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Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth
Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth

By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
Associated Press

CHONGLI, China (AP) -- Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in...full story
updated 2015-01-31 02:42 PM
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Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
Associated Press

CHONGLI, China (AP) -- Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in....Fullstory

2015-01-31 02:42 PM

Pakistan bowled out for 210 in 1st ODI vs. New Zealand

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Pakistan was bowled out for 210, batting first in Saturday's first of two one-day games against New Zealand at Westpac....Fullstory

2015-01-31 01:01 PM

Ko takes lead at LPGA opener, closes in on golf history Ko takes lead at LPGA opener, closes in on golf history
By MARK LONG
Associated Press

OCALA, Florida (AP) -- Lydia Ko is 18 holes from history. The 17-year-old New Zealander birdied five consecutive holes and shot a 7-under 65 in the....Fullstory

2015-01-31 09:01 AM

Scottish Results

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BC-SOC--Scottish Results Scottish Football Results EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND (AP) -- Results from Scottish football: Scotland Premiership ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:22 AM

Italian Results

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BC-SOC--Italian Results Italian Football Results ROME (AP) -- Results from Italian football: Italy Serie B ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:22 AM

Italian Standings

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BC-SOC--Italian Standings ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:01 AM

German Standings

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2015-01-31 06:01 AM

German Results

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BC-SOC--German Results German Football Results BERLIN (AP) -- Results from German football: Germany Bundesliga ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:01 AM

Dutch Standings

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2015-01-31 06:01 AM

London games to all start early next season

Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- All three NFL games in London next season will start in the afternoon there, allowing the league to broadcast tripleheaders in the....Fullstory

2015-01-31 03:42 AM

Michael Clarke makes comeback in Sydney club match

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia captain Michael Clarke made his comeback from injury Saturday, scoring 51 and batting for almost three hours in a Sydney club....Fullstory

2015-01-31 02:01 PM

Mexican Results

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BC-SOC--Mexican Results Mexican Football Results MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Results from Mexican football: Liga MX ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 11:42 AM

English Results

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BC-SOC--English Results English Football Results LONDON (AP) -- Results from English football: England Championship ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:22 AM

Deportivo beats Rayo Vallecano 2-1 in Spanish league

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MADRID (AP) -- A late penalty by Celso Borges gave Deportivo La Coruna a 2-1 win at Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league on Friday. The....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:22 AM

Spanish Standings

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2015-01-31 06:01 AM

Italian Summaries

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BC-SOC--Italian Summaries Summaries Friday from Italian football (home teams listed first): Italy Serie B ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:01 AM

German Summaries

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BC-SOC--German Summaries Summaries Friday from German football (home teams listed first): Germany Bundesliga ....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:01 AM

Lavezzi on target as PSG beats Rennes 1-0 in French league Lavezzi on target as PSG beats Rennes 1-0 in French league

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PARIS (AP) -- Paris Saint-Germain striker Ezequiel Lavezzi scored one of the best goals of the season so far in a 1-0 win over Rennes....Fullstory

2015-01-31 06:01 AM

Poland's Stoch gets 2nd ski jump World Cup win of season

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WILLINGEN, Germany (AP) -- Kamil Stoch of Poland won a ski jump World Cup event Friday for his second victory of the season. The two-time Olympic....Fullstory

2015-01-31 03:42 AM

Police probing alleged road incident involving Roy Keane

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- British police say they are looking into an alleged road-rage incident involving former Manchester United captain Roy Keane. Britain's Press Association reported....Fullstory

2015-01-31 03:01 AM

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