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7 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Canadian alpine skier John Kucera retires

John Kucera's career was shorter than he wanted but he leaves alpine ski racing knowing he achieved two firsts for Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Hermann Maier, Winter Sports, Aksel Lund Svindal

18 hrs ago | Shape

Got Muscles? Barbell Apparel Debuts Jeans for Athletes

"I have an enormous butt," Canadian Olympic skier Jan Hudec told the New York Times two months ago when asked about jeans shopping.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chemmy Alcott, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Daily Record

Celebrity odds and ends

The ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez arrived Monday at Mexico City's majestic Palace of Fine Arts to several minutes of thunderous applause from admirers paying tribute to the Colombian Nobel laureate, considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Nicole Vaidisova (2008 Beijing Olympics), Sports, Michael Moore, Bode Miller, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Park Record

Top-10 Park City Olympic moments

As Governor Gary Herbert welcomed Utah's Olympians home Tuesday night, it rekindled memories of a remarkable season and the role Utah played in Sochi success.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Jessica Jerome, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Sarah Hendrickson, Danelle Umstead, Greg Shaw, Lindsey Van, Joss Christensen

Daily Mail

A very blonde Sofia Vergara poses for sultry bikini shoot at the tender age of 26

EXCLUSIVE: 'Negroes in the house! Negroes in the house!' Oprah shouted as her parents arrived for a visit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Bode Miller, Winter Sports, More Sports, Johnny Weir, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Figure Skating, Ice Skating

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Home and Away's Catherine Mack gets cosy with House Husbands star...

Grads of $35,000-a-year prep school were 'masterminds behind heavily-armed drug ring at posh Philadelphia colleges and high schools' that they infiltrated by coaching lacrosse teams Top Hollywood bosses - including former Fox head, an ex-Disney TV president and a Broadway producer - accused alongside X-men director Bryan Singer of abusing boys ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Bode Miller, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Kevin Connolly, Ski, Action Sport

Daily Mail

Bode Miller and his baby's mother thrash out 11th hour 4-month...

Bode Miller and his baby's mother thrash out 11th hour 4-month custody agreement on condition the Olympic skier can see his son on SKYPE Olympic skier Bode Miller and former Marine Sara McKenna have reached a temporary truce in their custody fight over their 14-month-old son The skier and his wife have had custody of the boy- who they call a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Bode Miller, Winter Sports

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Prep Softball: Riders blank Olympic 8-0 to move to top of Olympic League; other area reports

Port Angeles is alone at the top of the Olympic League softball standings after its 8-0 win over Olympic at Dry Creek Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington High School Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, High School Sports, Allison Jones

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Clarksville-Fort Campbell welcomes adopted hero home

Paralympian silver medalist retired Staff Sgt. Heath Calhoun knew that he was getting an escort and a party on Saturday, but says he genuinely did not anticipate the turnout that greeted him on his arrival for his triumphal procession through Clarksville.

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Related Topix: Sports, Heath Calhoun, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

WTVF Nashville

Hundreds Welcome Home Iraq War Vet, Sochi Paralympian

Saturday, hundreds of bikers and residents gathered in Clarksville to welcome home Retired Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Heath Calhoun, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Vail Daily News

Olympics series: Joy and disappointment in 1984

Phil Mahre and Tamara McKinney led the United States alpine ski team into the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, where the Americans picked up three gold medals, including one from Mahre in slalom.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KTOO-TV Juneau

Remembering Bob Janes

A three-year Forest Service assignment to the Tongass National Forest became 49 years in the capital city for the late Robert C. Janes Sr. , whose life will be celebrated on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Joe Tompkins

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Star Online

EDITORIAL: Special Olympics does much for Cleveland County

In a matter of just a few decades, Special Olympics trainings and competitions have grown to be held 365 days a year in more than 170 countries.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mashable

Olympic God Michael Phelps Ends Retirement. Is Rio 2016 in Sight?

Joining the ranks of Michael Jordan, Brett Favre and other superstar athletes who retired from their respective sports and then reversed those decisions, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps is hopping back in the pool, prompting speculation that he's eyeing another Olympic appearance at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Winter Sports

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Times Leader

Olympians set the stage on Opening Day

That's because Luzerne County's Olympians were on hand throwing out ceremonial first pitches.

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Related Topix: Stephanie Jallen, Sports, Olympic Luge, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Jayson Terdiman, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Park Record

Megan McJames finishes second Olympic season

Megan McJames makes her way around a gate during the women s giant slalom competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Megan Mcjames, Winter Sports, Park City, UT

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Channel Canada

2014 Olympic Winter Games a " Programming Highlights for Satuday, February 22nd

The final weekend of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be co-headlined by the Men's Ice Hockey gold medal game and the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 2 The final weekend of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be co-headlined by the Men's Ice Hockey gold medal game and the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 2 The final weekend of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Ice Skating, Felix Neureuther

Silicon Alley Insider

David Ortiz's Samsung Photo Is Ruining White House Selfies For Other Athletes

Paralympics alpine skiier Jon Lujan and women's ice hockey Olympian Julie Chu pose with Barack and Michelle Obama during a White House visit Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jon Lujan, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Olympic Hockey, Julie Chu (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

BMA's Kasper bounces back

On a beautiful day at Sugar Bush's Mt. Ellen, Burke Mountain Academy alum and two-time Olympic skier Nolan Kasper is smiling from ear to ear.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Nolan Kasper, Winter Sports

Park Record

Parade of hometown Olympic champions

From left to right, Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety , Sage Kotsenburg and Joss Christensen pose for a picture after speaking to the crowd at the Park City Olympic homecoming parade on Saturday afternoon.Christopher Reeves/The Park Record The parade of Olympians and Paralympians down Main Street on Saturday afternoon was a great way for the young ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen, Lindsey Van, Joss Christensen, Ski, Action Sport, Outdoor Recreation, Ted Ligety

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