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Otago Daily Times
Curling: Changes to doubles rules welcomeNaseby's indoor curling rink became the testing ground for the proposed new rul
Curling: Changes to doubles rules welcome
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Naseby's indoor curling rink became the testing ground for the proposed new rules at the Winter Games, and the change will be voted on at the World Curling Federation Congress in Serbia this week. New Zealand Curling Association chairman Sam Inder... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
One year until flame lighting ceremony Last year's heritage flame lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium ahead
One year until flame lighting ceremony
Aylesbury Today / Posted 2 days ago
Last year's heritage flame lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium ahead of the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games Details of a ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium to mark the lighting of a specially-created... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sport in focusBEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after cro
Sport in focus
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after crossing the finish line to win gold in the Men's 5000 metres final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium... Read more
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Western Advocate
Sport in focusBEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after cro
Sport in focus
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after crossing the finish line to win gold in the Men's 5000 metres final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Sport in focusBEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after cro
Sport in focus
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after crossing the finish line to win gold in the Men's 5000 metres final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium... Read more
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The Border Mail
Sport in focusBEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after cro
Sport in focus
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 29: Mohamed Farah of Great Britain celebrates after crossing the finish line to win gold in the Men's 5000 metres final during day eight of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Judge hails Audi quattro Winter Games NZMonday, 31 August 2015, 9:26 amPress Release: Winter Games NZ Big Air comp as ‘
Judge hails Audi quattro Winter Games NZ
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, 31 August 2015, 9:26 amPress Release: Winter Games NZ Big Air comp as ‘higher level than X Games’Twin snowboard and freeski Big Air competitions provided huge... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Slovakian Adam Zampa wins second alpine gold medalMonday, 31 August 2015, 9:40 amPress Release: Winter Games NZ at Audi quattro W
Slovakian Adam Zampa wins second alpine gold medal
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, 31 August 2015, 9:40 amPress Release: Winter Games NZ at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015Adam Zampa of Slovakia pulled out all the stops to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Snowsports: Plenty of upsets on final dayJapan's Raibu Katayama and China's Xuetong Cai were the big winners at Cardrona
Snowsports: Plenty of upsets on final day
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Japan's Raibu Katayama and China's Xuetong Cai were the big winners at Cardrona yesterday. The pair each won $US12,000 ($NZ18,500) for winning the signature event of the Winter Games, the snowboard halfpipe World Cup. Katayama only qualified for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Games boss 'over the moon'Winter Games chief executive Arthur Klap has hailed this year's event as the be
Games boss 'over the moon'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Winter Games chief executive Arthur Klap has hailed this year's event as the best yet. The fourth biennial Winter Games, which featured about 600 athletes in events at Queenstown, Wanaka and Naseby, wrapped up yesterday after 10 days of action. One... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 08.29.15 | News & Observer Musicians lead the procession during a wreath layi
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
08.29.15 | News & Observer Musicians lead the procession during a wreath laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Gerald... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Are the Olympics anti-democracy?Can the Olympics and democracy co-exist? It's a question being asked again thi
Are the Olympics anti-democracy?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Can the Olympics and democracy co-exist? It's a question being asked again this summer after Beijing won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Beyond the fact that the International Olympic Committee put the biggest event in winter sports in a... Read more
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NZCity
Wells fourth in slopestyle finalKiwi freeskier Jossi Wells has finished just outside the medals at the Winter G
Wells fourth in slopestyle final
NZCity / Posted 7 days ago
Kiwi freeskier Jossi Wells has finished just outside the medals at the Winter Games slopestyle final at Cardrona on Friday. Wells, who won his qualifying heat on Thursday, tallied 87.20 on his third run to finish fourth. Briton James Woods was the... Read more
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Yahoo News
August 27, 2015Photos of the day - Photos of the day - Athletes in action during the inter
August 27, 2015
Yahoo News / Posted 7 days ago
Photos of the day - Photos of the day - Athletes in action during the international parachuting competition Mountain Gravity in Quinto, Switzerland and Teal Harle of Canada competes in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Are the Olympics anti-democracy?By Bruno Kaufmann Can the Olympics and democracy co-exist? It’s a question be
Are the Olympics anti-democracy?
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 9 days ago
By Bruno Kaufmann Can the Olympics and democracy co-exist? It’s a question being asked again this summer after Beijing won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Beyond the fact that the International Olympic Committee put the biggest event in... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Stratford speed skater to compete in AustriaPat Payton Sports editor Stratford speed skater Sara Simon has been chosen to
Stratford speed skater to compete in Austria
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 10 days ago
Pat Payton Sports editor Stratford speed skater Sara Simon has been chosen to compete at the International Children’s Games in Innsbruck, Austria, Jan. 12-16, 2016. The International Children’s Games is an Olympic-sanctioned event, with the Winter... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Pavlova icing on the rinkCzech Republic curling team's introduction to New Zealand cuisine began as it s
Pavlova icing on the rink
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Czech Republic curling team's introduction to New Zealand cuisine began as it should - with a pavlova. Curling couple Ondrej Mihola and Jana Jelinkova, who are competing in the mixed doubles curling at the Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ in Naseby this... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Hall starts season with slalom winWanaka-based adaptive skier Adam Hall has made a promising start to his season,
Hall starts season with slalom win
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Wanaka-based adaptive skier Adam Hall has made a promising start to his season, winning the standing slalom event at the Winter Games yesterday. Hall, who won gold in the slalom at the 2010 Winter Paralympics, was more than 4sec quicker than his... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Soft snow experience not just for hard menIn a week when the best of the world's skiers and snowboarders are bringing a b
Soft snow experience not just for hard men
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
In a week when the best of the world's skiers and snowboarders are bringing a blizzard of ''big air'' spectacles to southern skifields during the Winter Games, Wanaka bureau chief Mark Price slipped off quietly for what is known in some quarters as a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Kuzma 'stoked' to earn silver medalWanaka skier Janina Kuzma picked up a silver medal at the Winter Games yesterda
Kuzma 'stoked' to earn silver medal
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
Wanaka skier Janina Kuzma picked up a silver medal at the Winter Games yesterday, showing her style in front of her home crowd. Kuzma finished second behind Olympic silver medallist Devin Logan in the freestyle skiing World Cup halfpipe... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Winter Games wonderlandQueenstown event set to become one of top three international snow sports fixtu
Winter Games wonderland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Queenstown event set to become one of top three international snow sports fixtures. Janina Kuzma finished an impressive second in the World Cup halfpipe final yesterday. Photo / Getty Images New Zealand might never host a Winter Olympics - but they... Read more
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NZCity
Government pleased with Winter GamesThe government is confident of a payback from its investment in the fourth Wint
Government pleased with Winter Games
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
The government is confident of a payback from its investment in the fourth Winter Games New Zealand event which is under way in Queenstown. Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman say The Major... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Local lad Beau-James Wells stands out at Winter GamesBeau-James Wells gestures in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Halfpipe qualifyin
Local lad Beau-James Wells stands out at Winter Games
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Beau-James Wells gestures in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Halfpipe qualifying during the Winter Games NZ at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Photo / Getty Images Talk about a home town hero. Today at the 2015 Winter Games in Queenstown, local lad... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Athletes go for green at 2015 Audi quattro Winter GamesFriday, 21 August 2015, 5:33 pmPress Release: Tourism New Zealand • 17 August 2
Athletes go for green at 2015 Audi quattro Winter Games
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Friday, 21 August 2015, 5:33 pmPress Release: Tourism New Zealand • 17 August 2015Podium finishers at the Audi quattro Winter Games 2015... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Medallist launches Winter Games with drone selfieFriday, 21 August 2015, 5:32 pmPress Release: Tourism New Zealand Double Olympi
Medallist launches Winter Games with drone selfie
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Friday, 21 August 2015, 5:32 pmPress Release: Tourism New Zealand Double Olympic Gold Medallist launches Audi quattro Winter Games with the ultimate selfie21 August 2015Double gold medallist alpine... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ’s largest snow sport event gets underwayDevelopmentHon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and Recreation21 August 20
NZ’s largest snow sport event gets underway
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
DevelopmentHon Dr Jonathan ColemanMinister for Sport and Recreation21 August 2015 Media Statement Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome today’s... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
What+They%27re+Saying+...+Re%3a+Beijing+Winning+Right+To+Host+2022+Winter+OlympicsSBD Global/August 21, 2015/Olympics What They're Saying ... Re: Beijing Winnin
What+They%27re+Saying+...+Re%3a+Beijing+Winning+Right+To+Host+2022+Winter+Olympics
Sports Business Daily / Posted 14 days ago
SBD Global/August 21, 2015/Olympics What They're Saying ... Re: Beijing Winning Right To Host 2022 Winter Olympics WANT MORE GREAT STORIES LIKE THIS? Beijing will stage the 2022 Winter Olympics after the IOC voted 44-40 in favor of the Chinese... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Winter games: Stars set the standardWinter Olympic gold medallist Jamie Anderson and world No2 Yuki Kadono set the
Winter games: Stars set the standard
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
Winter Olympic gold medallist Jamie Anderson and world No2 Yuki Kadono set the standard on the opening day of the Winter Games yesterday. Anderson (USA) and Kadono (Japan) topped the women's and men's qualifying respectively in the snowboard... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Snowboarding: Young boarder happy with first majorTiarn Collins ''couldn't be happier'' with his first taste of competing in a ma
Snowboarding: Young boarder happy with first major
Otago Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
Tiarn Collins ''couldn't be happier'' with his first taste of competing in a major event. The 15-year-old Queenstown snowboarder finished 15th in the men's slopestyle qualifying at Cardrona yesterday, the first of four world cup events at the fourth... Read more
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New Kerala
Bindra, Keshavan, Ashab receive government funds The sports ministry on Thursday decided to provide financial assistance to In
Bindra, Keshavan, Ashab receive government funds
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
The sports ministry on Thursday decided to provide financial assistance to India's lone Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra along with shooter Mohd. Ashab and luge specialist Shiva Keshavan. Bindra... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia International Swimming Referee Due Home TomorrowGambia's international swimming referee Yorro Njie is expected to arrive home t
Gambia International Swimming Referee Due Home Tomorrow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Gambia's international swimming referee Yorro Njie is expected to arrive home tomorrow Thursday 20 August 2015 following the conclusion of the 16th FINA World Master Swimming competition in Kazan where it was officiated. The 16th FINA World Masters... Read more
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The Age
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in BrazilRio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympi
Rio 2016 Olympics | Summer Olympic Games in Brazil
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics Daniel Lane While New Zealand has been praised for an Olympic programme focussed on funding a handful of medal-winning sports, Australia's Chef de Mission Kittty Chiller has stood by the 'holistic' approach to team... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choiceThe International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ende
Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic Charter;... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Cold Lake considering Alberta Summer Games bidCold Lake city council tossed around the idea of bidding for the 2018 Alberta S
Cold Lake considering Alberta Summer Games bid
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Cold Lake city council tossed around the idea of bidding for the 2018 Alberta Summer Games during the Tuesday, Aug. 11 regular meeting. “So right now putting in a bid submission makes a lot of sense because economy is soft, so we try to attract... 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 18 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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Salon.com
China’s coal crisis: Air pollution is killing 4,000 people every dayWhile coal producing states bristle at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
China’s coal crisis: Air pollution is killing 4,000 people every day
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
While coal producing states bristle at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules for coal-fired power plants, China’s confronting the full implications of its coal-fired air pollution crisis — a crisis that, according to a new The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers sayA Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers say
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in 2014. Photo: Getty Images In parts of China, simply breathing can be deadly. "When I was last in Beijing, pollution was at the hazardous level;... Read more
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Canberra Times
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers sayA Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers say
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in 2014. Photo: Getty Images In parts of China, simply breathing can be deadly. "When I was last in Beijing, pollution was at the hazardous level;... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers sayA Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers say
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in 2014. Photo: Getty Images In parts of China, simply breathing can be deadly. "When I was last in Beijing, pollution was at the hazardous level;... Read more
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WA Today
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers sayA Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers say
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in 2014. Photo: Getty Images In parts of China, simply breathing can be deadly. "When I was last in Beijing, pollution was at the hazardous level;... Read more
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The Age
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers sayA Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building
Air pollution in China is killing 1.6 million people a year, researchers say
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
A Chinese man wears a mask as he waits to cross the road near the CCTV building during heavy smog in 2014. Photo: Getty Images In parts of China, simply breathing can be deadly. "When I was last in Beijing, pollution was at the hazardous level;... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ramping Up For Winter Games 2015Friday, 14 August 2015, 11:52 amPress Release: Cardrona Cardrona Alpine Resort,
Ramping Up For Winter Games 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Friday, 14 August 2015, 11:52 amPress Release: Cardrona Cardrona Alpine Resort, (Friday 14th, August)Cardrona Alpine Resort have undergone new developments to create the next level of... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Seven set to launch subscription TV service as part of massive Olympic Games coverage Seven West Media will launch a subscription video service ahead of the 2016 O
Seven set to launch subscription TV service as part of massive Olympic Games coverage
MumBRELLA / Posted 25 days ago
Seven West Media will launch a subscription video service ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio as part of its ambitious plans for the “most comprehensive”... Read more
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Herald Sun
Could this save the Olympics?THE Olympic movement has taken a few shots in recent weeks. First high-profile
Could this save the Olympics?
Herald Sun / Posted 28 days ago
THE Olympic movement has taken a few shots in recent weeks. First high-profile candidate Boston became the latest to withdraw from the bidding process for the 2024 Games. Then Jeff Ruffolo, an American who helped China prepare its winning bid for... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Could this save the Olympics?THE Olympic movement has taken a few shots in recent weeks. First high-profile
Could this save the Olympics?
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
THE Olympic movement has taken a few shots in recent weeks. First high-profile candidate Boston became the latest to withdraw from the bidding process for the 2024 Games. Then Jeff Ruffolo, an American who helped China prepare its winning bid for... Read more
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Philboxing
IT'S PHILIPPINES OR CHINA AS FIBA DECIDES TODAY THE HOSTING OF WORLD BASKETBALL CUP IN 2019Only China, a country that staged the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and is about to
IT'S PHILIPPINES OR CHINA AS FIBA DECIDES TODAY THE HOSTING OF WORLD BASKETBALL CUP IN 2019
Philboxing / Posted 28 days ago
Only China, a country that staged the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and is about to host the Winter Games, remains in the way for the Philippines to repeat holding of the same biennial sporting event the country successfully held 37 years ago in 1978. A... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Jim Craig selling ‘Miracle’ memorabiliaNEW YORK (AP) - The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shou
Jim Craig selling ‘Miracle’ memorabilia
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block. The flag is one of 19 items in "The Jim Craig 'Miracle on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Rio enters one-year sprint to Olympic GamesVinicius, the mascot of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, at the Olympic Park in Rio
Rio enters one-year sprint to Olympic Games
The Borneo Post / Posted 29 days ago
Vinicius, the mascot of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2015 -© AFP / by Sebastian Smith RIO DE JANEIRO: The one-year countdown to the Rio Olympics began Wednesday with officials promising to overcome... Read more
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