Olympic Speed Skating Newswire

Olympic Speed Skating Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Olympic Speed Skating.

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  1. Felix Diaz-Levan Ghvamichava Tops PBC on FS1, July 12Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Olympic Gold medalist Felix Diaz will battle exciting brawler Levan Ghvamichava in a 10-round welterweight showdown that headlines Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, July 12 from Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino in Nice, California. Televised coverage begins at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT and features undefeated prospect Malcolm McAllister battling Brazil's Gilberto Pereira in eight-rounds of super middleweight action while undefeated prospects Thomas Hill and Marcos Hernandez compete in an eight-round super welterweight fight.

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  2. Sablikova feels little hope after failure to qualify for RioRead the original story

    Yesterday | Prague Daily Monitor

    Martina Sablikova, the Czech triple speed-skating Olympic winner, hoped to take part in the women's time trial road cycling race at the Rio Olympic Games, but her dream seems unlikely to come true, she said after winning the Czech time trial championship in Hodonin yesterday. "I must admit that I don't feel very well.

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  3. Lay on the road to RioRead the original story

    Thursday | Medincine Hat News

    The 28-year-old speed skater-turned-cyclist is back on the pedals after a crash gave her a concussion last month. The velodrome where her Canadian team will try to win Olympic medals in August still isn't finished construction.

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  4. Matthew Chen, skater number 176 - US Speedskating Short Track Age Group Nationals - AmCup FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Marino Tribune

    San Marino's Matthew Chen recently finished another successful short and long track speed skating season, during which he won his 3rd consecutive California State championship. Bella Faccie Sports Media Matthew Chen, a rising senior at San Marino High School, has continued his sensational climb in the world of competitive speed skating - a pursuit he shares with older sisters Sarah and Jacqueline.

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  5. Speedskating nationals take place in Colorado Springs as sport tries to reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Gazette

    World Class competitors were competing for a position on the 2016 FIRS World Inline Speed Skating Championship national team during a competition at Doherty High School on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Competitors begin a 20,000 meters World Class Ladies race.

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  6. STARFest lineup announcedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | St. Albert Gazette

    The four-month countdown to the 2016 edition of the St. Albert Readers' Festival just kicked into high gear with Monday's release of the star-studded lineup. Among the list of special guests include Clara Hughes, the six-time Winter and Summer Olympic medallist.

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  7. Canadian speedskater wins Mathisen Award for breaking 10,000 recordRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Lethbridge Herald

    Canadian long-track speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen has been awarded the 2016 Oscar Mathisen Award for breaking the 10,000-metre world record. The Dutch-born Bloemen, who now represents Canada and is based in Calgary, finished the 10,000 with a time of 12 minutes 36.30 seconds in at a World Cup stop in Salt Lake City on Nov. 21. That broke the record of 12:41.69 set in March 2007 by Dutch speedskating star Sven Kramer.

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  8. Mike Sandrock: Spirit of Prometheus lives on at Boulder's Olympic Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Daily Camera

    Local Olympic athletes at the 2015 Olympic Day celebration held at the Boulder Road Runners all comers track meet included: front row, Jacob Heilveil; back from left, Constantine Dita, Joey Cheek, Anuta Catuna, Nuta Olaru, Lee Troop, Kathy Butler, Frank Shorter, Lorriane Moller, Hugh Walton. Years ago, say 2,800 or so, a fire would burn continuously during the original Olympic Games, set in a beautiful valley in what would become Greece.

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  9. Asics Adds Amateur Runners to Beat the Sun ChallengeRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | Sporting Goods Business

    Asics announced that amateur runners Sarah Brown , Benjamin Farrell , and Kelsey Landrum have been selected to take part in the 'Beat the Sun' challenge in Chamonix on June 21, 2016. Asics Beat the Sun is a unique relay race featuring eight intercontinental teams.

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  10. German federal court rules against speedskater PechsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The highest court in international sports won a major legal victory Tuesday when a German court rejected five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudio Pechstein 's claim for damages in a doping case that had threatened to topple the established Olympic legal system. The German federal court ruled that sports justice was not biased against individual athletes, handing a stinging defeat to Pechstein in her long dispute with skating's world governing body over a doping ban.

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  11. World Sports at 1345 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    FRANKFURT, Germany " The German federal court rules against Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein in her long dispute with the sport's governing body over a doping ban. The Court of Arbitration for Sport could have lost its authority if the decision had gone in Pechstein's favor.

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  12. Olympic speed skating veteran Pechstein loses doping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Bangkok Post

    A top German court on Tuesday ruled against speed skating icon Claudia Pechstein in her bid to seek compensation from the International Skating Union over a two-year doping ban. The Berlin-born policewoman is the most successful Olympic speed skater of all time, having won five Olympic gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

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  13. Olympic speed skating veteran Pechstein loses doping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Yahoo!

    A top German court on Tuesday ruled against speed skating icon Claudia Pechstein in her bid to seek compensation from the International Skating Union over a two-year doping ban. The Berlin-born policewoman is the most successful Olympic speed skater of all time, having won five Olympic gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

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  14. German federal court rules against speedskater PechsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | DurhamRegion.com

    Speed skater Claudia Pechstein waits for sentencing in her trial at the federal court of justice in Karlsruhe, Germany, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. The court has ruled against speed skating Olympic champion Pechstein in her long dispute with the sport's governing body over a doping ban.

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  15. Pechstein's doping ban damages suit dropped by German courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Olympic skating champion Claudia Pechstein's damages claim against the International Skating Union over a doping ban was ruled as inadmissible by a German court on Tuesday, dealing her years-long efforts for compensation a crushing blow. Germany's Claudia Pechstein reacts after she competed during the women's 3000m speed skating ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final in Erfurt March 22, 2015.

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  16. German federal court rules against speedskater Claudia Pechstein in...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Northern Michigan News

    Spanish prosecutors want Neymar to stand trial for fraud because of alleged irregularities involving his transfer to Barcelona three years ago. Prosecutors said on Tuesday that Neymar... FRANKFURT, Germany - The German federal court ruled against Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein on Tuesday in her long dispute with the sport's governing body over a doping ban.

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  17. Sports court faces landmark ruling from German judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Daily Herald

    A Friday, March 11, 2016 photo from files showing Germany's Claudia Pechstein as she motions for silence for the start of the next pair of skaters after her women's 3,000 meter race of the Speedskating World Cup final at Thialf ice rink in Heerenveen, Netherlands. The status and fairness of international sports' highest court is judged Tuesday, June 7, 2016, when a potentially landmark verdict is announced in Germany.

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  18. Spring 2016 Honorary Degree RecipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Ring

    One of Canada's most successful Olympic athletes and four Indigenous leaders will receive honorary degrees from UVic during spring convocation ceremonies. Clara Hughes is one of Canada's most decorated Olympic athletes whose diverse athletic achievements are matched by her community service efforts.

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  19. Olympian, Indigenous leaders to get UVic honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | University of Victoria

    Four Indigenous leaders and one of Canada's most successful Olympic athletes will receive honorary degrees from the University of Victoria during spring convocation ceremonies the week of June 13 in the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Clara Hughes won six Olympic cycling and speed skating medals, tied for the most career medals among Canadian athletes.

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  20. Medals make Oak Bay tumbler merryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Oak Bay gymnast Isobel Neilson, 10, hit a high point in May in her medal haul this year. She scored silver all around after a personal best finish in her floor routine during a competition in Richmond.

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