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Central Coast Mariners Plan To Play Home Games At Brookvale, North Sydney Ovals

04 / 25 / 14

A-League club Central Coast Mariners plans "to play up to two home games in Sydney next season by bringing games to Brookvale Oval and North Sydney Oval, subject to the approval of the Football Federation of Australia," according to Dominic Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. After months of specula...

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08/05/13
FINA Championships Surpass Expectations

The 2013 Int'l Swimming Federation's (FINA) World Championships in Barcelona, which concluded Sunday, "have surpassed all predictions" that the Barcelona town council had made about the event's impact, according to the EFE. Barcelona Deputy Mayor Maite Fandos, who was also co-president of the event' ...

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08/05/13
Women's Tour Of Britain To Offer 'Parity'

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08/05/13
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The German Touring Car Championship's (DTM) qualifying session at the Moscow Raceway on Saturday "was canceled ahead of time when Russian President Vladimir Putin flew over the circuit and led to the closure of the airspace." The result was that the track's medical helicopter "would have been unable ...

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08/02/13
F1 Venues Fight To Stay On '14 Schedule

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08/02/13
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Ferrari Considers Return To Le Mans

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08/01/13
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