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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Canucks sign 6th-overall draft pick Jake Virtanen

Jake Virtanen, middle, is seen after being selected sixth overall by the Vancouver Canucks at the 2014 NHL draft.


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7 hrs ago | Royals Review

Goin' to Cooperstown

Six legends of baseball are inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend. Let's take a look back at how they relate to the Royals.


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11 hrs ago |

Field hockey captain Kate Gillis says it was hard to ignore criticism of famous father

The energetic 24-year-old is the captain and inspirational leader of Canada's women's field hockey team at the Commonwealth Games.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Olympian Lawrence taking year off

Paige Lawrence is going from skating at the Olympics to not being in the competitive ranks for the upcoming season.


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

13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Scots lose opening hockey match to South Africa

Scotland's medal chances in the men's hockey contest at the Commonwealth Games already look slim after they lost their opening match to South Africa.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Andrew Cronje, Ice Hockey

17 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Commonwealth Games 2014: Day two updates and results from Glasgow

10.05am - HOCKEY: It is going to be a tough task for Furlong and co now as Gurwinder Chandi tucks home a simple chance from close range to put India 3-1 up.


Related Topix: Sports, Raghunath Vokkaliga Ramachandra, Summer Olympic, Sardar Singh, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran, Olympic Hockey, Ice Hockey

21 hrs ago | The Guardian

Shannon MacAulay looks ahead after big year in women's hockey

Shannon MacAulay holds up the trophy after the Clarkson Golden Knights 5-4 victory over Minnesota in an NCAA college hockey game in the finals of the women's Frozen Four in Hamden, Conn., last season.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014


Olympic gold medalists, sponsors team up in preparation for 2018

Sage Kotsenburg provided one of the most thrilling moments of the Sochi Winter Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, David Wise, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Snowboard, Sage Kotsenburg, Action Sport, Shaun White, Skateboard, Ski

Queen's photobomb is best thing ever

AUSTRALIA'S golden era of the pool is back after a stunning opening night of racing was capped with the swim team's first world record since 2009.


Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Jayde Taylor, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Madonna Blyth, Ice Hockey

Globe and Mail

Canucks sign first-round pick Jared McCann to entry-level contract

The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste.


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Hampshire Chronicle

Southampton ace Alex gets England off to winning start in Commonwealth Games

GOALscorer Alex Danson insists the England women's hockey team's hard-fought victory over Wales in their opening match of the Commonwealth Games this afternoon demonstrates how desperate they are to restore some pride this summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Alex Danson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Nicola White, Summer Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Ice Hockey


Sites from 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo now desolate wasteland

Thirty years ago, the 14th Winter Olympic Games was held in Sarajevo, then part of the former Yugoslavia.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Bobsledding


Chinese billionaires criticised for...

A Chinese billionaire couple have faced a deluge of criticism for donating $15 million to one of the richest and most prestigious universities in the US, with Internet users saying it would be better spent on students in China.


Related Topix: Sports, Xin Zhang, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

KHQ-TV Spokane

Kids World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion In Studio

Spokane's own Gerondrick "GT" Taylor, 6, was named the Kids World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion at Coussoulis Arena in San Bernardino, Calif.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

SA targets medals on Day 1

South Africa will be targeting their first medal in the 20th Commonwealth games in Glasgow, when triathlete Richard Murray competes in the individual triathlon, at Strathclyde Park, on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Richard Murray, Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Ice Hockey, Swimming

SLAM! Sports

South Korea hires former NHLer Jim Paek to coach its national team

Ottawa Senators' Jim Paek checks Buffalo Sabres' Donald Audette during a 1995 game at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium.


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The Argus

Wood wants to make the most of her surprise call-up

When England's squad was announced for Glasgow, there were not many who expected the uncapped Wood to be included.


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Reason Magazine

Stop Segregating Sports by Gender

Catanzaro, who stands 5 feet 0 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds after a big lunch, did what none of those outstanding athletes could.


Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Olympic Bobsled, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Lauryn Williams, Olympic Athletics, Summer Olympics, US News, US Politics

Brandon Sun

Toronto married duo ousted from 'Amazing Race Canada' in Hong Kong-based episode

A surprise trek to the far East did nothing to displace the direction of "The Amazing Race Canada," with the dominant Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner skating to yet another first-place finish in an episode that became a clash between two teams lost in the supermarket.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Meaghan Mikkelson (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Skating

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

The Musketeers opened training camp on Tuesday in Sioux City.

It definitely doesn't feel like hockey season but the Musketeers training camp is underway, more than two months before the regular season begins.


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