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Archive for May, 2010

U.S. squad arrives in South Africa

May 31st, 2010

The U.S. World Cup team arrived in Johannesburg on Monday following a 17-hour flight and was greeted by the same visible security presence that was on hand for the arrival for other countries.

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Neutral expert to review safety of 2014 luge track

May 31st, 2010

A “neutral expert” will review the safety of the luge track for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia to avoid a repeat of the fatal crash that overshadowed the opening of the Vancouver Games.

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Bolt withdraws from N.Y. meet with tendon injury

May 31st, 2010

Triple Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt has withdrawn from the June 12 New York Diamond League meeting with an Achilles tendon injury, organizers said on Monday. He is expected to be out 2-3 weeks.

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Draw Results for Volleyball and Basketball Competitions

May 31st, 2010

Valverde gets 2-year doping ban

May 31st, 2010

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled in favor of the International Cycling Union and World Anti-Doping Agency. Valverde cannot compete until January 2012, and his results from this year will be stripped.

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Successful Chef de Mission Seminar in Guangzhou

May 31st, 2010

The Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games Organizing Committee (GAPGOC) has successfully finished hosting a two-day

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Nurgalieva twins win Comrades Marathon

May 31st, 2010

The Comrades Marathon is never won over the first half of the race, or even the first two thirds. Stephen Muzhingi of Zimbabwe became the first runner to win two consecutive “down” runs since Bruce Fordyce did so in 1986.

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American record a new highwater mark for Lowe

May 30th, 2010

Even though she felt like something special was in the making, not even Chaunte Lowe could have predicted that she would break the American record in the high jump on a rainy day, in a low-key meet in Cottbus, Germany.

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Clay, Ennis win multi titles in Gotzis

May 30th, 2010

American Bryan Clay and Great Britain’s Jessica Ennis overcame the cold and wet conditions to capture the decathlon and heptathlon titles at the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis. Americans Trey Hardee and Hyleas Fountain did not finish.

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Martina, Jeter sprint to wins in Hengelo

May 30th, 2010

Churandy Martina of the Netherlands Antilles clocked 10.15 seconds to win the 100 meters Sunday at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games. Carmelita Jeter of the United States won the women’s race in 11.16.

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