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Canada’s Emily Young wins second straight bronze medal at Para-Nordic World Cup

December 10, 2017  |   News

CANMORE, Alta. — Canada’s Emily Young captured her second straight bronze medal on Sunday in the women’s standing division at the season-opening Para-Nordic World Cup. The Vancouver native finished the race in 21 minutes 1.7 seconds. Neutral Para Athletes, Ekaterina Rumyantseva (19:44.1) and Anna Milenina (20:07.5), finished first and second, ...
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Canada’s Alex Harvey finished 10th in 15K cross-country World Cup

December 10, 2017  |   News

DAVOS, Switzerland — Canada’s Alex Harvey finished 10th on Sunday in the men’s 15-kilometre individual cross-country skate-ski race. The St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Que., native posted a time of 34 minutes 57.4 seconds. “I have always struggled at altitude so this is by far my best result here in Davos,” said Harvey. “Altitude ...
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Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

December 10, 2017  |   News

LONDON — Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering traffic accidents. Birmingham, London Stansted and London Luton airports briefly suspended flights as runways were cleared. The airports advised passengers to contact their airlines to check the status of ...
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Manificat, Oestberg win in cross-country skiing World Cup

December 10, 2017  |   News

DAVOS, Switzerland — Maurice Manificat of France and Davos specialist Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg won long-distance freestyle races in the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday. Manificat completed the 15-kilometre men’s course 4.0 seconds faster than two-time world champion Sergei Ustyugov of Russia. Another Russian, Alexander Bolshunov, was third trailing 14.6 ...
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Marcel Hirscher comes from behind to win World Cup slalom

December 10, 2017  |   News

VAL D’ISERE, France — Marcel Hirscher quickly disappeared from the finish area after his disappointing opening run of a men’s World Cup slalom on Sunday. The Austrian star went back to the hotel, studied video footage of his run, changed his ski equipment, and beat the field by a large ...
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Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and north Wales

December 10, 2017  |   News

LONDON — Snow is causing road and travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting down roads and causing traffic accidents. Birmingham Airport suspended flights as a runway was cleared and the M1 motorway — the main highway between London and northeast England — was partially closed ...
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Italian skier Gross leads World Cup slalom in dense snowfall

December 10, 2017  |   News

VAL D’ISERE, France — Italian skier Stefano Gross defied dense snowfall to take the lead in a men’s World Cup slalom after the first run Sunday. Gross timed 49.00 seconds to lead Michael Matt of Austria by 0.19. Swedish skiers Andre Myhrer and Mattias Hargin were 0.21 and 0.38 behind ...
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