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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Olympic champion Amy Williams reveals her whirlwind engagement to...

'My dad is a hero': Doctor who stopped psychiatric patient's deadly hospital rampage gives a smile and wave as he recovers from his injuries with a lot of encouragement from his proud daughter Schoolgirl Abigail Herndandez, 15, who reappeared last week after vanishing nine months ago has 'lost a lot of weight' and is in deteriorated health, ... (more)


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6 hrs ago |

Morning Tip: Olympic Medals, Eh?

The players on his Canadian AAU team, CIA Bounce, hadn't played much outside of their native country.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

7 hrs ago | Seattle Times

A poopy promise: B.C. premier vows sewage treatment for Victoria — someday

It took more than a month, but the premier of British Columbia in Canada has finally answered a letter from Washington's congressional delegation about the million gallons of raw sewage the city of Victoria flushes every hour into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.


Related Topix: Sports, Adam Smith, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Opinion

11 hrs ago |

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams engaged following whirlwind Tinder romance

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams is engaged following a whirlwind 12-week romance with a soldier she met on Tinder.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Amy Williams, Winter Sports, Olympic Skeleton

15 hrs ago |

Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group, says in a statement released by the company that he has accepted the position made vacant by the surprise resignation last week of Kim Jin-sun.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

17 hrs ago |

Vancouverites literally passed the hat to fund 1954 Empire Games

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Deseret News

Searchers locate missing family of Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace

The brother of Utah Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace and three of his young children who were missing overnight in the Idaho wilderness were found Sunday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Olympic Skeleton

Does Canada need its own rockets to launch satellites?

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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Brandon Sun

Gold medallists Jacobs, Subban say golfers belong at Olympic Games

Canadian Olympic gold medallists visiting the RBC Canadian Open this week were all for having golfers playing for gold at the Summer Games.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tiger Woods, Golf, Golfers, Rory McIlroy

Pens Labyrinth

Marc-Andre Fleury's Last Season With Pittsburgh Penguins?

Jan 15, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury stands during the national anthem before playing the Washington Capitals at the CONSOL Energy Center.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, Tristan Jarry, Eric Hartzell, Marc-Andre Fleury (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, NHL Atlantic Division

Peninsula Daily News

Prep Softball: Sequim's Bentz named All-Peninsula MVP

MVP: Makayla Bentz, Sequim , pitcher - Voted Olympic League MVP by the league's coaches.


Related Topix: Washington High School Sports, High School Sports, Sports, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports, Olympics, Allison Jones

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Korea Herald

Former top bid official nominated as new head of S. Korea's first Winter Olympics

Cho Yang-ho, a corporate executive who led PyeongChang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Games, has been nominated to be the top organizer of the event, sources said Saturday.


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

Sen Shot

Is Daniel Alfredsson Quietly Calling It A Career?

Apr 8, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Detroit Red Wings right wing Daniel Alfredsson during a game against the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Daniel Alfredsson, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Daniel Alfredsson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco, Danny DeKeyser

The Fresno Bee

Ask Me: High school runners took Olympic torch to Squaw Valley

Fresno Bee file photo from bound volume, Feb. 6, 1960, page 11A. Eugene Marzette of Edison High carries the Olympic flame on its last lap to Fresno.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, California High School Sports, High School Sports

Mother Jones

Eero M ntyranta

At the 1964 Winter Olympics, Eero Mntyranta won the 15 kilometer cross-country skiing competition by a whopping 40 seconds - a margin of victory that has never been equaled.


Related Topix: Cross Country Skiing, Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports

Figure skaters sitting out the 2014-2015 season

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of USA perform their routine during THE ICE 2014 at the White Ring on July 19, 2014 in Nagano, Japan.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Meryl Davis, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympics, Winter Sports, Charlie White, Ice Skating

Brandon Sun

Stand and cheer for a job well done

Last summer I went to see Depeche Mode - not my favourite band, but I completely appreciate their longevity and talent, and firmly believe that "Personal Jesus" is a forever song that will appeal to generations.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Age

Angry: Zac Alexander has been forced out of the Australian squash squad at the Commonwealth Games.

A shattered Zac Alexander has lifted the lid on his last-minute omission from Australia's Commonwealth Games team, saying the morale of the men's squash squad was shot and that his partner Ryan Cuskelly now "doesn't even want to step foot on the court" in Glasgow.


Related Topix: David Palmer, Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling


US Bobsledder Jazmine Fenlator Works 4 Jobs to Fund Olympic Dreams

Jazmine Fenlator, an Olympian who represents the US in bobsled and skeleton, revealed to The Fumble that the quest for Olympic glory is not as glamorous as it may seem.


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Canada's Bezzoubenko claims second gold

It was a remarkable moment for the rhythmic gymnast who has lived most of her life in Russia but was overjoyed to win gold Friday for Canada.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics, Francesca Jones, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Alexandra Orlando