Olympic Winter Games Newswire (Page 10)

Olympic Winter Games Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Olympic Winter Games. (Page 10)

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  1. US, Canada preparing for NHL-less Olympics very differentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Indian Express

    Canada has already gotten started as a group on the ice, playing this week in the Sochi Hockey Open. Former Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins turned down offers to work in the NHL this season so he could be behind the bench for Canada at the Winter Olympics.

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  2. German broadcasters clinch Olympics rights deal with DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    FRANKFURT: German state broadcasters ARD and ZDF have struck a deal with Discovery Communications for the right to show the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, after months of tough talks. ARD did not say on Friday how much the broadcasters were paying to sub-license the rights, but said the deal "takes into account the financial abilities of the public broadcasters".

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  3. P.E.I. para-nordic skiier is fuelled by the mooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Guardian

    ... specific to the athletes. It's a fundraising campaign to help defray training costs leading into the Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 9-25, and the Paralympic Winter Games March 9-18, both in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Arendz, 27, is aiming to improve on ...

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  4. Pat Bobinski passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Hub

    The biathlon coach, volunteer and former justice of the peace - just to name a few of the longtime resident's many involvements in the community - died on July 30 at the age of 77 following a brief illness. One of the tributes came from Hay River Olympic biathlete Brendan Green, who was first coached in the sport by Bobinski.

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  5. Olympics heading into heart of nuclear crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Yahoo Sports

    Six months from now, athletes from across the globe are expected to travel to a city less than 50 miles from the border of a country playing nuclear war games with the rest of the world. Of the many things at which the Olympic movement excels - corruption, bribery, fraud, waste and hypocrisy are particular specialties - its ability to place the world's games in troubled places surely tops the list.

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  6. Willis Feasey grabs New Zealand giant slalom title on Coronet PeakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Timaru Herald

    Twizel skier Willis Feasey has continued his push for Winter Olympic selection by winning the national giant slalom on Coronet Peak. Feasey finished in second overall just behind Slovakian Andreas Zampa in the 66-strong international field but as the first Kiwi home grabbed the title.

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  7. U.S., Canada preparing for NHL-less Olympics very differentlyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Sports Media 101

    Former Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins turned down offers to work in the NHL this season so he could be behind the bench for Canada at the Winter Olympics. Tony Granato gets to keep his day job at the University of Wisconsin and still coach the United States.

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  8. Fuelling Olympic dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Castanet.net

    The 26-year-old ski cross athlete grew up in Lake Country and started skiing at Big White at the age of two. He joins fellow locals Kelsey Serwa and Tess Critchlow in their search for success in Pyeongchang.

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  9. Lundqvist back skating after knee injury at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | MSNBC

    Henrik Lundqvist suffered a knee injury playing for Sweden at the 2017 IIHF World Championships, following the Rangers' exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs. It was initially reported that the injury - confirmed at the beginning of June - would come with a rehab period of four to six weeks.

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  10. This date in sports history for Aug. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Daily Republic

    1984 - Britain's Sebastian Coe sets an Olympic record in the 1,500 meter with a 3:32.53 time. 1991 - John Daly, the last alternate to make the field, wins the 73rd PGA Championship with a 1-under 71 to finish three strokes ahead of Bruce Lietzke.

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  11. Speed skating guru Bill Begg off to 40th world championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Timaru Herald

    Timaru's speed skating guru Bill Begg never dreamed he would attend 40 world championships, let alone all in some official capacity. The 70-year-old will again be the head coach for the New Zealand team, this time in Nanjing, China, later this month.

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  12. Kailer Yamamoto signs 3-year deal with Edmonton OilersRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The NHL has decided that players under contract, even those in the minors, won't be able to go to the Olympics. The NHL has decided that players under contract, even those in the minors, won't be able to go to the Olympics.

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  13. Former PM Paul Martin expresses regret about early phases of Khadr caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | 102.9 CKDS-FM

    Former prime minister Paul Martin says he thinks a $10.5-million federal payout to Omar Khadr could have been avoided had Ottawa dealt with the situation differently from the start. Speaking after receiving an award in Halifax, Martin told The Canadian Press he feels the Khadr case was not handled well by a succession of governments.

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  14. IOC Monitoring Korean Tensions Amid Preparations for 2018 Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Voice of America

    In this June 23, 2017, file photo, North Korean taekwondo demonstration team members and other officials arrive at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea. Many in South Korea, including President Moon Jae-in, hope to use next year's Pyeongchang Olympics as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea.

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  15. Stratton now part of 12-resort conglomerateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Bennington Banner

    Stratton Mountain ski area is now officially part of a 12-resort company that spans four states and two countries. The acquisition of Stratton's parent company, Intrawest, by two investment firms closed at the end of July.

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  16. Here comes VIFF: Juggernaut fest unveils BC line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Westender

    'Public Schooled' will premiere in Toronto before screening for the hometown crowd at the 2017 Vancouver International Film Festival. - Contributed photo There's a reason that the BC Spotlight has broken attendance records for the Vancouver International Film Festival every year since its debut in 2013: its locally made films reflect who we are as a populace, where we've been, and where we want to go, and it's both satisfying and thrilling to see our Vancouver realities laid bare on the big screen.

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  17. Ottawa Senators undergo changes to staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Silver Seven

    Promoted to chief European scout The middle brother of the more famous Jarkko and Tuomo, Ruutu has been with the Senators as a European scout since 2004. This fills the hole that was left by the departure of Vaclav Burda.

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  18. Travis Green awarded Pat Quinn Coach Award by BC Hockey Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    One of Castlegar's most famous former residents - Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green - has been awarded the Pat Quinn Coach Award from the BC Hockey Hall of Fame . The award is named for Pat Quinn, a Canadian hockey player, coach and executive.

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  19. Jaromir Jagr laments stalled NHL job search, could start season in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Sporting News

    Even at 45, it's hard to believe an NHL team has yet to sign Jaromir Jagr. The future Hall of Famer talks contingency plans if the right offer doesn't arrive soon.

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  20. Criterion to Release 100 Years of Olympic Films Box SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | ComingSoon.net

    The Criterion Collection has announced their upcoming release of 100 Years of Olympic Films . Spanning fifty-three movies and forty-one editions of the Olympic Summer and Winter Games, this one-of-a-kind collection assembles, for the first time, a century's worth of Olympic films - the culmination of a monumental, award-winning archival project encompassing dozens of new restorations by the International Olympic Committee.

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