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Ian Thorpe may head to Britain in search of Olympic form after Singapore comeback ends in harsh reality check - Telegraph

Ian Thorpe may head to Britain in search of Olympic form after Singapore comeback ends in harsh reality check - Telegraph | SPARC | Scoop.it
Ian Thorpe may swim a key race in his comeback in a British pool early next year as his coach remains adamant the Australian legend is still on course to recapture his former greatness, despite an underwhelming initial return to competition...

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The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics posters: in pictures - Telegraph

The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics posters: in pictures - Telegraph | SPARC | Scoop.it
In pictures: the 12 posters created to mark the London 2012 Olympics
and Paralympics which will be displayed at the Tate Britain. - Work No.
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Kiwis abroad: Brockie and Gregorius at the double http://t.co/XpIKUAEn#AllWhites#FootballFerns
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Instantly connect to what's most important to you. Follow your friends, experts, favorite celebrities, and breaking news.
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Never been so proud to be a NZer | NZ2012.COM

Never been so proud to be a NZer | NZ2012.COM | SPARC | Scoop.it

Barbara Kendall talks about the proudest she's been as a New Zealander, which is  right now.  

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Video: Dynamo Minsk’s hockey funeral for Lokomotiv crash victims

Video: Dynamo Minsk’s hockey funeral for Lokomotiv crash victims | SPARC | Scoop.it

A heartbreaking scene unfolds in the arena where members of a Russian team were scheduled to play.


Via MS Helsinki
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Is volunteering part of Canadian DNA? Tomorrow we'll discuss the role of Canadian volunteers with Lawrence Scanlan - check it out!...
Sep 20 via HootSuiteFavoriteRetweetReply

Is volunteering part of Canadian DNA? Tomorrow we'll discuss the role of Canadian volunteers with Lawrence Scanlan - check it out!... (From VolunteerCanada: Is volunteering part of Canadian DNA?
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Plastic not fantastic - Times LIVE

Plastic not fantastic - Times LIVE | SPARC | Scoop.it
Plastic Not Fantastic: More than 20 000 volunteers combed South Africa's coastline 4 International Coastal Clean-up Day- http://ow.ly/6AiUm...
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Kayaking: Carrington takes world canoe title - New Zealand Herald

Kayaking: Carrington takes world canoe title - New Zealand Herald | SPARC | Scoop.it
Kayaking: Carrington takes world canoe titleNew Zealand HeraldNew Zealand's last world champion was Ben Fouhy in 2003, and the 22-year-old from Ohope was ecstatic last night.
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Why would a blind man love cricket? For its sounds, its scores, its slowness

Why would a blind man love cricket? For its sounds, its scores, its slowness | SPARC | Scoop.it
Peter White: My mental picture of cricket, mostly drawn from words, may have little to do with the one sighted people are watching...
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Can I be your friend?

Book tickets to English National Operas new, exciting season at http://www.eno.org/home.php Ever thought how odd your online life is? Ever thought what could...
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NBA's Greatest Coaching Tantrums and Freakouts in History - Bleacher Report

NBA's Greatest Coaching Tantrums and Freakouts in History - Bleacher Report | SPARC | Scoop.it
Bleacher ReportNBA's Greatest Coaching Tantrums and Freakouts in HistoryBleacher ReportNobody will ever side with Thomas on a coaching debate.
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London 2012 Olympics: 'Headhunter' Jade Jones aiming high in her Games taekwondo bid - Telegraph

London 2012 Olympics: 'Headhunter' Jade Jones aiming high in her Games taekwondo bid - Telegraph | SPARC | Scoop.it
She is known by her team-mates as ‘the headhunter’, and the reason has nothing
to do with corporate recruitment.

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Giants seek to upset Patriots http://t.co/HbH0OOGS
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John Terry will play for England against Sweden

John Terry will play for England against Sweden | SPARC | Scoop.it
Fabio Capello is determined to see John Terry lead out his country against Sweden despite insisting the England captain will play no part against Spain on Saturday.
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Review-a-Day - Beyond a Boundary by C. L. R. James, reviewed by The Atlantic Monthly - Powell's Books

Review-a-Day - Beyond a Boundary by C. L. R. James, reviewed by The Atlantic Monthly - Powell's Books | SPARC | Scoop.it


To all but a tiny fraction of Americans, cricket is among the most mysterious and unimportant of sizeable human activities. The combination of triviality and obscurity is what's significant.
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Spain's Catalonia bids farewell to bullfighting | Stuff.co.nz

Spain's Catalonia bids farewell to bullfighting | Stuff.co.nz | SPARC | Scoop.it
Matadors drove the killing sword into bulls for the last time Sunday in Spain's powerful northeastern region of Catalonia in an emotive farewell fight before a polemical regional ban on the country's emblematic tradition takes effect.
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Sports Volunteers Recognised | Coffs Outlook

Sports Volunteers Recognised | Coffs Outlook | SPARC | Scoop.it
The people who give freely of their time, skills and passion to support NSW sport will be recognised for the first time with a dedicated annual sports aw...
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People Who Volunteer Live Longer | Volunteering, Personal Satisfaction, Altruistic Values & Living Longer | LiveScience

People Who Volunteer Live Longer | Volunteering, Personal Satisfaction, Altruistic Values & Living Longer | LiveScience | SPARC | Scoop.it
People who volunteer because of their altruistic values or desire for social connections live longer than people who don't volunteer, a new study shows.
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Check out Ryan Sissons's latest blog post

Check out Ryan Sissons's latest blog post | SPARC | Scoop.it
Check out Ryan Sissons's latest blog post2 races in 2 weekswww.nz2012.comOn my way back to Pure NZ... and absolutely can’t wait to get there!!
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There Are Two Types Of Volunteers… And One Of Them Lives ...

There Are Two Types Of Volunteers… And One Of Them Lives ... | SPARC | Scoop.it
Volunteering can help you live longer, but only if your motives are altruistic according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.
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Football and the Concussion Crisis

Football and the Concussion Crisis | SPARC | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925...
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Welcome to Serve.gov

Welcome to Serve.gov | SPARC | Scoop.it
The President has said that the challenges America faces are unprecedented, and that we need to build a new foundation for economic growth in America.
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Federal report: Twin Cities leads the way in volunteering - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Federal report: Twin Cities leads the way in volunteering - Minneapolis Star Tribune | SPARC | Scoop.it
Federal report: Twin Cities leads the way in volunteeringMinneapolis Star TribuneThe figures in the survey track only "formal" volunteers who work at agencies and nonprofits. It doesn't count, for example, neighbors helping neighbors.
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