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Comm Games may come too early for Pearson

With an extra two weeks she knows she'd be racing at 100 per cent but, as it stands, now five-and-a-half weeks after injuring her hamstring in Rome, she admits the doubts over her fitness will linger.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lolo Jones, Olympics, Queen Harrison, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Olympic Winter Games

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Ahye beats Fraser-Pryce in Glasgow GP 100m

Although the 24-year-old Trinidadian fell to the Hampden Park track seemingly in disbelief, the winning feeling is becoming very familiar.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Queen Harrison, Sports, Yohan Blake, Allyson Felix, Olympic Athletics, Olympics, Lolo Jones, Summer Olympics, Olympic Bobsled, Olympic Winter Games

Sag Harbor Online

Roller Hockey Heroes: A Bit Gray at the Temples, But Full of Passion

Though the New York Islanders will soon abandon Nassau Coliseum in favor of the Barclays Center in hipster Brooklyn, in the 1970s the team grew to be a hockey powerhouse and the pride of Long Island, culminating with the Islanders first Stanley Cup win in 1979-80.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Sunherald.com

Wild keep Blum, add Schroeder

The Minnesota Wild agreed to a one-year contract with defenseman Jonathon Blum and a two-year deal with forward Jordan Schroeder.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, Jonathon Blum, NHL Players, Jordan Schroeder, Vancouver Canucks, Ice Hockey

Vancouver Sun

Three men linked to Hells Angels convicted of manslaughter in Kelowna beating death

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

CBC News

Jets GM won't add fuel to Kane trade rumours

RAW: Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff on prospects camp, and Jets prospect Scott Kosmachuk talks about playing with camp linemate and Jets first-round draft pick Nikolaj Ehlers.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

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, Olympic Winter Games

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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

SLAM! Sports

Brazil has shot at Kurt Browning moment

Amidst the vulgarity that spewed from the mouths of yellow-clad fans in Belo Horizonte Tuesday night, there were faint chants of unwavering support.

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Related Topix: Brazil World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Ice Skating

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ailing Odjick to have arena named after him

The rink will be called the Gino Odjick Sports Centre in honor of the 43-year-old Odjick, who has been diagnosed with a rare heart condition.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

The Washington Post

Olympian Urbas looks for chance with Caps

The oldest player at Capitals development camp, one of just three born in the 1980s, has spent his entire career in Europe and was invited here after director of player development Steve Richmond visited his son in Germany and found Jan Urbas playing for the same team.

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Related Topix: Ice Skating, Ice Hockey, World News

The Globe and Mail

Canadian set to win race around the world

Eric Holden, right, and crew celebrate the Henri Lloyd's first place finish as they cross the Race 14 finish line, 80 kilometres away from New York City, in June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sailing News, Snowmobiles

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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 Winter Games, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Tina Maze

Rock Hill Herald

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

SooToday

Sooite heading to NHL rookie camp

Caron, coming off his rookie season with the Ontario Hockey League's Niagara IceDogs, will attend the rookie camp of the Chicago Blackhawks, which kicks off on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Tyler Gaudet, NHL Players

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northern Michigan News

O-le Canada! Hockey homeland is mad for World Cup

Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

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

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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Related Topix: Entertainment, Johnny Quinn, Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

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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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Charles Hamelin, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Skating

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