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Canada's Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir finally claim elusive ice dance title with golden performance at Grand Prix Final

MARSEILLE, France — Former Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the ice dance at the Grand Prix final on Saturday, clinching the title for the first time in their comeback year. 802 more words

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USA #luge sees the return of a previous

USA #luge sees the return of a previous sponsor, while Dutch NOC has seen a #sponsor exodus: http://ow.ly/lIqY306Z3g9 #NOC

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Yuzuru Hanyu wins record fourth straight Grand Prix Final; Nathan Chen on podium

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu became the first singles skater to win four straight Grand Prix Finals, while 17-year-old Nathan Chen is the second-youngest men’s medalist in the event’s 22-year history. 337 more words

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Breakdancing added to Youth Olympic Games for 2018

Breakdancing is moving from the streets to the Olympics.

The spinning, twisting style of street dance is one of three new sports added to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, the International Olympic Committee said this week. 321 more words

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Yevgenia Medvedeva repeats as Grand Prix Final winner, misses Yuna Kim record

Russian Yevgenia Medvedeva extended one of the most dominant runs in recent history, repeating as Grand Prix Final champion on Saturday.

Medvedeva recovered from stepping out of her opening jump — a shocking error for her — to total 227.66 points, the second-highest score under an 11-year-old judging system. 222 more words

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Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir return to top with Grand Prix Final win

Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir stamped their comeback to the top of ice dance, nearly five years since their last major title, by winning their first Grand Prix Final in record fashion Saturday. 616 more words

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'1980 Summer Olympics' 100 Pins & Badges

‘1980 Summer Olympics’ 100 Pins & Badges

Collection of 100 (one hundred) assorted Soviet pins and badges related to the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games. All pins and badges 100% original (made in the USSR). 16 more words