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30 min ago | The Washington Post
Pelletier won a gold medal in pairs with partner Jamie Sale at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. The Canadians were awarded gold along with a Russian pair after a judging scandal.
30 min ago | The Globe and Mail
Pelletier is best known for winning the Olympic gold in pairs figure skating along with partner Jamie Sale at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. The Canadians were awarded gold medals along with a Russian pair after a judging scandal.
6 hrs ago | Canada.com
Mirvish Productions says the beloved "Murder, She Wrote" star will reprise her Tony Award-winning role as medium Madame Arcati in the comedy at the Princess of Wales Theatre from Feb. 11 to March 15. The Michael Blakemore-directed revival has already had played acclaimed runs on Broadway and London's West End. Its stint in Toronto will be part of Mirvish's 2014-2015 season, which will also see the "Titanic" musical finally sail into the city and figure skating champions including Elvis Stojko glide on ice - in a theatre.
They say, "Things worth having are worth waiting for." Alfonso Ribeiro and Whitney Carson were the last to take to the dance floor on Monday when " Dancing with the Stars " returned to ABC for its 19th season.
Seven skaters from the Prairie Edge School of Skating will be competing in competitions this fall. They include, back row Camryn Gillies, Kiana Avery, Kirah Brown and Kaitlyn Gillis.
Much as we have cause to celebrate all the advances in LGBTI rights here in the United States, last night at the Gershwin Theater , an array of stars both gay and straight reminded us that the fight rages on across the globe. Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality , written by Dustin Lance Black and executive produced by lyricist Stephen Schwartz and producer Bruce Cohen was an entertaining, informative and often moving evening to raise awareness and funds for the Astraea Foundation's "Fueling the Frontlines" campaign to "fuel justice and acceptance for LGBTI people everywhere."
Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch will lend her voice to the EPIX Original Documentary, To Russia With Love , that will make its World Premiere Wednesday, October 29 at 8PM ET . To Russia with Love explores human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers' guide into this world.
Celebs from the digital, design, and "dude" world take the dance floor for the first time and creative chaos ensues. I JUST WALK AWAY At least Betsey Johnson probably made Lolo Jones feel a little bit better about her major mess up.
The 18-year-old from Marystown, N.L., underwent surgery on Friday at Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton. She was hurt during a practice session when she swerved around another skater and fell, fracturing the fibula in her leg.
Colleen De Neve/ Calgary Herald CALGARY, AB --FEBRUARY 25, 2014 -- Canadian figure skater Kaetlyn Osmond showed off her silver medal for the team skating competition as she arrived at the Calgary International Airport on February 24, 2014. 00053199A SLUG: OLY RETURNEES The 18-year-old from Marystown, N.L., underwent surgery on Friday at Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton.
Olivia Oliver, 11, is only in grade six but she is attempting to shatter a world record originally set by a figure skater in her 20s - Olivia wants to become the fastest spinner on ice skates. Currently, the world record is held by Natalia Kanounnikova , who reached 308 rotations per minute; in a recent practice, Olivia just passed 300 rotations per minute.
Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees.
Running back Ray Rice was cut by the NFL's Baltimore Ravens earlier this month and suspended indefinitely by the league. Those measures came after video from a casino elevator showed he delivered a knockout punch to his then-fiancee and current wife, Janay, in February.
Pandora Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice, a nationally televised skating and music show, returns to Jacksonville in November, this time with a rock 'n'roll theme and five Olympic gold medalists. Among the skaters scheduled to appear are Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who won gold at the 2014 Olympics and two world championships; Evan Lysacek, who won gold at the 2010 Olympics and a world championship in 2009; Brian Boitano, who won gold at the 1988 Olympics and the world championship in '85, '86.
The team of USA figure skaters carried away the gold medal in all four disciplines competing at the United States International Classic in Salt Lake City during September 10-14. Polina Edmunds was first in the ladies competition with a score of 63.27 in the short and 113.08 in the long.
Dubbed the "Moment of Truth", the German will be joined by journalist Glenn Greenwald at the Auckland Town Hall for the release of a report based on US National Security Agency Documents, leaked by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden. Dotcom is the classic Bond Villain.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:53 pm
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