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35 min ago | KMVT Twin Falls

Kaitlyn Farrington is Honorary Grand Marshal at Hometown Parade

Bellevue's hometown hero, Kaitlyn Farrington, just got back into the states after a snowboarding trip to Argentina.


Related Topix: Sports, Kaitlyn Farrington, Olympics, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports

7 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Rumors: Ovechkin, Malkin returning to Russia?

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are proud Russians. They have represented their country repeatedly on the international stage, having won many a gold medal at various world championships.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Evgeni Malkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, Ilya Kovalchuk (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk

11 hrs ago | SNAP Aurora

View all events from 2014 September

This month we hit the streets in search of some answers from the locals, we asked "What do you love most about the summer time?" ...more The Township of King hosted a special celebration to welcome gold medalist Alex Pietrangelo back from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Swimming, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

15 hrs ago |

The Jump and The Island With Bear Grylls land second series on Channel 4

The broadcaster is pleased with how the first run of the winter sports competition was received and has commissioned another season.


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

19 hrs ago | American Reporter

American OpinionFAMILY GUY 1, PALIN 0

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- Mankind has always wanted to fly, and not by being X-rayed at an airport and then scrunched into a tiny seat three across with a change of planes in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Olympic Luge, Nodar Kumaritashvili

22 hrs ago | Evening Times

Games stars Libby Clegg and Dan Keatings limber up for training sessions

Paralympic sprinter Libby teamed up with gymnast Dan yesterday for the Strathmore Do More event at Hutchison High School, in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Winter Sports, Eve Muirhead, Olympic Curling

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Inductees swim, pedal and run their way into inaugural triathlon hall of fame class

Twenty-five years after its first world championship, the International Triathlon Association opened its first hall of fame at its signature event of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming


3rd Annual Burton High Fives Confirms Top Snowboarders

Today Burton Snowboards announced the list of top invited riders confirmed to attend the 3rd annual High Fives presented by MINI , including Mark McMorris , Stale Sandbech , Ayumu Hirano and Jamie Anderson .


Related Topix: Snowboard, Mark McMorris, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Jamie Anderson, Olympics, Winter Sports, Kaitlyn Farrington, Xuetong Cai

CBC News

Toronto FC fires Ryan Nelsen, coaching staff

Ryan Nelsen told The Canadian Press that he and his staff were fired Sunday by Toronto FC.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jermain Defoe, Michael Bradley, Toronto FC, US Soccer, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Winter Sports, Olympics

Pens Labyrinth

Evgeni Malkin Sings Russian Song With Alex Ovechkin

Apr 28, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin carries the puck out of the back of the defensive zone against the Columbus Blue Jackets in game six of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Evgeni Malkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, NHL Atlantic Division, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Central Division

The Mercury

Rowers miss out on medals

TASMANIANS Ella Flecker and Kerry Hore have missed the podium at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam, after finishing fifth and fourth in their respective finals.


Related Topix: Sports, Kerry Hore, Summer Olympic, Olympic Rowing, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kate Hornsey, Adam Smith, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding


Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include Roman Emperor Caligula in A.D. 12; Italian educator Maria Montessori in 1870; actor Fredric March in 1897; entertainer Arthur Godfrey in 1903; writer William Saroyan in 1908; English astronomer Alfred Bernard Lovell in 1913; actor Richard Basehart in 1914; journalist Daniel Schorr in ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ted Ligety, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Winter Sports


Is forcible kissing by women OK?

Kissing in Japan by men is more often than not done abruptly and forcibly. This form of kissing is called "Muri-chu", non-consensual and forcible kissing.


Related Topix: Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympic Figure Skating, Daisuke Takahashi, Olympics

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Minnesota Hockey Elite Gather To Prep For Upcoming Season

"A lot of little things go on out here that you learn. You see guys like Thomas Vanek, some of the tricks he's got.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Ice Skating, Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, T.J. Oshie


40 years of storytelling: Brian Coxford retiring from Global News

WATCH ABOVE: Veteran reporters Brian Coxford and John Daly sit down for one last interview on the eve of Brian's retirement from Global BC.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, John Daly, Winter Sports, Olympic Skeleton

St. Louis Game Time

Saturday Links: Stupid, sexy Flanders...

Apparently, Harrison Mooney is really bad at flirting. I'd link to what happened, but I don't want to give that hypocritical site any extra hits.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Olympics, Paul Stastny (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey

San Mateo Daily Journal

Know It All

A lion's roar can be heard up to 5 miles away. The roar may warn intruders or gather scattered members of the pride.


Related Topix: Sports, Michael Moore, Winter Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Curling

Metro Vancouver fitness training expert wins North American title

Hundreds of women, some camping out overnight, stormed into the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre for the annual retail blowout August, 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Diego, Olympic Soccer, Sports, Olympics

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Park Record

Vasja Bacj joins WSJ-USA staff

Women's Ski Jumping USA is delighted to welcome Vasja Bajc as the new travel coach.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Sarah Hendrickson, Olympic Snowboarding, Winter Sports, Alan Alborn, Olympic Ski Jumping, Park City, UT

Vancouver Sun

Whistler loses visitors as jobs go unfilled

If Ottawa doesn't move fast, you can expect many Whistler restaurants and bars to have closed sections or reduced hours this winter, as the number of visitors now exceeds that of the Olympics year while Ottawa is cracking down on temporary foreign workers.


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