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London 2012 shop opens in Paddington Station

October 31st, 2010

A new London 2012 shop opened in The Lawn shopping area of Paddington Station today, selling a wide range of merchandise such as soft toys, clothing and accessories, key rings, gifts, pin badges and collectables.

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Course records broken at Frankfurt Marathon

October 31st, 2010

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya shattered the Frankfurt Marathon course record
and ran the 10th fastest time over the distance on Sunday.

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Kessy and Ross storm back to take bronze in China

October 31st, 2010

In both of their games Sunday morning, Americans Jen Kessy and April
Ross trailed early. The duo was playing for bronze at the FIVB World
Tour event in Sanya, China facing the formidable Brazilian sister tandem
of Carolina and Maria Salgado.

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Bett breaks Athens Classic Marathon record

October 31st, 2010

Raymond Bett Kimutai led a Kenyan sweep and set an event record for the
28th Athens Classic Marathon (ACM) on Sunday as Greece celebrated the
2,500th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon.

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NYC Marathon: Elite field by the numbers

October 31st, 2010

A statistical look inside the elite field of the 2010 ING New York City Marathon

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American Alissa Czisny wins Skate Canada

October 31st, 2010

American Alissa Czisny rallied to win Skate Canada International women's title Saturday night, taking advantage of Canadian star Cynthia Phaneuf's two falls. Earlier, Canada's Patrick Chan landed his first quad jump in competition to take the men's title.

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Crippen laid to rest in Pennsylvania

October 31st, 2010

Fran Crippen has been remembered as a swimmer whose "passion and dream" was to represent the United States in the Olympics.

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Michael Phelps: Future professional golfer?

October 30th, 2010

Michael Phelps is back in China, but the only body of water he's facing
is in the form of a hazard on a golf course, not an Olympic-sized
swimming pool laced with chlorine.

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Walsh and Branagh fall, Kessy and Ross advance in China

October 30th, 2010

It has been a week of milestones for U.S. beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh. Teaming
up with Nicole Branagh for the first time since 2008 and the second
time ever, Walsh stepped onto a sandy court for the first time since
having two children. The duo was competing at the FIVB Tour's season
finale in Sanya, China.

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U.S., Brazil women win on opening day

October 30th, 2010

Top-ranked Brazil defeated Kenya and defending champion Russia rallied to defeat the Dominican Republic on the opening day of the women's volleyball world championship.

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