2 hrs ago
An aria of her own: Potomac Fallsa Nikole James finds her voice
For a 3-year-old Nikole James, Saturdays meant visits with her grandma, Mildred James, while her mother worked.
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10 hrs ago
Cooma's ice skating sensation
SKATING star Callum Bradshaw is set to continue his scintillating year on the ice as he makes preparations for the upcoming national championships.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The 11 Most Insane Lyrics From the Tonya Harding Musical
Before it makes its debut on Broadway , it's being put up at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles, where it was created by Jesse Esparza with music composed by Manny Hagopian .
Alex Ovechkin no longer engaged to Maria Kirilenko
Alex Ovechkin, left, and Maria Kirilenko attended a figure skating event together at the Sochi Olympics in February.
Junior derby rolls into Wheat City
The Frostbite's Tabatha Hamilton pushes her way between a pair of blockers for the Whitewood Bubblegum Girls during Saturday night's junior roller derby match at the Keystone Centre's Optimist Arena.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
All ice skaters fall down
All ice skaters fall down, even the very best and most experienced, so if you plan to take up ice skating , accept the fact that you are going to fall down many, many times.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Midwest Figure Skaters Gather in Glenview for Competition
The following is from the Glenview Park District: Glenview Ice Center Hosts 16th Annual Chicago Open Figure Skating Competition July 25-27 WHAT : Didn't get enough of figure skating from Sochi? Not a problem.
Figure skater, photographer, now game developer, Lisa Bettany keeps on creating
Lisa Bettany has been a competitive figure skater, a photographer, and one of Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business," but she's best known for a far more humble title: app developer.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Whiz Kid: Miller Place Class of 2014's Alex Sobelman
Name: Alex Sobelman, age 17 School: Miller Place High School Class of 2014 Accomplishments: Alex was on the Honor Roll numerous times during her high school years and was a member of the Foreign Language Honor Society.
Figure skating club to host fundraisers
The Lakeland Figure Skating Club holding two fundraisers the skaters are trying to raise money to purchase an on/off ice jump harness.
The Southtown Star
Ground broken for $16M rink, gymnastics facility in 19th Ward
Chicago Ald. Matt O'Shea, D-19th, discusses plans for the new gymnastics and skating center at 115th Street and Western Avenue during Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Nova News Now
On eve of 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Halifax's failed bid is recalled
For it was on that fateful Thursday morning more than seven years ago when, in the wake of spiraling costs, the provincial and municipal governments withdrew their support for Halifax's bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The News Tribune
Report: Plushenko was approached to skate for US
Plushenko claims he was approached by unnamed "people from the States" following the Sochi Olympics, where he helped Russia to gold in the new team event but pulled out of the men's individual competition with injury.
Olympic figure skaters Zhang, Bartholomay dissolve partnership
The nation's pairs figure skating woes continued July 16 as 2014 Olympians Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay revealed the decision to terminate their partnership.
Courthouse News Service
Oksana Baiul's Strange Suit Ends in Sanctions
Olympic gold medalist Oksana Baiul ows sanctions for pursuing "inexcusably meritless" litigation involving "wild claims" against NBC Universal, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
Mark T. Smylie, 70, executive
Mark T. Smylie, 70, of Pompano Beach, Fla., formerly of Center City, a security company executive who loved ice skating and the arts, died Friday, June 27, of a heart attack.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Senator Bill Frist, M.D., and Melinda Gates Lead Community...
Contact: Melany Ethridge, 972-267-1111 NASHVILLE, July 15, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D., founder of Hope Through Healing Hands, and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today, led a community conversation on "The Mother & Child Project: Simple Steps to Saving Lives in ... (more)
Lancashire Evening Post
How Karrie fought back from a debilitating illness
Photo: David Hurst 21 year old nursing student Karrie Houghton of Hayfield Close, Hoghton, back in good health after suffering from Gullian Barre Syndrome Superfit Karrie Houghton's life changed overnight when she was struck with a rare illness that left her paralysed.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Local teen vying to be queen
A local teen is on her way to becoming a national queen. Julia Rowland, 15, won her state title on Sunday, and in a few months, she'll be competing against other teens all over the country to become the National American Miss Junior Teen Queen.
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's 6 Funniest Tweets in 2014
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has a bubbly personality and is even more fun-loving when it comes to social media! Most recently she's shared a slew of photos on Instagram from the surprise party she threw for her husband of six months Ryan Sweeting, and now we're breaking down her six funniest tweets in 2014! 1. When watching the Olympics back in February, ... (more)