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One Year!!

My blog is a year old!!! How the heck did this happen?! Thank you so much to everyone who has been with me since the start and thank you to everyone who is just beginning this crazy experience with me!! 67 more words

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Former NHL centre Igor Larionov, The Professor, says league nowadays stifles players' creativity — and he's right

The Professor has it right, of course. As usual.

Igor Larionov’s passionate post at The Players’ Tribune — occasionally, as advertised, the direct line for sports figures who want to speak their unfiltered thoughts — on Monday compares his indoctrination by the Soviet Red Army hockey team in the 1980s to that of the jazz drummer in the movie… 999 more words

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Curlers Jennifer Jones and Jill Officer kayak with ancient icebergs

In June 2014, Olympic champions Jennifer Jones and Jill Officer travelled to Newfoundland to fulfill a lifelong dream.

They kayaked to 10,000 year old icebergs, in Trinity Bay, where hundreds of icebergs from Greenland pass by each summer. 18 more words

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[QUIZ] Can you name these Sochi 2014 medallists?

With Sochi 2014 now one year behind us, we are reliving all of the medal moments. How well do you know the Canadian medallists? See if you can name all of the athletes in these blurry images. 18 more words

Visiting my friend in Putin's prison camp

A quiet geologist tried to blow the whistle on Olympic pollution and corruption. One year later, he’s still paying the price.

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Video: One year later, rescued Sochi dogs playful in Vancouver

Last year, filmmaker Robin Macdonald and his pal, American Olympian Gus Kenworthy were both in Sochi. Kenworthy competed during the Winter Olympics and won a silver medal in Men’s freestyle skiing while Macdonald was working at the Gorki Media Centre. 102 more words

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Sochi's costly legacy: A year after Olympics, Russian oligarchs unload toxic assets on state as taxpayers pick up the bill

SOCHI, Russia — The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. 1,557 more words

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