaykids were raised here and my wife loved it here. This is a good small town and
'Basketball Town' documentary plays at Kinston High School Tuesday
Kinston Free Press / Posted an hour ago
kids were raised here and my wife loved it here. This is a good small town and basketball had a lot of support, which made the games so exciting. In bigger cities, there’s so much to do that some high school sports get neglected, but Kinston is a... Read more
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Rappler
More Russians banned in mounting Rio Olympics tollaround the world," Bach noting that would-be Russian Olympians must clear "the
More Russians banned in mounting Rio Olympics toll
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
around the world," Bach noting that would-be Russian Olympians must clear "the highest hurdles" to be green-lighted for the Games, which start on August 5. Five canoeists and two modern pentathletes were barred, with the number of Russians... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Liverpool transfers, Mane Liverpool signing,Supplied “The fee? It’s football isn’t it?” he said. “That’s the game these da
Liverpool transfers, Mane Liverpool signing,
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted an hour ago
Supplied “The fee? It’s football isn’t it?” he said. “That’s the game these days. The thing for me is not to focus on the games. I just have to focus on what I can do in the games and in training. I want to take the club as far as I can when I... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Foord happy with preparation ahead of Matildas Olympics campaignsettled into life in Brazil and says a gruelling pre-Olympics match against the
Foord happy with preparation ahead of Matildas Olympics campaign
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
settled into life in Brazil and says a gruelling pre-Olympics match against the home side has been a positive warm up for the Games. Despite widespread criticism about the poor state of the Olympic athletes' village, the Australian women's soccer... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five Facts About Rio Olympic Golfthe Rio de Janeiro Olympics: The trophy won by George Lyon of Canada at the 19
Five Facts About Rio Olympic Golf
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
the Rio de Janeiro Olympics: The trophy won by George Lyon of Canada at the 1904 Olympics, the last time golf featured at the Games + Zika virus fears decimated the men's field as more than 20 golfers who could have come to Rio withdrew,... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Wendy Libby, the Mother of Stetson football, readies for fourth seasonbe in too much heat. I went to a school in Upstate New York and it was usually
Wendy Libby, the Mother of Stetson football, readies for fourth season
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted an hour ago
be in too much heat. I went to a school in Upstate New York and it was usually cold during football season, but we went to the games because it was what college was about. So I’m glad we can provide that, not just for the players, but for our... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lady Raiders to participate in Big 12/SEC Challengesites for each conference. Two teams from each league participated in the past
Lady Raiders to participate in Big 12/SEC Challenge
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted an hour ago
sites for each conference. Two teams from each league participated in the past two years with the conferences splitting the games each season for an overall 2-2 series record. Games will be scheduled over the dates of Thursday-Sunday, December... Read more
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SportsFan
Boomers beat Argentina in Rio warm-upon Monday. He is expected to fly out to join the team on Wednesday. Bogut is
Boomers beat Argentina in Rio warm-up
SportsFan / Posted an hour ago
on Monday. He is expected to fly out to join the team on Wednesday. Bogut is facing a race against time to be fit for the Games following a knee injury suffered in the Golden State Warriors' NBA finals series. The Boomers open their Olympic... Read more
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Inquirier.net
2 Brazil warplanes collide while training for Olympics dutyable to land despite damage. The AF-1 Skyhawks were among the planes the milit
2 Brazil warplanes collide while training for Olympics duty
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
able to land despite damage. The AF-1 Skyhawks were among the planes the military will use to patrol Rio’s airspace during the games from Aug. 5 to 21. The pilot of one jet ejected safely and the plane fell into the sea about 20 kilometers (12... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How to watch in Australia - the dates, times and TV scheduleRussia will not receive a blanket Olympics ban following the country's doping s
How to watch in Australia - the dates, times and TV schedule
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Russia will not receive a blanket Olympics ban following the country's doping scandal. The Games run from August 5 to August 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There will be a women's football preliminary match on August 3 and a men's match on August 4... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Boomers beat Argentina in Rio 2016 Olympic Games warm-up matchon Monday. He is expected to fly out to join the team on Wednesday. Bogut is
Boomers beat Argentina in Rio 2016 Olympic Games warm-up match
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
on Monday. He is expected to fly out to join the team on Wednesday. Bogut is facing a race against time to be fit for the Games following a knee injury suffered in the Golden State Warriors' NBA finals series. The Boomers open their Olympic... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Using sports as a tool:” Cream Skills Basketball combines ball & business; makes impact on youthless crime in the inner city," Harvey said. It all begins with what happens on
“Using sports as a tool:” Cream Skills Basketball combines ball & business; makes impact on youth
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 hours ago
less crime in the inner city," Harvey said. It all begins with what happens on the court for 16-year-old Jose Alvarado. "The games have been pretty intense actually. It's not real easy. It's real competition," Alvarado said. The games transfer... Read more
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Northern Star
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
Northern Star / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Couch: Michigan State football facing challenge of remaining contenderway because that’s how we do it here at Michigan State. No questions asked, tha
Couch: Michigan State football facing challenge of remaining contender
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
way because that’s how we do it here at Michigan State. No questions asked, that’s just what we do.’ “We haven’t won all the games we’ve won the last three seasons for no reason.” Contact Graham Couch at gcouch@lsj.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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DW
Rousseff to miss Rio Olympics opening ceremony |from her office, was invited to attend Rio's Maracana stadium where interim Pre
Rousseff to miss Rio Olympics opening ceremony |
DW / Posted 2 hours ago
from her office, was invited to attend Rio's Maracana stadium where interim President Michel Temer will officially declare the Games open. But her response was blunt. "She will not go," said a source from Rousseff's office at the Alvorada Palace... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rio authorities arrest two police officers in Kiwi Jason Lee's abduction caseof 85,000 police, military and members of a Brazil-style national guard called
Rio authorities arrest two police officers in Kiwi Jason Lee's abduction case
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
of 85,000 police, military and members of a Brazil-style national guard called the National Force on the streets. The Games open on August 5. The office of Rio's state secretary for security, Jose Mariano Beltrame, has asked me tweet the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Froome looking to transfer dominance to Olympicscircuit. INTRIGUING SPECTACLE Before that, though, the men's and women's road
Froome looking to transfer dominance to Olympics
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 hours ago
circuit. INTRIGUING SPECTACLE Before that, though, the men's and women's road races taking place on the first weekend of the Games will provide an intriguing and unpredictable spectacle set against the backdrop of Rio's lush landscape. The... Read more
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Queensland Times
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
Queensland Times / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Channel Nine crew in Rio mugging scareto live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis." How
Channel Nine crew in Rio mugging scare
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
to live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis." However, crime is not the only issue affecting the Games. Organisers have also been battered by bad news over the Zika virus, heavy pollution in the sailing and rowing... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Caribbean Premier League eyes US ahead of T20 gamesfrom Thursday to Sunday are the first time that the CPL has branched out from i
Caribbean Premier League eyes US ahead of T20 games
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
from Thursday to Sunday are the first time that the CPL has branched out from its island bases to the United States. The games will be played at the Central Broward Regional Park, which has the only purpose built cricket stadium in the United... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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News Mail
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
News Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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Perth Now
McEvoy’s plans to make a Big Bang in Rioname in swimming, catapulting him alongside the likes of Usain Bolt, Roger Fede
McEvoy’s plans to make a Big Bang in Rio
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
name in swimming, catapulting him alongside the likes of Usain Bolt, Roger Federer or Serena Williams as the stars of the Games. Morozov, who has a personal best of 47.62s, won’t race in Rio with suspicions over his past while fellow Russian... Read more
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Perth Now
Moving day: Aussies settle into villagespeak,” Chiller said. Rio organisers said that 21 of 31 buildings were ready a
Moving day: Aussies settle into village
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
speak,” Chiller said. Rio organisers said that 21 of 31 buildings were ready and occupied by 600 athletes and 1800 staff from 120 countries. They said all the buildings should be ready by Friday (EST), eight days before the Games open on Augu... Read more
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Perth Now
The Aussies set to cash in on Russia bans200m backstroke stars Emily Seebohm and Belinda Hocking, with fellow gold medal
The Aussies set to cash in on Russia bans
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
200m backstroke stars Emily Seebohm and Belinda Hocking, with fellow gold medal contender Daria Ustinova also rubbed out of the Games. Five Russian canoe sprint athletes have been banned, including 2012 Olympic champion Alexander... Read more
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Perth Now
Rio filth: Inside the athletes’ villageTHE athletes’ village at the Rio Olympics has been slammed yet again just ten d
Rio filth: Inside the athletes’ village
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
THE athletes’ village at the Rio Olympics has been slammed yet again just ten days before the Games begin. Following the Australian delegation’s refusal to move into the complex in western Rio earlier in the week, the Belarusian team has branded the... Read more
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Perth Now
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestitesto live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” How
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestites
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
to live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” However, crime is not the only issue affecting the Games. Organisers have also been battered by bad news over the Zika virus, heavy pollution in the sailing and rowing... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Heat, humidity continue on Wednesday; watch Ethan's forecastSURE YOU DOWNLOAD THE WGAL APP TO YOUR TABLET AND TO DATE ON THE GAMES, NO MATT
Heat, humidity continue on Wednesday; watch Ethan's forecast
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 2 hours ago
SURE YOU DOWNLOAD THE WGAL APP TO YOUR TABLET AND TO DATE ON THE GAMES, NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE. STORM TEAM FORECAST WITH METEOROLOGIST ETHAN HUSTON. THERE, BUT WE WILL SEE SOME WEEKEND. DAYS ARE IN STORE FOR THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY. HERE IS A LOOK... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestitesto live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” How
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestites
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 hours ago
to live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” However, crime is not the only issue affecting the Games. Organisers have also been battered by bad news over the Zika virus, heavy pollution in the sailing and rowing... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestitesto live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” How
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestites
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
to live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” However, crime is not the only issue affecting the Games. Organisers have also been battered by bad news over the Zika virus, heavy pollution in the sailing and rowing... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first timetime, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban impos
Women outnumber men in Olympic team for first time
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
time, more females than males competing at a Summer Olympics. With a ban imposed on 22 of the 28 Russian rowers named for the Games, the inclusion of the Australian crew takes the team numbers to 212 women and 207 men. Kitty Chiller, Australia's... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Storm forces postponement of Suns-Generals gameBayBears in three of those contests. The biggest problem for the Suns was that
Storm forces postponement of Suns-Generals game
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 hours ago
BayBears in three of those contests. The biggest problem for the Suns was that they rarely were able to get ahead in any of the games. They led for just three of the 28 innings of the four seven-inning games, trailing in all 25 of the other... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestitesto live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” How
Ch 9 crew attacked in Rio by group of transvestites
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
to live in a society that enables this absolute bull*** on a daily basis.” However, crime is not the only issue affecting the Games. Organisers have also been battered by bad news over the Zika virus, heavy pollution in the sailing and rowing... Read more
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Rappler
Brazil's Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening ceremonythe political crisis in Brazil, with Rousseff facing possible removal from offi
Brazil's Rousseff, Lula to boycott Olympic opening ceremony
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
the political crisis in Brazil, with Rousseff facing possible removal from office in an impeachment trial shortly after the Games end. Lula, who as president was instrumental in Rio's winning bid as Olympic host, faces serious corruption... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bid for Olympics — but where?Committees (NOCs) have until September 15, 2015 to submit the name of their app
Bid for Olympics — but where?
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Committees (NOCs) have until September 15, 2015 to submit the name of their applicant venue to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The host of the games will be officially announced at the 130th IOC Session in Lima, Peru on September 15, 2... Read more
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dna
Lacking the punchopponents will be tough. Add to that, this would be the first time that profess
Lacking the punch
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
opponents will be tough. Add to that, this would be the first time that professional boxers will be allowed to compete at the Games. And, all male boxers will compete without head guards for the first time since 1980. Chief national coach GS... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Video: Mario Sategna talks about upcoming Olympic GamesSategna spoke with members of the media on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming Olym
Video: Mario Sategna talks about upcoming Olympic Games
Texas Longhorns / Posted 3 hours ago
Sategna spoke with members of the media on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. He will be at the Games where he will serve as the Men's Assistant Coach for Throws on Team USA. Four other Longhorns headed to the... Read more
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