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15 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports, Bobsledding

3 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago |

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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

16 hrs ago |

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.


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

20 hrs ago |

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.


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.


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."


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.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics

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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When Gerry McIlroy bet on his son to win the Open Championship before he turned 26 his request was most probably laughed away until he put his money on the table.


Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Heavyweight Boxing, Soccer Players, Gary Neville, Ryan Tunnicliffe, Michael Bradley, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Winter Sports, Olympics

Lexington Herald-Leader

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Northern Life

Health group finds new home in the heart of a...

Scott Glover works on a painting of Olympic medallist Clara Hughes at the Northern Initiative for Social Action's new Elgin Street location.


Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Clara Hughes, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympics

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Austrian Times

Turkish Winter Tourism Complex Collapses

This video shows the spectacular moment when a supposedly state-of-the-art ski jump area in Turkey collapsed into a ruin after builders apparently made major errors during the construction work.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Deseret News

New solar energy project at Utah Olympic Oval will save $$$

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation President and CEO Colin Hilton, left, and Construction Manager Michael Bashore of SolarCity talk after a Utah Olympic Oval solar project is announced in Kearns, Monday, July 21, 2014.


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Ryan Cochrane poised to lead Canada in the pool at Commonwealth Games

Ryan Cochrane competes in the preliminary heats of the men 800 LC meter Freestyle at the Zajac swim meet at the UBC aquatic centre, Vancouver May 22 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Canoe Sprint, Olympics, Ryan Cochrane, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Brent Hayden

News Observer

Kirilenko ends engagement to NHL star Ovechkin

In this Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Russian ice hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, left, and retired Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko attend the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Maria Kirilenko, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Caroline Wozniacki, Olympic Hockey, Alexander Ovechkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players

USA Today

Ranking 2014 championships from worst to first

Rory McIlroy's wire-to-wire win at the British Open continued a disturbing trend of major sporting events culminating with a drama-free final.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Summer Olympic, Lionel Messi, Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Winter Sports

Cycling News

Report: Belkin's future guaranteed

The Dutch national lottery will sponsor Team Belkin in 2015, the Telegraaf report Monday morning.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Speed Skating, Sven Kramer, Olympics, Cycling