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Burning Questions for Team USA Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Bleacher Report - ‎18 hours ago‎
Despite concerns about the decline in American tennis, Team USA outperformed all others at the 2012 Olympics in London. With four key members of that team back to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, can the Americans dominate again?
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Canada looks to winter for Summer Olympics mojo

Reuters - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
With the Rio Summer Games 100 days away, the COC launched an "Ice In Our Veins" campaign on Wednesday it hopes will put the spotlight on athletes and take the focus away from a sexual harassment scandal involving former president Marcel Aubut.
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Olympic "Ice In Our Veins": "You wouldn't know we weren't at the North Pole"

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
This past decade has seen an incredible surge in Olympic interest amongst many Canadians, starting with the leadup to the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and then continuing with London 2012, Sochi 2014 and the run-up to this summer's Rio Olympics.
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2-time Olympic high jumper paralyzed after backflip mishap - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
United States' Jamie Nieto clears the bar in the men's high jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. AP. Two-time Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto is steadily regaining sensation ...
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Prince William, Kate Middleton celebrate 5th wedding anniversary: A look back at their marriage - ‎7 hours ago‎
August 2012. The pair took part in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. December 2012. Britain's Prince WiIliam, the Duke of Cambridge, (L) poses for pictures with.
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Snapchat to feature 2016 Olympics highlights

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Since 1988, television giant NBC has fiercely guarded its valuable trove of Summer Olympics footage. That worked well for ... Overall prime-time TV viewing among people 18 to 34 has declined by 24% since 2012, the year of the Summer Games in London.
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Michael Phelps: 'I don't know if I'm an alcoholic,' says 18-time gold medalist - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“I checked myself in because I think I was at a point in my life where something needed to change,” Phelps told NBC. In 2009, a year after his historic eight-gold medal haul at the Beijing Olympics, a photo emerged of Phelps smoking marijuana in an ...
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Argentina's Olympic Committee selects Scola as country's flag-bearer at Rio 2016

FIBA - ‎16 hours ago‎
BUENOS AIRES (2016 Rio Olympics) - Luis Scola is going to add to his legendary status in Argentina sport by serving as his nation's flag-bearer at this summer's Olympics. The national team captain, who turns 36 on Saturday, will play in his fourth ...
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Olympic forecast: US to top medal table; China, Russia next

MyAJC - ‎18 hours ago‎
Michael Phelps Matt Slocum / AP FILE - In this July 31, 2012 file photo, United States' Michael Phelps poses with his gold medal for the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer ...

Gabby poised for gold at 2016 Summer Olympics

Richmond Free Press - ‎12 hours ago‎
Gabby Douglas is seeking to become the first gymnast since Romanian Nadia Comaneci to win gold medals at back-to-back Olympics. Now 20, Douglas was the toast of the country when she won the all-around title at the 2012 Olympics in London, as well as ...

Rwanda: Disi On How Rwanda Can Break Olympics Medal Jinx - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Four years ago, Rwanda competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London; this was the nation's eighth consecutive appearance at the Olympics.
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Kellogg's Gets Ready For Rio 2016 With Team USA's First-Time Olympians

Co.Create - ‎15 hours ago‎
Kellogg's started the 100-day countdown to this year's Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with an event on April 28 in New York's Union Square, introducing its overall Olympic campaign "Gets Me Started," with some new members of Team USA.
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Blake Griffin Likely Out for Summer Olympics - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
This will be the second Summer Olympics in a row Griffin has missed due to injury. He was unable to play in 2012 in London due to a knee injury.
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South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

WCVB Boston - ‎11 hours ago‎
Great Britain, which hosted the Games in 2012, launched its new kit with the help of world and Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill.

'Some of them are not worth feeding': Warriors slammed for poor attitude

TVNZ - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The sort of hurt that yields gold medals and gave New Zealand its favourite sporting moment of 2012. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sullivan and rowing partner Nathan Cohen won the gold medal in the men's double sculls after coming back from last place.
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Drouin, Tamberi and Grabarz head to Birmingham for high jump showdown – IAAF Diamond League

International Association of Athletics Federations - ‎19 hours ago‎
Drouin, Grabarz,and Alexander Stadium record holder Mutaz Essa Barshim, of Qatar, all shared the bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games and joining them in the showdown will be USA's Erik Kynard, who finished one place above this trio and took ...

US women's water polo: Defending Olympic champs - ‎11 hours ago‎
DENVER - The USA Women's Water Polo team has won a medal at the last four Summer Olympic games. At the London Games in 2012, they won gold. Team USA is also the defending World Champions. 9NEWS Reporter Matt Renoux caught up with the ...
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Is it time to worry about Serena Williams' future? - ‎12 hours ago‎
And she was doing all this in her 30s, while playing more matches than ever. In 2013, Serena went 78-4. Those 82 matches were the most of her career by 20 - she played 62 matches the year before (2012) and back in 2009. ... Throw in a busier-than-usual ...

The Stolen Game: Karina LeBlanc, soccer and the 2012 Olympics - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Canadian women's soccer team captain Christine Sinclair, left, and goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc show off their bronze medals from the London Olympics upon arrival from London at Vancouver International Airport on August 13, 2012. (The Canadian Press).