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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
As competition begins, Special Olympics athletes show their love for winter sportsTRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WZZM) -- The success of winter sports depends on the weat
As competition begins, Special Olympics athletes show their love for winter sports
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WZZM) -- The success of winter sports depends on the weather. That's caused problems in the past at the Special Olympics Michigan winter games, but not this week. We couldn't ask for better conditions this year. At Schuss... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Judo athletes sweep medalsAirdrie Judo Club athletes swept the podium in provincials in Fort Saskatchewan
Judo athletes sweep medals
Airdrie Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Airdrie Judo Club athletes swept the podium in provincials in Fort Saskatchewan last weekend. Greg Cooper, Brandon Martin and McKenzie Morgan took gold, silver and bronze, respectively, in the U21 -73 kilogram division. Coach Trevor Hazell said he... Read more
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The Alpena News
Wertz Warriors on 35th ride for Special OlympicsThursday the riders will make their way through Montmorency County, hitting loc
Wertz Warriors on 35th ride for Special Olympics
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday the riders will make their way through Montmorency County, hitting local businesses and other areas as they raise money, Wertz Warriors Chairman Ken Mattei said. The annual run was started by former Detroit Tigers player Vic Wertz in 1981... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Empire State Winter Games bring biking to Mount PisgahSARANAC LAKE - With biking in the snow becoming more popular, the Empire State
Empire State Winter Games bring biking to Mount Pisgah
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
SARANAC LAKE - With biking in the snow becoming more popular, the Empire State Winter Games has jumped in on the trend by adding a brand-new event. Snow biking will be on the schedule for the first time in the games' 36-year history. On Friday,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
New spin on snowSnow biking will be on the schedule for the first time in the games' 36-year hi
New spin on snow
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
Snow biking will be on the schedule for the first time in the games' 36-year history. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Mount Pisgah Ski Center in Saranac Lake, riders will churn through and soar above the snow as they race up and down the... Read more
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BC Local News
Kelowna recognizes International Children's Games athletesKelowna's hosting of, and participation in, the International Children's Games
Kelowna recognizes International Children's Games athletes
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
Kelowna's hosting of, and participation in, the International Children's Games was celebrated Wednesday during a ceremony in Stuart Park. Representatives of local teams dating back to 2011 when Kelowna hosted the winter version of the games were on... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna recognizes International Children's Games athletesKelowna's hosting of, and participation in, the International Children's Games
Kelowna recognizes International Children's Games athletes
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 8 days ago
Kelowna's hosting of, and participation in, the International Children's Games was celebrated Wednesday during a ceremony in Stuart Park. Representatives of local teams dating back to 2011 when Kelowna hosted the winter version of the games were on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mark McMorris leads Canadian contingent into X GamesOlympic glory and X Games glory are two distinct but equally desirable goals, a
Mark McMorris leads Canadian contingent into X Games
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Olympic glory and X Games glory are two distinct but equally desirable goals, according to Canada’s top snow sport athletes. The Olympic Games gave snowboarders and freestyle skiers a world-wide mainstream audience when their events entered the... Read more
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BC Local News
Kelowna remembers hosting International Children's Winter GamesFive years ago, Kelowna hosted the International Children's Winter Games. On W
Kelowna remembers hosting International Children's Winter Games
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Five years ago, Kelowna hosted the International Children's Winter Games. On Wednesday, the city will take a look back with a celebration planned for Stuart Park downtown. The event, scheduled for for 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., will feature a parade of... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna remembers hosting International Children's Winter GamesFive years ago, Kelowna hosted the International Children's Winter Games. On W
Kelowna remembers hosting International Children's Winter Games
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 10 days ago
Five years ago, Kelowna hosted the International Children's Winter Games. On Wednesday, the city will take a look back with a celebration planned for Stuart Park downtown. The event, scheduled for for 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., will feature a parade of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
McMorris leads Canadian contingent into X Games, theOlympic glory and X Games glory are two distinct but equally desirable goals, a
McMorris leads Canadian contingent into X Games, the
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Olympic glory and X Games glory are two distinct but equally desirable goals, according to Canada's top snow sport athletes. The Olympic Games gave snowboarders and freestyle skiers a world-wide mainstream audience when their events entered the... Read more
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Denver Post
Olympic gold medalist downhill skier Bill Johnson, 55, passes awayBill Johnson, a onetime car thief who found salvation as America's rogue of the
Olympic gold medalist downhill skier Bill Johnson, 55, passes away
Denver Post / Posted 14 days ago
Bill Johnson, a onetime car thief who found salvation as America's rogue of the slopes, winning the Olympic downhill race in 1984 to become the first male skier from the United States to capture a gold medal in alpine skiing, died Thursday at an... Read more
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Island Packet
From the archives: Ski champ Bill Johnson keeps ‘winning attitude’ despite troublesHe first donned skis in his back yard, navigating the 30-degree slopes at his H
From the archives: Ski champ Bill Johnson keeps ‘winning attitude’ despite troubles
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
He first donned skis in his back yard, navigating the 30-degree slopes at his Highland View Drive home in Boise. At age 7, he would hitchhike his way to Bogus Basin Ski Resort after school. From such humble beginnings, Bill Johnson reached the... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Let the games begin: Cobb student to give oath during opening ceremony of Special Olympics - MARIETTA — Holding a microphone in his hand 14-old Ben Goble practiced Thursday afternoon the Special Olympics oath: “Let me win. But if I cannot win...Let the games begin: Cobb student to give oath during opening ceremony of Speci
Let the games begin: Cobb student to give oath during opening ceremony of Special Olympics - MARIETTA — Holding a microphone in his hand 14-old Ben Goble practiced Thursday afternoon the Special Olympics oath: “Let me win. But if I cannot win...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Let the games begin: Cobb student to give oath during opening ceremony of Special Olympics MARIETTA — Holding a microphone in his hand, 14-year-old Ben Goble practiced Thursday afternoon the Special Olympics oath: “Let me win. But if I cannot win,... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Memories over medals for BC Games wheelchair basketball athleteMemories, not medals were the prized take-away items for Riley Martin in his fi
Memories over medals for BC Games wheelchair basketball athlete
Penticton Western News / Posted 15 days ago
Memories, not medals were the prized take-away items for Riley Martin in his first BC Winter Games in Mission two years ago. Originally from Oliver and now living in Kelowna, Martin, who was 22 at the time was a member of the Zone 2 silver medal... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
S. Korea wants to naturalise two Canadian hockey players for OlympicsSEOUL - South Korea's Olympic Committee said Thursday it wants to naturalise tw
S. Korea wants to naturalise two Canadian hockey players for Olympics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
SEOUL - South Korea's Olympic Committee said Thursday it wants to naturalise two Canadian-born ice hockey players in a bid to bolster its national team as the country hosts its first-ever Winter Games in 2018. South Korea wants to naturalise... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Children’s Games seen as realistic for Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID - Eighteen local young athletes achieved some impressive finishes a
Children’s Games seen as realistic for Lake Placid
Lake Placid News / Posted 17 days ago
LAKE PLACID - Eighteen local young athletes achieved some impressive finishes and exchanged garb with international athletes on Team Lake Placid's recent trip to the International Children's Games in Innsbruck, Austria. On top of that, this village... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Games offer special opportunity for healthy competition, camaraderieNORMAN — The concrete walls of the Huston Huffman Fitness Center could not cont
Games offer special opportunity for healthy competition, camaraderie
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 days ago
NORMAN — The concrete walls of the Huston Huffman Fitness Center could not contain the rousing cheers during the Catoosa High School volleyball match. Parents, supporters and volunteers, all dressed in the school's signature green, cheered on their... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Children’s Games seen as realistic for Lake PlacidRegional Office of Sustainable Tourism chief executive Jim McKenna and village
Children’s Games seen as realistic for Lake Placid
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism chief executive Jim McKenna and village Mayor Craig Randall are back in Lake Placid after more than a week of watching Team Lake Placid perform, meeting with International Children's Games organizers and... Read more
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The Border Mail
All aboard as Mahalah soars toward GamesALBURY snowboarder Mahalah Mullins has been selected in the Australian Youth Ol
All aboard as Mahalah soars toward Games
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
ALBURY snowboarder Mahalah Mullins has been selected in the Australian Youth Olympic Team. ALBURY snowboarder Mahalah Mullins has been selected in the Australian Youth Olympic Team. FLYING HIGH: A digital sequence of Albury schoolgirl Mahalah... Read more
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Daily Mail
Norwegian royal family pose in their finery for flawless portraitsFreeze frame! The Norwegian royals pose in their finery for flawless portraits
Norwegian royal family pose in their finery for flawless portraits
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Freeze frame! The Norwegian royals pose in their finery for flawless portraits celebrating King Harald's 25th anniversary as monarch - before heading outside to frolic in the snow King Harald and Queen Sonja posed with their son, Crown Prince Haakon... Read more
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New Kerala
Himachal slopes await snow, return of skiersManali, Jan 17 : When bestowed with great snow, the steep pistes near this pict
Himachal slopes await snow, return of skiers
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Manali, Jan 17 : When bestowed with great snow, the steep pistes near this picturesque tourist resort in Himachal Pradesh would attract skiers from across the globe. But this winter, the ski slopes in the Solang Valley are bereft of snow cover,... Read more
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BC Local News
Penticton business owner knows the BC Winter Games rockA chance to give out medals for curling at the BC Winter Games in Penticton nex
Penticton business owner knows the BC Winter Games rock
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
A chance to give out medals for curling at the BC Winter Games in Penticton next month is taking a local chef full circle. When he was just 16, Stewart Glynes was on the sheet himself competing in the games and winning a gold medal with his... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Penticton business owner knows the BC Winter Games rockA chance to give out medals for curling at the BC Winter Games in Penticton nex
Penticton business owner knows the BC Winter Games rock
Penticton Western News / Posted 21 days ago
A chance to give out medals for curling at the BC Winter Games in Penticton next month is taking a local chef full circle. When he was just 16, Stewart Glynes was on the sheet himself competing in the games and winning a gold medal with his... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
New York State Deals Blow To Lake Placid's Hopes Of Hosting Winter Olympics Again New York state has dealt a serious blow to Lake Placid's hopes of one day hos
New York State Deals Blow To Lake Placid's Hopes Of Hosting Winter Olympics Again
Sports Business Daily / Posted 24 days ago
New York state has dealt a serious blow to Lake Placid's hopes of one day hosting the Winter Olympics again, but tourism officials say they are undeterred. In... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Despite cold weather, Special Olympics Winter Games continuesBrutal weather isn't putting a damper on this year's Special Olympics Iowa Wint
Despite cold weather, Special Olympics Winter Games continues
KWWL Iowa / Posted 24 days ago
Brutal weather isn't putting a damper on this year's Special Olympics Iowa Winter Games. "It is awesome! I don't let anything get me down," said athlete Tracy Long. Nearly 400 athletes and 300 volunteers have embarked to Dubuque to take part in the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
South Korean anti-corruption officials to monitor 2018 Winter Olympics spendingAs part of a nationwide effort to root out corruption, South Korean officials a
South Korean anti-corruption officials to monitor 2018 Winter Olympics spending
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
As part of a nationwide effort to root out corruption, South Korean officials announced Tuesday that they will monitor spending on the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. The organizing committee for the Winter Games has reportedly received more than $4... Read more
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Business Insider
PART 2: Putin discusses foreign policy, Russia's intervention in Syria, and efforts to 'perfect' democracyPutin discussed Russia's exclusion from the G-8 meetings, rising tensions with
PART 2: Putin discusses foreign policy, Russia's intervention in Syria, and efforts to 'perfect' democracy
Business Insider / Posted 25 days ago
Putin discussed Russia's exclusion from the G-8 meetings, rising tensions with NATO alliance member Turkey, and Moscow's intervention in Syria on behalf of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Putin — who has been criticized for bombing civilians and... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Could region host the International Children's Games?LAKE PLACID - At 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, Lake Placid time, nearly 4,000 miles
Could region host the International Children's Games?
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
LAKE PLACID - At 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, Lake Placid time, nearly 4,000 miles across the world, a group of 18 Adirondack-area athletes will take part in the opening ceremonies for the Innsbruck 2016 International Children's Winter Games. Team Lake... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
World kids games here?Team Lake Placid flew out of Montreal for the event Sunday night, and is using
World kids games here?
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 26 days ago
Team Lake Placid flew out of Montreal for the event Sunday night, and is using today to acclimate before training begins Tuesday. Tuesday night, Team Lake Placid will march in an opening ceremonies complete with the obligatory pomp and circumstance... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Special Olympics Winter Games gearing upThursday, January 7, 2016 Copyright © 2016 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division
Special Olympics Winter Games gearing up
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 30 days ago
Thursday, January 7, 2016 Copyright © 2016 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc. This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent. This includes rewriting, broadcasting... Read more

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