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The 2014 Winter Olympics

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// The 2014 Winter Olympic Games were officially opened in Sochi, Russia on Friday the 7th of February. They will last until February the 23rd. The Sochi Olympics are the first Games  to be held in the Russian Federation since the 1991 breakup of the  Soviet Union, also known as the USSR, which included…
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The World’s Fastest Man

Listen here Click to listen Normal 0 21 false false false SK X-NONE X-NONE Usain Bolt was the first man in Olympic history to win both the 100m and 200m races, setting world records in each event and then, as part of the 4 x 100m relay team, achieved another  world record. Off the track he founded the Usain Bolt Foundation, which "is dedicated to
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Golf in Nanjing

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Golf will make its first Youth Olympic Games appearance in Nanjing in 2014. On Monday, the International Olympic Committee named golfer Michelle Wie as a YOG ambassador. Golf will also return to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
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Tokyo in 2020

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// The International Olympic Committee met in Buenos Aires last weekend and decided that Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Games. Tokyo won over two other candidate cities, Istanbul and Madrid. Tokyo also hosted the Olympics in 1964. Rio de Janeiro will stage the next Summer Olympics in 2016.
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Rounders

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// One of the most popular recreational sports in the United Kingdom is one we don’t read a lot about in the sports…
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Baseball, a Game of Numbers

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// There are lots of statistics to follow in baseball. A pitcher will want to have a low earned run average, which means the other team does not score a lot of points against him. A hitter, meanwhile, will want to have a high batting average. That means he helps his team score more runs. Baseball coaches…
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Olympic Champion Returns to London to Learn English

Listen here Click to listen // Double Olympic champion Ilya Ilin will return to London to study English after falling in love with the city during last summer’s Games. The Kazakhstani weightlifter will learn English with Kaplan International Colleges at their language school in Covent Garden. Ilya, a national hero in Kazakhstan, will take a 10-week…
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A Contest to Give a Local Sports Team a Name

Listen here Click to listen // A professional baseball club in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada will play its first game in June 2013. However, the owners could not decide on a name for their new team. Thus, they held a contest on their website to let fans choose the team’s name. The club will now select its new name from the suggestions which…
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