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Yesterday | WSB-TV

US Bobsledder Jazmine Fenlator Works 4 Jobs to Fund Olympic Dreams

Jazmine Fenlator, an Olympian who represents the US in bobsled and skeleton, revealed to The Fumble that the quest for Olympic glory is not as glamorous as it may seem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jazmine Fenlator, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Thursday | Eastern Daily Press

Photo-gallery: Dereham-based rescue team causes quite a splash

Reporter Kate Scotter trains with one of the Norfolk Urban Search and Rescue teams during water training at Horstead Mill.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Winter Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yahoo!

Sites from 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo now desolate wasteland

Thirty years ago, the 14th Winter Olympic Games was held in Sarajevo, then part of the former Yugoslavia.

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

Digital Game Developer

Coconut Powered: Tongan Luger Bruno Banani Competes in Sochi Winter...

Luger Bruno Banani, the winter free Pacific Island nation of Tongas first and only ever participant in the Winter Olympics, has successfully competed in the the luge event, coming in 32nd, ahead of a racer from Norway, a country where it snows quite a bit, and six others.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

North Texas e-News

McKinney honors Olympian Johnny Quinn with meet-and-greet and memorabilia showcase

The City of McKinney will honor hometown Olympian Johnny Quinn at a meet-and-greet reception and memorabilia exhibit at the McKinney Performing Arts Center .

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SLAM! Sports

10 athletes who should stick to one sport

Michael Jordan, Chris Chelios, and Marion Jones are all athletes who were dominant in one sport, but didn't do too well trying another.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Chris Chelios, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Marion Jones, Ice Hockey

The Orlando Sentinel

Olympian Howard Siler dies; he was 'Cool Runnings' inspiration

Olympic bobsledder Howard Benford Siler Jr., an insurance executive when he retired in Central Florida 17 years ago, didn't much appreciate the way he was portrayed by John Candy in the movie Cool Runnings.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Osceola County, FL

St. Petersburg Times

OlympicsTampa's Declan Farmer wins best male athlete with a disability ESPY

Tampa's Declan Farmer, the leading scorer for the gold-medal-winning U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team, won the best male athlete with a disability award at ESPN's ESPYs ceremony Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports, Ice Hockey

Business Journal

Morning Roundup: Blue Jackets boosting Wi-Fi, Sam Adams & ECDI expand ...

Morning Roundup: Blue Jackets boosting Wi-Fi, Sam Adams & ECDI expand partnership, and LeBron's return means $500M for Cleveland Nationwide Arena is getting better Wi-Fi coverage to match the improved cell service installed ahead of the Columbus Blue Jackets season last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Winter Sports

Wed Jul 16, 2014

ABC News

ESPNTopNews

ESPN's annual sports awards show, which celebrates the year's best athletes and moments in sports, is being hosted by recording artist Drake, who took shots at some of the world's top athletes during his opening monologue, including Sherman, Johnny Manziel , and Lance Stephenson who earlier Wednesday signed a free-agent deal with the Charlotte ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports, Sports

The Guardian

Olympic question follows Moyse, Humphries

Moyse and Humphries were on P.E.I. this week to take part in the 11th annual Boys and Girls Club of Summerside Celebrity Dinner and its two-day golf tournament.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business Journal

San Antonio Rampage sled hockey player to receive honor at ESPN's ESPY Awards

San Antonio Rampage Sled Hockey player Josh Sweeney will receive the inaugural Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Canada.com

Former Calgarian Carlos Bustamante racking up the rewards hosting YTV's The Zone and Next Star

At the time, it wasn't that they felt young Carlos had any particularly affinity for it.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports

Northern Virginia Daily

CrossFit competition to serve as fundraiser

Stephanie Brennan, of Purcellville, is shown during the Mid-Atlantic Regional CrossFit Games in May at George Mason University.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

Big week in Summerside

The Summerside Boys and Girls Club's 11th annual celebrity golf tournament and dinner goes next week, and the 2014 event is the biggest yet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Kaillie Humphries, Olympic Bobsled, Heather Moyse, Winter Sports, Racing, Pierre Bourque, NASCAR, NASCAR Craftsman Truck

Park Record

Bobsled, skeleton awards announced

Steven Holcomb of Park City was honored with the Men s Bobsled Athlete of the Year award by the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports, Sports, Steven Holcomb, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Park City, UT, Matt Antoine, Summer Olympics

Patch.com

Douglasville Olympian to Give Keynote Speech at DeVry Commencement

Elana Meyers-Taylor, two-time Olympic medalist, will deliver the keynote address at DeVry University's commencement ceremony on Sunday, July 20 at 1 p.m. More than 500 graduates will be conferred at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, where Meyers-Taylor will speak to the importance of perseverance and determination.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Bobsled, Elana Meyers, Winter Sports

Boston.com

Top 20 Fitness Movies Of All Time

A has-been hockey star and Olympic figure skater are both struggling to get back to the top of their careers, but they'll have to do it together.

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

The Salinas Californian

The Five R's: Migrants at the doorstepThe Five R's: Migrants at the...

The Five R's: Migrants at the doorstep A weekly perspective on education & community issues from The Californian schools reporter Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1mmfxGF Human tragedy department : A trickle of some of the children entering the US from their violence- and poverty-plagued Central American homelands is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Winter Sports, Sports, Nick Cunningham, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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