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Tomas Berdych eliminates Rafael Nadal in quarterfinals of Australian Open

...MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal kept telling anyone who would listen that his fitness levels wouldn't stand up to the rigors of a two-week Grand Slam tournament. Tomas Berdych proved him right.Nadal, who had played only eight matches since last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-27/tomas-berdych-elimin
Scientists surprised at how John Glenn handled rigors of space

BETHESDA, Md. -- John Glenn's 77-year-old body handled the rigors of space every bit as well as astronauts roughly half his age, NASA scientists said Friday in disclosing some of the lessons they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/28/tec_281405.shtml
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Gamecock women dominate Gators in 18th win in a row

...Connecticut."The key all season long is great leadership," South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said. "Our seniors know the rigors of the SEC and they're hungry. They want to do well and they want to take this team as far as it can go. And the way you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-19/gamecock-women-dominate-g
Ex-South Carolina football star Marcus Lattimore retires from NFL before he can start

...snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through the rigors of a 16-game season.Lattimore informed the San Francisco 49ers he will retire, two years after blowing out his right knee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-05/ex-south-carolina-footbal
US Women's Disc Golf Championships finish on a high note

...The U.S. Women's Disc Golf Championship brought in 98 competitors from 21 states, all vying for a chance to tackle the rigors of both the "Steady" Ed Memorial and the Jim Warner Memorial courses.In the end, it was Page Pierce, a two-time world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-21/us-womens-disc-golf-champion
Ailing Spurs fend off Rockets

...Phoenix on Sunday, but the former teammates are determined to figure out how to preserve Bryant's 36-year-old body for the rigors of his 19th NBA season, even if it means taking more games off in the near future.Bryant skipped three games in four days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-28/ailing-spurs-fend-rockets
Realism the focus of A.R. Johnson CERT Program training

...Johnson teachers, brought the program to the school as part of its emergency medicine pathway to expose young people to the rigors and opportunities of disaster preparedness. The class grew out of an adult CERT program established in 2012."Adults are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-19/realism-focus-ar-johnson
Eighty-five-year-old trainer Manny Azpurua enjoying the ride with precocious colt Social Inclusion

...more than 3,500 races before coming to the United States 35 years ago.Few would begrudge him wanting an escape from the rigors of the racetrack ? the pre-dawn wakeup calls, the physical labor, the constant worry about his horses.Except that Azpurua...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-15/eighty-five-year-old
Redskins coach Jay Gruden isn't sold on Robert Griffin III

...weeks of the season. He needs to stay healthy, and he needs to show the first-year coach that he can handle all of the other rigors of playing quarterback in the NFL.On Monday, Gruden said the jury is out at quarterback because he's started three players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-04/redskins-coach-jay-gruden-isn
Augusta pediatrician pens story of growing up to be a doctor

...it like this: "With humor and honesty, (Miller) shares tales from his boyhood and young adulthood, and he discusses the rigors of medical school, residency, and a busy pediatric practice. He openly describes what it feels like to care for children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-12-04/augusta-pediatrician-pen