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  1. Beijing ramping 2022 Winter Olympics bid with international competitions, promotional eventsRead the original story

    30 min ago | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international sports competitions and promotional events, seeking to stir public support and cement its status as the front-runner to hold the games. The freestyle skiing World Cup event in Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium this weekend will be the first of six winter sports competitions in the capital city and Shanghai, bid organizers said Thursday.

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  2. Los Angeles 11 things you definitely have to do this winter in LA...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thrillist

    Winter in LA: it's definitely not like spring in LA in any way. Okay fine, it's kind of exactly like spring in LA, but before you get all butthurt about not having seasons again, take a minute to consider the fact that none of the 11 events we're about to tell you to go to this winter require a polar fleece.

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  3. Victoria's Inner Harbour getting into holiday spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | North Shore News

    Who doesn't love a ghost story? Best known for high tea and its landmark position in Victoria's Inner Harbour, it seems the Grand Lady herself, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, has a resident ghost or two. Well, I for one love a good phantom tale even at Christmas.

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  4. Vathje gives Canadian skeleton team a needed star sliderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Canada's Elisabeth Vathje celebrates her second-place finish in the women's skeleton World Cup on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Lake Placid, N.Y. CALGARY - Elisabeth Vathje may have hit a triple in her first at-bat in skeleton's big leagues, but the slider is hardly an overnight success. Skeleton, and its sporting relative bobsled, commonly draw athletes later in their lives from track and field and other explosive sports.

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  5. New observation system to boost maritime powerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | China Daily

    China is to set up an offshore observation network by 2020 to cope with disasters, guarantee development of the coastal economy and protect the country's maritime interests. A guideline released by the State Oceanic Ad mini stration said the network - covering coastal waters, the high seas and polar waters - will be fundamental for China to strengthen its maritime power.

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  6. Prep Basketball: Cold-shooting Sequim girls routed by Kingston; other area reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Kingston started fast in its 61-35 rout of Sequim in Olympic League girls basketball action at Sequim High School. The Buccaneers led 21-5 after one quarter and added 10 more points to their lead over the course of the remaining three quarters.

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  7. 3 tons of ice to be brought for the Sankt Petersburg State Ballet on IceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Nine O'Clock

    The Sankt Petersburg State Ballet on Ice presents 'Cinderella on Ice', on 5 April 2015, at Sala Palatului. The show is created by Konstantin Rassadin, choreographer of the company and pre-eminent artist of Russia.

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  8. Manitoba rosters announced for Canada Games hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    Hockey Manitoba is proud to announce the rosters for U-16 Team Manitoba and U-18 Team Manitoba who will compete at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C. After nearly a yearlong process of the Program of Excellence , the selection and development process for Team Manitoba, the final 20 players for each roster have been identified. Each program began last season with invitations selections for the 2014 Manitoba Games that continued with various camps and evaluations until October for the U-18 program and all the way until mid-December for the U-16 program.

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  9. Stephen Colbert conquers death in 'Colbert Report' finale, prepares for next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    Many wondered if Stephen Colbert , after playing a bloviating conservative for 1,447 episodes of his "Colbert Report," might finally break character and just speak as Stephen Colbert, human being, in Thursday's final episode. He did not.

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  10. CambridgeNews published Laura Sugar goes from the highs of hockey to Paralympic potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    "It was fixed when I was a baby corrected so my foot was facing the right way, but I was left with no movement in my ankle. "They said to my parents that I would be fine as long as I didn't want to be a sports person!" Sometimes an exclamation mark at the end of a sentence can seem excessive, putting too much of an emphasis for a greater meaning.

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  11. Alpenglow Sports Winter Film Series UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    For the last nine years, Tahoe City-based Alpenglow Sports has sponsored a winter film series featuring world class athletes. The sessions are free, open to everyone, and raise money for local non-profit groups.

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  12. Vonn considering giving up slalomRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Lindsey Vonn of the United States races down the hill during the women's World Cup Super-G ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. days of competing in all five ski disciplines might be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.

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  13. Stephen Colbert Conquers Death In 'Colbert Report' Finale And Prepares For Next StepRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Many wondered if Stephen Colbert, after playing a bloviating conservative for 1,447 episodes of his "Colbert Report," might finally break character and just speak as Stephen Colbert, human being, in Thursday's final episode. He did not.

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  14. Synthetic ice surface makes show at Jaffa possibleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    When performers take to the ice Sunday for the first skating show that the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona has hosted in years, they will skate on ice that requires no refrigeration and is tailor-made for places like the city venue. Starting in the 1960s, a refrigeration company began branching out and building refrigerated ice rinks, said owner Jimmy Durham.

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  15. A frozen fairytale to take to stageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    ICE dancing phenomenon The Russian Ice Stars will transform Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre into a magical frozen wonderland in January as the UK Tour of Snow White on Ice visits on January 22 to January 25. The original story of an enchanted mirror, a beautiful girl, the ultimate Prince Charming and a shiny red apple is brought to life on a frozen theatre stage. Featuring a dazzling display of world-class skating, breathtaking aerial aerobatics Snow White on Ice features mesmerising choreography from World, European and Olympic competitors performed on a spectacular set to a wonderful score.

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  16. Lindsey Vonn cutting back; Bode Miller coming backRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn attends a news conference Thursday ahead of the World Cup races in Val d'Isere, France. U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn attends a news conference Thursday ahead of the World Cup races in Val d'Isere, France.

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  17. 5 free things in Vancouver, from parks to GastownRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Newsday

    This undated image provided by Tourism Vancouver shows people examining produce at a stall at the Granville Island Public Market in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A favorite with locals and visitors alike, bustling Granville Island rests on the south shore of False Creek with views of downtown, English Bay and 2010 Winter Olympics venues.

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  18. Town Crier: Bay Area holiday activities abound 'round hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    You've roasted the chestnuts and mulled the red wine. It's time to get out and see the bright lights and holiday sights.

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  19. Top 10 Colorado Sports Stories Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Broncos, Broncos, Broncos. That's seemingly all you hear about among sports fans these days on the streets of Denver.

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  20. Mann-Dixon hot as Canada East beats Canada West in World Junior A challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Antigonish goalie Blade Mann-Dixon turned aside 38 shots to lead Canada East to a 4-2 victory over Canada West in quarter-final action at the international hockey tournament in Kindersley, Sask. Canada East, 0-1-1 during the round robin, advanced to Thursday's late semifinal against the two-time defending champion United States.

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