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Lindsey Vonn continues strong comeback with another World Cup downhill victory in France

By Jerome Pugmire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VAL D’ISERE, France — American skier Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup downhill... (more...)

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Athletics Kenya says more runners doped in 2014

Nairobi, Dec 20 (IANS) — More Kenyans were caught doping beyond the names released by International Association of... (more...)

Things to know about proposed changes to FIFA World Cup bidding rules for the 2026 campaign

By Graham Dunbar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In the next World Cup bidding process, a vastly different set of FIFA rules should... (more...)

IOA to give cash awards to medallists

Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) — The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Friday,... (more...)

Here are 10 of the top sports stories to watch for in Canada in 2015

By Scott Edmonds THE CANADIAN PRESS 2015 will be a busy year in sports. Here are 10 things to watch for in the coming year: PAN... (more...)

Indian athlete Chand to compete in domestic events pending CAS verdict on hormones

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian athlete Dutee Chand will be allowed to compete in domestic competitions pending... (more...)

Beijing Olympics’ wrestling champion banned a year for missing dope tests

Paris, Dec 19 (IANS) — Steeve Guenot, the 2008 Olympic wrestling champion, has been banned for a year for missing doping... (more...)

Beijing ramping 2022 Winter Olympics bid with international competitions, promotional events

By Christopher Bodeen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international... (more...)

Beijing ramping 2022 Winter Olympics bid with international competitions, promotional events

By Christopher Bodeen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international... (more...)

Great highs and lows created special bond with fans for ex-captain Koivu

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL — There was something special in the way that Montreal Canadiens fans embraced... (more...)

Great highs and lows created special bond with fans for ex-captain Koivu

By Bill Beacon THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL — There was something special in the way that Montreal Canadiens fans embraced... (more...)

Elisabeth Vathje gives Canadian skeleton team a needed star slider

By Donna Spencer THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY — Elisabeth Vathje may have hit a triple in her first at-bat in skeleton’s... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Miss World

Bikini round removed from Miss World pageant

IANS London – The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition,…
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Gallery: Wait for India’s Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over

VANCOUVER DESI The Hunt for the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2015 is almost over. An Indian lifestyle channel will air the grand finale of the reality…
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Taliban attack

Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Blogs

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Recipe: Crimson Crush – Gingery Ribena Cocktail

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL This Crimson Crush has a distinctive, yet spicy flavour that is refreshing with a bit of bubble. Plus it has…
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Volunteers loaded up toys for charities

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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