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2012 Summer Olympics

Carmelita Jeter's Road to the Rio Summer Olympics

Lasentinel - ‎May 18, 2016‎
United States' Carmelita Jeter reacts as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 4 x 100-meter relay during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. The United States relay team set a new ...
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23 more Olympic athletes could face ban over doping

CBS News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
LONDON -- Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games. The International Olympic Committee said Friday ...
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Andy Murray admits he could pull out of defending his Olympic title in Rio this summer over Zika virus fears

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Andy Murray will seek advice from medical specialists on the dangers of the Zika virus before deciding whether to compete at this summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Murray, who is the defending men's champion having won gold four years ... Murray ...
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Wellington, Mo., archer clinches spot in 2016 Summer Olympics

Kansas City Star (blog) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Clad in his lucky Royals hat, albeit with the logo taped over per competition rules, archer Zach Garrett from Wellington, Mo., on Monday qualified for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. After the final phase of USA Archery's multi-tiered ...
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German blade-jumper gains 'no advantage' and could be selected for Olympics

Deutsche Welle - ‎2 hours ago‎
The experts are leaving everything open, after looking into the use of prosthetic limbs. Now given the go ahead, Paralympic champion Markus Rehm is dreaming of a spot at the Rio Games this summer.
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Montreal this morning: A mix of sun and clouds

Montreal Gazette - ‎9 hours ago‎
Samples given by eight Russian athletes who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics are retested at a Swiss laboratory to confirm the presence of performance-enhancing drugs.
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Let the Games Begin!

MediaPost Communications - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Olympics are also especially popular in the U.K., where 90% of the population watched the 2012 Summer Games. The International Olympic Committee estimates the majority of its 33.9 million social media followers will use additional devices while ...
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Cyclist from St. Cloud wins spot on U.S. Olympic team

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Team USA says the 25-year-old Post now has three world championship medals, and that she finished 12th at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Since then, Post has become “a force to be reckoned with on the world cup circuit,” having earned multiple ...

Greg Little, Leonard Hankerson trying to resurrect careers in Buffalo

ESPN (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
With Watkins not expected to return from his broken foot until the start of the regular season, and with fourth-year receiver Marquise Goodwin potentially missing time this August if he qualifies for the Summer Olympics in Brazil, the Bills' quartet of ...

St. Cloud cyclist heads to the OlympicsA BMX racer from St. Cloud is

KNUJ - ‎5 hours ago‎
With the winning of a bronze medal at the 2016 UCI BMX World Championships on Sunday, Alise Post qualifies for the US Olympic Team.
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Identical triplets to fight it out against each other at Rio Olympics

India Today - ‎11 hours ago‎
Estonian sisters are set to become the first set of triplets to participate in the Summer Olympics. The trio is ... Tennis: Bryan brothers (US) -- Bob and Mike -- The identical twins have won gold medal in men's doubles tennis event in 2012 London ...

Morning Swim Show: Relive Conor Dwyer At The 2012 Olympic Trials

Swimming World Magazine - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Joining Dwyer on the relay were Olympic veterans Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and Ricky Berens all members of the World Record setting relay in 2008.
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AIBA wants professional boxers in Olympics

Jamaica Gleaner - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Many years ago, National Federations could enter any boxer they thought to be good enough to attend the games, but this has changed, and the sport is now allotted 250 athletes, 204 men and 36 women, by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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Australian Institute of Sport Director Matt Favier responds to criticism of over Winning Edge strategy

Fox Sports - ‎16 hours ago‎
So at the end of 2012 the AIS introduced a new strategy, Australia's Winning Edge. ... The AIS has provided $340 million in direct grants to Summer Olympic Sports this four-year Olympic cycle, an increase of more than 10 per cent. In addition, we have ...

3 things CSU Rams fans should know today: Big 12 meetings

The Coloradoan - ‎2 hours ago‎
He admitted that he didn't pay much attention to the mail he received from schools making a case to join the Mountain West in 2012, but said it would be financially irresponsible not to consider attempting a jump to a Power 5 league. In order for any ...
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Former Davis, BYU star prepares for his 5th marathon, 1st Olympics with golf run - ‎15 hours ago‎
Former Davis, BYU star prepares for his 5th marathon, 1st Olympics with golf run. By Rod Zundel | Posted May 30th, ... KAYSVILLE - Former Davis High and BYU cross-country standout Jared Ward is one of the only local standouts to qualify for the Summer ...
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Rio 2016: Olympic sport this week

BBC News - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Middleweight Savannah Marshall booked her place at this summer's Olympics by reaching the semi-finals. Ireland's lightweight Katie Taylor also clinched her spot at the Games in Rio but fell short of a sixth consecutive world title after losing her semi ...

PH BMX riders Caluag, Fines unable to qualify for Rio Olympics

Rappler - ‎May 30, 2016‎
NO OLYMPIC RIDE. Daniel Caluag, seen during the 2012 Summer Olympics, failed to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. File photo by Odd Anderson/AFP.

Milos Cerovic has been appointed Resident Manager at Beach Rotana in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Hospitality Net - ‎May 30, 2016‎
He also successfully led the 2000-room Athletes' Village during the 2012 Summer Olympics while hosting 3000 athletes in London.
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Canada's new-look roster coming together for Rio Olympics

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
They will be joined at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August by a number of players who were not at the 2012 Games, or even at last year's World Cup.