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  1. US Bobsled team looking for athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    WHISTLER, CANADA FEBRAURY 26, 2010-Team USA lead by Mike Kohn start their first run in the Four-Man Bobsleigh in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics Friday. USA Bobsled & Skeleton is looking for athletes and will be conducting combine events across the country.

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  2. The greatest underdog story of all time: Leicester is bloody championRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sporting News

    The music starts; those horns, the strings and that guitar riff. The gun barrel sequence, thrilling cinema goers since 1962, begins.

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  3. Kent Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold thought to have married boyfriend James Roche, yesterdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kent Online

    Lizzy, from West Kingsdown, met James at the 2014 Winter Olympics, where he was the sled designer for the British Team. Lizzy tweeted a picture of her and husband James on yesterday night, with the caption: "Happy May Day everyone, hope the sun shone for you too. #Mr&Mrs".

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  4. Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded MurderRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    A man who killed 100 sled dogs has received not a prison sentence but workers' compensation from a British Columbia agency. The man successfully proved he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after he claimed he was ordered to kill the dogs.

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  5. Inhabitat's Week in Green: The Karma Revero, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Engadget

    The Fisker Karma is one of the hottest plug-in hybrid cars ever built. However, production stopped in 2012 when the company went bankrupt.

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  6. Can a Puma robot make athletes faster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Christian Science Monitor

    Welcome to the future of faster. Introducing The PUMA BeatBot - a programmable, self-driving, line-following robot that inspires PUMA's runners of all levels to push harder by giving them a real visual target to beat, not just the time on a stopwatch.

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  7. Ben Daley: Taking adversity by the hornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... a paraplegic who lost the use of his legs whilst serving his country. He recently became fourth in the world for bobsledding, was once crowned world champion in triathlon and is competing in at least three sports at the Invictus Games, including ...

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  8. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cross Country skier finishes a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Cross Country skier finishes a loop around the 3K track at Soldier Hollow Cross County Center Ski Resort near Midway on Monday January 9, 2012 as snow making machines spray out man-made snow to make up for the deficit of natural snow for this time of year. The Salt Lake Tribune) Cross Country skier finishes a loop around the 3K track at Soldier Hollow Cross County Center Ski Resort near Midway on Monday January 9, 2012 as snow making machines spray out man-made snow to make up for the deficit of natural snow for this time of year.

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  9. This Is BMW's Carbon-Fiber Racing Wheelchair for Team USARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Car & Driver

    Before the 2014 Olympics, German automaker BMW reimagined the bobsled , building for Team USA a sleeker, lighter ride. In 2016, it's Paralympic athletes' turn, as the Bavarians are making a faster, better wheelchair.

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  10. Dominic Corry: The five most uplifting sports moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The New Zealand Herald

    All sorts of movies attempt to provide some sort of emotional uplift, but one sub-genre especially associated with the sensation is the sports movie. Offering both literal and emotional uplift, Eddie The Eagle is a fine addition to this tradition.

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  11. Adirondacks a Top 10 Place for College ReunionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Adirondack.net

    ... winter sports and activities, ever since Lake Placid hosted the 1932 Winter Olympics. Did you know you can go bobsledding at the Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex? Another reason the Adirondacks ranked over the big cities of San Diego and Montreal ...

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  12. BMW unveils carbon-fiber chair for ParalympiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | USA Today

    BMW unveils carbon-fiber chair for Rio Paralympians Americans are going to have the ultimate racing machines at the Rio Paralympics. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/26tBCcj BMW has designed aerodynamically efficient, carbon-fiber racing wheelchairs that will be customized to each athlete.

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  13. This Is BMW's Carbon Fiber Racing Wheelchair From Outer SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Jalopnik

    Will Rio de Janeiro be ready for Team USA with the countdown showing just 100 days to go today? Probably not ! But what is sure is that the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Team will be fast there no matter what, thanks partly to BMW's carbon fiber know-how creating one hell of a badass wheelchair. What BMW DesignWorks calls "a fully customized racing device" is an aerodynamically optimized carbon fiber speed machine fit to the athletes.

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  14. BMW is building tricked-out wheelchairs for ParalympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WMDT

    In 2014, BMW made something rather unusual for a car company. It designed a two-man bobsled for the U.S. Olympic team to use in the Sochi games.

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  15. Special Ed Services Highlighted At School Board MeetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Dispatch

    April is National Autism Awareness month and the board took the opportunity to recognize passionate and innovative teachers and its ever inspirational students. "Our students participated in the Maryland Special Olympics Winter games, as they do each year.

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  16. 'British Disneyland': What can we expect from London Paramount theme park plans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Surrey Advertiser

    The 3.2bn project dubbed as a 'British Disneyland', could feature an indoor water park, theatres, live music venues and themed areas for families and thrill-seekers. Paramount Parks once looked after five theme parks in North America, Gilroy Gardens in California and Terra Mtica amusement park in Benidorm.

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  17. Reporting: New MexicoNEW Mexico Cold Crisis in Its 6TH Day; Thousands Without HeatRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | American Reporter

    A man who killed 100 sled dogs has received not a prison sentence but workers' compensation from a British Columbia agency. The man successfully proved he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after he claimed he was ordered to kill the dogs.

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  18. Bond's next getaway vehicle? Lightweight 'Snoped' is just six...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Daily Mail

    A high-speed chase down a picturesque Alpine mountain accompanied by volleys of gunfire is a staple of James Bond films. Now a designer has created a prototype that wouldn't look out of place rode by 007, or a nemesis, in the next thrilling installment.

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  19. Reporting: New MexicoNEW Mexico Cold Crisis in Its 6TH Day; Thousands Without HeatRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | American Reporter

    A man who killed 100 sled dogs has received not a prison sentence but workers' compensation from a British Columbia agency. The man successfully proved he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after he claimed he was ordered to kill the dogs.

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  20. U.S. Air Force sets world maglev speed record with rocket-propelled sledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Digital Trends

    The U.S. Air Force is the reigning champion when it comes to the world's fastest maglev vehicles. A team from the 846th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico set a new world record with a 513 mph run on March 4. They then broke that record again two days later with an even faster run of 633 mph.

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