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  1. Thompson wins in AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pique News Magazine

    Marielle Thompson got a jump on the chase for a third FIS Crystal Globe at the Austrian National Championships in Pitztal in late November. The 2014 Olympic ski-cross champion bested France's Ophelie David and USA's Tania Prymak en route to a win on Nov. 26. In a Europa Cup race the next day, Thompson again hit the podium, taking second behind Germany's Daniela Maier while holding off Poland's Karolina Riemen-Zerebecka.

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  2. Experienced and confident Canadian skicross team gunning for more hardwareRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Lethbridge Herald

    Stanley Hayer noticed the Canadian skicross squad started to act more like a team in his first year as head coach last season. One of his top priorities is to maintain that chemistry during the upcoming season now that Olympic qualification is on the horizon.

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  3. Trump Organization Denies Reports of Planned Expansion In TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | KXRO radio

    The Trump Organization said Saturday that the company has no plans to expand in Taiwan and that "rumors" to the contrary are false. After President-elect Trump spoke Friday with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen - breaking nearly four decades of sensitive U.S. policy toward China - media reports surfaced saying that the Trump Organization is considering investing in Taiwan.

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  4. Propelling Female Filmmakers: A Recap of the 2016 Whistler Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Chicago Sun-Times

    There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional.

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  5. This date in sports history for Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Daily Republic

    Its never happened three times in a single day. Anderson rushes for an NFL rookie record 251 yards and four touchdowns in Denver's 38-23 victory over New Orleans.

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  6. Olympic aerial champ back in trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | The Mercury

    AERIAL skier Lydia Lassila's tilt at a record fifth Winter Olympics in PyeongChang has taken flight as she heads to Europe for training and her first competition since the 2014 Sochi Games. Attempting a comeback after the birth of her second child, the 2010 Olympic gold medallist will go abroad for four months of training and competition where she will jump on snow for the first time since taking bronze in Russia.

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  7. China's central bank to crack down on capital flight in Shanghai free trade zone reform driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | South China Morning Post

    China's central bank will crack down on capital flight and closely monitor abnormal capital flows as it pushes financial reforms in Shanghai's free trade zone , an senior official said on Wednesday. Shanghai will strive to expand net money inflows through FTZ accounts, with many Chinese banks offering incentives to encourage individuals and companies to convert US dollars into yuan.

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  8. Shanghai FTZ to step up monitoring of capital flows to stabilise the yuan, PBOC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | South China Morning Post

    Shanghai's free-trade zone will step up its monitoring of cross-border capital flows, as part of efforts to stabilise the yuan's exchange rate, the People's Bank of China said on Wednesday. Zhang Xin, head of the Chinese central bank's Shanghai branch, told a government conference that the zone, the mainland's first Hong Kong-style free market place, would aim to direct capital flows to result in a net inflow in 2016, in line with the central government's goal of stabilising the financial markets.

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  9. UPDATE 1-China c.bank says will crack down on capital flight in FTZ reform driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Reuters

    Nov 23 China's central bank will crack down on capital flight and closely monitor abnormal capital flows as it pushes financial reforms in Shanghai's free trade zone , an senior official said on Wednesday. Shanghai will strive to expand net money inflows through FTZ accounts, with many Chinese banks offering incentives to encourage individuals and companies to convert U.S. dollars into yuan.

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  10. Whistler's Roger McCarthy inducted into Laurentian Ski Museum Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Pique News Magazine

    HALL OF FAME L to R: Gerard Siegmann, Doug Pfeiffer, Lucile Wheeler-Vaughan, Roger McCarthy, Jasey-Jay Anderson and John Fry onhand for McCarthy's induction into the Laurentian Ski Museum's Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 22. Roger McCarthy joins a long list of athletes, builders, organizations and journalists who've gained prominence in skiing after being inducted into the Laurentian Ski Museum's Hall of Fame. McCarthy joins the likes of Nancy Greene-Raine, Jean-Luc Brassard and Alexandre Bilodeau - among others - and was recognized for a career that spans decades and marks numerous accomplishments.

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  11. Raising the energy barRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Castanet.net

    Saul Katz, founder of SoLo GI Energy Bars, has one goal: to make a real difference in people's health. SoLo GI Nutrition is a small business based in Kelowna that is helping athletes and regular people all over Canada with its innovative energy bars manufactured specifically to deliver sustained energy and satiety, while keeping blood sugar levels steady.

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  12. Guardiola pleads for City fans to embrace Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Long overdue, the sports section will begin running a regular column from the sports editor, which will appear weekly on Thursdays. The main focus of the column will be some added perspective and analysis of the local high school beat with the occasional thoughts on college and professional sports issues peppered in, as well.

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  13. Former ski cross world champion Andreas Matt retires at 33Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    The 33-year-old Austrian says he "felt after last season that the fire wasn't burning so heavily anymore. So this is the right time to end my career."

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  14. FIFA executive attacks 'stupid cliche' about women in soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Long overdue, the sports section will begin running a regular column from the sports editor, which will appear weekly on Thursdays. The main focus of the column will be some added perspective and analysis of the local high school beat with the occasional thoughts on college and professional sports issues peppered in, as well.

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  15. China extends its influence in the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | ABC News

    It was once dubbed "the American lake", while Australia's former prime minister John Howard liked to refer to it as "our patch". This week two developments showed the growing reach of China's economic and diplomatic footprint in a region traditionally allied to the West.

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  16. The Innoway in Zhongguancun, a place for entrepreneurs and innovators ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    On the outskirts of Beijing between the northeastern fourth and fifth ring roads, avant-garde high-rises compete for the shiniest logo featuring the latest technology firms adorning their steel and glass towers. At dusk every day, deliverymen dressed in bright red or yellow coats arrive, their arms brimming with food to feed the programmers on overtime.

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  17. Surprise win for Australia in mogul champsRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Australia's Britt Cox has beaten a field of the world's top mogul skiers to clinch a surprise victory on day one of the Australian Mogul Championships at Perisher. The win on Tuesday against strong competitors from the dominant North American skiing giants sets Cox, 21, as one to watch ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.

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  18. Postscript: Bain verdict a head-scratcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | CTV

    No one will ever convince me that Richard Henry Bain did not intend to kill. No one will ever convince me that he did not want to, in his words, kill as many separatists as possible.

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  19. We've Found a New Use for the Olympic StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Link

    The annual action sports festival, Jackalope Fest which took place at the Esplanade FinanciA re Sun Life at the Olympic Park from August 19 to the 21, added ," saw professionals dropping into a short free-fall from the top of Montreal's iconic Olympic tower before releasing a parachute to land by the site below. Standing at 165 metres tall with an incline of 45 degrees, the Olympic tower is the tallest of its kind in the world.

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  20. Alistair and Jonny Brownlee are the sixth brothers to win gold and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    When Great Britain brothers Alistair and Jonny Brownlee won gold and silver in the men's triathlon on Friday morning , they accomplished something not seen at the summer Olympics since 1960. Their one-two finish saw them became just the sixth brothers to win gold and silver in the same individual event, and the first for 56 years.

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