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  1. Fenninger Named Skier of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    The international association of ski journalists said Thursday it chose the 25-year-old Austrian for the Skieur d'Or-Serge Lang Trophy, its annual award named after the founder of Alpine skiing's World Cup in the 1960s. Fenninger, who won Olympic gold in super-G in Sochi, earned her first overall championship last season and also took the giant slalom title.

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  2. World Cup champ Fenninger voted skier of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The international association of ski journalists said Thursday it chose the 25-year-old Austrian for the Skieur d'Or-Serge Lang Trophy, its annual award named after the founder of Alpine skiing's World Cup in the 1960s. Fenninger, who won Olympic gold in super-G in Sochi, earned her first overall championship last season and also took the giant slalom title.

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  3. Editorial: A day to be proud of our ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Canada.com

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with as Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers in the House of Commons on Thursday October 23, 2014 in Ottawa. The House of Commons is back in action, kicked off by an exhilarating show of support for the sergeant-at-arms of the House of Commons, who was among those who opened fire Wednesday on the gunman who stormed Parliament Hill.

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  4. Gunman angry about passport: acquaintancesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Barriere Star Journal

    The man who killed a soldier at the National War Memorial was angry about failing to get a passport and struggled with drug addiction, say those who knew him at the downtown Ottawa men's shelter where he spent the last two weeks. Michael Zehaf Bibeau so angered some of the men at the Ottawa Mission because of his complaints about Canada that there was almost a fight in recent days, said Norman LeBlanc, a 60-year-old former truck driver who frequents the shelter.

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  5. 2K returns to hockey with new mobile title, Ryan Kesler back on the coverRead the original story

    14 min ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    After a four-year absence, NHL 2K is back and looking to fill a void in the hockey game mobile market. "It's just a good time to be out there because I think the market is starved," Chris Snyder, 2K's vice-president of marketing, said in an interview.

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  6. Carl Hagelin is really fast, according to company that measures how fast hockey players skateRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Blueshirt Banter

    One of the hallmarks of Alain Vigneault's Rangers is team speed. In part, Vigneault inherited a good situation, with players like Chris Kreider and Carl Hagelin who don't need any help in the skating department.

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  7. Strength in sportRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Over my years as both a journalist and student journalist, I've often been asked why I chose to pursue a career as a sports reporter/editor. Growing up, I distinctly remember starting my grade-school days with a big bowl of cereal and a thorough read of the sports pages of the Calgary Herald.

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  8. Grand Prix season begins with Skate AmericaRead the original story

    46 min ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    The year after a Winter Olympics is a building block for figure skaters. Sure, there's pressure to succeed, just nothing like what the athletes went through heading toward the Sochi Games.

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  9. Short Track Speed Skating Overtakes Utah this November with Two Dynamic EventsRead the original story

    53 min ago | PRWeb

    November is a busy month for short track speed skating in the state of Utah. Salt Lake City will be hosting two world-class events within two weeks of each other: 2014 ISU World Cup Short Track Speedskating Competition hosted by the Utah Olympic Oval and the inaugural Apolo Ohno Invitational held at EnergySolutions Arena.

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  10. Smart blade' aims to benefit figure skatersRead the original story

    55 min ago | Fort Francis Times

    Triple axel, death spiral, lutz, salchow, quadruple: figure skating even sounds painful. It is estimated that the magnitude of force on a skaters' body when they land on the ice can be up to six times their body weight.

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  11. 150th ads already on airRead the original story

    55 min ago | Fort Francis Times

    The Harper government has launched a $4-million national ad campaign celebrating the fathers of Confederation and a country that has become "strong, proud, and free" more than two years in advance of Canada's 150th birthday in 2017. The national ad buy, which began airing last month, is part of some $7.2 million allotted to the Heritage Department this year to promote the government's "Canada 150" campaign.

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  12. Isles forward's emergence key to their successRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    When USA Hockey's Jim Johannson watches New York Islanders center Brock Nelson play, it always occurs to him the Minnesota native would have fit perfectly with the 1980 U.S. Olympic team. Brock Nelson quietly becoming key forward for Islanders When USA Hockey's Jim Johannson watches New York Islanders center Brock Nelson play, it always occurs to him the Minnesota native would have fit perfectly with the 1980 U.S. Olympic team.

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  13. Hawks take two from KootenayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Langley Times

    The Valley West Hawks have extended their win streak to six games, sweeping the Kootenay Ice in a pair of BC Hockey Major Midget League games in Nelson last weekend. The Hawks blanked the Ice 7-0 Saturday, then won a wild 11-7 contest Sunday morning to push their record to 6-2-0 , tied for third place in the 11-team league with the Okanagan Rockets.

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  14. From prime minister and beyond, Canadians thank Penguins for show of supportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    But it hadn't been a normal day in Canada, either, and the Penguins, who were preparing for a game against Philadelphia, felt a gesture of support was in order. That is why, in the wake of Canadian Forces reservist Nathan Cirillo being shot and killed near the National War Memorial in Ottawa, team officials decided to have anthem singer Jeff Jimerson perform 'O Canada' before the game, something that usually happens only when a Canada-based team is in town.

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  15. Yamaguchi gathers skating friends for fund-raiserRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Brian Boitano and Kristi Yamaguchi join other skating stars Nov. 2 in a fundraiser for Yamaguchi's Always Dream Foundation. Nothing like calling on some old friends for a get together.

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  16. 'Canada getting a taste of their own medicine': Jihadists sneer at Ottawa shooting on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Post

    Jihadist fighters or their sympathizers took to Twitter Wednesday to celebrate the attacks this week that took the lives of Canadian soldiers in Ottawa and St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., and to encourage more attacks on Canadian soil. They say Canada is getting its just desserts for sending fighter jets to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham, and some said ISIS is behind the attacks in Canada.

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  17. Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Got a Big PromotionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Magazine

    For their excellence in second-string commenting and sartorial superiority during the Sochi games, Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have been made NBC's primary figure-skating commentators for the next Winter Olympics.

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  18. How the Penguins and the NHL honored Ottawa shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    "Please rise and remove your hats," an announcer said Wednesday night as the silhouettes of red maple leaves stretched across the Pittsburgh ice. "Ladies and gentlemen, tonight our thoughts and prayers are with our friends in Ottawa and across Canada ."

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  19. Overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger of Austria voted skier of the year by journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The international association of ski journalists said Thursday it chose the 25-year-old Austrian for the Skieur d'Or-Serge Lang Trophy, its annual award named after the founder of Alpine skiing's World Cup in the 1960s. Fenninger, who won Olympic gold in super-G in Sochi, earned her first overall championship last season and also took the giant slalom title.

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  20. Skate America: Who to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    U.S. figure skater Gracie Gold will be a fan favourite at the Skate America event in Chicago, this weekend. As much as I like the Grand Prix series, what I really like in the post-Olympic season is the opportunity to evaluate the field.

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