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News on Winter Sports continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

New Jersey Devils sign goaltender Cory Schneider to multi-year contract

The two pop superstars were in Whistler last weekend for the wedding of their manager Scooter Braun, who discovered Bieber and Jepsen.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Players, NHL Atlantic Division, Ice Hockey

5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Sharks' Tomas Hertl says sore knee nothing to worry about

Tomas Hertl indicated Wednesday that the tenderness in his right knee that will keep him out of the Sharks prospects game is nothing more than the result of two days of practice after staying off the ice for more than a month.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Tomas Hertl, NHL Players, Ice Skating, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Dustin Brown, Vladimir Sobotka

7 hrs ago | 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, Olympic Winter Games, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, Jonathan Toews (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

8 hrs ago | BBC News

Seven more great sporting shocks

Germany's astonishing 7-1 semi-final win over hosts Brazil in Tuesday's 2014 Fifa World Cup semi-final was arguably the biggest shock in football history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Mark Johnson, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling, Ice Hockey

12 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Hawrysh shocked by bare bones skeleton funding

Cassie Hawrysh's road to the Olympics just got a whole lot more difficult after funding for the sport of skeleton was slashed to bare bones levels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Duff Gibson, Olympic Skeleton, Jeff Pain

14 hrs ago | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Ice Hockey: Sam Bullas signs up again for the Wildcats

Bullas, 23, said: "I'm very happy to be back with the Wildcats for the new season, it was an easy decision to make.

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15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

'Amazing Race Canada' premiere recap: skydiving, hot tea and cold water

The second season of "The Amazing Race Canada" launched amid the glacial splendour of the Columbia Icefield - and before the premiere was through, one of the 11 teams had its hopes doused in cold water.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Skydiving, Sports, Olympics, Jon Montgomery, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Skeleton

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Aja Evans reveals the naked truth

On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Aja Evans, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Jamie Greubel, Bobsledding, Serena Williams, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Olympic Tennis

Cincinnati.com

Bob Trumpy: NFL Hall of Fame 'never crossed my mind'

Being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton "never crossed my mind," says Bob Trumpy.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

The Peninsula

Oslo, Almaty, Beijing stay in bid to host 2022 Winter Olympics

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Vice-mayor of Almaty Zauresh Amanzholovaat, Vice-mayor of Beijing Yang Xiaochao and CEO of Oslo 2022 Eli Grimsby pose after a ceremony at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Bobsledding

CBC News

Canadian Olympian Brittany Schussler retires from speed skating

At this year's Sochi Olympics, Brittany Schussler placed fifth in the pursuit, 19th in the 3,000 metres, 26th in the 1,500 and 30th in the 1,000.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Skating, Brittany Schussler, Olympic Speed Skating

Brandon Sun

Gylywoychuk, Kelly to coach

Gylywoychuk, who coached the Wheat Kings during the 2012-13 WHL season, was named an assistant coach with Hockey Canada's national women's team and will also head the national women's development squad for 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, John Madden, NHL Players

Globe and Mail

If Rob Ford is the problem, Genie Bouchard is the antidote

Actually, we have someone already. Never mind that final losing match at Wimbledon.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, US Open, Summer Olympic, Maria Sharapova, Olympic Tennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tennis Players, Clara Hughes, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympic Winter Games

Times-Herald

Bantam Mustangs finish season with silver medals

The Moose Jaw Bantam Mustangs achieved a lot this season, but came up just short of repeating as provincial champions.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Sporting News

Dan Boyle: I want to experience hockey with an Original Six team

If Dan Boyle's time on ice goes as smoothly as his introductory conference call with the New York media, he and the Rangers will be quite happy with this free-agent signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Dan Boyle, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Dan Boyle (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Hulk, Diego, Ice Hockey

The Indianapolis Star

Bike polo taking Arsenal Park by stormBike polo taking Arsenal Park...

Bike polo taking Arsenal Park by storm Indy Bike Polo club now in its sixth year of competition Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1lOMTJx Jeff Kelly, right, moves toward the ball controlled by Tucker Schwinn, second from right, during the Indy Bike Polo team's practice on a court in Arsenal Park at 46th and Haverford on Tuesday, ... (more)

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USA Today

First look at photos from ESPN's 'Body Issue'

ESPN The Magazine 's annual "Body Issue" doesn't hit newsstands until July 11, but For The Win received a few early images as a sneak preview of what readers can expect from this year's collection of athletes.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Venus Williams, Tennis, Tennis Players, Wimbledon, Jamie Anderson, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Marshawn Lynch, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball

Suria

Beijing, Almaty, Oslo shortlisted for 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing, Oslo and Almaty will contest the race to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Short Track, Meng Wang

The Globe and Mail

Unforced error: Where are the female athletes on TV?

They aren't used to Canadian interlopers on Wimbledon's strawberry-and-champagne courts, which makes Eugenie Bouchard's success even sweeter.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Wimbledon, Tennis, Simona Halep, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Tennis, Tennis Players, Jo, Ice Hockey

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