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  1. GroupM Downgrades 2015 Ad Spend ForecastRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Response

    NEW YORK WPP's GroupM has issued a forecast downgrade for 2015 ad-spending growth. In December, it predicted total global spending for 2015 would be 4.9 percent .

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  2. Katayama upsets favourites in halfpipe finalsRead the original story

    Sunday | Scoop

    Riders in the FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe had to fight fog and falls in today's finals at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015 with Japan's Raibu Katayama and Cai Xuetong from China eventually taking the men's and women's titles. Katayama emerged from relative obscurity to steal gold from a world-class field including Sochi Olympic medallists battling it out at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka.

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  3. Winter Games success may see it become an annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Southland Times

    After an exhilarating 10 days of competition, the New Zealand Winter Games is being hailed an international success and talks of making it a yearly event are under way. More than 600 athletes competed in adaptive skiing, freeskiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and curling events, which attracted the top international competitors in each discipline.

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  4. Japanese snowboarder Raibu Katayama claims first World Cup win in halfpipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Stuff.co.nz

    Japanese snowboarder Raibu Katayama has promised more wins this season after taking the first World Cup halfpipe gold at the Winter Games in New Zealand. Katayama's first run score of 90.00 was all he needed to secure the win, with compatriot Taku Hiraoka taking the silver medal and Olympic gold medallist Iouri Podladtchikov in third.

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  5. Sarah Hendrickson out for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Park Record

    World champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson of Park City recently underwent surgery on her right knee and will miss this year s World Cup competitions. A little over two years ago, ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson tore the ACL in her right knee during a training jump in Oberstdorf, Germany.

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  6. Olympic medallists secure top spots in snowboard halfpipeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Scoop

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Due to potential adverse weather on Sunday, the FIS Snowboard World Cup Halfpipe finals have been brought forward by one day. They will now begin at midday tomorrow, Saturday 29th August.

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  7. James Woods from Sheffield steals the showRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Scoop

    Team GB star James 'Woodsy' Woods from Sheffield held off stiff competition from many of the world's best freeskiers at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka today to win the men's FIS Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015. In the women's event, which was also the first Platinum-level competition on this season's AFP World Tour, the final run from Norway's Tiril Sjaastad Christiansen saw her repeat her gold-winning performance from the 2013 Games.

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  8. British freestyle skier James Woods wins World Cup slopestyle title at CardronaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    British freestley skier James Woods led the slopestyle World Cup from start to finish to clinch the title at Cardrona. James Woods was unbeatable from start to finish to win the World Cup slopestyle skiing at the Winter Games, beating Norway's Oystein Braaten and American Joss Christensen to clinch the title.

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  9. Star ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson out for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    The U.S. Skiing and Snowboarding Association said Thursday she had surgery in her hometown of Park City, Utah, this week. She is to have a follow-up operation in the coming months.

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  10. Ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson undergoes season-ending knee surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Salt Lake Tribune

    She will miss the upcoming World Cup season, but is expected to return for the 2016-17 season and be in the running for her second straight Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018. Hendrickson, who won the first-ever women's ski jumping World Cup in 2012 and later won the 2013 World Championship, initially injured her right knee in a training accident in Aug. 2013 in the lead-up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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  11. GroupM Downgrades 2015 Ad Spend ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | MediaPost

    WPP's GroupM is preparing to issue a forecast downgrade for 2015 ad-spending growth that's nearly 1% lower than its original prediction made last December. The company's top forecaster - Adam Smith - provided some headline numbers from the new report during a conference call with analysts on Wednesday.

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  12. SIMS launches 'Back To The Core'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Transworld

    Sims just sent over this video, and the following statement about Sims manufacturing returning to US soil. It's great to see them back.

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  13. When Should Your Young Athlete Specialize?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Psychology Today

    This question torments every parent who wants to support their children's efforts as they pursue their own personal greatness in a sport. It is also one of the most frequently asked questions I get from parents of young athletes.

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  14. Winter Games wonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand might never host a Winter Olympics - but they can build an event that's the envy of the snow sports world. That's the view of Winter Games chief executive Arthur Klap, who is overseeing the fourth Winter Games held in Queenstown and Wanaka.

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  15. Canada wins two medals at slopestyle snowboarding World Cup in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Examiner.com

    According to Radio-Canada on Saturday, two Canadians earned a medal at a World Cup slopestyle snowboarding competition in Cardrona, New Zealand. Laurie Blouin of Stoneham, Quebec won the silver medal in the women's competition and Michael Ciccarelli of Ancaster, Ontario won the bronze medal.

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  16. Winter Olympics: Ligety the jewel in Coronet Peak gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    One of the world's greatest snow sport athletes was at the Winter Games on Friday - and he didn't disappoint. Two-time Olympic champion Ted Ligety was the star of the show in a spectacular dual slalom event.

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  17. Local lad Beau-James Wells stands out at Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Beau-James Wells gestures in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Halfpipe qualifying during the Winter Games NZ at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Photo / Getty Images Talk about a home town hero.

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  18. NZ freeskier Janina Kuzma qualifies third at Winter Games for halfpipe finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    Kiwi freeskier Janina Kuzma had to settle for third in the qualification for the halfpipe finals at the Winter Games in Queenstown on Friday. Kuzma, who came second on the World Cup tour this year, was beaten by American Olympic silver medallist Devin Logan and Japan's Ayana Onozuka.

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  19. Olympic champ Jamie Anderson feels Kiwi Christy Prior's absence in slopestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Stuff.co.nz

    Olympic gold medallist Jamie Anderson's domination of the snowboard slopestyle event at the Winter Games in Queenstown looks set to continue for another year, especially in the absence of New Zealand's Christy Prior. Anderson, who won gold at the 2013 Winter Games, qualified for the finals which start on Saturday in first place.

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  20. Forced to Retire at 25, Olympic Gold Medalist Kaitlyn Farrington...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | People

    One afternoon not long ago, Kaitlyn Farrington stood near the summit of a 14,000-ft. volcano in Northern California as tears streamed down her sweat-drenched face.

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