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1 hr ago | Seattle Times

A poopy promise: B.C. premier vows sewage treatment for Victoria — someday

It took more than a month, but the premier of British Columbia in Canada has finally answered a letter from Washington's congressional delegation about the million gallons of raw sewage the city of Victoria flushes every hour into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Smith, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Skier Rogers desperate to make Winter Olympic goal

Top-ranked junior in Britain calls for support in her quest for glory as she aims to be at South Korea 2018 She loves nothing more than hurtling down a mountain, fresh alpine air in her lungs, diamond-encrusted snow sparkling beneath her skis, fired by a belief that racing at the next Winter Olympics is her destiny.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Alpine Skiing

Digital Game Developer

Pro Player Insiders Launches Athletes for Art Renaissance Tour With 3P Media Partners

On the heels of the ESPY Awards, where several of the leading athletes gathered to be honored for excellence in sports, Pro Player Insiders teamed up with 3P Media Partners to launch the Athletes for Art Renaissance Tour .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jamie Anderson, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Snowboard, Action Sport

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSL-TV

Olympic gold medalists, sponsors team up in preparation for 2018

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

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Summer camps of the super rich

IT'S the weird US tradition we know little about. Rich folks spending big bucks to send their precious spawn on fancy mini-holidays.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shaun White, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Examiner.com

Mikaela Shiffrin is The Westin Riverfront's Resident Gold Medalist, Beaver Creek

Another great reason to visit The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain: Mikaela Shiffrin is the resort's Resident Gold Medalist.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Forbes.com

The Power of Vision -- What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

Imagine yourself at the Winter Olympics in Sochi sitting on the bench with all the other athletes, waiting your turn to give what could be the most important performance of your life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Olympic Freestyle Skiing, Emily Cook, Olympic Luge, Erin Hamlin, Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Alpine Skiing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canberra City News

Only the good stories get through

"STRONGER than Fiction" is the catchy name chosen last year by Simon Weaving for the documentary film festival, now heading into its second year at Palace Electric.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Kevin Pearce, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Madison Publishing

Momentum Splashdown makes waves

A skier plummets into a pool at the Momentum Splashdown event on Blackcomb Mountain on Wednesday .

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Related Topix: Gus Kenworthy, Matt Margetts, Ski, Action Sport, Mike Riddle, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Vail Daily News

The Westin announces Mikaela Shiffrin has become its - Resident Gold Medalist'

The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa has announced that Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is now serving as property's "Resident Gold Medalist."

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

KING-TV Seattle

Almost every major sporting championship in 2014 has disappointed

Rory McIlroy's wire-to-wire win at the British Open continued a disturbing trend of major sporting events culminating with a drama-free final.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golf, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Summer Olympic, Lionel Messi, Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Cooma-Monaro Express

Bright painting Archibald finalist

Winter Olympian Torah Bright and local artist Zoe Young with the 2014 Archibald Prize finalist artwork.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Torah Bright

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Two Winter Olympians Win Awards at the ESPYs

Among the dozens of honors bestowed at the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday, only two 2014 Sochi Olympics were recognized.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Wise, Mikaela Shiffrin, Maddie Bowman, Olympic Hockey, Jamie Anderson, Kaitlyn Farrington, Olympics, T.J. Oshie, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Ms. Magazine

We Heart: ESPN's Body Issue for its Diverse Portrayal of Athletes

The sixth annual ESPN The Magazine Body Issue is on newsstands this week, and whichever of the six different covers you pick up, the progressiveness of the magazine is sure to please.

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Related Topix: Sports, Megan Rapinoe, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Football, Olympic Basketball, Angel McCoughtry, Jamie Anderson, Winter Sports, Snowboard, Olympic Winter Games, Action Sport

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Observer

Bark N' Brew fundraiser at Southern Tier Brewing Company successful

The fifth annual Bark N' Brew charity fundraiser to benefit the Chautauqua County Humane Society was held on June 18 at Southern Tier Brewing Company.

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Related Topix: Sports, Gus Kenworthy, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Manawatu Evening Standard

Michael Sam's courage to come out wins ESPY

American football player Michael Sam's courage to announce he is gay has been recognised with a top US sports award.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Ronda Rousey, Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Mikaela Shiffrin, Jamie Anderson, Winter Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Transworld

Sage Kotsenburg Pre ESPY 2014 Winning Interview

From winning his first contest in eight years at the Mammoth Grand Prix, to winning the first ever Olympic Slopestyle Gold medal in Sochi, to being named The Best Male Olympian by ESPN at last night's ESPY's , the 20 year old Utah-native is living the dream.

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Related Topix: Snowboard, Sage Kotsenburg, Action Sport, Sports, Winter Sports, Joss Christensen, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Trampoline, Summer Olympic, Ice Skating, Outdoor Recreation

Hollywood Reporter

ESPYs 2014: Dwayne Johnson, Richard Sherman, Michael Sam Sports' Big Night

Dwayne Johnson , a.k.a "The Rock" presented the Arthur Ashe Award to Michael Sam, after he came out as the first openly gay NFL player earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Jamie Anderson, Snowboard, Action Sport, Sports, Winter Sports, Olympic Winter Games, Jozy Altidore

Hollywood Reporter

Venus Williams, Michael Phelps Strip Off for ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

The five-time Wimbledon champion and 18-time Olympic gold medalist were among 22 athletes who posed nude for the sixth annual special issue.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Tennis, Venus Williams, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Tennis, Tennis Players, Jamie Anderson, Winter Sports, Olympic Winter Games, Wimbledon, Snowboard, Action Sport

BloodyElbow

UFC star Ronda Rousey wins ESPY award for 'Best Female Athlete'

While most MMA fans were obviously tuned into UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller , there was the matter of the ESPY awards in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Ronda Rousey, Summer Olympic, Sports, Maya Moore, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

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