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30 min ago | Canada.com

Travis Konecny's late goal earns Canada quarter-final victory over Switzerland

Konecny's third-period goal earned Canada a 3-2 quarter-final victory over Switzerland on Thursday.

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Thu Apr 24, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet

The 22-time Olympic medalist lost to Ryan Lochte in the 100-meter butterfly final at the Arena Grand Prix on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Michael Phelps, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Ryan Lochte, Olympic Short Track, Olympic Winter Games, Apolo Anton Ohno, Swimming

Vancouver Sun

Calgary firefighter honoured for two rescues in one day while on Cuban vacation

Governor General David Johnston, right, presents the decoration of Bravery to Brian McRae of Calgary during a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Bobsledding

Boston.com

Report: Red Wings Will Activate Henrik Zetterberg for Game 4Sports

Gary Dzen has covered one Celtics championship run and one 18-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Henrik Zetterberg, Olympic Hockey, Henrik Zetterberg (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey

Ripley and Heanor News

VIDEO: Ice removed after hot acts at Sheffield Arena

Sizzling acts like Justin Timberlake, Jessie J and Bruno Mars may have been the hottest tickets in town - but they've been chilling at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena, writes Graham Walker.

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Suria

Figure skating champion Hanyu braced for...

Yuzuru Hanyu, who has become the Olympic and world champion less than four years after his senior debut, expects a fresh shakeup in men's figure skating towards the next Winter Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Figure Skating, Patrick Chan

Examiner.com

Exclusive: Apolo Ohno on IRONMAN, an Olympic comeback and Karina Smirnoff

When the IRONMAN World Championship Triathlon rolls around on Oct. 11, storied Olympic short track champion Apolo Ohno will be among the mass of talented athletes positioned at the starting line.

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Related Topix: Sports, Apolo Ohno, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Swimming

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Governor honors Vermont's winter Olympians

"To all of you, we are incredibly proud of you, and I'm incredibly proud to be your governor," Peter Shumlin said of the 19 athletes with ties to Vermont who competed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Biathlon, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Susan Dunklee

Canada.com

Wayne Scanlan: Fire still burns for Patrick Chan

Canada's Patrick Chan reacts in the kiss and cry zone the Men's Figure Skating Free Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Chan, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating, Summer Olympics

Anchorage Daily News

Jones returns to Drake for shuttle hurdle relay

But rather than compete in the high-profile 100-meter hurdles, Jones will make her transition from the bobsled back to the blue oval in a much more relaxed event.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Lolo Jones, Olympic Winter Games, Bobsledding

Contra Costa Times

Sharks' Marleau passes Gretzky among overtime goal scorers

Yes, that Patrick Marleau. The one doubters have said over the years didn't have what it takes to perform under Stanley Cup pressure.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Patrick Marleau, NHL Players, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Thornton, Matt Nieto, Olympic Hockey, Patrick Marleau (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Examiner.com

Canadian nationalism alive in Montreal

According to TSN on Tuesday, the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 to sweep the National Hockey League's Eastern Conference quarterfinal series 4-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Northeast Divison, Ice Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

ABC News

NBC: Olympics Show Wide Second-Screen Use

Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on, the network said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Meryl Davis, Olympic Figure Skating, Charlie White, Olympic Winter Games, Entertainment

SanLuisObispo.com

NBC: Olympics show wide second-screen use

This Feb. 17, 2014 file photo shows Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States compete in the ice dance free dance figure skating finals during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Meryl Davis, Olympic Figure Skating, Charlie White, Olympic Winter Games, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating

CBC News

Sarah Burke among Canada's Sports Hall of Fame inductees

The late freestyle skier Sarah Burke, women's hockey legend Geraldine Heaney and Olympic figure skating silver medallist Elizabeth Manley headline the list of athletes headed to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Sarah Burke, Ski, Action Sport, Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Screaming 2-year-old gets psyched at Penguins game

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS KID? HE IS LIGHTING UP THE INTERNET ALL BECAUSE OF HIS PENGUINS PRIDE.

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Warwickonline.com

Kwan stresses importance of hard work at Holliman visit

SPECIAL VISITOR: Olympic medallist Michelle Kwan , during her recent visit with students at Holliman Elementary.

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Related Topix: Ice Skating, Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Information Technology

Focus is Vital to Top Achievements in Business and Life, Says Noelle...

"Sometimes you have to go with the circumstances, but it is important to hold a strong focus on the goals that matter most," says Noelle Pikus Pace, Silver Medal winner in the Skeleton race at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Skeleton

The Guardian

Islanders McDonald praised for play in under-18 shootout loss to Russia

Kirill Pilipenko scored in the shootout to earn Russia a 3-2 win over Canada, the defending champions' first defeat at the event.

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Brandon Sun

Kevin Martin thought others would retire from curling as well this year

Skip Kevin Martin smiles during the first end of the men's semi-final against John Morris at the 2013 Roar of the Rings Canadian Olympic Curling Trials in Winnipeg on December 7, 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Martin, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling, John Morris, Brad Gushue

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