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38 min ago | Shields Gazette

Now A-star student Emma's aiming for Winter Olympics

The 16-year-old, of Cleadon, has been awarded a scholarship at the A 42,000-a-year international boarding school, Aiglon College in Villars, Switzerland.

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Related Topix: Fanny Smith, Ski, Action Sport, Sports, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

4 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

Jim Paek shooting for stars as South Korea's hockey coach

South Korea's new national hockey coach Jim Paek doesn't know if success is the "chicken or the egg", but he knows he needs it right away if the sport is to gather momentum ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Mario Lemieux, NHL Players, Richard Park, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

Star athletes to visit Iqaluit, seeking support for sports, recreation

Michelle Valberg with two hockey enthusiasts in Arctic Bay this past May, where her non-profit group Project North provided hockey equipment to kids in the community.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Short Track, Olympics, Charles Hamelin, Olympic Winter Games

The China Post

Japan ex-champ blames booze for harassment scandal

Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Daisuke Takahashi, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Switched

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Olympic Gold Medalist, Walks For The First Time Since ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, a six-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, has taken her first steps since an ATV accident in June left her paralyzed from the waist down.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kerri Walsh, Summer Olympic, Chaunte Howard, Olympic Figure Skating, Olympic Bobsled, Lolo Jones, Olympic Winter Games, Gracie Gold

Vancouver Sun

U of Ottawa hockey players charged with sex assault in Thunder Bay

Throngs of people, dressed completely, elegantly, blindingly, in white showed up to Yaletown's David Lam Park to partake in the biggest Diner en Blanc to hit Vancouver yet.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Observer & Eccentric

Columbus Blue Jackets draft pick Milano joins Plymouth Whalers

Milano was selected in the first round by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2014 National Hockey League Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Ice Hockey, Ryan Hartman, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Patrick Kane (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Denver Post

Natalie Wedell set to give CHL her best shot

Former Yale hockey player Natalie Wedell says going out for a CHL team is "definitely intimidating, but I'll have to be a little smarter, a little quicker.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

CNN

Let Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame

His 4,256 hits were not enough to keep Pete Rose from agreeing to expulsion from Major League Baseball for life after evidence surfaced showing Rose bet not only on baseball games but also on the Reds team he managed.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, More Sports, Figure Skating, Competitive Skating, Ice Skating, Nancy Kerrigan, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pucks And Pitchforks

Can the NHL Help Create an International Champions League?

With Europe participating in their first Champions League right now, there is some buzz about the NHL participating in some sort of Champions League, whether it be internationally or just for North America.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Monterey County Herald

CSUMB student sings national anthem for 49ers home opener

Melissa Bowling, a senior at CSU Monterey Bay, first performed the national anthem in public when she was in fifth grade.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Peace Arch News

Soy helps Canada to gold in Czech Republic

The Cloverdale native played for Canada's national team at the eight-team competition staged in Slovakia and the Czech Republic Aug. 12-16.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

The Washington Post

Italian skier Moelgg injured, could miss season

The Italian ski federation says the 32-year-old Moelgg had surgery after rupturing his right Achilles tendon in training.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Ted Ligety, Olympic Alpine Skiing, Olympic Winter Games

Competitor Magazine

12 Tips For Moving From Marathons To Ultras

Maybe you're more than a little curious about the idea of running an ultra-even a 100-miler.

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Related Topix: Ultramarathon, Outdoor Recreation, Cross Country Skiing

Hills News

Bears 'pumped-up' for season ender

Bright spot: Considered a rising star, Lee Turner has also won a silver medal with Australia in inline hockey.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Bertuzzi speaks after settlement of Steve Moore lawsuit

In this Aug. 15, 2005, file photo, Todd Bertuzzi of the Vancouver Canucks speaks to the media on the first day of training camp for the Canadian Men's Olympic Hockey Team in Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Todd Bertuzzi, NHL Players, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Hockey

InsideHalton.com

Oakville teen wins medals in both Ontario Summer and Winter Games

An elite speed skater for most of her life, Erin Stewart never thought she'd have a decision to make about what sport to seriously pursue.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Skating

SLAM! Sports

Rangers sign hot-ticket college free agent Kevin Hayes

Johnny Gaudreau and Kevin Hayes of the U.S. celebrate the goal of teammate Seth Jones against Latvia during the third period of their men's ice hockey World Championship Group B game at Minsk Arena in Minsk May 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey

The Cannon

The Physical Game: Style or Substance?

For many, the solution to an NHL team's problems comes down to the need for "more hitting".

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Ice Hockey, Columbus Blue Jackets

Channelnewsasia.com

'Sex harassment' scandal rocks skating in Japan

A sexual harassment scandal was gripping Japan's skating world on Wednesday after pictures emerged of a young heartthrob Olympian in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Figure Skating, Ice Skating, Competitive Skating, Olympic Figure Skating, Daisuke Takahashi, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Prince, Summer Olympic

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