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3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Website launched for Winter Games China bid

The website, which is in Chinese, English and French, will be used to keep the Chinese people, the international community and the International Olympic Committee updated on China's efforts in its bid for the Winter Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Cam Cole: Are the Commonwealth Games still relevant?

One more month of summer, one more month to plan a great vacation. Here are some very cool spots to cross off your bucket list.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympic Soccer, Olympics, Olympic Baseball, Summer Olympics

Globe and Mail

Signing off: Bill Good reflects on 50 years in broadcasting

CKNW Radio talk show host Bill Good listens to a caller during his show in Vancouver on Wednesday.

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Colorado Daily

Apolo Ohno helps debut Boulder 'Sole of the Community' art display

Apolo Ohno signs a Newton running shoe on the sculpture being built in front of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art on 13th Street on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Apolo Ohno, Winter Sports, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Queerty

Johnny Weir To Host Secretly-Shot Documentary Following LGBT Athletes At Sochi Olympics

Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir sparked a heated debate earlier this year when he announced his decision to attend and join NBC's commentary panel at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite the fact that his mere presence could have had him arrested.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Figure Skating, Winter Sports, Johnny Weir, Olympics, Ice Skating

Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games: Live blog day 6

The 21-year old is unlikely to win, still being in eighth place, but achieving such a score on this stage will be satisfying nonetheless.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doherty, Winter Sports, Olympic Biathlon, Olympics, Cricket, New Zealand

The Gazette

Is this the path to the Olympic podium?

The U.S. doesn't yet have the financial backing to commit to full-time curlers like some other countries do - Great Britain, China, Russia, for example.

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Related Topix: Ann Swisshelm, Sports, Phill Drobnick, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling, Pete Fenson

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Legacy a key Commonwealth Games issue

Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton, left, celebrates with the Maple Leaf after winning the women's heptathlon 800m athletics event and taking the overall heptathlon gold medal with teammate and overall silver medallist Jessica Zelinka t Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brianne Theisen, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jessica Zelinka, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Tri-cityherald.com

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

The Hanjin Group chairman was unanimously elected in a meeting of 94 committee officials on Thursday and will serve out the remainder of Kim Jin-sun's scheduled term as the Pyeongchang organizing committee president, which was due to expire in October next year.

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Canada.com

Concord Pacific fights bid to replace False Creek sales centre with park

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.

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KIII

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood.

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Related Topix: Tyler Trapani, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Matt Hamilton, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling

KAUZ

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. says a processing issue has caused a delay for some bar exam takers in multiple states in submitting their answers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Hamilton, Olympics, Winter Sports, Olympic Curling, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Swindon Advertiser

Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers...part 9

TO celebrate the Adver's 160th anniversary this year we present a Swindon Roll of Honour comprising 160 headline makers from the history of our town.

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DurhamRegion.com

Hockey players win another 'Amazing Race' leg

Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner breezed to a fourth straight first-place finish as "The Amazing Race Canada" continued its Far East sojourn, while fortune found perpetually panicked siblings Sukhi and Jinder Atwal - but not before some desperate floundering in a glitzy casino.

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

WLBT-TV Jackson

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Martinez to compete in skating Grand Prix

Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines competes during the figure skating men's free skating program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympics

Park Record

Reflections on Sochi

Sage Kotsenburg shows off his ESPY trophy for Best Male Olympic Athlete at the USSA Partner Summit in Park City on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Snowboard, Sage Kotsenburg, Action Sport, Sports, Kaitlyn Farrington, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen, David Wise, Maddie Bowman, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Park City, UT

The Madison Press

Bead Deamons shooting for success3:53 pm

Members of Madison County Fish & Game Association's Bead Deamons Youth Trapshooting Team are front row from left: Cole Henry, Mason Howard, Xavier Nelson and Addison Curry; second row: Bradley Wilson, Gunner Hall, Josh Yokum and Kent Writesel; third row: Walker Preston and Alex Beard.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Summer Olympics, Bradley Wilson, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports

Too Many Men On The Site

Ryan Miller: Overrated or Not?

Jan 21, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller during the second period against the Florida Panthers at First Niagara Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympics, Ryan Miller (2010 Vancouver Olympics), NHL Hockey, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Roberto Luongo, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, Brian Elliott

News Observer

Hurricanes' Staal undergoes surgery

Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal underwent surgery for a core muscle injury he suffered during offseason training and is expected to ready for the start of training camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Eric Staal, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Eric Staal (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports

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