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12 min ago | Surrey Advertiser

Skier Rogers desperate to make Winter Olympic goal

Top-ranked junior in Britain calls for support in her quest for glory as she aims to be at South Korea 2018 She loves nothing more than hurtling down a mountain, fresh alpine air in her lungs, diamond-encrusted snow sparkling beneath her skis, fired by a belief that racing at the next Winter Olympics is her destiny.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing

4 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

For Barkley, Zamperini a source of inspiration

Matt Barkley vividly recalls the day he met Lou Zamperini. Barkley had graduated early from high school, then enrolled at USC for the spring semester.

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7 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Olympic gold medalists, sponsors team up in preparation for 2018

Sage Kotsenburg provided one of the most thrilling moments of the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, David Wise, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Snowboard, Sage Kotsenburg, Action Sport, Shaun White, Skateboard, Ski

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Exploring the idea of being gay

Wil Aballe operates an art gallery out of his apartment reatsits for a photograph at his apartment where he operates an art gallery in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday July 23, 2014.

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Patch.com

Should L.A. Host the 2024 Olympics?

Mayor Eric Garcetti will be part of a delegation that will meet with leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado tomorrow to discuss the city's effort to become the nation's bidder for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Cambridge Evening News

Commonwealth Games Blog: Not bad for starters

Three Scottie dogs quarrelling with each other is not the first sight I expected to see on arrival at Celtic Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Winter Sports, Chris Hoy, John Dunlop, Olympic Curling

Canada.com

Queen Elizabeth photobombs athletes at Commonwealth Games

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Jayde Taylor, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Anna Flanagan

UnionLeader.com

Theatre Under the Stars honors 'The Bard,' local fallen soldier

Marc Paul Decoteau, right, performs with Luke Robins in Theatre Under The Stars' 2006 inaugural production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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Related Topix: - 5-, Sports, Chris Devlin-Young, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports, Ski, Olympics, Action Sport

Suria

Chinese billionaires criticised for...

A Chinese billionaire couple have faced a deluge of criticism for donating $15 million to one of the richest and most prestigious universities in the US, with Internet users saying it would be better spent on students in China.

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Related Topix: Sports, Xin Zhang, Winter Sports, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Olympics

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Sites from 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo now desolate wasteland

Thirty years ago, the 14th Winter Olympic Games was held in Sarajevo, then part of the former Yugoslavia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports, Bobsledding

Brandon Sun

Bezzoubenko leads Canada - with a little help from Russia - in Glasgow

Patricia Bezzoubenko lives with her parents in a tiny rented apartment in Moscow, a bus ride away from the training facility where she practises alongside Russia's top rhythmic gymnasts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Alexandra Orlando, Olympic Rhythmic Gymnastics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics

Examiner.com

Mikaela Shiffrin is The Westin Riverfront's Resident Gold Medalist, Beaver Creek

Another great reason to visit The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain: Mikaela Shiffrin is the resort's Resident Gold Medalist.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports

Radio Times

Forget the Olympics - " the Commonwealth Games is where sporting history is made

Almost two years to the day, here we go again. Britain is preparing to host an international sporting extravaganza, on the athletics track, in the pool, the velodrome, the boxing arena and out on the streets.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Usain Bolt, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Mo Farah

Forbes.com

The Power of Vision -- What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

Imagine yourself at the Winter Olympics in Sochi sitting on the bench with all the other athletes, waiting your turn to give what could be the most important performance of your life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Emily Cook, Olympic Luge, Erin Hamlin, Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Alpine Skiing

InsideHalton.com

Married duo ousted from 'Amazing Race Canada'

A surprise trek to the far East did nothing to displace the direction of "The Amazing Race Canada," with the dominant Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner skating to yet another first-place finish in an episode that became a clash between two teams lost in the supermarket.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gone Puck Wild

Minnesota Wild Will Have 11 Nationally Broadcast Games in 2014-15 Season

Mar 13, 2014; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise celebrates his goal with forward Jason Pominville during the third period against the New York Rangers at Xcel Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Minnesota Wild, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Zach Parise (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Jason Pominville, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Ice Hockey

The Toronto Star

Markham Pan Am facility nears completion as 'sport destination'

Pan Am CEO Saad Rafi, during a tour of the Markham Pan Am Centre on Tuesday, says the facility will be ready "10 to 11 months before the games come."

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Table Tennis, Olympic Soccer, Olympic Softball, Olympic Synchronized Swimming

Vancouver Sun

Accidental Lawn Bowler: Wrong turn helped Tim Mason get to Commonwealth Games

TransLink is warning passengers to make other transportation arrangements after SkyTrain has been shut down on the Expo and Millennium lines, due to a technical problem.

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NewsOK.com

Sochi chosen to host 2015 global sports convention

Sochi has been selected to host a major sports convention next year, despite global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Surbiton High ambassador Alcott ready to inspire next generation

Four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott is no stranger to adversity and, having hung up her skis after Sochi 2014, she is hoping to inspire Surrey's next generation of budding athletes, writes Chris Bailey.

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