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No NHL team has repeated as Stanley Cup Champions since the 1997-1998 Detroit Red Wings. Can the Chicago Blackhawks do it this year?

If you consider the “four major sports” in the U.S. to be NBA, NHL, NFL, and MLB, then the longest time has elapsed between back-to-back champions in the NHL. 606 more words

Fundamental Explainers

No more hungry student/athlete

It took student athlete Shabazz Napier’s comments about going to bed hungry for the NCAA to take action. And that action (please try not to laugh) a proposal that if approved will go into effect in August: allow student/athletes to have unlimited meals and snacks to everyone playing college sports. 170 more words

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La Trobe University Rowing Club hard to catch

“Success breeds success” says Simon Herd, former president, rower and now alumni of La Trobe University’s Affiliated Rowing Club (LURC). Since its establishment in 1968 LURC has been gaining clear water against other university clubs. 623 more words

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Our elite athletes in national championships

Students Monica Brennan and Amanda Paulin were in action at the National Track and Field Championships. Monica ran in the sprint double, the 100m and 200m. 102 more words

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Why Is Britain So Good At Blind Sailing? 

Fleet Racing Worlds success this year, Match Racing Worlds next. Team member Vicki Sheen explains.

“When people want to wind me up they say I’ve got extra-sensitive hearing!” 812 more words

Vicki Sheen

IN 2013 BRITAIN’S BLIND SAILORS ONCE AGAIN PROVED THEMSELVES TO BE THE BEST IN THE WORLD, CLAIMING TEAM IFDS BLIND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GLORY IN JAPAN.

Vicki Sheen was part of that team and is now a double World Blind Sailing champion. Born with 10 per cent vision, which she gradually lost by her late twenties, Vicky discovered sailing on a standard RYA Learn to Sail course in Salcombe, Devon in 1996 and now sails with both sighted and visually impaired crews. 791 more words

Vicki Sheen