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2 hrs ago | The China Post

Japan ex-champ blames booze for harassment scandal

Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported Friday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Daisuke Takahashi, Olympics

5 hrs ago | The Nation

The Wrong Question: "Where Are The Athletes on Ferguson?"

In my sports/politics circles, the question has come in fast and furious: where are the athletes - always code for "black male athletes" - speaking out on behalf of Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson? It's a very understandable question.


Related Topix: Sports, Jack Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

Jim Paek shooting for stars as South Korea's hockey coach

South Korea's new national hockey coach Jim Paek doesn't know if success is the "chicken or the egg", but he knows he needs it right away if the sport is to gather momentum ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Mario Lemieux, NHL Players, Richard Park, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins

10 hrs ago | This Is Staffordshire

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TEENAGER Adam Bailey went from taking his GCSE exams to covering the action at the Commonwealth Games after landing a summer job with a Dutch media company.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

14 hrs ago | Observer & Eccentric

Columbus Blue Jackets draft pick Milano joins Plymouth Whalers

Milano was selected in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft.


Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ryan Hartman, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics

15 hrs ago | Switched

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Olympic Gold Medalist, Walks For The First Time Since ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, a six-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, has taken her first steps since an ATV accident in June left her paralyzed from the waist down.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kerri Walsh, Summer Olympic, Chaunte Howard, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Gracie Gold

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Blade

Equality is a team sport

Megan Rapinoe finds inspiration in the small actions taken by individuals and communities that help shape a more inclusive environment across America and beyond.


Related Topix: Megan Rapinoe, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Olympic Snowboarding, Caitlin Cahow (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Callan Chythlook-Sifsof

The Jewish News Weekly

Israeli ultimate fighter leaves San Jose for Gaza operation

Days after stepping into the Ultimate Fighting Championship's famed octagonal cage in San Jose last month - and winning to improve his professional record to 8-1 - Noad "Neo" Lahat boarded an airplane for his native Israel.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Steven Siler, Mixed Martial Arts, Sports, Matt Brown, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling, Matt Hamill

Brandon Sun

Armstrong now an Olympic bronze medallist, will receive Beijing medal in future

It has been six years since Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong just missed the Olympic podium and over a year since the Belarusian who beat him for the bronze medal was banned from the sport for life.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Dylan Armstrong, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Andrei Mikhnevich, Tomasz Majewski

Madison Magazine

Hockeya s Ryan Suter Is Back

So it's no surprise that Madison native and National Hockey League superstar Ryan Suter is involved with the Madison Capitols, a new team that competes in the United States Hockey League starting this season.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Ryan Suter (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

The Washington Post

Italian skier Moelgg injured, could miss season

The Italian ski federation says the 32-year-old Moelgg had surgery after rupturing his right Achilles tendon in training.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Ted Ligety, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports

Daily Mail

Russian Grand Prix set to take place after track approved by the FIA

The Sochi Autodrom, built on the site of the Winter Olympic Games staged earlier this year, was deemed to be in an 'extremely good condition' and will host Russia's first Formula One race in October.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Formula-1 Racing, Racing

Wed Aug 20, 2014

US-based Color Ink Coasts with an Inca Onset Q40i to Create a Unique 3D Bobsled

Working with a tight deadline and a challenging assignment, Color Ink delivered its client realistic 1:1 scale models of Olympic bobsleds in time for the Olympics.


Related Topix: Winter Sports, Bobsledding, Sports, Olympics

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Congress unpopular but state's incumbents poised for reelection

Just one in five Americans approves of the job being done by Republicans in Congress, with Democrats not much higher at 32 percent, according to a nationwide McClatchy-Marist poll taken just as Washington voters cast primary ballots on Aug. 5. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler with House Republican leaders: She was only House incumbent from Washington to ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Adam Smith, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Winter Sports

Oakville teen wins medals in both Ontario Summer and Winter Games

An elite speed skater for most of her life, Erin Stewart never thought she'd have a decision to make about what sport to seriously pursue.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

The Compass

Dylan's hockey journey

Bay Roberts' Dylan Bradbury holds up the large puck used in blind hockey. Bradbury recently returned from the Courage Canada National Youth Blind Hockey Camp in Burnaby, B.C., Aug. 7-12.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ice Skating, Ryan Kesler (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Athens Summer Games leave mixed legacy 10 years later

In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Bakewell Today

The sky is the limit for Peak District skier

A high-flying teenager is looking forward to a flipping good gap year as he trains to compete in freestyle skiing competitions at an international level.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Evening Times

Relive the Games - by buying the props

First impressions of the site that holds some of the Glasgow Games' most talked-about props are a little underwhelming - it is, after all, a warehouse located on an industrial estate.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

The Straits Times

'Sex harassment' scandal rocks skating in Japan

A sexual harassment scandal was gripping Japan's skating world Wednesday after pictures emerged of a young heartthrob Olympian in the arms of the 49-year-old boss of his sport.


Related Topix: Ice Skating, Sports, Olympics