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Mar 8th, 2010 by Curiosity last post
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Brian Williams (NBC) Thanks Canada
I know everyone is filled to the brim with Olympics but I thought this note kinda cute and you might enjoy reading it. SQWRACING JOURNAL: I know I'm not supposed to publish the entire article but this is really nice. Well done Vancouver/BC/CANADA! ... (by Curiosity)
Mar 4th, 2010 by gerryh last post
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Moved: Religious want a voice in science classes again
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Mar 4th, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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They sphinx it's tall over. It is now!
Despite this being only a meaningless friendly, over 80,000 packed Wembley last night to watch the Three Lions take on the Pharaohs. England manager Fabio Capello believes all North African teams play in a very similar way, and so he arranged last... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 28th, 2010 by critter171 last post
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Any baseball fan that confused over baseball
Rules, just come post and ask me here, I love to help out. I am umpire in youth sports so its to there level, but its not hard for me to get the mlb rules. college might be a big different. If your a parent want to know about youth baseball rule talk... (by critter171)
Feb 28th, 2010 by Avro last post
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Michael Landsberg
I am so proud to be a Canadian. Our athletes have raised the bar and proven to the world that we can meet the challenge and rise to the occasion. More Gold medals then any other country, so far, attests to this. But please, CTV, to watch the ever so... (by zoogy)
Feb 28th, 2010 by Blackleaf last post
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Paul Collingwood leads England to victory in first ODI against Bangladesh
The England and Bangladesh cricket teams are going to see quite a lot of each other over the next few weeks. Today was the first One Day International between the two, and it will be followed by the second ODI on 2nd March followed by the third ODI on... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 28th, 2010 by Risus last post
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Wayne Bridge refuses to shake hands with Terry before match
John Terry and Wayne Bridge met yesterday for the first time since Terry's affair with Bridge's former girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel came to light. Terry's Chelsea and Bridge's Manchester City met at Stamford Bridge for a Premier League match, which... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 28th, 2010 by talloola last post
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Disgusted with CTV and TSN Reporting of Olympics
Rod Black should go back to saving children in third world countries. Brian Wilson should be sent to Siberia to cover dog-sled races. The rest of the CTV/ TSN so-called commentators should just be deported to the US where they would fit in much more... (by Mowich)
Feb 27th, 2010 by #juan last post
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Congrats to Canadia hockey win tonight
Looking forward and hopefully beating you tomorrow, don't worry you can come over the border and see the gold medals. :-P 12:15 pst start time 3pm est standard time 4pm central standard time. i think i got that right.... Not sure which channel... (by critter171)
Feb 27th, 2010 by critter171 last post
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Hockey (winter olympics)
Do you candains want to see a match up in hockey between usa and Candida? By the way nice job taking care of the Russia. Now its time for usa to t ake care of you guys ;) if we can beat the other team. (finland) I was never big fan of hockey but... (by critter171)
Feb 26th, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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Speed Skating looks like it hurts
I can understand wanting aerodynamics, but geez, don't they expend a lot of energy keeping their arms up on a sore back. Surely someday someone will come out with a new and novel skating style, and everyone will smack their foreheads wishing they had... (by Kreskin)
Feb 25th, 2010 by wulfie68 last post
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What's your gripe with Grapes?
Not only have I met the man, I donate to two charities because of him, and they are the only charities I donate to. The man is an icon, a hero and an all around straight shooter. Sure he shoots his mouth off, but so does the bulk of this forum. He's... (by CDNBear)
Feb 23rd, 2010 by dumpthemonarchy last post
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Another Hockey Season, Another Year of Bad Camera Angles for Goals
I don't get it, why does the camera only pan half the net when a goal is scored? The camera is so focussed on the shooter that you get only a partial picture of the goalie and net when a shot is made or a goal scored. They need to lessen the focus and... (by dumpthemonarchy)
Feb 23rd, 2010 by Risus last post
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2010 Winter Olympics Worst Ever?
I've been hearing a lot of nonsense, especially from the Brits about how bad the Vancouver games are. The following article puts things into proper perspective, pointing out that the death of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 games may have given Munich... (by Bar Sinister)
Feb 23rd, 2010 by talloola last post
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How to Win the Winter Olympics
Watching the current winter games in Vancouver I was struck by the number of events that featured not a single Canadian or those where Canadians had very little chance. It seems to me that if you really want to win you have to target and finance events... (by Bar Sinister)
Feb 21st, 2010 by pgs last post
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Massive Olympic Party In Vancouver
The streets of downton Vancouver are completely filled with people. And the masses are extremely happy with the Games. I know, I was there yesterday. Vancouver has never been this busy, ever. This is like Tokyo. The only thing missing are video... (by dumpthemonarchy)
Feb 21st, 2010 by Mowich last post
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I am with the Russians on Evgeny's medal
I have watched figure skating all my life and know the sport well. Years ago the controversy concerning the judging by certain countries was called into question so often I wondered if the sport would ever get back on track. It seemed to for awhile... (by Mowich)
Feb 21st, 2010 by Avro last post
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Are Gold Medals Worth the Cost?
Interesting article outlining the cost of winning for one of the most celebrated athletes at the 2010 games. The Lindsay Vonn experience resembles that suffered by many of the East German and other athletes from communist countries during the Cold War. ... (by Bar Sinister)
Feb 15th, 2010 by L Gilbert last post
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how about down under winter olympics instead of northern hemisphere all the time ..
i believe it is time the world gave the southern hemisphere a go at the winter olympics instead of the northern hemisphere all the time ..we have held the summer olympics twice so whats the beaf when do we share in with the world ..thredbo australia still... (by c p skeates)
Feb 14th, 2010 by eh1eh last post
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Daytona 500
Looks like its shaping up into being a good race... Who do you think is going to take it, go harvick but mabye i want stweart to win!!!! (by Johnnny)
Feb 14th, 2010 by china last post
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Top seed Ferrero, surprise Kubot to face off in Brazil Open final
Top seed Ferrero, surprise Kubot to face off in Brazil Open final Feb. 13, 2010 CBSSports.com wire reports ... (by china)
Feb 10th, 2010 by darkbeaver last post
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Rock band Kasabian model England's new kit... in Paris
England's new away kit has been modelled by rock band Kasabian - in Paris. The indie band from Leicester - who are fans of Leicester City Football Club - performed in front of 250,000 fans in the French capital last night, during which lead singer Tom... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 8th, 2010 by Hazmart last post
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Good Super Bowl game on
Two good teams battling it out. (by Kreskin)
Feb 8th, 2010 by china last post
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Boxing champ Tomasz Adamek wins hearts of countrymen
By Mark DiIonno February 05, 2010, 5:11AM Polish-born Adamek prepares for heavyweight bout in Newark Tomasz Adamek doesn’t walk through a crowd. He stops through it. ... (by china)
Feb 7th, 2010 by countryboy last post
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Scottie's Tournament of Hearts
Island people are celebrating tonight, PEI beat the Macartle team from Ontario in the semi-final at the tournie today. They are a wonderful team and are fun to watch. They don't get their knickers in a knot and they don't lose their cool. They handle... (by Mowich)
Feb 7th, 2010 by Blackleaf last post
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A British derby: England to face Wales in Euro2012 qualifiers
The UK is an unusual country in that it has four national teams, despite the best efforts of FIFA who have been expressing their wishes for years for there to be a Great Britain football team. Two of those British teams have been drawn together in the... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 7th, 2010 by Blackleaf last post
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12 minute quickie: Terry is quickly sacked as England captain by Capello
John Terry was sacked as England captain just 12 minutes after meeting Fabio Capello on Friday. The showdown talks occurred in Capello's office at Wembley on Friday afternoon. Terry arrived at the national stadium confident he will remain as... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 5th, 2010 by spaminator last post
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Tail of the Tiger golf balls
Have you seen them? What do you think? :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol: (by JLM)
Feb 4th, 2010 by countryboy last post
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2010 Olympic changes
I see with the continuing mild weather and heavy rains, that some versatility is going to be in order for the Olympics. Alternate events are going to have to be planned. I'm going to start off suggesting two or three and other can add to it so we have a... (by JLM)
Feb 3rd, 2010 by Johnnny last post
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2010 Six Nations Championship: England to wear one-off retro kit against Wales
The 2010 Rugby Union Six Nations Championship - featuring, as ever, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, France and Italy - gets underway this weekend. Saturday sees Ireland take on Italy in this year's opening match, and then England take on Wales at... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 3rd, 2010 by Johnnny last post
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In wake of John Terry controversy we look at England's captains over the years
A HISTORY OF FOOTBALL It has been revealed that the current Chelsea and England captain, John Terry, had an affair with the French girlfriend of his best friend, Manchester City's Wayne Bridge. So let's look at some of England's other captains... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 25th, 2010 by JakeElwood last post
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Cricket: India are ranked world No1 for first time after crushing Sri Lanka
Considering that cricket is very much India's national sport - no, make that a religion - then it seems hard to believe that this nation of 1 billion people and the world's most powerful cricketing country has never been ranked Number One in the world. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 23rd, 2010 by Walter last post
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All-White Basketball League
I am placing this in sports, but it may belong in World Affairs. I will let the moderators judge. Basketball league for white Americans targets Augusta 011910 - The Augusta Chronicle A new league for white basketball players only is set to kick... (by Bar Sinister)
Jan 21st, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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PE teacher sets world record for longest football throw-in
Stoke City's Rory Delap may think he's very good at launching the ball far whilst taking a throw-in, but he's a lightweight compared to British PE teacher Danny Brooks. Danny can throw a ball 163.32 feet, the equivalent of five double-decker buses. ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 18th, 2010 by Mowich last post
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BMO Canadian Skating Championships
Our Canadian skaters are currently competing for slots in the Olympics. The mens short program was held yesterday and there are some excellent young skaters who show great potential. Vaughn Chipeur from Edmonton, AB was simply outstanding, IMHO. ... (by Mowich)
Jan 17th, 2010 by Blackleaf last post
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Striker brought down to Earth by oppositios manager's boot
For any teams who are playing Bristol City this season, I think it's wise to not celebrate a goal anywhere near their manager. Bristol City were up against Cardiff City in the FA Cup, 3rd Round, on Tuesday night at Bristol City's Ashton Gate stadium.... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 11th, 2010 by china last post
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Olympics in China.......again?
Chinese city of Nanjing gets best review of 3 candidates for 2014 Youth Olympics ... (by china)
Jan 8th, 2010 by talloola last post
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Canadian Junior Men's Hockey Team
For the ninth year in a row, the Canadian Mens Junior Hockey team will meet either the US or Sweden in the Gold Medal game. Canada beat the Swiss team 6 to 1, in what I thought was a game dominated by Canada. Late in the game, the Swiss drew a... (by Mowich)
Jan 7th, 2010 by Blackleaf last post
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England remain 1-0 up in Series after drawing by the skin of their teeth
England have remained 1-0 up in the Series against South Africa after drawing by the skin of their teeth in Cape Town. Today was the fifth day of the Third Test between the two sides. England needed a miracle to win. In the First Innings, England... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 4th, 2010 by Blackleaf last post
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United suffer earliest FA Cup knockout since 1984 after losing War of the Roses
The War of the Roses was fought in the 15th Century between the Yorkists (symbolised by a white rose) and the Lancastrians (symbolised by a red rose). The Lancastrians were victorious and the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire have been rivals ever... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 4th, 2010 by talloola last post
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team canada 2010
Brodeur, Fleury, Luongo Boyle, Doughty, Keith, Neidermeyer-C, Pronger, Seabrook, Weber P. Bergeron, Crosby, Getzlaf, Heatley, Iginla, Marleau, Morrow, Nash Perry, M. Richards, E. Staal, Thornton, Toews. Team Canada was chosen this morning for... (by talloola)
Jan 1st, 2010 by talloola last post
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Canadian Team Beats US - Again
It all came down the last shot-on-goal by the US during the shoot-out following a 5-minute overtime period. After Canada had scored three goals in a row, and the US had followed with two - our Canadian goalie stopped the last shot and Canada once again... (by Mowich)
Dec 30th, 2009 by YukonJack last post
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England insist they will not pull out of the 2010 Commonwealth Games
England have quashed rumours that they will pull out of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India for security reasons. There were rumours that security chiefs feared that the England team would be a target for Pakistani extremists in the Games in Delhi.... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 30th, 2009 by YukonJack last post
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Swann flies high as England defeat SA to go 1-0 up in Series
Graeme Swann produced bowling figures for second innings of 5-54 and for the whole match of 9-164 as England emphatically completed an innings victory against South Africa in Durban, England's first victory in that city since 1964. South Africa posted... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 29th, 2009 by Johnnny last post
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World Junior hockey
Come on there isnt a thread about our world juniors? You guys suck heh We spanked latvia :canada:, back to the stone age. 2010 World Junior Schedule And i hope we crush the swiss (by Johnnny)