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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia's swim team head into next month's showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
  • Entertainer Mitcham feels that competition buzz again

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - From diving in a circus dressed as a bumblebee to battling his inner demons before and after winning Olympic gold, Australian Matthew Mitcham's journey to the Commonwealth Games has been, much like his beloved sport, full of highs...

    Sebastian Coe Withdraws from Race for BBC Leadership Role

    LONDON -- Sebastian Coe, who has been the favorite to succeed as chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, has withdrawn from the race. Coe, who masterminded the London 2012 Olympics and is chairman of the British Olympic Assn., told the Daily...

    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...

    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...