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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | Evening Times

Games stars Libby Clegg and Dan Keatings limber up for training sessions

Paralympic sprinter Libby teamed up with gymnast Dan yesterday for the Strathmore Do More event at Hutchison High School, in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports, Eve Muirhead, Olympic Curling

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Inductees swim, pedal and run their way into inaugural triathlon hall of fame class

Twenty-five years after its first world championship, the International Triathlon Association opened its first hall of fame at its signature event of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming


3rd Annual Burton High Fives Confirms Top Snowboarders

Today Burton Snowboards announced the list of top invited riders confirmed to attend the 3rd annual High Fives presented by MINI , including Mark McMorris , Stale Sandbech , Ayumu Hirano and Jamie Anderson .


Related Topix: Snowboard, Mark McMorris, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Jamie Anderson, Olympics, Winter Sports, Kaitlyn Farrington, Xuetong Cai

CBC News

Toronto FC fires Ryan Nelsen, coaching staff

Ryan Nelsen told The Canadian Press that he and his staff were fired Sunday by Toronto FC.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jermain Defoe, Michael Bradley, Toronto FC, US Soccer, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Winter Sports, Olympics

Pens Labyrinth

Evgeni Malkin Sings Russian Song With Alex Ovechkin

Apr 28, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin carries the puck out of the back of the defensive zone against the Columbus Blue Jackets in game six of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Evgeni Malkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, NHL Atlantic Division, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division

The Mercury

Rowers miss out on medals

TASMANIANS Ella Flecker and Kerry Hore have missed the podium at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, after finishing fifth and fourth in their respective finals.


Related Topix: Sports, Kerry Hore, Summer Olympic, Olympic Rowing, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kate Hornsey, Adam Smith, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding


Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include Roman Emperor Caligula in A.D. 12; Italian educator Maria Montessori in 1870; actor Fredric March in 1897; entertainer Arthur Godfrey in 1903; writer William Saroyan in 1908; English astronomer Alfred Bernard Lovell in 1913; actor Richard Basehart in 1914; journalist Daniel Schorr in ... (more)


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


Is forcible kissing by women OK?

Kissing in Japan by men is more often than not done abruptly and forcibly. This form of kissing is called "Muri-chu", non-consensual and forcible kissing.


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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Minnesota Hockey Elite Gather To Prep For Upcoming Season

"A lot of little things go on out here that you learn. You see guys like Thomas Vanek, some of the tricks he's got.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, T.J. Oshie


40 years of storytelling: Brian Coxford retiring from Global News

WATCH ABOVE: Veteran reporters Brian Coxford and John Daly sit down for one last interview on the eve of Brian's retirement from Global BC.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, John Daly, Winter Sports, Olympic Skeleton

St. Louis Game Time

Saturday Links: Stupid, sexy Flanders...

Apparently, Harrison Mooney is really bad at flirting. I'd link to what happened, but I don't want to give that hypocritical site any extra hits.


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

San Mateo Daily Journal

Know It All

A lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles away. The roar may warn intruders or gather scattered members of the pride.


Related Topix: Sports, Michael Moore, Winter Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Curling

Metro Vancouver fitness training expert wins North American title

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Diego, Olympic Soccer, Sports, Olympics

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Park Record

Vasja Bacj joins WSJ-USA staff

Women's Ski Jumping USA is delighted to welcome Vasja Bajc as the new travel coach.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Sarah Hendrickson, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports, Alan Alborn, Olympic Ski Jumping, Park City, UT

Vancouver Sun

Whistler loses visitors as jobs go unfilled

If Ottawa doesn't move fast, you can expect many Whistler restaurants and bars to have closed sections or reduced hours this winter, as the number of visitors now exceeds that of the Olympics year while Ottawa is cracking down on temporary foreign workers.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

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.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Winter Sports, Chemmy Alcott, Olympic Alpine Skiing

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.


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

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.


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

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."


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