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noodls: (Source: United States Olympic Committee) By Joanne C Gerstner | Aug. 29, 2014, 11 a.m. (ET) U.S. Army veteran Shawn Morelli is an emerging star in the para-cycling world. She competes this week for Team USA at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in...
Reuters: BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Berlin and Hamburg, eager to launch a summer Olympics candidacy, have proposed modest, inner-city concepts for the Olympics with the country to decide in the coming months if and which city will bid for the 2024 Games. The two...
The Columbus Dispatch: In 1936 and 1937, young Werner Franz worked as a cabin boy on the Hindenburg, the largest, fastest and sleekest mode of transportation the world had seen up to that time. The German-built airship, which was 804 feet long and kept aloft by hydrogen gas, was an...
The Hindu: Germany meet Argentina in a rematch of the World Cup final in the top pick of mid-week friendlies before Euro 2016 qualifying gets underway on Sunday. The Germans will be looking at the past as the Wednesday match brings back memories of their 1-0 extra-time...
noodls: (Source: BP Marsh & Partners plc) B.P. Marsh & Partners PLCDate:                          1st September 2014 On behalf...
The Times of India: RIO DE JANEIRO: New Brazil coach Dunga has called up former Real Madrid, Manchester City and AC Milan forward Robinho in place of injured Hulk for upcoming...
South China Morning Post: Thirteen suspects who smuggled nearly 500Chinese nationals out of the country would be prosecuted soon, state media quoted police in southern Guangdong province as saying. The suspects, based in Guangdong and Fujian provinces, smuggled 493 people, who went to...
U~T San Diego: SharePhotoReddit✉ In this Aug.10, 2014, photo, people get ready to swim in the ocean as they arrive to Guanabo beach on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. Each day, and especially on weekends, thousands of Havana residents rise early to...
The Australian: THE key to any successful holiday is in the planning. The same can be said for making a holiday destination a thriving hotspot. But as it turns out, many tourist attractions weren’t thought out that well. Case in point: Revel Casino. After two years in...
Stuff: Marlborough's Sophie MacKenzie started the international rowing season with her sights firmly set on gold at the under-23 world champs - she finished it yesterday as an elite world champion. Wairau sculler MacKenzie, and her lightweight double partner Julia...
Sydney Morning Herald: After the women of a remote Brazilian village appealed for eligible men, Harry Wallop tries...
WPXI: Dressed in long evening...
The Irish Times: Ireland qualified for the eventing competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when finishing sixth yesterday at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy. Having...