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4 min ago | Queerty

Johnny Weir To Host Secretly-Shot Documentary Following LGBT Athletes At Sochi Olympics

Olympic ice skater Johnny Weir sparked a heated debate earlier this year when he announced his decision to attend and join NBC's commentary panel at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite the fact that his mere presence could have had him arrested.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Figure Skating, Johnny Weir, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Ice Skating

4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Billy the Marlin, Lil Red, Sebastian, Slamson shine at Mascot Games...

There's the Olympics. The World Cup. The Extreme Games, but tell me what's more fun than a Mascot Games.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey

8 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Former Olympian's passion rings true

Accelerated Rehabilitation Center physical therapist Kate Robbins work on the movement of a client's leg after surgery on the leg.


Related Topix: Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Rowing, Summer Olympics, Ice Skating

Wed Jul 30, 2014


The Ultimate Guide To Underrated Destinations In Our Favorite Cities

If you're traveling in the United States, you're likely armed with a mental checklist of the iconic sights you're supposed to see.


Related Topix: Ice Skating

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Red Wings hire Jim Hiller as assistant for 'offensive stuff'

From Jim Hiller's point of view, spending at least one year with the Detroit Red Wings is, among other things, potentially a great springboard.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk, Mike Babcock, NHL Players, Henrik Zetterberg, NHL Central Division, Ice Hockey


UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood.


Related Topix: Tyler Trapani, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Matt Hamilton, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling

The Gazette

Is this the path to the Olympic podium?

The U.S. doesn't yet have the financial backing to commit to full-time curlers like some other countries do - Great Britain, China, Russia, for example.


Related Topix: Ann Swisshelm, Sports, Phill Drobnick, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Curling, Pete Fenson

Hockey players win another 'Amazing Race' leg

Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Natalie Spooner breezed to a fourth straight first-place finish as "The Amazing Race Canada" continued its Far East sojourn, while fortune found perpetually panicked siblings Sukhi and Jinder Atwal - but not before some desperate floundering in a glitzy casino.


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

The News Tribune

Italy bobsledder Frullani could face 1-year ban

The 34-year-old Frullani was a five-time national champion in the decathlon and heptathlon before turning to the bobsled.


Related Topix: Bobsledding

Hampshire Chronicle

Former Trojans star sets up semi-final place for England women's hockey team

ALEX Danson insists the best is still to come from England's women's hockey team after she helped them into the Commonwealth Games semi-finals today at the expense of hosts Scotland.


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

South Wales Argus

Andrew Penman's notes from the Games

AFTER seeing the Queen at the opening ceremony and a Welsh hockey match last week, the royals seem to be following me around Glasgow with William, Kate and Harry all joining me at the hockey and swimming on Monday evening.


Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, Swimming, Nicola Adams, Olympic Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics


Martinez to compete in skating Grand Prix

Michael Christian Martinez of the Philippines competes during the figure skating men's free skating program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.


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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BBC News

Car appeal over Greenock murder

Police investigating the murder of a man in Greenock want to trace a silver car seen in the street where he attended a party.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Athletics, Ice Hockey

The Madison Press

Bead Deamons shooting for success3:53 pm

Members of Madison County Fish & Game Association's Bead Deamons Youth Trapshooting Team are front row from left: Cole Henry, Mason Howard, Xavier Nelson and Addison Curry; second row: Bradley Wilson, Gunner Hall, Josh Yokum and Kent Writesel; third row: Walker Preston and Alex Beard.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Summer Olympics, Bradley Wilson, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympic Winter Games


Kookaburras survive scare against India

India gave the Australian men's hockey team their biggest scare of the Commonwealth Games so far, but the Kookaburras prevailed 4-2 to set up a likely semi-final date against England.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran, Olympic Hockey, Simon Orchard, Ice Hockey

Hurricanes' Staal undergoes surgery

Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal underwent surgery for a core muscle injury he suffered during offseason training and is expected to ready for the start of training camp.


Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Eric Staal, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, Carolina Hurricanes, Olympic Hockey, Eric Staal (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

North Yorkshire author writes biography on tragic skater John Curry

AN AUTHOR from North Yorkshire has written a major new biography about the life of tragic figure skater John Curry.


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


Prince Harry photobombs New Zealand rugby coach

New Zealand officials got more than they expected when they posed for a picture at the Commonwealth Games yesterday, with Prince Harry sticking his head in the frame for a "royal photo bomb".


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Georgia Davies, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Swimming, Ice Hockey

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times of India

Rai wins gold, silver for Narang; lifter Thakur bags silver

India's Jitu Rai and Gurpal celebrate after winning gold and silver medals respectively in the 50m Pistol event in Glasgow.


Related Topix: Sports, Gagan Narang, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Summer Olympics, Olympic Weightlifting, Richard Patterson, Ice Hockey, Narayan, Daniel Repacholi

Brandon Sun

Massive Calgary camp kicks off Hockey Canada's under-17 renovations

Hockey Canada begins an overhaul of its under-17 men's program this week by bringing together more than 100 of the country's best 16-year-olds for a new camp.


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