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2 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai officials deny ski scam role

Thai Olympic officials have denied any part in the alleged rigging of results that allowed musician Vanessa-Mae to ski for the country in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Column: A global party's bad hangover

A bridge collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 3. The incident took place on a main avenue, the expansion of which was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan.

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11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

HPNZ boss optimistic ahead of Glasgow Games

MONEY MAN: High Performance Sport New Zealand boss Alex Baumann wants more bang for its funding buck and more Commonwealth Games medals than the 36 won in Delhi.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Winter Sports, Alex Baumann, Valerie Adams, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vail Daily News

Mikaela Shiffrin wows the crowd on - Wait Wait'

Mikaela Shffrin, right, is interviewed by Peter Sagal, host of the NPR news quiz show, "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me."

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

National Public Radio

Not My Job: Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races

Wait Wait is at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre this week, and so we've invited Colorado native Mikaela Shiffrin to play Not My Job.

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Tampa Bay Online

Bolts sign veteran free-agent forward Morrow

Morrow, 35, served as captain of the Dallas Stars from 2006 through 2013, when he was traded to Pittsburgh at the trade deadline.

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SLAM! Sports

NHL snapshots: Blues re-sign Steve Ott

Many NHL teams talked this summer about how they could use the kind of pepper that free agent Steve Ott brings to the table.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Steve Ott, NHL Players, Ryan Miller, Vladimir Sobotka, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

Star-Telegram.com

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports, Tina Maze

The Modesto Bee

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, violinst Vanessa Mae, starting under her father's name as Vanessa Vanakorn for Thailand, smiles after competing in the first run of the women's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong awarded bronze medal from 2010

Dylan Armstrong's big day finally arrived Thursday as the Canadian shot putter was presented with a world indoor championship bronze medal from 2010.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Dylan Armstrong, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Andrei Mikhnevich

Switched

ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue Returns With Venus Williams, Michael Phelps, Prince Fielder

The annual reminder that athletic excellence comes in all sorts of beautiful shapes and sizes is about to hit newsstands yet again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Venus Williams, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Jamie Anderson, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Wimbledon

The Guardian

Career highlight for Trowsdale

Jamie Trowsdale proudly wears the bronze medal he won in the 1,500-metre race at the 2014 Special Olympics National Summer Games in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday.

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Alabama Live

'American Ninja Warrior' regional finalist and Madison resident Jo Jo Bynum tells the inside story behind the NBC show and its crazy obstacles

To get ready to compete on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior," software engineer Jo Jo Bynum built an actual obstacle course, inspired by those on the show, at his Madison home.

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Brandon Sun

Charles Hamelin's father leaves short track in Montreal for Calgary's Oval

He made Canada's short-track speedskating team a world power. Now Yves Hamelin is now applying his expertise to the multi-headed sports operation at Calgary's Olympic Oval.

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Mile High Hockey

Colorado Avalanche: News from around the NHL July 10th, 2014

The Anaheim Ducks have signed left wing Dany Heatley to a one-year deal, returning the 33-year-old unrestricted free agent to the Pacific Division.

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USA Today

Ducks sign LW Dany Heatley to 1-year deal

The Anaheim Ducks have signed left wing Dany Heatley to a one-year deal worth $1 million, returning the 33-year-old unrestricted free agent to the Pacific Division.

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Post-gazette.com

Penguins notebook: Decision on surgery for Crosby still up in the air

Penguins center Sidney Crosby injured his right wrist "during the season," general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, James Neal, Brandon Sutter, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Globe and Mail

IOC feels pressure to make hosting Olympics Games more affordable for cities

The Vancouver Winter Games wrap up at B.C. Place on February 28, 2010. Performers entertain during the closing ceremonies for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games at B.C. Place in Vancouver on Sunday, February 28, 2010.

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The Globe and Mail

Devils sign goaltender Cory Schneider to multi-year contract

New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider checks the scoreboard during a timeout in front of teammates Andy Greene goalie Martin Brodeur, rear, during the first period of an NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

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Business Journal

Kane lands $84M deal with NHL's Blackhawks

Buffalo native Patrick Kane has agreed to a contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks reported to be worth more than $10 million per season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, Jonathan Toews (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

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