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  1. Quebec wins two golds in slopestyle snowboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | InsideHalton.com

    Quebec snowboarder Oceane Fillion wasn't sure what to expect at the Canada Winter Games after suffering a shoulder injury at the end of January. The 16-year-old from Saguenay led after qualifying and continued her dominance into the final to win gold in women's slopestyle on Friday.

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  2. 15 Athletes Who Could Survive a Zombie ApocalypseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rant Sports

    The zombies have risen and are out for human flesh. Which athletes are the most prepared and would be the most likely survive? I present -- the 15 athletes who could survive a zombie apocalypse.

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  3. Skiing for a good cause is easy in the Granite State 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | UnionLeader.com

    Cannon Mountain will host the 10th annual BodeFest on April 4 to raise money for youth and adaptive sports programs through Turtle Ridge Foundation.

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  4. This date in sports history for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Republic

    1940 - College basketball is televised for the first time. Station W2XBS transmits a basketball doubleheader from New York's Madison Square Garden: Pittsburgh vs. Fordham and New York University vs. Georgetown.

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  5. 2015 Special Olympic State Winter Games Kick Off With Torch RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KMVT Twin Falls

    The 2015 Special Olympic State Winter Games kicked off with a bang. Local fire departments and police escorted some of the athletes as they carried the Winter Games torch from school to school.

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  6. Olympics: IOC approves Tokyo 2020 venue changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Manila Bulletin

    The International Olympic Committee executive board on Friday gave the greenlight to organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Games to move three competition venues as part of a plan to trim more than $1 billion from the budget. The IOC board meeting in Rio de Janeiro focused on preparations for the Tokyo games in five years time as well as the next Winter Olympics in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang in 2018.

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  7. Today in History: Feb. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Erie Times News

    On Feb. 28, 1940, the first televised college basketball games were broadcast by New York City station W2XBS as Pittsburgh defeated Fordham, 57-37, and New York University beat Georgetown, 50-27, at Madison Square Garden. - 1844, a 12-inch gun aboard the USS Princeton exploded as the ship was sailing on the Potomac River, killing Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur, Navy Secretary Thomas W. Gilmer and several others.

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  8. Daughter of curling great Sandra Schmirler continuing family traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Brandon Sun

    Shannon England crisscrossed the globe during his wife's sporting career, and it would suit him just fine to do the same with another family member. The husband of late curling legend Sandra Schmirler, England is at the Canada Winter Games watching his 17-year-old daughter Sara compete for Saskatchewan.

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  9. Brier preview: 2015 title up for grabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    The Tim Hortons Brier returns to Saddledome ice for the fourth time, and if history is any indication, keep your eye on the local rinks. The previous three Briers in Calgary were won by Team Alberta: Skips Kevin Martin in 1997 and 2009, and Randy Ferby in 2002.

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  10. Duhatschek: Shuffling of teams allows full house of subplots, skill at BrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    Team Canada skip John Morris practises on the sheets with his team in Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. They will compete in the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier being held this weekend.

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  11. As Voynov's trial begins, Kings continue to push for playoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    The L.A. Kings' Slava Voynov, centre, is seen during his preliminary hearing on Dec. 15, 2014. If convicted, Voynov could face up to nine years in prison and could also be deported.

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  12. Olympic champion Christensen returns to where...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. That victory allowed him to grab the final spot on the Olympic team and sent him to Sochi.

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  13. Serwa pays it forward to next geneation of ski racersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kelowna Capital News

    Fast and Female, a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering the next generation of female athletes and leaders, will partner with Big White ski racers between the ages of 8 and 19 for a morning of inspiration and empowerment on Saturday, 8 :30 a.m.to noon. Serwa, who won silver at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and is the reigning FIS World and WinterXGames Champion, will spend the morning with the girls, leading both on snow and off snowactivities.

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  14. Olympic champion Joss Christensen returns to hometown, wins event that sent him to SochiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. That victory allowed him to grab the final spot on the Olympic team and sent him to Sochi.

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  15. IOC seeks earlier planning integration for future GamesRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    Olympic chiefs admit they need to work closer and earlier with cities and governments who are preparing to host future Games, the International Olympic Committee 's Christophe Dubi said on Friday. The IOC has been forced to step in to help organizers of both the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro and the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang because of question marks over their preparedness.

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  16. Curlers not sold on new format of Brier-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Two unique elements in this year's Tim Hortons Brier are a defending champion wearing Team Canada colours and a three-team, pre-tournament playoff to get into the main draw starting Saturday. A Team Canada entry - included in the Canadian women's championship since 1985 - generally earned thumbs up from the men during Friday's practice session at Scotiabank Saddledome.

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  17. Devin Logan eyes PCMR podiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Park Record

    Devin Logan gets inverted during a U.S. Grand Prix competition at Copper Mountain in Colorado in early December. During qualifications for the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix women's ski halfpipe competition in the Eagle Superpipe at Park City Mountain Resort on Wednesday morning, Devin Logan was sporting a brace on her right thumb.

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  18. Pan Am organizers feeling 'confident' about latest progress, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Post

    Mr. Rafi, head honcho of Toronto's Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, has the countdown marked off in Fridays. Nineteen to go.

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  19. Eve Muirhead and David Murdoch support next generation of curlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

    EDINBURGH'S Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat are being backed by Scotland's Olympic heroes Eve Muirhead and David Murdoch as they prepare to play their opening matches at the World Junior Championships in Tallinn today. EDINBURGH'S Gina Aitken and Bruce Mouat are being backed by Scotland's Olympic heroes Eve Muirhead and David Murdoch as they prepare to play their opening matches at the World Junior Championships in Tallinn today.

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  20. Photo gallery: Park City Mountain Resort plays host to U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deseret News

    The 2015 U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix is being held at Park City Mountain Resort from Feb. 27 through March 1. Park City is playing host to some of the best ski and snowboard athletes the United State has to offer for the 2015 U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Grand Prix. Competition runs from Friday through Sunday at Park City Mountain Resort.

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