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2 years 10 months ago

US Open's women's 3rd round results

NEW YORK (AP) - Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki beat 103rd-ranked Vania King 6-2, 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Saturday to reach the fourth round for the ninth time in the past 10 Grand Slam tournaments. Wozniacki was broken in the opening game, but broke right back to take control. She...

3 years 15 hours ago

State Games' 5K has winners

It's the last day for the State Games and the winners for the 5K have already been named. We had a chance to catch up with one 10-year-old runner who was running her first 5K. Her recommendation to other who want to run, but haven't mustered up enough confidence...

3 years 4 hours ago

State Games enter final day

Today kicks off one last day of friendly competition before the 2011 State Games come to an end in Colorado Springs. This year was the first year the games spanned two consecutive weekends allowing for six days of competitive play. Over twenty games will be played today ranging...

3 years 1 week ago

Compete like an Olympian

The Rocky Mountain State Games turn ten this year. The six-day competition, which this year, takes place over the course of a two-weekend period, features thirty-four different types of sports. When it comes to economic impact, Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation senior media consultant, says, "This is a...

4 years 1 month ago

Longest tennis match ends

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - John Isner has won the longest tennis match on record by beating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set at Wimbledon. Picking up at 59-59 in the fifth set Thursday, the match continued on serve with no break points until the American hit a backhand...

4 years 3 months ago

Former IOC president Samaranch dies at 89

Juan Antonio Samaranch, a former International Olympic Committee president, died Wednesday. He was 89. The Quiron Hospital in Barcelona says Samaranch died after being admitted with heart problems. Samaranch headed the IOC from 1980 to 2001. Samaranch's final moments of consciousness were spent watching tennis, a fitting end...

4 years 7 months ago

IOC approves cycling, tennis changes

Olympic leaders have approved changes in track cycling and added mixed doubles for the 2012 London Games. The International Olympic Committee agreed Thursday to five men's and five women's track cycling events as part of a gender equity plan. Mixed doubles in tennis will be added to the men's and...

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