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USA Today

Know who Joey Cheek is? Know what his big cause is? The number of people able to answer "yes" went up dramatically in the past day, courtesy of China. It abruptly and ham-handedly revoked athlete Cheek's visa for the Beijing Olympics ho

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Washington Post

[We'll do it our way.] Behind the gray walls and barbed wire of the prison here, 8 Chinese farmers with a grievance against the government have been consigned to Olympic limbo. Their indefinite detainment is the price for stirring up trouble

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Australian Olympic boss John Coates is disappointed that China will censor the internet during the Beijing Olympics. "It certainly is disappointing... I think it's a matter that the IOC will take seriously," Coates said, adding that he

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SAN DIEGO (AP) - With a throbbing knee and a pounding heart, Tiger Woods made one last improbable escape Monday and won the U.S. Open in a 19-hole playoff over Rocco Mediate, his 14th career major and maybe the most amazing of them all.

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NBA commissioner David "Arranger" Stern dismissed allegations from a former referee at the center of a gambling scandal that the 2002 playoff series was rigged by league referees and officials, calling the claims baseless.

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Barry Bonds won an initial courtroom skirmish when a federal judge found that steroid perjury charges against him were improperly structured, a finding that complicates the government case against the U.S. baseball home run king.