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Canadians refused to board Air Canada flight during Olympic gold medal game

We’ve all been there. You’re traveling somewhere & end up watching a game in an airport bar, only to find that it’s time to board and the game isn’t over yet.

Some Canadian travelers on an Air Canada flight from Vancouver unwisely booked their flights for during the gold medal match with the United States. I guess they…

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SNL ESPN Classic Women’s Curling – Sponsored by Gyne-Lotrimin (video)

Last night, Saturday Night Live showed their love (?) of curling, which really was just an excuse to make bad Gyne-Lotrimin jokes while showing an ESPN Classic curling match from 1987.

While the “classic” match featured Finland and Paraguay, the only part of the SNL skit that was at all entertaining was Will Forte’s portrayal of…

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Female ski jumpers hope to be last-minute addition to 2010 Olympics

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With the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver just a few months away, one would assume the lineup of events would be set in stone. But if a group of women ski jumpers gets their way, there could be a last-minute addition to the Games.

Led by Women’s Ski Jumping USA, a group of jumpers is suing Vanoc…

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Bears: The #1 threat to the Olympic torch relay

polar-bear-torch-relayThe torch for the 2010 Winter Olympics is on its long journey to Vancouver, provided the torch-bearers don’t get eaten by a polar bear along the way.

On Sunday, the torch passed through Churchill, Manitoba, home of 923 people and tons of polar bears. So many polar bears, in fact, that the town bills itself as the “Polar Bear…

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Colbert Nation to sponsor the U.S. Speed Skating Team: Video

The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c…

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