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London 2012 test event tickets set to go on sale

October 31st, 2011

Tickets for London 2012 Track Cycling, Gymnastics and Diving test events will go on sale at 10am on 17 November 2011. The events will offer thousands of spectators the opportunity to see international competition and Olympic qualifiers from just £5 at world class venues.

London 2012

Be Wary of Contaminated Meat, IPC Warns Athletes Ahead of Parapans

October 31st, 2011

The IPC echoes earlier comments made by WADA for athletes attending the 2011 Parapan American Games in regards to eating meat.

Paralympics

Olympic weekend review: Typo alert — Tuktamysheva wins Skate Canada

October 31st, 2011

Two skating events in Canada (one figure skating, one short track) and a
rather swift marathon overseas were among the key happenings in the
world of Olympic sports this weekend. Here's a closer look at what took
place:

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France ignored "lost" Lievremont

October 31st, 2011

French players took their rugby World Cup campaign into their own hands
and largely overlooked "lost" coach Marc Lievremont to reach the final,
Imanol Harinordoquy said.

Universal Sports

Cycling body to share drug info with British

October 31st, 2011

Cycling's governing body and Britain's anti-doping agency have agreed to
share information on "biological passport" records leading to next
year's London Olympics.

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Canada upsets Argentina for Pan-Am gold

October 31st, 2011

Two interception tries from Conor Trainor spurred Canada to a 26-24
upset victory over Argentina in the gold medal match in the inaugural
rugby sevens tournament at the Pan-American Games on Sunday.

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Speed, power and it’s all over in 20 minutes

October 31st, 2011

Rugby sevens has just about everything a fan with a busy life could want
– speed, power, scoring, and it's over in about 20 minutes.

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NYC Marathon Snapshot: Close Finishes

October 31st, 2011

A statistical look inside the ING New York City Marathon

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Sonny Bill Williams to stay with All Blacks

October 31st, 2011

All Blacks utility back Sonny Bill Williams has signed a one-year
contract with the New Zealand Rugby Union and will play for the Waikato
Chiefs in next year's Super 15 tournament.

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Kipsang runs 2nd fastest marathon in Frankfurt

October 31st, 2011

Wilson Kipsang of Kenya ran the second fastest marathon in winning the
Frankfurt race on Sunday, missing the world record by a mere four
seconds.

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