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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • Young upstart spurs Van der Burgh to grab gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Benjamin Proud said he had surpassed his wildest dreams after landing a second win to guide England to a record-equalling gold tally as the swimming event ended in thrilling style at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.
  • A first for female boxer Biniati - she's fighting a woman

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Teenage boxer Taoriba Biniati has never fought another woman - only men - because on the tiny Pacific Island where she lives there are no other female fighters. But that will change when women's boxing makes its bow at the...

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...

    Bolt, Farah headline cast at Glasgow Commonwealths

    LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champions Usain Bolt and Mo Farah lead a cast of the world's leading athletes descending on Glasgow to compete in the Commonwealth Games starting in Scotland's biggest city on Wednesday. World-record holders, decorated...

    Nationals sign 1st-round pick but not 2nd-rounder

    Baseball Nationals sign 1st-round pick but not 2nd-rounder The Washington Nationals signed first-round draft pick Erick Fedde with a bonus worth just over $2.5 million, a deal that softened the blow from the club's inability to sign its second-round...