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  1. Korean clean sweep on day two of cross-country ski racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Scoop

    Andrew Pohl of New Zealand leads Eun-Ho Kim of Korea in today's FIS Cross-Country Skiing race during Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 . Korea made a clean sweep of the men's medals and gained gold in the women's division at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 FIS Cross-Country Skiing Australia New Zealand Continental Cup Mass Start Classic at Snow Farm NZ near Wanaka today.


  2. Gold medals to Korea and CanadaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Scoop

    Gold medals to Korea and Canada as Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 cross-country skiing gets underway at Snow Farm NZ A quality international field featuring Olympians and national champions provided spectacular action at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ FIS Cross-Country Skiing Australia New Zealand Continental Cup Sprint at Snow Farm NZ near Wanaka today, with top honours going to Korea's Kim Eun-Ho and Olivia Bouffard-Nesbitt of Canada. Ideal weather and snow conditions lent themselves to high speed cross country sprint racing on an 800m course with men completing two laps and women one lap.


  3. Australia faces tyranny of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Mail & Guardian

    The 1992 victory by land rights campaigner Eddie Mabo will be complete when indigenous people are recognised in the nation's founding document. Prime Minister Tony Abbott's recent visit to the grave of Eddie Mabo marks a shift in his attitude to Aborigines.


  4. 99 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | MSN Living

    He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island. 2. Furbies were banned from the National Security Agency's Maryland headquarters in 1999.


  5. McKeever and co competing at Merino MusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | Southland Times

    Canada's Brian Mckeever, right,and his guide Graham Nishikawa ski during the men's 1 km cross-country for the visually impaired at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics. Kiwis cross country skiers will be swamped by overseas competition at the Worldloppet Merino Muster this weekend, although more entries are expected at the last minute.


  6. Ostrander selected for US Junior Mountain Running TeamRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Recent Kenai Central graduate Allie Ostrander has been named to the U.S. Junior Mountain Running Team, meaning she will get to compete this fall in North Wales in the 31st World Mountain Running Championships. Ostrander said she got an email from the Alaska Mountain Runners in late June asking if she would be interested in applying for the U.S. team.


  7. Jen Gish: Age just a number for Ironman champs Paul Murray, Julia SlyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Julia Slyer with her father and fellow Ironman competitor, John Slyer, at her first Ironman Lake Placid in 2014. Julia Slyer won the 18-24 age division in Lake Placid this year, and has qualified for the world championship on Oct. 10, 2015.


  8. Arritola, Smyth Topple Fields At U.S. Mountain Running ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Competitor Magazine

    Patrick Smyth charging hard on the downhill en route to winning his first U.S. mountain running championship. Photo: Mario Fraioli Racing up and down a ski slope requires a certain kind of calculated recklessness, a skill which served Morgan Arritola and Patrick Smyth well at the U.S. Mountain Running Championships at Mt.


  9. Olympian shares his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    Olympic athlete Kris Freeman, a cross-country skier who has competed in four Winter Olympics, speaks to children at the camp. Mr. Freeman has Type 1 diabetes.


  10. L.L.Bean Partners with Fast and FemaleRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | SportsOneSource.com

    L.L.Bean has agreed to a three year partnership that calls for supplying the Fast and Female technical t-shirts for the next three years. Fast and Female is a non-profit dedicated to empowerment-through-sport for North American girls age 8-18.


  11. Ostrander's senior debut adds to buzz about Saturday's Mount MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    For the first time in years, Kenai's Allie Ostrander is not the clear favorite to win a Mount Marathon race. The last time that Ostrander crossed the Mount Marathon finish line not in first place was 2008, when at the tender age of 11 she finished an astounding second competing against runners as old as 17. And as "On the Rise: Allie Ostrander" documents, Ostrander probably wins that race if her parents didn't make her take the safest, and slowest, route down the cliffs at the base of the mountain.


  12. The true meaning of competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Prince George Citizen

    During the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, Canadian cross country skier Sara Renner was on her way to a gold medal when her ski pole broke. Without it, she had no chance of winning.


  13. Watershed science calls for integrated research methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    A watershed is a basic unit of the land-surface system and also is a system that exchanges material, energy, and information with the external world while remaining relatively closed within a clear boundary, thereby making it the best unit for theory study and practical applications. Watershed science is an Earth system science practiced on a watershed scale and it has developed rapidly over the previous two decades.


  14. Andy Newell to attend Olympic Weekend at Catamount BMXRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Bennington Banner

    BENNINGTON >> Three-time Olympian Andy Newell, a native of Shaftsbury, will be at Willow Park this Father's Day for Catamount BMX's "Olympic Weekend," where everyone rides for free. Henry Hart, who manages Catamount BMX, a local non-profit that's seen a resurgence in recent years, said Newell will be on hand to meet and greet riders of all ages.


  15. Defending Mount Marathon champ Holly Brooks will skip raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two-time and defending Mount Marathon women's champion Holly Brooks of Anchorage said she'll skip this year's race up and down the punishing 3,022-foot peak in Seward, citing fatigue from a winter in which she raced 11 ski marathons in 10 countries. The two-time Olympian said she is also working on her master's degree in counseling and psychology at Alaska Pacific University.


  16. US commends China's ivory crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | China Daily

    Law enforcement officers destroy confiscated tusks and ivory artworks at the Beijing Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center on May 29. [Photo by Li Xin / Xinhua] The United States praised China for destroying more than 600 kilograms of ivory in Beijing on Friday and for its commitment to halt the commercial processing and sale of ivory and related products. Jeff Rathke, director of the office of press relations at the US State Department, issued the statement on Friday after China destroyed 662 kg of confiscated ivory.


  17. Afghan Peace Envoy Met Taliban in Secret China TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | China Digital Times

    The two-day meeting, which took place in the northwestern Chinese city of Urumqi, was aimed at discussing preconditions for a possible peace process, the people said. [] The meeting was significant for another reason: It was facilitated by Pakistan's intelligence agency in an apparent show of goodwill aimed at a negotiated solution to the insurgency.


  18. Ancient village listed as cultural heritage under key protection of BeijingRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Photo taken on May 9, 2015 shows a view of Chuandixia village on the outskirts of Beijing, capital of China. Chuandixia village, a mountainous village built in the Ming and Qing dynasties, is listed as the cultural heritage under the key protection of Beijing.


  19. The Girl Scouts Gold AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | KIMO

    ... i was really, really small. I was like 'wow, Gold Award.' What a great thing, and its really amazing." Olympic Cross-Country skier Holly Brooks served as the keynote speaker for the luncheon. Brooks herself was a Girl Scout. While she didn't earn ...


  20. 13 to be enshrined Thursday in Alaska cross country ski hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sixteen years after selecting the inaugural class for the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame, inductees and organizers are ready to party like it's 1999. Being honored are 13 skiers, coaches and trail builders who shaped the sport in Alaska -- a group that ranges from Sven Johanson, a pioneering Anchorage coach and competitor in the 1950s and 60s, to Kikkan Randall, a current World Cup and U.S. Ski Team star.