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Lapasset hails record-breaking Glasgow 2014

International Rugby Board Chairman Bernard Lapasset has hailed a record-breaking Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens event as the perfect Olympic Games springboard.

A Rugby Sevens world record crowd of more than 170,000 fans over four sessions were treated to thrills, spills and spectacular tries as the sport’s brand of high-octane action and carnival atmosphere demonstrated why it is one of the hottest Games tickets. 322 more words


Olympic Hopeful's Dreams Shot After Guns Allegedly Damaged By Airline

TURLOCK (CBS13) – Branden Gover is ranked 11th in nation in the junior division of trap shooting, but his chances at making the U.S. Olympic team may be shot. 430 more words


All Blacks Run Ends At Four

Congratulations to South Africa’s Blitzbokke on taking out Gold in the Sevens rugby at the Commonwealth Games. This was no mean feat as New Zealand their opponents in the final had won every single Sevens tournament at the Games going back to 1998 when they were introduced. 194 more words


Seven Sicilian athletes who have won important sports competitions

Sicily is a land rich in musicians, singers, actors and directors but not in famous athletes, maybe because of the everlasting lack of sports and training centres. 303 more words


Japan wants to host first robot Olympics in 2020

Nations of the world will be sending their most talented athletes to Tokyo in 2020 for the Olympic Games – but if Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gets his way, they might also be pitting robots against each other. 249 more words


"Fast" and Furious - Week #3.4

Only a few days to go before the Marseille race…

When I see French sweets like chocolate bread or raisin bread, I cannot resist. I gotta eat them. 981 more words


Has Wiggins still got this Lollipop?

It is the second day of the Commonwealth Games and with 10 gold medals for England and Scotland in just the first day Lollipop and I are reflecting on an excellent start. 502 more words