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  1. Cross-country skier Babikov announces retirement, will take on coaching roleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    Three-time Olympian Ivan Babikov announced his retirement from cross-country competition Friday but he'll stay with the Canadian program as a national team coach. Babikov will work specifically with Devon Kershaw and the men's World Cup level athletes based in Canmore, Alta., while also serving as B-team coach.

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  2. Maple Leafs take Matthews with No. 1 overall pick; rebuild gets huge boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coast Reporter

    The American centre became the first No. 1 overall pick of the franchise in 31 years and instantly the most significant piece of an ascending rebuild in Toronto.

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  3. NHL draft: Maple Leafs take Matthews No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs pinned their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first pick in the NHL draft. The 18-year-old from Scottsdale sparked an international-themed parade to the podium Friday night that featured a draft-record 12 Americans selected in the first round.

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  4. NHL draft: Leafs pick Matthews, Jets get Laine, Oilers choose PuljujarviRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CTV

    A feisty crowd welcomed highly touted American centre Auston Matthews and a trio of Finns to the NHL on Friday night as foreign talent dominated the top of the NHL draft. As expected, Matthews went first to the Toronto Maple Leafs followed by Laine to the Winnipeg Jets.

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  5. Matt Duchene scores late goal as Canada claims gold in World Hockey ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Daily Camera

    Duchene and Connor McDavid scored the goals. McDavid tallied midway through the first period, cutting in from the right and flicking the puck over Finnish goaltender Mikko Koskinen's stick.

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  6. Maple Leafs select Arizona-born Matthews No. 1 in NHL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | KTMF

    On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs are pinning their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews. Amid chants of "Go Leafs, Go!" the 18-year-old from Scottsdale was selected by Toronto with the first pick in the NHL draft Friday night.

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  7. Matthews enters NHL as Toronto's top pickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Listowel Banner

    A feisty crowd welcomed highly touted American centre Auston Matthews and a trio of Finns to the NHL on Friday night as foreign talent dominated the top of the NHL draft. As expected, Matthews went first to the Toronto Maple Leafs followed by Laine to the Winnipeg Jets.

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  8. Russia's track athletes are banned from Rio Games; what about its other sports?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    IOC President Thomas Bach's announcement this past week created headaches for international sports federations. At a much-anticipated meeting in Switzerland this week, the International Olympic Committee affirmed the decision by the International Association of Athletics Federations - the global organization that oversees track and field - to ban Russia's track and field team from the upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro because of growing evidence of widespread, state-supported drug cheating among Russian athletes.

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  9. Avalanche Re-Sign F Andreas MartinsenRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Martinsen, 26, tallied 11 points in 55 games for the Avalanche during his first NHL season in 2015-16. He finished fourth on the team and fifth among NHL rookies with 155 hits.

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  10. A look at this year's 'Amazing Race Canada' contestantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Journal

    "I can't believe we're gearing up for a fourth season," says "The Amazing Race Canada" host Jon Montgomery. "If you ever want to have your year fly by, do something that's intense for one month of the year."

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  11. Track and field? Good start. Now ban the rest of Russia's team.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    In a mid-May editorial we argued that, because Russia's international sports program has been so corrupted by doping and other grave cheating, all of that nation's athletes should be barred from this summer's Olympics in Brazil. The essence of our case for a blanket ban: So much is at stake - keeping intact the dreams of athletes who do not cheat, and who sweat blood and tears for their moment in the pool, on the balance beam or on the track; sending a message to the international sports community that giving in to the lure of performance-enhancing drugs will set in motion harsh consequences; and reminding Russia that it won't achieve the spotlight it so dearly covets through subterfuge.

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  12. Vancouver Canucks: Don't Be Mad if Olli Juolevi Gets Picked at 5Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Canuck Way

    The Vancouver Canucks have about six players they can logically target for the No. 5 pick, and defensemen should be among that group.

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  13. Anderson nominated for ESPY Award in Best Female Action Sports Athlete categoryRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    After a stellar 2015-16 season, Jamie Anderson has the chance to earn national recognition off of the slopes. The South Lake Tahoe native and U.S. snowboarding star received a nomination for the 2016 ESPY Awards in the Best Female Action Sports Athlete category Wednesday, June 22. Anderson was nominated in the category with fellow American snowboarder Chloe Kim , who also received a nomination in the Best Breakthrough Athlete category.

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  14. Felix Diaz-Levan Ghvamichava Tops PBC on FS1, July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boxing Scene

    Olympic Gold medalist Felix Diaz will battle exciting brawler Levan Ghvamichava in a 10-round welterweight showdown that headlines Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, July 12 from Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino in Nice, California. Televised coverage begins at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT and features undefeated prospect Malcolm McAllister battling Brazil's Gilberto Pereira in eight-rounds of super middleweight action while undefeated prospects Thomas Hill and Marcos Hernandez compete in an eight-round super welterweight fight.

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  15. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | White Lake Beacon

    The Tigers open a three-game series hosting AL Central-leading Cleveland tonight as part of a 15-game major league schedule. The Indians have won all six games between the two this season to help them enjoy a four-game lead over the third-place Tigers.

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  16. Road to Rio: 3-time Olympian and West Vancouver native Nikola GirkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio just around the corner, Global News is talking to some of B.C.'s most prominent athletes on their way to Olympic glory. Today, we are talking to 38-year-old West Vancouver native and three-time Olympic sailor Nikola Girke, who changed her specialty in sailing several times.

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  17. Avs re-sign power forward Martinsen - one year, $640,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MSNBC

    Colorado has re-upped with burly Norwegian winger Andreas Martinsen on a one-year contract, the club announced on Friday. Martinsen, 26, tallied 11 points in 55 games for the Avalanche during his first NHL season in 2015-16.

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  18. Auston Matthews could be the next big thing for the Toronto Maple LeafsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Top prospect Auston Matthews was raised in Scottsdale, Ariz., where he fell in love with hockey while watching the Phoenix Coyotes. When you grow up in the Arizona desert, ice can be tough to find - unless it's in a glass.

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  19. Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs likely to miss its targeted opening dateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Planning

    June 24 -- The U.S. Olympic Museum proposed for downtown Colorado Springs is unlikely to open by February 2018 , the date targeted by organizers who wanted to christen the venue to coincide with the winter Olympics . A groundbreaking planned for this spring never took place, and museum board chairman Dick Celeste said Thursday that organizers still need to raise about $10 million more in private donations before starting the project.

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  20. The Amazing Race Canada Season 4: Meet the teamsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    The latter - capital R racers - thrive in crowded airports and foreign environments. They jump running shoes first into grueling challenges and oddball situations.

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