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2014 Sochi Olympics: Latest medal count shows big European gains

SportingNews.com - 11 Feb 2014
Norway and the Netherlands lead the way a week into the Winter Games, and Canada is ahead of the United States in the medal count. Germany increased its gold medal haul to six. Meanwhile, Russia got more reason to cheer on Wednesday. The United ...
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2017 FINA World Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Swimming World Magazine - 24 Jul 2017
Proud went 22.75 to win the gold medal in the 50 fly to just miss the championship record of 22.67 from Milorad Cavic set in 2009. Proud wins his first individual medal at either the Olympics or World Championships. Brazil's Nicholas Santos (22.79) and ...
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China might want to redesign its Olympic medal factory

Nikkei Asian Review - 09 Jul 2017
TOKYO -- China is a sports superpower -- especially when it comes to table tennis, badminton and gymnastics. The proof is in the gold medal count. At the past three Olympics, China finished no lower than third. It has won 115 Olympic golds since 2008, ...
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Michael Phelps wins ESPY Award for Record-Breaking Performance

SwimSwam - 13 Jul 2017
His performance in Rio effectively eliminated any complaints about how his records aren't reasonable because of the number of medals available in swimming: Phelps was a dominant swimmer for four-straight Olympic Games. If swimming were to give out ...
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Making amends

The Star, Kenya - 25 Jul 2017
Kenya is working round the clock to ensure that the 2016 Rio Olympics debacle of missing out on the 5000m final doesn't happen when the country parades at the IAAF World Championships in London next month. Team Kenya team manager Nicholas Maswai said ...
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Iran's medal haul at World Para Athletics Championships hits 17

Press TV - 23 Jul 2017
The Iranian sports delegation has continued to exhibit awe-inspiring displays of athletic talents at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, and been awarded three more medals, all of them in one sport, to lift the country's medal count to ...
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Led By Adam Peaty, Young British Core Shines at FINA World Champs

Swimming World Magazine - 24 Jul 2017
James Guy, who qualified second for the final, entered as the defending World Champion, but top qualifier Duncan Scott did not even swim the 200 free at the 2016 Olympics. On night two in Budapest, the four key members of British Swimming's young ...
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China bounces back with 2 golds to lead worlds medal table

News & Observer - 16 Jul 2017
Muller made up for her disappointment at the 2016 Olympics, where she was disqualified and stripped of her silver medal for colliding with Italy's Rachele Bruni at the end. Muller finished in 2 hours, 13.70 seconds, beating Samantha Arevalo of Ecuador ...
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Olympic gold medal from London 1908 Games goes up for auction

Insidethegames.biz - 19 Jul 2017
The item, which has a pre-auction reserve price of $14,000 (£11,000/€12,100), is among a number of Olympic memorabilia which has been put up for sale by Boston-based RR Auction. The list also features a complete set of Winter Olympics participation ...
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Women's crews lead Aussies at world rowing

SBS - 25 Jul 2017
Australia finished second on the medal table in Lucerne, collecting two silvers and one bronze. Many of Australia's most-experienced competitors are taking the year off after the Rio Olympic campaign, with just a handful included for these titles while ...
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Freitas eyes an Olympic medal

Sportstarlive - 10 Jul 2017
Confident, composed and determined — these are words that define Marcos Freitas — the silver medallist at the 2015 European Table Tennis Championships. The world No. 14 is the second highest-ranked player in the inaugural edition of the UTT, where he ...
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Top Canadian performances from the Pan Am U20 Championships

Canadian Running Magazine (blog) - 23 Jul 2017
The 54-athlete national junior team had one of its best performances ever at the Pan American U20 Championships in terms of medal count. Canadians went 1-2 in two events, including the women's 1,500m and women's ...
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The Iron Lady makes a huge splash _ in and out of the pool

Charlotte Observer - 25 Jul 2017
After governing body FINA changed its the rules to limit the number of events a swimmer could enter on the World Cup circuit, a capricious decision that seemed targeted specifically at Hosszu and her grueling program (that's how she got her nickname ...

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