Competitive Skating Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Professor accused of spying out on bondRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | China Daily

    Zhang Hao, a professor at Tianjin University who had been detained in the US on accusations of economic espionage in May, has been released on a $500,000 bond, a press official from the university said on Thursday. Zhang is one of six Chinese nationals charged by the US government with economic espionage.

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  2. Figure skating legend Aja Vrzanova dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Prague-born A ja VrzA ASovA -Steindler, the women's world champion in 1949 and 1950 in Paris and London, has died at the age of 84. At the height of her career, VrzA ASovA -Steindler was an ice skating legend; in 1950 she defected to the West and eventually settled in the United States. In the late 1940s A ja VrzA ASovA -Steindler was on top of the world, winning title after title to secure a place in ice skating history: back-to-back world championship golds and gold at the European championships - a feat accomplished by no other Czech female competitor before - or since.

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  3. Mayor Barrett to help unveil new pocket parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | OnMilwaukee

    On Friday morning at 9 a.m., Mayor Tom Barrett and several others will unveil Sunshine Park, a new pocket park located at 14th St. and North Ave. The park serves as the first of more than 20 vacant lots in the city being turned into urban orchards and pocket parks. The end goal of the project is to create six pocket parks and 15 fruit orchard gathering spaces across the city's North Side namely in the sixth, seventh and fifteenth aldermanic districts, where the majority of vacant lots lie.

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  4. Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Youth OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Lausanne, the Swiss city where the International Olympic Committee is based, was on Friday chosen by the IOC as the host of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics. Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee , announces Lausanne as the city to host the 2020 Youth Olympics, during the 128th International Olympic Committee Session, in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur July 31, 2015.

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  5. Czech mortgage market grows by a third to 88 billion crowns in H1Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Radio Prague

    Banks in the Czech Republic provided almost 50,000 mortgage loans for 88 billion crowns to individuals in the first half of this year, compared with over 41,000 mortgage loans for 67.9 billion granted a year earlier, HypoteA nA banka told the Czech news Agency, citing Regional Development Ministry statistics. The bank's CEO Jan Sadil said that if there were no unexpected changes, 2015 would be a record year in terms of mortgage loans.

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  6. Unrest in migrant facility in BelaRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Radio Prague

    The police are investigating an incident in an asylum facility in Bela, north Bohemia, from which some 60 foreign migrants attempted to flee on Thursday. The group damaged two security gates on the facility grounds but failed to break through the iron fence surrounding the asylum centre.

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  7. Jenn Farrell works out with her trainer Yelena Yermolenko. YermolenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Vancouver Courier

    Writer-turned-competitive bodybuilder Jenn Farrell works out with her trainer Yelena Yermolenko. Yermolenko believes every woman who exercises should compete to provide the extra motivation to see what she can achieve.

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  8. Boxboro: Tryouts for adult synchro figure skating teamRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    Are you interested in giving synchronized skating a try? A free tryout will take place Friday, Aug. 21 and/or Friday, Aug. 28, from 8:45-10:15 p.m. Men and women over age 35 are welcome and should have basic skating skills of forward and backward crossovers, mohawks and three turns. Come and learn circle footwork, intersections, wheels, blocks, lines and presentation with the team.

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  9. Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Brian OrserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Ottawa Life

    Canada's Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of its Honoured Members to inspire Canadians in all aspects of life. Born in 1961 and raised in Penetanguishine, Ontario, Orser began skating when he was six years old.

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  10. 4 Things To Know: State Fair's Poultry Barn, Ikea & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - These are the four stories you need to know about from Thursday, July 23. They include a troubling study on big city roads, as well as some big changes at the State Fair this year. A new study by TRIP - the Road Information Program - shows damaged big city roads cost motorists as much as $1,000 a year in added maintenance.

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  11. Bring on the Dancing HorsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Eugene Weekly

    Inevitably when I come home from a horse show and my friends ask me how I fared, my response starts off with, "Well, my dressage score sucked."

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  12. Monroe junior Rochlin aspires to be a top American ice dancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Where the journey will end, Danielle Rochlin cannot say. But for the time being, and with all the hope she has, the Monroe High School junior-to-be is pursuing a dream of being a top American ice dancer.

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  13. Move to Colorado Pays Off For Jason BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    A few years ago, figure skater Jason Brown decided he needed a change of scenery. He and his coach decided to move from Chicago to Colorado. Since the move all Brown has done is make the U.S Olympic Team and win the 2015 Men's Individual National Championship.

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  14. 'The Bachelorette' ep 1111 recap reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Examiner.com

    This week was a special week for " The Bachelorette ," which aired last night on ABC . The show takes somewhat of a break before the final rose ceremony, to bring us the Men Tell All special.

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  15. Piercyn Hunt, left, works with fellow Harmony Theatre Company members rehearsing choreography.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Daily Press & Argus

    Champion figure skaters to compete U.S. Figure Skating National Showcase Competition is coming to Brighton Twp. Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://ldpaa.com/1RRHS8M Cora Dwyer, playing the role of Charlie Bucket, is lifted up by fellow members of the Harmony Theatre Company figure skating group rehearse their routine based on an interpretation of "Willy Wonka."

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  16. Cool OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Daily News

    Stick-and-puck all-ages hour at the Mid-South Ice House in Olive Branch. The Ice House has a wide variety of summer activities for Memphis-area residents looking to beat the heat.

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  17. The romance feels real in Only YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    The title and story are taken from a 1994 flick intended to revive director Norman Jewison's career and kick Marisa Tomei's into high gear. It didn't work out that way, but Robert Downey Jr. did get to play a convincing romantic lead.

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  18. Can you digit? State Fair adds Math On-A-StickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    It's a numbers game for one of the Minnesota State Fair's many new attractions that have been dreamed up for the 2015 late-summer festivities. Fair officials have calculated that attendees would be attracted to an area of study that is so daunting for too many to count.

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  19. The science of sport: Getting tuned upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Waterloo Chronicle

    Dr.a SAndrew Robb, a chiropractic sports sciences specialist at Dearborna SHealth in Waterloo, is involved with injury prevention programs for youth and professional baseball players alike, including the development of a wearable sleeve. This is the final part of a three-part series on the science behind sports, as well as the researchers and physicians who are working locally to expand our understanding of sports through science Sticks, bats, gloves cleats and helmets may fill the toolboxes of most athletes, but in the end, the most valuable tool is the skin, muscle and bones that make up their bodies.

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  20. Figure skater launches legal challenge so Ice Skating Association of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Independent.ie

    A FIGURE skater has launched a legal challenge aimed at compelling the sport's national governing body to select her for upcoming international events. Fianait Bligh wants the High Court to compel the Ice Skating Association of Ireland to comply with representations it allegedly made to her that if she fulfilled certain criteria she would be selected to take part at International Skating Union events.

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