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Archive for July, 2010

China Gets Tough On Fake Ages

July 31st, 2010

[Story] It has carried out checks on YOG delegation to ensure transparency.

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Ready To Face The Big Boys

July 31st, 2010

[Story] Singapore boys hockey team played against men twice their age and size in tough, physical matches.

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Future bright, shades recommended for Phelps, Bolt, White

July 31st, 2010

Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt and Shaun White are all gearing up for significant competitions, and all three have provided a glimpse into their respective futures during the lead-up to said events. Here's a look at what's currently on the mind of three Olympic juggernauts:

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Larissa and Juliana earn victory No. 34

July 31st, 2010

Larissa Franca and Juliana Silva of Brazil topped countrywomen Vivian
Cunha and Taiana Lima in the finals of the FIVB Tour stop in Klagenfurt,
Austria on Saturday.

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U.S. Nationals contender: Katie Hoff

July 31st, 2010

Katie Hoff packed up her belongings and headed west late last summer,
switching her training base from the North Baltimore Aquatic Club to the
Fullerton Aquatics Sports Team (FAST) in California. And, as we said
nearly three weeks ago, Hoff appears to feel comfortable in the water
again.

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Balciunaite bags women’s marathon win at Euros

July 31st, 2010

Zivile Balciunaite of Lithuania won the women's marathon at the European
Championships, and 50-year-old Merlene Ottey made history as the oldest
athlete to compete at the event when she ran in the 4×100 women's
relay.

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Landis races in New York, receives warm welcome

July 31st, 2010

Disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis received a warm reception Friday as he
competed in the first stage of the Tour of the Catskills in upstate New
York.

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Little-known Brazilian pair advances in Klagenfurt

July 31st, 2010

Women's beach volleyball action at the FIVB World Tour stop in
Klagenfurt, Austria on Friday featured upsets, one top seed advancing
and another duo — which could be considered a long shot to win the
overall title — playing its way into the semifinals.

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Lemaitre doubles his pleasure, wins 200m

July 31st, 2010

Two days after winning the men's 100m at the European Championships in Barcelona, france's Chris Lemaitre solidified his standing as the best sprinter on the continent with a win in the 200m. The 20-year-old is the first to pull off the double since Portugal's Francis Obikwelu in 2006.

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Beach Home Lures Jose To Windsurfing

July 30th, 2010

[Story] Jose Carlos Davila hopes to win Mexico’s first Olympic sailing medal.

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