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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Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship

Swiss win twice on opening day of World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship
“Most importantly we have got to know the ice – get used to it and know the rocks … due to compete at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, where mixed doubles curling is making its debut on the programme, will be known after the conclusion …
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IBP Ice Center holds Curling Classic
The seventh-annual Sioux City Curling Classic took place this weekend at the IBP Ice Center. Twenty four teams hit the ice for the two-day tournament, which started Friday. The goal of curling is to slide stones down the ice, and, with the help of sweepers …
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Car curling tournament in Russia inspired by black ice accidents
A car curling tournament has been held in the Russian city Yekaterinburg. During the competition, four teams of 10 people each pushed small Russian-made Oka cars towards a target painted on an ice rink. Engines, gear boxes and other heavy parts of the …
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Mixed Martial Arts Makes Its Way to High School

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WINCHESTER, Mass. — At the high school in this small, pretty and proper-looking town near Boston, a student was being choked by another student — with the school’s permission. Just another meeting of the Winchester High mixed martial arts club, which …
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Deadliest Style of Martial Arts
So you want to know which is the deadliest style of martial arts. Do you want to choose from all the styles, the one that makes you an ultimate lethal weapon? Then sorry to disillusion you, there is no such unique style! Every style can be deadly depending …
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Martial arts are alive and kicking on TV
Daniel Wu plays martial arts master Sunny in AMC’s ‘Into the Badlands.’ (Photo: James Minchin III, AMC) Watch out, TV viewers. The small screen is filling up with martial-arts masters. Sunny (Daniel Wu), a lethal enforcer in the future, feudal society of …
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Mixed Case

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Larger companies—at all levels of large, from Foley Family Wines and Terroir Selections to Jackson Family and Gallo—have their own reasons for wanting to buy small, premium names like Siduri. The economy has begun to regain steam, and Americans are …
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Aldi beats Waitrose to scoop award for best place to buy wine
It stocks wines costing between £2.99 and £9.99, with more expensive, ‘premium wines’ introduced at Christmas. It was not all bad news for Waitrose, however – as the upmarket retailer managed to win five other awards compared to Aldi’s one. While Aldi …
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Rioja wines plan to boost premium sales as value soars 10% in UK
Rioja wines soared 10% by value in the UK in 2014, and the region now plans to boost its premium position with campaigns targeting the on-trade and independent sector. Wines from Rioja will base its marketing around a consumer campaign the Summer of …
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