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Archive for August, 2010

Quote of the week: David Oliver, Mr. 1.000

August 31st, 2010

Time has come time once again to ponder the power of the spoken word. Here are the top three finalists for Quote of the Week:

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FIBA Worlds Daily Three: Durant good, U.S. shaky

August 31st, 2010

A narrow U.S. escape over Brazil was the focal point of day three at the 2010 Worlds. Here are three takeaways from an uncomfortably close 70-68 U.S. win:

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Basketball Worlds roundup: Durant, U.S. escape vs. Brazil

August 31st, 2010

A roundup of all the action from day three of the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

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Chinese women’s World Team taking shape

August 31st, 2010

The Chinese women's gymnastics team has been through a lot since winning its first ever Olympic team gold medal in Beijing. Despite age scandals, injuries and slumps, things seem to be looking up for the Chinese team – and just in time for Worlds.

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Basketball Worlds roundup: New Zealand notches first win

August 31st, 2010

A roundup of all the action from day four of the 2010 FIBA World Championships in Turkey.

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Anton climbs to Stage 4 victory in Spain

August 31st, 2010

Spain's Igor Anton clinched a narrow solo win in stage four of the
Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday as Philippe Gilbert of Belgium retained the
overall lead.

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Coach makes change to Springboks team

August 31st, 2010

South African lock Danie Rossouw, who has been struggling with a hip injury, will replace Flip van der Merwe in Saturday's Tri-Nations test against Australia.

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Wallabies seek consistency to compete with top teams

August 31st, 2010

Assistant coach Jim Williams says Australia needs to find some consistency in its game if the team wants to start winning regularly against top-flight opposition.

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Choir to belt out anthem due to Facebook support

August 31st, 2010

A tuneful troupe who swapped the scrum for the songsheet will sing Advance Australia Fair ahead of a Tri-Nations rugby test after accumulating more than 10,000 supporters on Facebook.

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Former Tour champion Fignon dies of cancer

August 31st, 2010

Laurent Fignon, a Frenchman who twice won the Tour de France but was
defeated by American rival Greg LeMond in arguably the event's greatest
race, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer, the French Cycling
Federation said. He was 50.

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