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We're fighting against time.

It was now a race against time.

His life is a neverending race against time.

We must go fast, because the race is against time.
(Anna Held)

Conservators in a 'race against time' to save the artwork.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Paul Gallen appears to be losing his race against time to be fit for State of Origin I.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

David Lloyd faces a race against time to make the Ashes finale at The Kia Oval next week.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Renowned documentary filmmaker is chronicling country music history, racing against time.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Swiss star Roger Federer faces a race against time to be fit for the Davis Cup final against France.
(CNN - Tennis, )

Danny Welbeck is facing a race against time to be fit for Saturday's crunch showdown against Liverpool.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Tiffany Lothian was desperately ill in a coma in hospital, facing a race against time to find a new liver.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Researchers raced against time and weather to recover a 4.5-billion-year-old hunk of rock from outer space.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Hundreds of Buddhist monks and civilians in Burma have staged a protest against Time Magazine in central Rangoon.
(BBC News - World News, )

One of Taiwan's most well-known natural attractions is facing a race against time to save it from marine erosion.
(BBC News - World News, )

Researchers are now racing against time to find smart solutions to the rapidly advancing era of ‘dark silicon’.
(Science Daily - News, )

Laurent Koscielny is facing a race against time to be fit for the Champions League crunch clash against Bayern Munich.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jo Pavey on her "race against time" to qualify for Rio, and becoming the oldest woman to run for Britain at the Games.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Teaming with the Chernin Group gives AT&T some extra leverage in a battle against Time Warner Cable, Yahoo, and others.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Plots of survival against time for nematode worms in different conditions can be superimposed by rescaling the time axis.
(Nature, )

Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke says some World Cup venues are in a race against time to be ready for the tournament.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

CNN's David McKenzie visits a Sierra Leone hospital where doctors race against time to stop the spread of the Ebola virus.
(CNN - World News, )

England scrum-half Danny Care faces a race against time to be fit for the start of the Six Nations after injuring his ankle.
(BBC Sport, )

Pick the wrong fit, and you could end up racing against time, fighting to keep their faith before your cash and time runs out.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Cian Healy is in a race against time to be fit for the start of the 2014 Six Nations after ankle surgery in Dublin on Wednesday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The federal government is ramping up efforts in a race against time to bring 10,000 Syrian refugees to Canada in just two weeks.
(Kathleen Harris in CBC News - Politics, )

For hibernating mammals, the pre-winter months are a race against time to accumulate enough energy reserves to last until spring.
(Science Daily - News, )

HMS Echo is racing against time to verify whether the three 'fleeting sounds' came from the Malaysian Airlines flight's black box.
(Daily Mail - News, )

As fans of "Grey's Anatomy," "ER" and any other hospital-based show can tell you, emergency-room doctors are fighting against time.
(CNN - Technology, )

Manchester City Women's striker Toni Duggan says she has a "race against time" to fit in time for the start of the new FAWSL season.
(BBC Sport, )

Zawraq is reported to have made “substantial improvement” in his race against time to be fit for the Derby at Epsom on Saturday.
(The Independent - Racing, )

Theo Walcott is facing a race against time to be fit for England’s make-or-break World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Injury-plagued former Gold Coast Titans flyer Shannon Walker has lost his race against time ahead of this weekend's Gold Coast Sevens.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is facing a race against time to be fit for Euro 2016 after his return from injury was delayed again.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Syrian government is in a race against time to save the country's priceless antiquities from the clutches of ISIS and other groups.
(CNN - World News, )

Chinese couples are in a race against time to have a child in the Year of the Horse instead of 2015’s ‘dreaded’ Year of the Sheep.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Historians are racing against time to find and preserve records from more than 250 years ago that were kept by New England congregations.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Roger Federer faces a race against time to be fit enough to play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup final against France that starts Friday.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Leicester City face a race against time to appoint a new manager with a shortlist still being assembled following the sacking of Nigel Pearson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The government remains in a race against time to get its controversial Housing Bill into law, following a fresh series of defeats in the Lords.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A Georgia family is in a "race against time" to find a kidney donor for a father of two and 24-year police veteran who faces fatal renal failure.
(Fox News - Health, )

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner faces a race against time to play in the World Cup after scans confirmed a moderate grade abdominal strain.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Searchers looking for a two-year-old boy who went missing from his property in rural Manitoba are in a "race against time," RCMP said on Wednesday.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

With a sense of racing against time, composers are conducting field research with the goal of preserving or celebrating lost tongues in their work.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Australian selectors are racing against time to find fitting pieces for the puzzle of team to take on India in the first Test starting on December 4.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Hull City's interim manager Mike Phelan says the club is facing a race against time if they want to have a realistic chance of Premier League survival.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure is in a race against time to be fit for their World Cup opener against Japan on Sunday, coach Sabri Lamouchi has said.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Samuel Eto'o is in a race against time to be fit for Tuesday's crucial clash against Paris Saint-Germain following complications with a hamstring injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

CNN's Amanda Davies gives the inside track on Sochi's preparations for February's Olympic Games with the Russian city facing a race against time to be ready.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Lindsey Vonn's comeback to the World Cup skiing circuit was put on hold Friday as she faces a race against time to compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Justin Rose admitted on Tuesday it had been a race against time to be fit to play in the US Open and a gamble to return on such a demanding layout as Oakmont.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Key Fremantle players Zac Dawson, Luke McPharlin, Hayden Ballantyne and Stephen Hill all face a race against time to be fit to tackle Geelong on Saturday night.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

“The Immortalists,” a documentary directed by David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg, looks at two scientists racing against time and its inevitable consequences.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Mike Brown is still suffering concussion symptoms and faces a race against time to prove his fitness for England's RBS 6 Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

DOMINIC KING: Brendan Rodgers has called for cool heads as he reminded Liverpool’s players they are not racing against time in Tuesday’s collision with Basle.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

PAUL NEWMAN: Jimmy Anderson stepped up his bid to prove his fitness on Tuesday ahead of the final Test but faces a race against time to take his place at the Oval.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Campaigners who were trying to keep a Banksy mural in situ on a wall in Cheltenham are now in "race against time" to save the work after it was defaced with graffiti.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

'It was a race against time,' says the Italian Coast Guard, after smugglers abandoned the ship with the engine blocked on automatic pilot heading straight for a crash.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Brazil faces a race against time to complete construction work on stadiums after FIFA gave the green light for six cities to stage Confederations Cup matches next year.
(The New York Times - Soccer, )

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Sherwood is facing a race against time to fully establish his view of players signed under the direction of Aston Villa's recruitment department overhaul.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Investigators had been racing against time to find the EgyptAir Airbus A320's black boxes, as they only have enough battery power to emit signals for four or five weeks.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Celtic starlet James Forrest is in a race against time to be fit for the Champions League clash with Barcelona after spending four nights in hospital with a mystery virus.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Pearce has addressed Team GB's wider Olympics training squad as head coach Amor races against time to draw the best sevens stars together from England, Scotland and Wales.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Diego Costa faces a race against time to be fit for Atlético Madrid's Champions League semi-final with Chelsea after suffering a freak injury in their victory over Getafe.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

If there has been a frantic race against time to ensure the Maracana Stadium is ready for England on Sunday then the same feeling extends towards Luiz Felipe Scolari's team.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It is in a race against time to find a middle way for both lenders and shareholders to accept a restructuring deal, or risk the company falling into a form of administration.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

It was a race against time for two Nasa astronauts when they had just 35 minutes to replace a crucial electrical unit that had failed outside of the International Space Station.
(The Independent - Science, )

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has admitted it's a "race against time" to free two hostages snatched by Islamist militants, who are demanding $US200 million for their lives.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

As food demands rise to unprecedented levels, farmers are in a race against time to grow plants that can withstand environmental challenges--infestation, climate change and more.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scotland centre Mark Bennett is in a race against time to be fit for the Six Nations after picking up a shoulder injury in Glasgow Warriors’ defeat to Racing 92 at the weekend.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Rescuers are in a race against time to find survivors from a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake as the death toll from Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades has risen above 400.
(Fox News - World, )

Barcelona forward Neymar will be out for three or four weeks with an ankle injury the club have confirmed, leaving him in a race against time to face Manchester City on February 18.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Aaron Ramsey is in a race against time to get fit for Arsenal’s key clash with Manchester City on Saturday after suffering an ankle injury during Wales’s -1 victory over Andorra.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Being treated for major illness is often a race against time, so the Mayo Clinic has recruited IBM’s Watson supercomputer to help speed the processing of thousands of medical records.
(ZDNet UK, )

But Arsenal face some what of a selection crisis at left back ahead of Saints' trip to the Emirates - with both Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal racing against time to be fit for the game.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said it is now a 'race against time' to rescue survivors after 10 people were killed by the first quake on Thursday and 30 more by the quake yesterday.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Vincent Kompany is out of Manchester City’s clash with Sunderland on Wednesday night and now faces a race against time to be fit for next week’s Champions League decider against Roma.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As rumours swirl that the supermodel is having a third child at two women share the lengths they went to and the battle against time to make their dreams of becoming mothers a reality.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

It was a race against time,' says the Italian Coast Guard, after people-smugglers abandoned the ship with the engine locked on automatic pilot and on course to crash with the Italian coast.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Sue Lloyd-Roberts, 62, says it is ‘a race against time’ to have a cell transplant after she was diagnosed with blood disorder myelodysplastic syndrome that had developed into leukaemia.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Andrew Strauss faces a race against time to appoint England's new head coach after the two men he had earmarked as the strongest candidates both distanced themselves from the job on Tuesday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In an interstellar race against time, astronomers have measured the space-time warp in the gravity of a binary star and determined the mass of a neutron star--just before it vanished from view.
(Science Daily - News, )

Lauren Barker, 27, from Biggleswade, Beds., has married fiance Ben Green, 26, a bar manager, after organising their dream day in a race against time thanks to donations from generous strangers.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

South Africa fly-half Elton Jantjies faces a race against time to be fit for the home series against Ireland next month after it was confirmed he would have surgery on an injured hand this week.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Rescue teams working in the southern city of Tainan have said they face a 'race against time' to find those who remain trapped underneath the collapsed buildings following the 6.4 magnitude quake.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Illegal foreign workers in Saudi Arabia, mostly Asians, are in a race against time to take advantage of an amnesty ending Wednesday that would allow them to stay or return home without prosecution.
(Fox News - World, )

McLaren's hopes of rescuing their season were on a wing and a prayer, and in a van, as the Woking-based team faced a race against time to ship out vital parts to bolt on to their underperforming car.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

U.N. inspectors in Syria face a race against time to get to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack to gather vital evidence, but the big question Friday is whether red tape will prevent that.
(CNN - World News, )

Rescue workers admitted earlier they were facing a desperate race against time as they continued searching for four people missing following the blast at the mill in Bosley, near Macclesfield, on Friday.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Mail on Sunday can reveal that police and MI5 are involved in a frantic race against time to thwart the assassination plot in London, which is being orchestrated from Syria by Islamic State commanders.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Leeds United Bahraini bank owners GFH face a race against time to get Football League approval to sell to Italian fraudster Massimo Cellino — or risk financial meltdown on payday at the end of this month.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Police investigating the Melbourne man accused of live-streaming the abuse of children from the Philippines for a network of paedophiles across the globe are in a race against time to identify more victims.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Searchers were racing "against time and weather" Thursday to recover the dead from the crash of AirAsia Flight 8501, with a window of good conditions slammed shut by another onslaught of wind and heavy rain.
(Fox News - World, )

Illness prevented Serena Williams from practicing on the eve of the French Open final and the world number one admitted she faces a race against time to get fit for Saturday's showpiece against Lucie Safarova.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

Search teams racing against time to find the flight recorders from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet crisscrossed another patch of the Indian Ocean on Saturday, four weeks to the day after the airliner vanished.
(Fox News - World, )

Meerkat is racing against time as a number of other live-streaming apps – including one just acquired by Twitter – are angling to become the default way to share personal experiences live through social media.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea admitted scrum-half Danny Care faces a race against time to be fit for England's Six Nations opener after he limped out of the -13 Heineken Cup defeat to Clermont Auvergne.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Only a single, third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic still shows good efficacy against gonorrhea, creating a race against time to find some alternative way to treat this disease that can have serious health effects.
(Science Daily - News, )

Europe faces a "race against time" to save the Schengen free-travel area, Donald Tusk has warned, as a plan to halt the influx of migrants from Africa unravelled and Sweden became the latest EU state to implement border controls.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The White House said on Wednesday it was in the final stage of drafting a plan for closing the Guantanamo prison for foreign terrorism suspects, racing against time to resolve one of U.S. President Barack Obama's most intractable problems.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

Archaeologists and thousands of volunteers are in a race against time to digitally map some of the world's oldest and most important statues, temples, and cities before they can be destroyed by the Islamic State, the Los Angeles Times reports.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

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