Hundreds Of Ice Skaters Travel To Wichita To Take Part In US Figure Skating Competition

Hundreds Of Ice Skaters Travel To Wichita To Take Part In US Figure Skating Competition
Roughly 2500 skaters are in Wichita this week to take part in the largest U.S. Figure Skating competition of its kind. Among the teams competing in the Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships are the Rose City Crystals …
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Hundreds Partake in Northland Figure Skating Competition
DULUTH, Minn.- This weekend figure skaters are hitting the ice for the 38th annual Northland Figure Skating Competition. The Duluth Figure Skating Club puts on the competition all weekend at AMS Oil Arena and the DECC. The skaters range from little ones to …
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Figure skating: Japanese women lead after SP at Four Continents
Japan’s Satoko Miyahara, Kaori Sakamoto and Mai Mihara placed first, second and third, respectively, after the women’s short program Wednesday at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Miyahara, who won the event in 2016 but was unable to defend …
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Gophers annihilate swimming and diving competition

Gophers annihilate swimming and diving competition
The Gophers didn’t just defend their Big Ten Championships title at the Aquatic Center this week — they made a statement. Minnesota celebrated its fifth Big Ten title in school history Saturday night with 831.5 points, 160 points ahead of second-place …
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More skin, less fabric in competitive swimming
If you’ve gotten to watch any competitive swimming lately you’ve probably noticed the full body wet suits that many of the world’s fastest swimmers wear. Michael Phelps (pictured below) is one of the many who sports the wetsuit-like frock. But in short …
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LS swim and dive teams split tight meet with Weston, edge out CRL
The Lincoln-Sudbury girls and boys swim and dive teams earned a hard-fought split in their fifth meet of the regular season. They faced tough competition that resulted in a 96-87 win for the boys and a 98-83 loss for the girls at Weston High on Jan. 8.
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Rakesh wins country’s longest swimming competition

Rakesh wins country’s longest swimming competition
Rakesh Biswas came first in the country’s longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here on Sunday. Baharampur: Rakesh Biswas came first in the country’s longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here on Sunday. A local boy …
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Immaculate face tough competition in two-day swim off
KINGSTON, Jamaica – After relinquishing one of their titles a few weeks ago, Immaculate Conception Prep School will be aiming to hold fast to the coveted Milo Preparatory/Primary schools swimming crown when the 19th renewal of the championship gets going …
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Distance swimming at the forefront in POWER Challenge competition
The POWER (Piranhas Open Water Extreme Race) Challenge recently drew approximately 400 swimmers of all ages to the shoreline of Pompano Beach. The Pompano Piranhas Swim Club hosted the event that featured a 5K race, One-Mile Race, 500-Meter Race and a 100 …
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Seven-Time Water Polo Champions at Penn to Host Ivy League Competition

Seven-Time Water Polo Champions at Penn to Host Ivy League Competition
The University of Pennsylvania Water Polo team really knows how to make a splash. One of the most rigorous collegiate sports clubs, water polo consists of six players and one goalkeeper guarding a net in a pool. It involves treading water and passing a …
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Water Polo Tryouts at Buchanan HIgh
back here at home… some water polo hopefuls showed up at buchanan high school to try and make the team. evan: these athletes say they consider themselves pretty lucky to be trying out at the same time the big games are on. ksee 24’s juanita adame was at …
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Water polo star glad he followed his brother’s path
Following the path of his older brother proved to be a good move for Chris Kreiekamp, who led the St. Louis University High School water polo team to its 18th state championship earlier this year. Chris’ brother Ray played water polo at SLUH, and Chris …
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West Salem High wins big at robotics competition

West Salem High wins big at robotics competition
West Salem High wins big at robotics competition West Salem’s robotics team is now eligible to go to the world championships. Check out this story on statesmanjournal.com: http://stjr.nl/2myz9gY
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Mining Robotics
The Technology Development Group of London miner Anglo American (LON: AAL) and Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have reached a five-year agreement to explore and develop robotic technologies for mining applications. CMU’s National …
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The 2012 FIRST Robotics Competition
The FIRST Robotics Competition is an exciting, nationwide competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. For many years, the NASA Robotics Alliance Project has been supporting …
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Melissa Aldana Wins Thelonious Monk Competition For Saxophonists

Melissa Aldana Wins Thelonious Monk Competition For Saxophonists
At a ceremony and concert last night in Washington, D.C., the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz named Melissa Aldana, 24, the winner of its annual competition for young musicians. The highest-profile event of its kind, this year’s competition was open to …
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Bruce Springsteen announces two saxophonists to replace the late, great Clarence Clemons on tour
Bruce Springsteen has announced that two saxophonists, including Clarence Clemons’ nephew, will join his upcoming world tour with the E Street Band. The announcement was made Thursday on Springsteen’s website. Springsteen says longtime collaborator …
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UT Tyler to offer workshop for saxophonists
The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Music will hold its UT Tyler Saxophone Day on Saturday, Dr. Michael Thrasher, School of Performing Arts director, announced. The event is set for 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the UT Tyler Center for the Musical Arts.
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How does U.S. Olympic swimming team size up to competition in Rio?

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After eight days of tight competition at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, the U.S. will head to Rio featuring a swim team with a five-time Olympian with 22 Olympic medals in his trophy case (Michael Phelps), a four-time Olympian with 12 medals …
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Omega Timing puts U.S. Swim Trials media members in the pool to test technology
In competitive swimming, the fastest time wins. But, who keeps the time, and how they keep it, matters when Olympic medals are on the line. The official timekeeper of the Rio Games showed KTIV’s Matt Breen what they do by putting me in the pool.
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What’s Happening: Piedmont Swim Team looking for new members
Piedmont Swim Team — Looking for new swimmers, boys and girls ages 6-18, for year round competitive swim team. For details contact joinpst@piedmontswimteam.org, www.piedmontswimteam.org Alameda Attack — Makeup tryouts for Alameda Fall baseball team for …
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78 pianists in renowned Chopin competition in Poland

music78 pianists in renowned Chopin competition in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Seventy-eight young pianists from 20 nations are taking part in the career-paving 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, its director said on the opening day Thursday. Artur Szklener, head of the organizing …
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PianoMaestro guides pianists through the music
Like many people, I once bought myself a digital piano and had every intention of teaching myself to play. However, when faced with a very steep learning curve and the prospect of spending weeks or months learning to play a simple prelude, such thoughts …
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Pianists Varshavski, Shapiro dazzle symphony audience
Stanislava Varshavski and Diana Shapiro play the piano so fast my ears didn’t know what to do or where to listen. Like a couple of dervishes, the Wisconsin-based piano duo — though Varshavski is originally from Ukraine and Shapiro from Moscow — zip …
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BBCHS robotics grows in first competition

trendBBCHS robotics grows in first competition
Ironclad will start working on its competition robot once FIRST Robotics releases its criteria in October. The Hamptons said they plan on having their students build and disassemble mini robots until then. Students soon will call local companies for …
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Chinese factory replaces 90% of humans with robots, production soars
The gravest fear that has rippled through humanity from the technology industry is that, someday, almost all of our jobs will be replaced by robots. While that fear is often laughed off as something that will only happen far into the future, the truth …
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Future Robotics Engineers
Down the street from the future Ideaventions Academy, on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, an inquisitive set of kids are building and designing robots. They’re part of the summer camp program offered by Infamous Robotics, a company …
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