Former GP stars team up for Yamaha’s Kiwi Motocross Campaign

Former GP stars team up for Yamaha’s Kiwi Motocross Campaign
Former Grand Prix star Josh Coppins is feeling quietly confident ahead of the 2018 New Zealand Motocross Championships season. The boss of the Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team in New Zealand, a two-time former motocross world No.2, reckons he has all the …
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Nitro Circus taking freestyle motocross to the next level in Kelowna this year
KELOWNA – Some of the best athletes in action sports will be taking dirt bike stunts to the next level in Kelowna this spring. Nitro Circus recently announced that Kelowna would be a stop on their 2018 North American Tour. The Next Level Tour will …
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Late-night theft of £7,000 motocross bike from well-known business
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a £7,000 motocross bike in Haddington. The bike, which belongs to former Scottish motocross champion Colin McLuckie, was stolen at about 12.15am on Monday from the garage where Mr McLuckie works …
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After Some Thought, Pam Tillis Says “Yes!”: Former CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Will Join the Opry

After Some Thought, Pam Tillis Says “Yes!”: Former CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Will Join the Opry
When she found herself in Nashville for an extended stretch of time, to work on a new album, Pam Tillis decided to make the most of her weekends by appearing regularly on the Grand Ole Opry. “Instead of hanging around the house on Friday and Saturday …
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Female singer fan Fergie
Fergie loves seeing female artists do well. The Black Eyed Peas singer – who released a solo album entitled ‘The Dutchess’ in 2006 – insists she doesn’t feel envious when she sees other women achieve chart success because she can relate to their ambition.
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Tina Turner, Ani Choying Drolma, collaborate with diverse female vocalists on “Awakening Beyond”
Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) More The album is the fourth the Beyond Foundation has created and features the six female voices from …
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Notes: Nielsen challenged by facing former team

Notes: Nielsen challenged by facing former team
BROOKLYN– It’s going to be a challenging night for Frans Nielsen. Not only will his line with Luke Glendening and Darren Helm be matched against the New York Islanders’ high-scoring line of John Tavares, Anders Lee and Josh Bailey, Nielsen will be facing …
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NHL pursuing revolutionary player-tracking systems
MANALAPAN, Fla. — The NHL is working to invent revolutionary on-ice player-tracking technology it hopes to implement for the 2019-20 season or, potentially, as early as the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday. The …
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40 players named to NHL/USHL Top Prospects Game
Sioux City right wing Sampo Ranta, a projected first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, was one of 40 players invited to participate in the 2018 United States Hockey League/NHL Top Prospects Game at the Viaero Center in Kearney, Nebraska, on Jan. 9, 2018.
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Former Rice volleyball player Pazo to represent Venezuela in 2016 Olympics

sportFormer Rice volleyball player Pazo to represent Venezuela in 2016 Olympics
Former Rice volleyball star Olaya Pazo is headed to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she will represent her home country of Venezuela in Beach Volleyball. Pazo last played volleyball at Rice in the fall of 2005 before graduating in the spring of 2006.
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Tanzania: BoT Mwanza Crowned Volleyball Champions
An official from Mwareva and league’s coordinator, Honorati Mayunga also congratulated all the teams that participated in the league and promised to stage a more competitive Beach Volleyball earmarked to start on August 20 this year. Copyright © 2016 …
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Film to provide look at life of beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings
Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings is the subject of a new documentary, and to get any closer to what’s going on inside the three-time Olympic gold medalist you would need an X-ray. Actually, the 45-minute film scheduled to debut five days before …
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Chyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home

sportChyna, former wrestling star and actress, found dead at her Redondo Beach home
Chyna, who rose to fame as a wrestler and actress, was found dead Wednesday in her Redondo Beach home, authorities said. Anthony Anzaldo, her business manager, said she was found in her Redondo Beach apartment in the afternoon. She was 46.
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Why wrestlers die so young
LOS ANGELES – This month, wrestlers Chyna and Balls Mahoney both died before the age of 50. They are hardly the first wrestlers to die young. Last year, when “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died suddenly at 61 of a heart attack, the WWE addressed the trend, …
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Berrier resigns, hopes to join son at Pueblo to run wrestling program
The shake up of wrestling leaders continues this offseason with the latest news coming from Tucson. Tim Berrier, who led Ironwood Ridge to its fourth state title this past season and first in Division I, resigned as the NightHawks’ coach in order to …
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Former Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard makes NHL Central Scouting

sportFormer Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard makes NHL Central Scouting
Amherst native John Leonard, who is playing hockey for the USHL’s Green Bay Gamblers this year, is on the NHL Central Scouting preliminary list of players to watch for the 2016 draft. The list, which is released annually in September, came out Tuesday.
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Leafs’ Mike Babcock among 7 NHL coaching changes
His replacement there is Jeff Blashill, who won a Calder Cup in the American Hockey League in 2013 with many of the Red Wings’ current stars like Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco and Gustav Nyquist. “It’s been fun years for him, for sure, and now this is the …
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103 Americans Named to NHL CSS Preliminary Players to Watch List
All total, 103 American-born players were named to the National Hockey League’s Central Scouting Service preliminary players to watch list for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Of the total, 54 come from U.S. junior leagues, with 45 from the United States …
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