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U.S. aerialists, elementary school classmates, sweep World Cup titles

Mac Bohonnon and Kiley McKinnon, who once shared a first-grade classroom, now share the title of World Cup aerials champion.

The freestyle skiers clinched the crystal globes in Minsk, Belarus, last weekend. 824 more words

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Walt Disney and the Olympic Games

Walt Disney’s impact is still felt everyday at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland.  His impact can still be felt at the World’s Fair.  Another place where his impact is still lasting is the Winter and Summer Olympics.   607 more words

Curling Canada announces Olympic qualifier venues

Curling Canada announced on Monday that Canada’s road to becoming the first country to repeat as men’s and women’s curling Olympic gold medallists will go through Ottawa and Summerside, P.E.I., in 2017. 452 more words

Curling

Brittany Bowe sweeps at World Sprint Championships (video)

U.S. Olympian Brittany Bowe swept all four races to easily capture the World Sprint Speed Skating Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan over the weekend.

Bowe, 27, finished first in 500m and 1000m races on Saturday and again in 500m and 1000m races Sunday. 217 more words

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Superdad turns icy garden into luge course

Forget making a large snowman, this father has used the ice and snow in his garden to make a luge course for his son and his friends. 132 more words

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Lindsey Vonn loses super-G standings lead, closes in on another record (video)

Lindsey Vonn gave up her World Cup super-G standings lead by finishing third in Bansko, Bulgaria, on Monday.

Vonn was .28 of a second behind Austrian winner… 259 more words

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Remembering Vancouver 2010, Canada's best Winter Games

Five years ago, Canada played host to the world and did not disappoint.

In addition to the Vancouver 2010 Games themselves being a huge success, Team Canada’s athletes also  996 more words