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Video - WSJ Olympic Video Series: Shot Put - How Hard Can It Be? - WSJ.com

Video - WSJ Olympic Video Series: Shot Put - How Hard Can It Be? - WSJ.com | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
As part of his 2012 London Olympics video series, How Hard Can It Be?, WSJ's Stu Woo gets two-time Olympic shot put medalist John Godina to show him how to throw. It's harder than it looks.
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Filles de fonte | Pierre Foglia | Londres 2012

Filles de fonte | Pierre Foglia | Londres 2012 | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Le Canada sera représenté par deux femmes en haltérophilie. Marie-Ève Beauchemin-Nadeau et Annie Moniqui.
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Threatening Rock Climbing in a Cuban Paradise

Threatening Rock Climbing in a Cuban Paradise | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Enforcement of a government ban on climbing in the Valle de Viñales, which began early this year, is jeopardizing the sport and the region’s prosperity.

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Les Jeux olympiques sont-ils devenus trop gros ?

La taille des JO les rend de plus en plus difficiles à mettre sur pied et réduit considérablement le nombre de villes et pays pouvant les organiser.
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Le gouvernement finance un cours de natation au primaire | Émilie Bilodeau | Éducation

Le gouvernement finance un cours de natation au primaire | Émilie Bilodeau | Éducation | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Le cours «nager pour survivre» sera progressivement implanté dans les écoles primaires de la province.
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Pistorius Will Be on South Africa’s Olympic Team

Pistorius Will Be on South Africa’s Olympic Team | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Oscar Pistorius has been selected for South Africa’s track team for the London Games and will run in the individual 400 meters.
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Paddle vs. Propeller: Which Olympic Swimming Stroke is Superior? « News from The Johns Hopkins University

Paddle vs. Propeller: Which Olympic Swimming Stroke is Superior? « News from The Johns Hopkins University | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
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Mathematician has formula for success at Olympics

Mathematician has formula for success at Olympics | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Professor believes athletic performance can be explained – and improved – using equations...

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Franck Cammas remporte la Volvo Ocean Race

Franck Cammas remporte la Volvo Ocean Race | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Le navigateur a remporté mardi matin en Irlande une victoire historique dans la plus anglo-saxonne des courses océaniques, 26 ans après la dernière victoire française.

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INDIA'S SHOT AT GOLD | More Intelligent Life

INDIA'S SHOT AT GOLD | More Intelligent Life | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
As women's boxing joins the Olympics, Rahul Bhattacharya profiles the phenomenal Mary Kom—five-times world champion and mother of two—who has had to battle against far more than just her opponents in the ring...
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Canadian Senior Women's National Team beat Japan, which earns them a berth into the 2012 London Olympics.

Canadian Senior Women's National Team beat Japan, which earns them a berth into the 2012 London Olympics. | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it

Canada Basketball | SWNT EARNS BERTH INTO 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS | Canadian Senior Women's National Team beat Japan, which earns them a berth into the 2012 London Olympics.

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One One-Hundredth of a Second Faster: Building Better Olympic Athletes

One One-Hundredth of a Second Faster: Building Better Olympic Athletes | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
In the swampy heat of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Lolo Jones peers at a line of approaching rain clouds. The rumble of thunder carries across th...
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London 2012: The Olympic body, from Greek ideal to modern reality - video

With the London 2012 Olympics about to start, we speak to 31 British and Team GB athletes about the reality of what it takes to make an Olympic body...
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Botswana’s Amantle Montsho Seeks Glory in Punishing Race

Botswana’s Amantle Montsho Seeks Glory in Punishing Race | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Amantle Montsho is the world champion of a punishing race, one that requires strength, stamina and, oddly enough, relaxation.

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London 2012: hi-tech sports kit interactive

London 2012: hi-tech sports kit interactive | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Advances in technology may give well-funded sportsmen and women significant help in the future. But is it cheating?
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Conditions Simulator Gives Sailors a Competitive Edge

Conditions Simulator Gives Sailors a Competitive Edge | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Creating an accurate model of wind and wave behavior has long challenged sailors and naval architects.
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Is Athletics Canada's Olympic selection process fair? | CBC Sports

Is Athletics Canada's Olympic selection process fair? | CBC Sports | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
The Canadian Track and Field Trials in Calgary last weekend ended with questions about how Canada selects its Olympic team and whether this country is hurting its own chances for success.

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Delineating the Perfect Swim Stroke

Delineating the Perfect Swim Stroke | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
What's the best, most efficient technique in freestyle and backstroke?
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The IOC's superwoman complex: how flawed sex-testing discriminates

The IOC's superwoman complex: how flawed sex-testing discriminates | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Rebecca Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis: Behind the IOC's new policy on male-female testosterone levels is plain bias about what a female athlete should look like...

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Comment la FIFA s'est pris les pieds dans le hijab

Comment la FIFA s'est pris les pieds dans le hijab | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
L'IFAB, organisme ayant autorité en matière de règles du football, pourrait confirmer la levée de l'interdiction du port du hijab par les footballeuses.

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Paracyclisme: la Coupe du monde victime de la crise financière | Steeve Paradis, collaboration spéciale | Cyclisme

Paracyclisme: la Coupe du monde victime de la crise financière | Steeve Paradis, collaboration spéciale | Cyclisme | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
L'économie s'invite dans le sport à la finale de la Coupe du monde de paracyclisme sur route UCI, qui aura lieu à Baie-Comeau la fin de semaine prochaine.
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Olympic Video Online: Cord-Cutters are Out of Luck

Olympic Video Online: Cord-Cutters are Out of Luck | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
NBCUniversal will stream every event in every sport of the 2012 London Olympics. But if you want to watch online, you'd better be a cable, satellite, or telco subscriber.
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Canadian women’s basketball team secures berth to London Games

Canadian women’s basketball team secures berth to London Games | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
The Canadian squad secured a berth to the 2012 Summer Games with a 71-63 win over Japan on Sunday at the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament...
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Rowing Canada’s troubled waters

Rowing Canada’s troubled waters | Sports - but no pro team sports | Scoop.it
Legendary coach Mike Spracklen has a 'cult following'—but not everyone is a believer...
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