It’s In Their Blood: Siblings Eye 1st Mixed Curling Gold At Winter Olympics

It’s In Their Blood: Siblings Eye 1st Mixed Curling Gold At Winter Olympics
When Matt and Becca Hamilton are on the ice together, it’s pure chemistry. The brother and sister compete in curling, the “roaring game” where players take turns lunging down a sheet of ice, pushing a 44-pound rock. They sweep the ice with a special broom …
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Olympic Sports: Curling A Popular Sport in Central Minnesota
BRAINERD — The sport of curling is getting a lot of media coverage again this year during the Winter Olympics. Most of team USA is made-up of people from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mary Jo Hamilton is the chairman of the board for the Brainerd Lakes …
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U.S. Curling Team Beats Russian Athletes To Kick Off Pyeongchang Olympics
The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony is Friday, but the first competitions are already under way. The U.S. curling team of Matt and Becca Hamilton led off a mixed doubles tournament by defeating a team from Russia. There was a smattering of …
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The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race

The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race
Aidan Coleman rode Native River to glory at Newbury races in February, 2017. Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images The Cheltenham Festival reportedly attracts 150 million of betting money every season, but where should you place your wager? The Gold Cup on …
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Post Time: Racing across the globe this weekend
This weekend’s thoroughbred racing calendar includes the richest night in racing in Dubai and three key prep races on the road to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. At Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates races with purses totaling $ 27 …
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Street-Sense left, and Great-Hunter Dubai Picture
Street Sense and Great Hunter, who traded Grade 1 wins as two-year-olds last fall, will cross paths again on Saturday in a final stop leading into the spring classics in the $ 750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland Race Course. Great Hunter won …


Brazil tops USA for volleyball gold at Long Beach Grand Slam

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Brazil tops USA for volleyball gold at Long Beach Grand Slam
Featuring many of the world’s top players, the Federation Internationale de Beach Volleyball (FIVB) Olympic qualifying event that was part of the six-day World Series of Beach Volleyball, culminated with gold-medal matches between men’s and women’s …
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Volleyball player relishes thrill of a kill
Our team worked out and conditioned five days a week and played sand or indoor ball two to three days a week. Q: You took part in Ohio State’s Bucks Go Pro program; would you briefly describe it? A: Bucks Go Pro is an internship program provided by the …
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Manhattan Beach chiropractor works on pro athletes
Currently his clients include pro volleyball players; Los Angeles Kings players; Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate; Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito; and Allen Bradford, linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons. As athlete himself, Birznieks gets a …
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Carpentersville skater’s gold adds to suburban medal count

sportCarpentersville skater’s gold adds to suburban medal count
Tennell won the junior ladies title and gold medal, making her the newest member of an elite group of champion and potential Olympic skaters from the Chicago suburbs. She is one of 11 suburban figure skaters to win medals at nationals last weekend.
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Jason Brown wins US figure skating championship
From the moment four years ago at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that Jason Brown first showed impressive potential, he talked about following the example of another skater from suburban Chicago. Sunday, he joined Evan Lysacek as a national …
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Edina to Host Nation’s Largest Figure Skating Event
The U.S. Figure Skating Association is hosting three days of competition for the Midwest and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships. The competition kicks off Thursday at the Braemar Ice Arena in Edina and runs through Saturday.

Figure skater Gracie Gold named 2014 Sportswoman of the Year

sportFigure skater Gracie Gold named 2014 Sportswoman of the Year
Figure skater Gracie Gold was named Thursday as the 2014 Sportswoman of the Year by the Los Angeles Sports Council. Gold won the ladies’ singles title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships last January and a bronze medal in the team competition at …
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US Figure Skating: Senior women’s profiles
Mirai Nagasu performs during the free skate at the Cup of Russia in Moscow in November. Posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:01 am. U.S. Figure Skating: Senior women’s profiles U.S. Figure Skating MARIAH BELL. Born …
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Olympic figure skater Gracie Gold named L.A. Sportswoman of Year
The Los Angeles Sports Council tabbed Gold — the 2014 U.S. National champion and Olympic bronze medalist — for the honor on Thursday. The awards will be presented March 15 as part of the L.A. Sports Awards (which can be seen on FOX Sports …