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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial

    A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Two distinct portraits are emerging at the Pretoria High Court murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. The prosecution's portrayal of Pistorius as an aggressive, gun-loving, controlling man with a quick...
  • Szabo: Newland goes into Hall of Fame his way

    Szabo: Newland goes into Hall of Fame his way
    One of the first topics that Ted Newland mentioned Saturday night in his USA Water Polo Hall of Fame induction speech was love. Yes, before he went on to blast other longtime coaches and decry the current state of USA Water Polo, he brought up love....
  • Athletes credit coach who wins state honor

     Athletes credit coach who wins state honor
    Thirteen turned out to be a lucky number for Deerfield High School coach Doug Foerch when he was named Illinois diving coach of the year. Between diving and gymnastics, the two sports he mentors, this was the 13th time Foerch has received the honor,...
  • BRL track cycling registrations open now

    Who cares that it was 19 degrees at 7 a.m. on Thursday? Marty Nothstein, the Olympic gold medalist and executive director for the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, was generating enough heat with his enthusiasm to power the soon-to-open PPL Arena in...
  • Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists

    Faulkner: 'Eaters are no tourists
    Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business. The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
  • Olympic star Phelps closer to swim comeback

    Olympic star Phelps closer to swim comeback
    Swimming superstar Michael Phelps is getting closer to a competitive comeback that could lead him to a fifth Olympic appearance in 2016. His longtime coach, Bob Bowman, said Tuesday Phelps is probably going to get into a meet “sometime soon.&...
  • Prosecution rests in Pistorius trial

    Prosecution rests in Pistorius trial
    State prosecutors wrapped up their case on Tuesday against South African track star Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Prosecutors are seeking to prove that the Olympic and...
  • Kiefer, Smoliga win NCAA titles

    Kiefer, Smoliga win NCAA titles
    Notre Dame sophomore fencer Lee Kiefer of Versailles, Ky., successfully defended her NCAA foil title Friday in Columbus, Ohio. Kiefer, who finished fifth in the 2012 Olympics, beat teammate Madison Zeiss, a junior from Los Angeles, 13-10 in the final....
  • Pistorius to sell home to pay legal expenses

    Pistorius to sell home to pay legal expenses
    JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar Pistorius will sell the luxury Pretoria home in which he shot and killed his girlfriend to pay his legal expenses due to an unexpected delay in the trial, his lawyer said on Thursday. The Olympic and Paralympic athlete is on...
  • Pistorius vomits in court during autopsy testimony

    Pistorius vomits in court during autopsy testimony
    Track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, wept and vomited into a bucket in a South African courtroom on Monday after hearing graphic details from her autopsy. Pathologist Gert Saayman was interrupted several...
  • Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says

    Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- In the minutes after he fatally shot his girlfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed and begged that she would survive, according to testimony in his murder trial Thursday by a Pretoria radiologist who was one...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Firehouse Museum in Key West History buffs can learn about Key West's past through its firefighting heritage at the Key West Firehouse Museum at 1024 Grinnell St. The museum...