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  1. Reduction in sulfur emissions from power plants in ChinaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | Science Daily

    Air pollution has smothered China's cities in recent decades. In response, the Chinese government has implemented measures to clean up its skies.

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  2. Ted-Jan Bloemen caps impressive 2018 with top award from Speed Skating CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | CBC News

    Calgary's Ted-Jan Bloemen capped an impressive 2018 season by being named Speed Skating Canada long track male athlete of the year on Friday. Ted-Jan Bloemen is seen celebrating his gold medal victory in the 10,000-metre speed skating event at the Winter Olympics in February.

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  3. Ippei Watanabe Rockets to Top of 200 Breast World Rankings in BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    The second and final day of the Barcelona stop of the 2018 Mare Nostrum Series saw a large variety of athletes claiming victories. Top athletes like Pernille Blume, Katinka Hosszu, Ippei Watanabe, Molly Hannis , and more posted swift times.

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  4. Olympian brings anti-bullying messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... Marsicano to lose half the blood in his body. He switched to long-track skating shortly thereafter. Olympic speed skating silver medalist Trevor Marsicano skates into an anti-bullying assembly Wednesday at the Warren Street Elementary School gym in ...

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  5. Gay Olympic athletes poised, and posed, to usher in era of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | SFGate

    US athletes Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy parade with other delegations during the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. US athletes Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy parade with other delegations during the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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  6. Collections from Neolithic to Modern provide depth and choice in Gianguan Auctions' June 9 saleRead the original story

    Sunday May 27 | Art Daily

    In an auction that features a collection of both elaborate Buddhist statues and an excellent array of paintings by traditional and contemporary Chinese masters, a selection of archetypal ceramics and early bronzes add unusual depth. The properties go off on June 9 at Gianguan Auctions .

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  7. As spring temperatures soar, China coal traders bet on shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Reuters

    China's thermal coal futures rose to a six-week high on Wednesday as traders bet on a supply crunch as lower hydro power output and forecasts of a summer heat wave spurred expectations of rising demand for the nation's most-consumed fuel source. The most-active futures, for September delivery, on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange rose by as much as 1.9 percent to 643 yuan per tonne on Wednesday, their highest since Feb. 28. They have rallied 16 percent since mid-April.

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  8. Calgary's legacy Olympic Oval needs some TLC for potential 2026...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | CBC News

    Calgary may bid to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, and is expected to pitch its existing athletic venues, many of which were built when the city hosted the Games in 1988. Long-track speed skater Marsha Hudey, right, skates with her teammates at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.

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  9. Olympic ski champ scores first by donating brain to concussion researchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | CBC News

    When a small fender bender triggered a crippling response, Kerrin Lee-Gartner knew she had crossed a threshold in her battle with post-concussion syndrome. Kerrin Lee-Gartner is one of four prominent female Canadian athletes who have pledged their brain to the Canadian Concussion Centre in hopes of advancing research into concussion in women.

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  10. Canada's Olympians, Paralympians celebrated in nation's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | CBC News

    Bright, brilliant sunshine cascaded down on Rideau Hall Wednesday morning as a wave of red and white made its way up the driveway. It was time for Canada's Olympians and Paralympians to be officially celebrated for their achievements at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games.

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  11. Czechs seek to end medal drought at ice hockey worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | Radio Prague

    Many Czechs are likely to be glued to their tv screens over the next two weeks during the ice hockey world championships. A Czech squad with many new faces and a lot of uncertainty who will take to the ice is looking to end a five year medal drought.

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  12. BC-SPORTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    US Speedskating announced the hiring of Wilma Boomstra as the U.S. Short Track National Training Program Head Coach for the 2022 Olympic quadrennial. Boomstra rejoins the U.S. speed skating family after a three-year stint as a coach in the Netherlands.

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  13. Wilma Boomstra Named Short Track National Training ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | PRWeb

    US Speedskating announced the hiring of Wilma Boomstra as the U.S. Short Track National Training Program Head Coach for the 2022 Olympic quadrennial. Boomstra rejoins the U.S. speed skating family after a three-year stint as a coach in the Netherlands.

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  14. 'Diamonds in the rough' recruited for Olympic sport via Training GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Truro Daily News

    The former centre with the Western Hockey League's Medicine Hat Tigers turned to crossfit and weightlifting after hockey before joining the University of Lethbridge track team. He learned about RBC Training Ground from Pronghorn teammate Sarah Orban, whose success in the program got the attention of Canada's cycling federation.

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  15. Abe praises Pyeongchang performances by Japanese athletes and looks ahead to 2020 Tokyo GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe handed certificates of appreciation and silver memorial picture frames to Japanese athletes on Thursday who participated in the Pyeongchang Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea. At a ceremony at the Prime Minister's Office, Abe said he hopes to link the athletes' achievements at the Pyeongchang Games to major successes at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.

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  16. Speed Skating Canada fires coach Michael Crowe after investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Canadian speedskater Cindy Klassen, from Winnipeg, Man. speaks with coach Michael Crowe during a practice session at the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Richmondr, Wednesday February 10, 2010.

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  17. Bergsma enjoys life as Olympic medalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Thomasville Times

    High Point's Heather Bergsma speaks at the Greensboro Sports Council's luncheon Tuesday at the Greensboro Coliseum. Bergsma became the city's first Olympic medalist when she won the bronze medal in the team pursuit speedskating event at the PyeongChang Winter Games in February.

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  18. UAA Makes Pitch For New Gator Baseball StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The University of Florida's University Athletic Association has put together a proposal for a new baseball stadium less than a year after the Gators won the 2018 national title. The university Board of Trustees' Finance and Facilities Committee members listened Thursday afternoon as Athletic Director Scott Stricklin gave a proposal on the funding for a new baseball stadium on Thursday.

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  19. US Speedskating 2018 Tour Of Olympians Kicks Off This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | PRWeb

    The 19-day tour will pass through 19 speed skating clubs and traverse 2,500 miles across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. US Speedskating is pleased to announce the 2018 Tour of Olympians, a mobile caravan that will attract speed skating fans and engage with speed skaters.

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  20. Ivanie Blondin captures mass start silver at speed skating finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | CBC News

    Canada's Ivanie Blondin finished second in the women's mass start event at the speed skating World Cup finals in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday. She picked up 120 points for her silver medal to finish third in the overall mass start standings.

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