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Nottingham Post
Good Deeds Notts: GB Short Track step off the ice to give local cafe a makeoverPaintbrushes and overalls will replace ice skates and skin suits as the GB Shor
Good Deeds Notts: GB Short Track step off the ice to give local cafe a makeover
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Paintbrushes and overalls will replace ice skates and skin suits as the GB Short Track team step off the rink to give their local café a helping hand. The Nottingham-based team – who have been training at the National Ice Centre, in Bolero Square,... Read more
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The Sport Bible
Floyd Mayweather vs Andre BertoFor those of you who’ve just awoken from a two decade coma, ‘Money’ Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Berto
The Sport Bible / Posted yesterday
For those of you who’ve just awoken from a two decade coma, ‘Money’ Mayweather is the best prizefighter of this millennium – he’ll tell you any millennium. He’s notoriously modest! Since being shafted in the semi-final at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
Alfredsson, Lidstrom, Sundin join Sweden’s World Cup advisory boardNicklas Lidstrom, Daniel Alfredsson, and Mats Sundin played for Sweden in the 1
Alfredsson, Lidstrom, Sundin join Sweden’s World Cup advisory board
NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk / Posted 4 days ago
Nicklas Lidstrom, Daniel Alfredsson, and Mats Sundin played for Sweden in the 1996 and 2004 World Cups. Now that the event is returning for 2016, they will also be back; only this time it won’t be as players. All three have been selected to join... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Looking At Judo in Police ServiceWhen little Mathews Punza stepped on the mat at a tender age of six, no one kne
Looking At Judo in Police Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
When little Mathews Punza stepped on the mat at a tender age of six, no one knew he would be the 'greatest thing' in the Judo history of the Zambia Police. It is easy to rate Punza, who is a young police officer as one of the greatest judokas the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Sun readers poll shows Stampede City catching Blue Jays feverIt’s a Friday night at Calgary’s Pig and Duke pub, and there’s not an empty sea
Sun readers poll shows Stampede City catching Blue Jays fever
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
It’s a Friday night at Calgary’s Pig and Duke pub, and there’s not an empty seat in the house. Thousands of kilometres across the country, the Toronto Blue Jays are playing host to the New York Yankees. Nevermind the sometimes prickly relationship... Read more
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The Sault Star
Nolan invited to Winnipeg conferenceTed Nolan will head West this fall to the 2015 Coaching Association of Canada's
Nolan invited to Winnipeg conference
The Sault Star / Posted 7 days ago
Ted Nolan will head West this fall to the 2015 Coaching Association of Canada's (CAC) Petro-Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference in Winnipeg, Man. The Garden River First Nation man, who has distinguished himself as an outstanding head coach at... Read more
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Western Advocate
Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony: A Look Back At The Olympic FlameTorch Bearer Cathy Freeman of Australia lights the Cauldron with the Olympic Fl
Olympic Torch Lighting Ceremony: A Look Back At The Olympic Flame
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Torch Bearer Cathy Freeman of Australia lights the Cauldron with the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Photo: Getty Images The Olympic flame burns in the cauldron on day 11 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter... Read more
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Orange County Register
A real mountain man: Founder of Mammoth is turning 100because you do something fun,” McCoy said recently, sitting in his office at hi
A real mountain man: Founder of Mammoth is turning 100
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
because you do something fun,” McCoy said recently, sitting in his office at his rambling ranch home north of Bishop in the foothills of the Sierras. His office walls are blanketed with family photos documenting decades of Mammoth Mountain, a... Read more
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Salon.com
AP Sportlight1898 — Malcolm Whitman wins the men’s singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Ass
AP Sportlight
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
1898 — Malcolm Whitman wins the men’s singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship. 1926 — Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan to capture her seventh singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. 1930 —... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Future hockey stars meet OlympianWhen it comes to playing hockey on the international scene, and the Olympics, n
Future hockey stars meet Olympian
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 9 days ago
When it comes to playing hockey on the international scene, and the Olympics, no one has been more successful than our women's national team. They have been dominant having won the majority of major ice hockey tournaments. That impressive record... Read more
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Herald Sun
100 ‘proud to be Aussie’ sports momentsCathy Freeman’s gold medal in the Women’s 400m final at the Sydney 2000 Olympic
100 ‘proud to be Aussie’ sports moments
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Cathy Freeman’s gold medal in the Women’s 400m final at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games captivated Australia. ON the eve of Australia Day, Jon Anderson has put together his top 100 Australian sporting moments - in no particular order - that will make... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Cape Town awarded design gongCAPE Town has beaten the other shortlisted finalists, Dublin (Ireland) and Bilb
Cape Town awarded design gong
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
CAPE Town has beaten the other shortlisted finalists, Dublin (Ireland) and Bilbao (Spain), in being awarded the title of World Design Capital 2014 at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress. South African Tourism Australasia country manager... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Next wave of riders is even better' – Eritrean cycling preparing to peakIt was a heroes’ welcome you may have missed. Cheering crowds lined the streets
'Next wave of riders is even better' – Eritrean cycling preparing to peak
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
It was a heroes’ welcome you may have missed. Cheering crowds lined the streets, children on bikes wore polka dot jerseys and two sporting idols waved from the open roof of a polka dot Toyota headed straight to meet the president. Not footballers,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss gear up for possible 2026 Winter Games bidIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss gear up for possible 2026 Winter Games bid
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary's iconic Saddledome boasts history as colourful as city it calls homeOver the last three decades, it’s become nearly as ubiquitous a part of the cit
Calgary's iconic Saddledome boasts history as colourful as city it calls home
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Over the last three decades, it’s become nearly as ubiquitous a part of the city as the Calgary Tower. The Scotiabank Saddledome. With its iconic, saddle-shaped roof, the Dome has been drawing upward of 20,000 Flames fans to home games since it was... Read more
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Bleacher Report
AC Must Put Aside Squabbling to Get New Stadium DoneSince the calendar turned to 2015, there have been few things for AC Milan fans
AC Must Put Aside Squabbling to Get New Stadium Done
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 days ago
Since the calendar turned to 2015, there have been few things for AC Milan fans to truly get excited about. Between a team performing badly and a front office that doesn't seem to have a clue, almost everything that has happened this year has had... Read more
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NBA.com
Ring or medal: Team USA campers want both-- Even literally, any attempt to compare an Olympic gold medal and an NBA cham
Ring or medal: Team USA campers want both
NBA.com / Posted 16 days ago
-- Even literally, any attempt to compare an Olympic gold medal and an NBA championship ring requires some agreement on the criteria. In heft, the medal wins easily, with some in recent years -- those awarded at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, for... Read more
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NBA.com
Ring or medal: Team USA campers want both-- Even literally, any attempt to compare an Olympic gold medal and an NBA cham
Ring or medal: Team USA campers want both
NBA.com / Posted 16 days ago
-- Even literally, any attempt to compare an Olympic gold medal and an NBA championship ring requires some agreement on the criteria. In heft, the medal wins easily, with some in recent years -- those awarded at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, for... Read more
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The Huffington Post
23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetimeeveryone riding bikes and looking healthy. Bernard Guillot:La colline de Fourv
23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
everyone riding bikes and looking healthy. Bernard Guillot:La colline de Fourvière vue des quais de Saône. B. Guillot Juin 2006. Arthur Greene:The L'viv Opera House Breslin:The Custom House in Dublin on the banks of the Liffey organic01:Back Bay... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Actress Vicky McClure backs the Post's Good Deeds campaignfilming hit dramas such as Line Of Duty, actress Vicky McClure is working tirel
Actress Vicky McClure backs the Post's Good Deeds campaign
Nottingham Post / Posted 19 days ago
filming hit dramas such as Line Of Duty, actress Vicky McClure is working tirelessly to support causes close to her heart. The Bafta winner, from Wollaton, has been an advocate for the Alzheimer's Society for years; her grandmother, Iris, was... Read more
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SportsFan
Bright eyes best Aussie winter star tagSnowboarder Torah Bright will target two events in her final Games as she eyes
Bright eyes best Aussie winter star tag
SportsFan / Posted 19 days ago
Snowboarder Torah Bright will target two events in her final Games as she eyes off the opportunity to becomes Australia's greatest Winter Olympian. Bright, a gold medal winner in the halfpipe at Vancouver in 2010, followed that up with a silver in... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Canada Cup schedule unveiledThe draw has been unveiled for the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, De
Canada Cup schedule unveiled
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
The draw has been unveiled for the 2015 Home Hardware Canada Cup of Curling, Dec. 2-6, at Revolution Place. Eight men’s teams and seven women’s teams will be competing in Grande Prairie. The curling event will determine the first qualifiers — one... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The hero everyone forgot: Josia ThugwaneIn it the man raises his arms towards the heavens, his index finger and thumb a
The hero everyone forgot: Josia Thugwane
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
In it the man raises his arms towards the heavens, his index finger and thumb appearing to make the victory sign. It is 1996. He is standing in the middle of several thousand black children in Coca-Cola T-shirts and caps, some with their mouths... Read more
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The Morning Call
Paul Holmgren appointed assistant GM for 2016 U.S. World Cup hockey teamPaul Holmgren has been appointed to positions on United States international ho
Paul Holmgren appointed assistant GM for 2016 U.S. World Cup hockey team
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
Paul Holmgren has been appointed to positions on United States international hockey programs for decades but the honor never gets old. The Flyers president was excited once again on Thursday when he was named assistant general manager for the 2016... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FIBA to choose 2019 World Cup host between Philippines, China moment of truth in TokyoTOKYO – The FIBA Central Board will decide the country – either China or the Ph
FIBA to choose 2019 World Cup host between Philippines, China moment of truth in Tokyo
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
TOKYO – The FIBA Central Board will decide the country – either China or the Philippines – to host the expanded 32-nation FIBA World Cup in 2019 during a 15-minute deliberation following audio-visual presentations and closed-door grilling sessions at... Read more
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Perth Now
Kazakhstan’s worst snub since BoratIT’S an almighty slap in the face. Actually make that an Almaty slap in the fac
Kazakhstan’s worst snub since Borat
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
IT’S an almighty slap in the face. Actually make that an Almaty slap in the face. Almaty, if you didn’t know, is the capital of Kazakhstan, which you might be interested to learn is the world’s ninth largest country. Last weekend, as you may have... Read more
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Herald Sun
Kazakhstan’s worst snub since BoratIT’S an almighty slap in the face. Actually make that an Almaty slap in the fac
Kazakhstan’s worst snub since Borat
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
IT’S an almighty slap in the face. Actually make that an Almaty slap in the face. Almaty, if you didn’t know, is the capital of Kazakhstan, which you might be interested to learn is the world’s ninth largest country. Last weekend, as you may have... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Kazakhstan’s worst snub since BoratIT’S an almighty slap in the face. Actually make that an Almaty slap in the fac
Kazakhstan’s worst snub since Borat
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
IT’S an almighty slap in the face. Actually make that an Almaty slap in the face. Almaty, if you didn’t know, is the capital of Kazakhstan, which you might be interested to learn is the world’s ninth largest country. Last weekend, as you may have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jose, if anyone is allowed to win ugly it's Wenger - MARTIN SAMUELugly it's Arsene Wenger Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 in Sunday's Community Shield
Jose, if anyone is allowed to win ugly it's Wenger - MARTIN SAMUEL
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
ugly it's Arsene Wenger Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 in Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley Arsene Wenger went straight down the tunnel at final whistle, without shaking hands with Jose Mourinho The Chelsea boss accused the Gunners of putting 10 men... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lee Suckling: The five worst places in the world to be gayPride was an anomaly in Israel - a country with overwhelmingly progressive view
Lee Suckling: The five worst places in the world to be gay
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Pride was an anomaly in Israel - a country with overwhelmingly progressive views on homosexuality. Still, it highlights the fact that being gay isn't okay everywhere in the world, despite the leaps and bounds we make every year in the... Read more
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Salon.com
Why we all need to learn the word “anthropogenic”This piece originally appeared on The wettest rainforest in the continental Un
Why we all need to learn the word “anthropogenic”
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
This piece originally appeared on The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away. Deep in Washington’s Olympic National Park, the aptly named... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Need New Olympic Committeenothing in comparison to what these poor dogs go through, and this country is d
Need New Olympic Committee
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
nothing in comparison to what these poor dogs go through, and this country is deemed worthy to host the Winter Olympics? Doesn't a country's character mean anything? I agreed with Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch whose column title read:... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga on stage, screen and behind the scenes: Many local folks making it in the national entertainment bizCanedy Knowles threw a temper tantrum on the streets of Manhattan this week — a
Chattanooga on stage, screen and behind the scenes: Many local folks making it in the national entertainment biz
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
Canedy Knowles threw a temper tantrum on the streets of Manhattan this week — and she couldn't be prouder. That scene opened last Monday night's episode of "Odd Mom Out," the new Bravo scripted show in which Knowles plays the recurring character of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Beijing 2022: How can a city without much snow host the Winter Olympics?Now that Beijing has been chosen as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics,
Beijing 2022: How can a city without much snow host the Winter Olympics?
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
Now that Beijing has been chosen as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it faces a number of obstacles -- outrage over human rights abuses, its strangling pollution and a problem very specific to the season: Where is a city notorious for... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Baker, Dem leaders act as alliesBOSTON — In some ways they seem a mismatched trio: Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republ
Baker, Dem leaders act as allies
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
BOSTON — In some ways they seem a mismatched trio: Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican from upscale Swampscott; House Speaker Robert DeLeo, a moderate Democrat from working-class Winthrop; and Senate President Stan Rosenberg, the more liberal Democrat... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Baker, Democrat Leaders Ally On Olympics And Other IssuesStanley Rosenberg, center, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo look on during a news
Baker, Democrat Leaders Ally On Olympics And Other Issues
WBUR Boston / Posted 28 days ago
Stanley Rosenberg, center, and House Speaker Robert DeLeo look on during a news conference Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, outside the governor's office at the Statehouse, in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP) BOSTON In some ways they seem a mismatched trio: Gov.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Beijing 2022: How can a city without much snow host the Winter Olympics?Now that Beijing has been chosen as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics,
Beijing 2022: How can a city without much snow host the Winter Olympics?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Now that Beijing has been chosen as the city to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it faces a number of obstacles -- outrage over human rights abuses, its strangling pollution and a problem very specific to the season: Where is a city notorious for... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDTmillion between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax r
AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 28 days ago
million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday. The returns show that the Clintons paid an overall federal tax rate of 31.6 percent during those years. The bulk of the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the national and international press today
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 29 days ago
The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit was yellow-carded by the Justice Minister but the government yesterday shunned the Opposition’s call... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bristol Rovers 0-4 West Brom: Rickie Lambert scores twice in winLambert returns to haunt former club as he scores twice in routine Baggies win
Bristol Rovers 0-4 West Brom: Rickie Lambert scores twice in win
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Lambert returns to haunt former club as he scores twice in routine Baggies win West Brom signing Rickie Lambert made the perfect start to his new job Lambert scored twice just hours after sealing move away from Liverpool Victor Anichebe... Read more
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heraldscotland
When suffering is all that stands between an athlete and their goal, David Smith at least knows he can overcomeEven in the hyperbole-infused world of elite sport, where inspirational triumph
When suffering is all that stands between an athlete and their goal, David Smith at least knows he can overcome
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
Even in the hyperbole-infused world of elite sport, where inspirational triumph over adversity is routine, Smith's story transcends exceptional. His mind-set is literally death-defying. This is matched by a predictable zest for life, and the elite... Read more
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The News & Observer
Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics | News & Observer July 31, 2015 Beijing becomes first city tapped to host
Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
| News & Observer July 31, 2015 Beijing becomes first city tapped to host winter, summer games Chinese capital city seen as a reliable, safe... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host voteParticipants hold a flag bearing the bidding logo of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympi
IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host vote
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 29 days ago
Participants hold a flag bearing the bidding logo of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, during a event to gather signatures to support Beijing's bid, at a park in Beijing, China, February 8, 2015. KUALA LUMPUR The International Olympic Committee (IOC)... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Paradise Burning: Why We All Need to Learn the World ‘Anthropogenic'The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames a
Paradise Burning: Why We All Need to Learn the World ‘Anthropogenic'
Naked Capitalism / Posted 30 days ago
The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away. Deep in Washington’s Olympic National Park, the aptly named Paradise Fire, undaunted by the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host voteParticipants hold a flag bearing the bidding logo of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympi
IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host vote
Reuters Sports News / Posted 30 days ago
Participants hold a flag bearing the bidding logo of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, during a event to gather signatures to support Beijing's bid, at a park in Beijing, China, February 8, 2015. KUALA LUMPUR The International Olympic Committee (IOC)... Read more
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The Hindu
2022 Winter Games host vote: Iinternational Olympic Committee (IOC) kicks off proceedingsSome 85 members will be voting at the 128th session in the Malaysian capital wi
2022 Winter Games host vote: Iinternational Olympic Committee (IOC) kicks off proceedings
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
Some 85 members will be voting at the 128th session in the Malaysian capital with a straight majority sufficient to decide the outcome. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) kicked off proceedings for the election of the 2022 winter Olympics... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host voteKUALA LUMPUR: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) kicked off proceedings
IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host vote
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) kicked off proceedings for the election of the 2022 winter Olympics host city on Friday with favourites Beijing facing Kazakhstan's Almaty. The Chinese capital, banking on the country's... Read more
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