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23 min ago | Surrey Leader

Henrik, Daniel Sedin talk 2014 season, new teammates, and their weekend in Agassiz

Canucks left-winger Daniel Sedin signs his jersey for young fans in Agassiz, where he and his brother Henrik kicked off their Sedin Family Foundation in September, 2014. Daniel and Henrik Sedin were guests on Vancouver's TSN 1040 on Wednesday, a day before the Canucks' 2014 training camp kicks off at Rogers Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Daniel Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, Henrik Sedin (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

1 hr ago | CBC News

Yukoner heading to Special Olympic World Summer Games

Darby McIntyre is heading to the 2015 World Summer Games in Los Angeles. 'I'm going down the path where I think sports are very important,' he says.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Canada

5 hrs ago | Watford Observer

Elton John meets former Hornet Jay DeMerit and Canadian sports star...

President of Watford FC Elton John met up with a former fans' favourite, Jay DeMerit , when he played a concert in Vancouver, Canada, at the weekend. The former Hornets defender, who retired this year, used his Instagram site to post a picture of him and his wife Ashleigh McIvor with the rock superstar.


Related Topix: Sports, Jay DeMerit, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Watford, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Ashleigh McIvor, Olympics, Winter Sports

9 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

Golden Girls win another leg to advance to 'Amazing Race Canada' finale

The Golden Girls reasserted their vise grip on "The Amazing Race Canada" right on time, running a dominant leg in the Maritimes to skate smoothly into this weekend's finale. Olympic hockey gold medallists Natalie Spooner and Meaghan Mikkelson finished first for a stunning seventh leg on Tuesday, narrowly besting cheerfully frustrated best-friend duo Mickey Henry and Pete Schmalz.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Meaghan Mikkelson (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

11 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Canuck Sbisa's love affair for B.C.'s beauty rekindled

Over the five weeks of the teachers' strike, there have pickets, numerous rallies, and even a students' walkout, all of it documented on social media. Here's a look at the best photos.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, Luca Sbisa, Chris Tanev, Dan Hamhuis, NHL Players, Kevin Bieksa, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Luca Sbisa (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Rachel McAdams to join Canada's Walk of Fame

Olympic hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser, actors Rachel McAdams and Ryan Reynolds, and former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour are among the latest inductees to Canada's Walk of Fame. Canadian-American innovators the Band will also get a star, as will Jeff Healey, the blind blues-rock guitarist who died in 2008.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

CBC News

Hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser gets spot on Walk of Fame

Wickenheiser, 36, has four gold medals from the Games and one silver and has been called the greatest female hockey player in the world. Wickenheiser, who hails from Shaunavon in southwestern Saskatchewan, is one of a group of six to be inducted into the hall.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports


'Dancing with the Stars': Who's leading so far?

"Dancing with the Stars" launched its 19th season on September 15, and so far "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro and pro partner Witney Carson are in the lead. See who else is in this season's cast: Tommy Chong can make us laugh, but will he earn viewers' votes as a dancer? The comedian is one of the 13 celebrities announced for season 19 of "Dancing With the Stars.'


Related Topix: Television, Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Olympics

Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist excited to get going

Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano or monarch butterflies migrating to Mexico, Henrik Lundqvist regarded the flock of media around his locker Monday afternoon as a welcome sign. The reason is clear: Media asking questions means the NHL season is imminent and Lundqvist, now 32 is anxious for his 10th season with the Rangers.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Henrik Lundqvist (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports


Hall of Famers

The funny thing is, Otto Olson never considered himself an outstanding athlete, though his many vanquished foes from over the years would surely beg to differ. "Honestly, I was not a great athlete," he insisted.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Brady Clark, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling

The Washington Post

AIBA recognizes Boxing India ahead of Asian Games

Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation. AIBA president C.K. Wu issued a statement Tuesday saying the new entity, Boxing India, has been unanimously approved for provisional membership.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Mc Mary Kom, Summer Olympics, Vijender

Mon Sep 15, 2014

DWTS 19:

Lolo Jones & Keo Motsepe are a surprise package. The 32-year-old Lolo is one of the few athletes who have competed in both the Summer and Winter games.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics


Televisualist: We Also Imported the McRib

Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Olympics, Mixed Martial Arts, Randy Couture

New Hampshire Public Radio -

More Sparkles! More Fake Tans! More Dancing And Stars, Kind Of

Dance pro Tony Dovolani and his partner, designer Betsey Johnson, are on Monday's premiere of Dancing With The Stars. Well, it's that time again: Monday night brings the premiere of the 19th season - NINETEENTH SEASON - of ABC's Dancing With The Stars , a show that has had some ratings struggles in recent years but has managed to keep on plugging for ... well, 19 seasons.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Olympics

ABC News

Kostner Summoned in Schwazer Doping Case

Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner will appear before Italian Olympic Committee officials investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. In a brief statement on Monday, CONI says it has summoned Kostner to a hearing on Friday following media reports about evidence she gave to Bolzano prosecutors investigating the case.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Competitive Skating, Carolina Kostner, Olympic Figure Skating

Dancing With the Stars' season 19 premiere tonight: Assigned dances, pairings

If you've been tapping your toes and counting the days, then tap no more because the day of " Dancing With the Stars " Season 19 premiere has finally arrived. Tonight fans will get to see the latest batch of stars, including "fresh Prince of Bel Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro and "Duck Dynasty" teenager Sadie Robertson , as well as 11 others , take the ballroom floor by storm as the Washington Post reminded us on Sept 14. IN case you've been doing a Rip Van Winkle and just woke up, here are the Season 19 cast pairings.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Randy Couture, Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Winter Sports, Olympics

Mile High Sticking

Gabriel Landeskog vs. Other Central Division Captains

He's going to be, in my mind, the franchise player for a long time. He's young, but he's got a good head on his shoulders.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Paul Stastny (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Mikko Koivu (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sabre Noise

New Jersey Devils: Buffalo Sabres Opponent Outlook

Apr 13, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur is honored by fans after his 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports The New Jersey Devils enter the 2014-2015 regular season starting a new era, an era of New Jersey Devils hockey without Martin Brodeur in the picture.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New Jersey Devils, Martin Brodeur, NHL Players, Cory Schneider, NHL Atlantic Division, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Martin Brodeur (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics

Anchorage Daily News

Holly Brooks: Skier relishes life as a homebody

For the past five months I've been not only in the country but in the great state of Alaska. "Home" has been my true home rather than a hotel room that I try to make feel like home.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cross-Country, Holly Brooks, Olympics, Winter Sports, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

St. Louis Game Time

Sunday Links: Jori Keeps It Fresh

Norway's Mathis Olimb begs Jori Lehtera to take him to St. Louis because he needs to buy fresh okra. - Martin Rose Click some links while you wait to watch football, or while you wait to tell people you refuse to watch football.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Mathis Olimb (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey