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A place to discuss all aspects of the coming Vancouver Winter Olympics.
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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)
Dec 27th, 2009 by Blackleaf last post
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Second Test: England make a solid reply to SA's First Innings score of 343
England have replied strongly in the First Innings against South Africa on the Second Day of the Second Test in Durban. South Africa made 343 in their First Innings, which would have been a slightly smaller score had England not been frustrated in... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 25th, 2009 by Johnnny last post
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Moroccan referee knocked unconscious by football during match
We've seen Manchester United's Eric Cantona kung-fu kicking a Crystal Palace fan (1995), a young David Beckham somehow scoring from the halfway line against Wimbledon (1996), the Brentford goalkeeper injuring himself after colliding with a dog which... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 21st, 2009 by Kakato last post
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England scrape a draw in First Test against South Africa
England have shown great character after battling to a well-earned draw against South Africa in sweltering Pretoria. South Africa posted a good score of 418 in the First Innings. England then replied with a First Innings total of 356, meaning that... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 20th, 2009 by Risus last post
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England legend Sir Stanley Matthews sold goods on the black market during WWII
Sir Stanley "Wizard of the Dribble" Matthews and Stan "Electric Heels" Mortensen, two of England's greatest-ever footballers, sold goods on the black market during the War. The two former England stars sold coffee and soap in exchange for cash. ... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 19th, 2009 by Avro last post
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NHL suspesion flow chart
Link (by Avro)
Dec 16th, 2009 by Blackleaf last post
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From obscurity to the world stage: Stadium:mk to be 2018 World Cup venue
Milton Keynes Dons may be the youngest team by far in the English football league, but they have certainly hit the world stage quickly. The MK Dons were formerly known as Wimbledon (nicknamed the Dons) - whose "Crazy Gang" surprisingly beat Liverpool... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 16th, 2009 by Blackleaf last post
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Paul Gascoigne arrested for being drunk and disorderly
Paul Gascoigne, one of the stars of the great England side which narrowly missed out on reaching the 1990 World Cup Final, has been arrested for being drunk and disorderly. The former Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Lazio and Rangers midfielder... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 16th, 2009 by Blackleaf last post
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First Test, Day 1: Kallis puts South Africa on top against England
It is the end of the First Day (out of a maximum of five) of the First Test between South Africa and England, and South Africa demonstrated why they are ranked No2 in the world. The Springboks, recently overtaken to the top spot in the world rankings... (by Blackleaf)