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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • Poland's Wlodarczyk sets women's hammer world record

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Poland's European hammer champion Anita Wlodarczyk set a world record of 79.58 metres at the ISTAF meeting in Berlin's Olympic stadium on Sunday.
  • Love, Bosh essentially trading places

    Love, Bosh essentially trading places
       For four years, Chris Bosh was judged on what he didn't do, even as he helped the Miami Heat advance to four consecutive NBA Finals, securing a pair of championships along the way.    Now comes the litmus test of the degree of that difficulty, the...

    Ledecky breaks 1500m world record at Pan Pacs

    (Reuters) - American teenager Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in less than 24 hours while Michael Phelps suffered a rare defeat at the Pan Pacific championships in Australia on Sunday. Ledecky hacked almost six seconds off her 1,500 metres...

    Swimmer from Zimbabwe comes to Charlotte to revive her Olympic dreams

    In Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry is Michael Phelps. In Charlotte, where she moved last month with her husband, Coventry is an anonymous 30-year-old woman. Put her in a pool, though, and you start to understand why Coventry is a worldwide swimming star hoping...

    Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....