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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Speedo championship meet a big splash for Broward swimmers

    Swim Fort Lauderdale team member Raphael Marcoux always looks forward to coming to the Plantation Aquatic Complex in November. He's far from alone. The 16-year-old from Fort Lauderdale was among a record 1,382 competitors representing 75 teams at the...
  • Beach Volleyball: Ross nets player of the year award

    Beach Volleyball: Ross nets player of the year award
    Costa Mesa resident April Ross has been named 2014 Female Beach Player of the Year by USA Volleyball. Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, played her first full season with Kerri Walsh Jennings in 2014, dominating the Assn. of Volleyball...
  • Beach Volleyball: Serving It Up in the Sand

    Beach Volleyball: Serving It Up in the Sand
    On Sunday mornings all across South Florida, alarms are ringing at 7 a.m. and waking teens from their slumber. What could possibly motivate teens to get up this early on a weekend? Beach volleyball! Approved by the NCAA as an emerging sport, beach/...
  • In praise of the fist bump

    In praise of the fist bump
    This holiday/cold/flu season, we're waiting for the public health campaign that would save thousands of Americans from illness: Keep your hands to yourself. Don't shake hands. During this time, Americans greeting each other would not grasp hands and...
  • Nukuri-Johnson Wins Manchester Road Race In Fourth Try

    MANCHESTER — Even though she had led the race from the third mile on, Diane Nukuri-Johnson wasn't quite sure that she would win the Manchester Road Race women's title until she turned onto Main Street and saw the finish line. "For the first two...
  • HPHS graduate aims to bring non-profit sports organization to Highwood

    HPHS graduate aims to bring non-profit sports organization to Highwood
    When Oren Pollack was growing up in Highland Park, he said playing sports meant everything to him. “I played every sport possible and never dreamed of a future without it,” he said. Pollack’s love of sports led the now 26-year-old...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge and other trends that will soon fade away

    Ice Bucket Challenge and other trends that will soon fade away
    The Internet and social media has long facilitated challenges.  From the chug a gallon of milk challenge to the cinnamon challenge, social media trends daring us to do some questionable and down right idiotic things have come and gone, as with any...
  • On The Fly

    Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee sprinter from South Africa who competed in the 2012 Olympics, was sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the "gross negligence" that Pistorius showed when...
  • Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing
    A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one of the most...
  • Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday

    Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday
    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system....