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2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

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.

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Torontoist

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Copenhagen Post

Unleash your Winter Olympic spirit

To coincide with this year's Winter Olympics, Experimentarium has organised a winter sports exhibition that explores the sports, the weather and the athletes' health, which will run until December 2014. The exhibition, which has 20 activities for the would-be Winter Olympians to try out, is developed so that visitors can have a hands-on experience whilst learning about winter sports and winter itself.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Kim Phillips: Malone: Denton hero, champion

The young man sitting across from me is slight of frame, small even. At the same time, he exudes strength and athleticism, caged energy a tangible aura surrounding him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Jordan Malone, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Ice Skating, Extreme Sports, Inline Skating

The New Zealand Herald

Gosper has Commonwealth Games gold medal stolen

Former International Olympic Committee vice-president Kevan Gosper's athletics gold medal that he won at the 1954 Commonwealth Games in Vancouver has been stolen from his Melbourne home. Gosper said Sunday that police believe the medal, which he won over 440 yards, was stolen from his home during renovations between June and November of last year.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sabre Noise

Buffalo Sabres Daily: NHL Veterans, IIHF Competition, Conspiracy

Apr 13, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; The Vancouver Canucks raise their sticks to appreciate the fans after the third period against the Calgary Flames at Rogers Arena. The Vancouver Canucks won 5-1.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, Ville Leino, NHL Players, NHL Northeast Divison, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympic Hockey, Martin Brodeur (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports

The Richmond Review

Sedins bring cash, play ball hockey in Agassiz

When Daniel and Henrik Sedin walked out of Kent elementary's library doors and into the playground on Saturday afternoon, the cheers could be heard from well down the block. The hockey superstars hadn't announced their visit, and for some young fans, the event was too good to be true.

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

Hereford Times

Pacific Curls are riding the wave of success

A TRIO of talented New Zealand-based women, Pacific Curls have travelled the world with the fusion sound of their indigenous roots from the Pacific and Scotland. Their show Pacific Roots to Celtic Soul combines Pacific ukulele rhythms, vivacious Scottish fiddle playing, evocative Maori instrumentation, guitar, cajons, percussion, kalimba, footstomp and gorgeous vocals.

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Park Record

PCMR to continue hosting U.S. Grand Prix

Joss Christensen grinds a rail during his first-place run on the second day of slopestyle competition at the U.S. Grand Prix at PCMR in January. Christensen was named to the U.S. Olympic Team shortly after the event.

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Related Topix: Joss Christensen, Ski, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen, Snowboard, Tom Wallisch, Sage Kotsenburg, Ashley Battersby

The San Diego Union-Tribune

sportsThe 52: White an enigma and a winner

Love him or hate him, there's no denying that Carlsbad's Shaun White has left his mark on the international snowboarding scene. Even though White failed to medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi - he pulled out of slopestyle and finished fourth in the halfpipe - he remains the face of snowboarding and has built his own celebrity brand.

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Related Topix: Shaun White, Snowboard, Skateboard, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Winter Sports, Gus Kenworthy

Canada.com

The Liberals: First, the personal; then the policy

Justin Trudeau is walking through a crowd after delivering a speech at a Liberal rally in Edmonton on August 19, 2014. Mark Kennedy/Ottawa Citizen The celebrity factor: Justin Trudeau has been crisscrossing the country at a hectic pace to attract support.

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