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How far would you go to watch women's hockey in South Korea? - 15 Feb 2018
But despite these being the coldest Olympics in 20 years, the biggest challenge so far has been making the bed. "There are so many blankets." The first week's experience in a word? "Festive," said Schofield. "The other day we were just walking around ...
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Francis: Olympic beer-leaguers dream big

Calgary Sun - 12 Jun 2018
The dressing room banter before the game and on the bench is no different than any other beer league hockey team in Canada. Everyone has a nickname, no one is safe from ridicule, there are more punch lines than forward lines, and everyone wears a grin.
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Ashford juniors recreate historic Rio Olympic Final

England Hockey - 15 Jun 2018
'The crowd were joined shortly after the start of play by Olympic GB, Gold and Bronze hockey medallist Helen Richardson-Walsh, who played and scored in the Rio final. Helen was impressed by the standard of play and good team work being shown by both ...
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Korea Olympic hockey coach takes high school job

OlympicTalk (blog) - 22 May 2018
Sarah Murray, who coached the joint Korean Olympic women's hockey team in PyeongChang, will coach the Owatonna High School girls team in her native Minnesota starting this fall. Murray has not responded to a request for comment though the school on ...
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Longtime hockey coach Larry Hendrickson dies at 75

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 15 Jun 2018
Hendrickson was conditioning coach for the 1980 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic hockey team and held similar roles with the Gophers (1985) and North Stars (1986-88). He also had stints at Shattuck-St. Mary's, Buffalo High School and with USA Hockey.
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Olympic legacies live on in Russia

Olympics - 14 Jun 2018
The Centre uses infrastructure in the Olympic Park, the Shayba Arena, which hosted ice hockey, the former International Broadcast Centre, and the former media and broadcast hotel. It operates all year round. Accommodation and travel costs are covered ...
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Hockey 5s set to shine at YOG Buenos Aires 2018

Olympics - 25 May 2018
Innovation is the key to success. This is a mantra particularly relevant to sport, and one that will be put into practice in October when hockey 5s features on the programme for the YOG Buenos Aires 2018, four years after debuting at the YOG Nanjing 2014.
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by Sportsnet Staff - 17 Jun 2018
He was blown away by what was offered: the two Olympic-sized rinks, the skate treadmills, the rapid-shot stations, the all-organic cafeteria menu, a schedule that included tournaments in eight countries across Europe and North America. “It was a hockey ...
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Local field hockey standouts chosen for national championship games

Poughkeepsie Journal - 17 Jun 2018
Futures is USA Field Hockey's youth development program and its de facto pipeline to the Olympic team. The program has more than 5,000 participants who compete in regional exhibitions and receive specialized coaching from January to June. For national ...
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New Zealand stars to help young refugees at Olympic Refugee Sport Day (blog) - 17 Jun 2018
Three-time Olympic windsurfing medallist Barbara Kendall will be among those to attend, along with hockey players Emily Naylor and Pippa Hayward. Boxer Alexis Pritchard, fencer Martin Brill, triathlete Evelyn Williamson, long jumper Chantelle Brunner ...
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Oakbank's Quinton Howden staying put in Belarus - 13 Jun 2018
RELATED: Olympic hockey selection still 'hasn't sunk in' for Oakbank's Quinton Howden. Howden, 26, had a team leading 17 goals in his first season overseas. He also recorded 15 assists in 56 regular season games and was voted by fans as the “best ...
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Concord Monitor - 17 Jun 2018
Jessie Carney and Elise Miner (pictured), both of Hopkinton, placed first and second, respectively, in the javelin throw at the USATF New England Association Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Fitchburg, Mass. They competed in the girls' 13 ...

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