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Team TC Alberta bound

August
4
,
2015
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A dozen participants from Kamloops will be packing for Wood Buffalo, Alta., to compete in the same tournament the city hosted four summers ago. Ten athletes, two coaches and two mission staff from the region will join more than 400 others...

Ontario college students aiming to make an audible puck for visually impaired players

August
2
,
2015
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TORONTO — A pair of Ontario college students is facing a tough crowd as they try to design an audible hockey puck that can be used by visually impaired players. And the international judges vetting the product at a global engineering contest this weekend won't even be the harshest critics.   ...

Women's soccer to hold charity clinic

July
31
,
2015
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The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack is doing something a bit unusual during their training camp this year. The WolfPack are holding their annual charity skills clinic during camp — something that usually occurs in the spring. The clinic...

Study suggests people spent more money during Pan Am Games

July
31
,
2015
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TORONTO — A new study suggests people — particularly tourists — spent more money in downtown Toronto and near Pan Am venues during the Games compared with the same period last year. The study by the payment processing...

Beijing selected to host 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating Almaty in IOC vote

July
31
,
2015
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, defeating the bid from Almaty in a surprisingly close vote to become the first city awarded both the winter and summer games. Beijing won the secret vote...

Triathletes swim off Copacabana Beach despite warnings about water quality

July
31
,
2015
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings that water in the area was "unfit" for swimming. The website of the Rio de Janeiro...

For first time, online viewers won't miss Super Bowl TV ads, under new ad-sale policy from CBS

July
31
,
2015
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LOS ANGELES — Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV. In the past, not all advertisers bought online time along with a pricy 30-second spot during the...

AP Investigation: Olympic athletes to swim and boat in Rio waters awash in viruses, bacteria

July
30
,
2015
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has...

Police issued more than 1,700 tickets over improper use of Pan Am HOV lanes

July
30
,
2015
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TORONTO — Officers patrolling Toronto-area highways handed out 1,735 tickets for improper use of the controversial temporary high-occupancy lanes set up on for the Pan Am Games, police said Thursday. Another 2,000 tickets were issued along the...

AP Investigation: Olympic athletes to swim and boat in waters teeming with Rio's sewage

July
30
,
2015
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RIO DE JANEIRO — The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the...