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2 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

Tower Hamlets weightlifter nominated for Youth Games Award

Tower Hamlets weightlifter Mercy Brown has been nominated for the Balfour Beatty Breakthrough Award when London sport's unsung heroes will be celebrated alongside some of Britain's biggest sporting stars at the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Hall of Fame and Annual Awards evening next month.

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2 hrs ago | Hamilton Mountain News

Ancaster snowboarder Brad Martin marries Natasha, is named by Canada...

Martin usually heads to New Zealand during July and August to get back on some snow as quickly as possible.

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Related Topix: Snowboard, Elijah Teter, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Brad Martin, Olympics, Winter Sports

6 hrs ago | Ottawa Citizen

Willis over-achieves in first Ultraman adventure

Ottawa's Kevin Willis approached his inaugural Ultraman adventure with conservative, but realistic objectives - finish the triathlon to beat all triathlons and don't finish last.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe/Kayak, Cross Country Skiing, Winter Sports, Kristina Groves, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympics, Ice Skating

6 hrs ago | Mile High Sticking

Evaluating Colorado Avalanche's Erik Johnson

A wise young man once said, "The lovers are going to love you, and the haters are going to hate you no matter who you are."

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Erik Johnson, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Erik Johnson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Matt Duchene, Patrick Roy

12 hrs ago | Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL August 29th, 2014

"I think the people that grew up with the Whalers will never, ever forget them, and they'll always have an attachment to them," former general manager Jim Rutherford said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Jean-Sebastien Giguere, NHL Players, Chris Pronger (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Craig Adams, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins

14 hrs ago | Neatorama

Russian Photographer Visits Sochi, Calls it a Ghost Town

Russian photographer Alexander Belenkiy returned to the Sochi area just six months after the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and found it practically deserted.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Upgrades to WSAR communications system to begin

Whistler Search and Rescue is looking for help as it readies plans for a more than $300,000 communications upgrade in the busy backcountry, including the Spearhead Traverse.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Olympics

TheCelebrityCafe

'Duck Dynasty' daughter Sadie Robertson to compete on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson's daughter, Sadie Robertson, is set to compete on season 19 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars .

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

Examiner.com

Who's the biggest star on the new 'Dancing with the Stars' cast list?

AUGUST 20: Fashion designer Betsey Johnson attends the CFDA Celebrates Fashion Targets Breast Cancer 20th Anniversary event with Maria Sharapova, presented by Porsche at The New Museum on August 20, 2014 in New York City.

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

Canada.com

Super-realistic tapestry of downtown Vancouver a five-year odyssey

Fiedler started in 2009, intending to finish it for the 2010 Winter Olympics. But a repetitive strain injury caused by weaving forced her to stop for a year.

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The Globe and Mail

As Giguere retires, the Hartford Whalers have a lasting legacy in the NHL

The retirement of Jean-Sebastien Giguere marks the end of an era. The goaltender was the final active player in the NHL who had suited up for the Hartford Whalers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Chris Pronger (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Craig Adams, NHL Players, Ron Francis, Dave Tippett

Red Bluff Daily News

Acclaimed artists coming to Red Bluff for Tehama Concert Series

Tehama Concert Series announces the lineup of national and international artists performing in Red Bluff as part of the group's 2014-2015 season.

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CBS Sports

Caps' Backstrom receives Olympic silver medal

More than six months after the fact, Nicklas Backstrom has finally received the Olympic silver medal that he was ruled ineligible for back in February.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Nicklas Backstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, NHL Southeast Division

Coast Reporter

Learn to Sail grad making his mark

Matthew Stranaghan is a graduate of the Gibsons Yacht Club learn to sail program.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Sailing News, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing

Five For Howling

Thursday's Coyotes Tracks - Arena expansions

Not just the NHL is getting a potential expansion as the Arizona Coyotes finish completing a new look for soon to be Gila River Arena Coyotes fans should embrace concept of NHL expansion -- azcentral.com The NHL doesn't need more teams.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Scott Gomez, NHL Hockey, Phoenix Coyotes

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: Gordie Howe Is the Greatest Red Wing

Assuming a contract like that would even fit under the cap. ProHockeyTalk Former Quebec league sniper is gunning for a gig in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Daniel Alfredsson, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Daniel Alfredsson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

Canada.com

Canucks president Trevor Linden tackles the Alps in epic week-long bike race

Province Sports writer Ed Willes sat down recently with Canucks President Trevor Linden to talk about his love of cycling and how Linden has benefitted from the sport both physically and mentally.

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor Linden, NHL Players, David Booth, Ryan Kesler, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ryan Kesler (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics

Wed Aug 27, 2014

American Reporter

American OpinionFAMILY GUY 1, PALIN 0

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- Mankind has always wanted to fly, and not by being X-rayed at an airport and then scrunched into a tiny seat three across with a change of planes in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Olympic Luge, Nodar Kumaritashvili

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

RMU sets '14 Hall class

Robert Morris announced its 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame class, a group headlined by basketball player Tony Lee and hockey player Brianne McLaughlin.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Brianne McLaughlin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic

24 Hours

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.

In an informal survey of various team officials and NHL types conducted by Sun Media on Wednesday regarding a pair of reports that suggested expansion is imminent, the 'P' word kept coming up over and over again.

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