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

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

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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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Dany Heatley, NHL Players, Dany Heatley (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, NHL Atlantic Division

Pique News Magazine

Cooperation leads to relocation of sled dogs

Cooperation between officials and the operator of a Mt. Currie sled dog business has resulted in a number of animals being successfully turned over to the BCSPCA, which plans to adopt out as many as possible.

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Related Topix: Sled Dog Racing

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, Olympic Winter Games, Sidney Crosby (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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Related Topix: Sports, Dany Heatley, NHL Players, Dany Heatley (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Teemu Selanne, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Pacific Division, Chicago Blackhawks

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

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

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)

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

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

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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