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Maame Biney is first black woman to make Olympic speed skating team - NBC Olympics

Sun Dec 17 2017 7:53am

NBC Olympics

Maame Biney is first black woman to make Olympic speed skating team
NBC Olympics
Biney will be the second black speedskater on a U.S. Olympic team. Shani Davis was 19 when he qualified for the short track team in 2002. He later switched to long track and won four medals, including two golds. Now 35, Davis will try to make the long ...
US speedskating team set for Pyeongchang OlympicsSalt Lake Tribune
US Olympic speedskating team welcomes its first black female ...Fox News
Biney is 1st black woman to make Olympic speedskating teamHonolulu Star-Advertiser
TeamUSA.org -Essence.com
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Categories: Skating

Pittsburgh Native Speed Skater Heading To 2018 Olympics « CBS ... - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Sat Dec 16 2017 8:41pm

CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Pittsburgh Native Speed Skater Heading To 2018 Olympics « CBS ...
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
A Pittsburgh native speed skater is heading to the 2018 Olympics in South Korea.

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Biney Is 1st Black Woman to Make Olympic Speedskating Team - U.S. News & World Report

Sat Dec 16 2017 5:21pm

U.S. News & World Report

Biney Is 1st Black Woman to Make Olympic Speedskating Team
U.S. News & World Report
... U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters. The 17-year-old native of Ghana cruised to victory in the first 500 final Saturday, beating Olympians Lana Gehring, Jessica Kooreman and Katherine Reutter-Adamek. In the ...
Olympics: Maame Biney becomes first black woman to qualify for US speedskating teamLos Angeles Times
US speedskating's teen sensation Maame Biney punches her ticket to 2018 OlympicsSalt Lake Tribune
US Olympic speedskating team welcomes its first black female ...Fox News
TeamUSA.org -Chron.com -Xinhua
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Categories: Skating

She's Back: Speedskater Lana Gehring Secures Olympic Return After Earning Relay Bronze In 2010 - TeamUSA.org

Fri Dec 15 2017 10:05pm

TeamUSA.org

She's Back: Speedskater Lana Gehring Secures Olympic Return After Earning Relay Bronze In 2010
TeamUSA.org
A 2010 Olympian in short track speedskating, Gehring switched to long track speedskating for two years before reverting back to short track. It's a move that worked out well for Gehring, who on Friday night became the first U.S. women's speedskater to ...
Krueger, Gehring earn Olympic spots at US short track trialsArizona Daily Star

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Categories: Skating

US Speedskating To Send Up To 16 Long Track Athletes To 2018 Olympics For 25 Spots On The Starting Line - TeamUSA.org

Fri Dec 15 2017 1:48pm

TeamUSA.org

US Speedskating To Send Up To 16 Long Track Athletes To 2018 Olympics For 25 Spots On The Starting Line
TeamUSA.org
Heather Bergsma competes in the women's 1,500-meter at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup on Dec. 10, 2016 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. U.S. long track speedskaters now have a crystal-clear picture of what they're shooting for when they compete at the 2018 ...

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Categories: Skating

Speed skating coach will spend seven years in prison for sexually - WSYR

Fri Dec 15 2017 10:40am

WSYR

Speed skating coach will spend seven years in prison for sexually
WSYR
A Syracuse speed skating and cycling coach who committed sex acts against one of the children he was training is headed to prison for the next seven years.

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President opens Poland's first indoor speed skating track - thenews.pl

Fri Dec 15 2017 2:37am

thenews.pl

President opens Poland's first indoor speed skating track
thenews.pl
... some 110 kilometres southwest of the capital Warsaw, as the "absolutely top” facility of its kind in Europe. He added that track was an example Poland's ability to construct modern, ambitious facilities. The arena cost over PLN 47.6 million (EUR 11 ...

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Five For Friday: Short Track Speedskating - TeamUSA.org

Fri Dec 15 2017 2:16am

TeamUSA.org

Five For Friday: Short Track Speedskating
TeamUSA.org
Eight spots on the U.S. Olympic Team will be determined this weekend at the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Short Track Speedskating. Competition is Friday through Sunday at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah. Team USA has five men's spots and ...
After growing up on the ice, John-Henry Krueger looks to make his ...Deseret News

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Categories: Skating

Columbus native set for Olympic Trials in speedskating - The Republic

Fri Dec 15 2017 1:43am

The Republic

Columbus native set for Olympic Trials in speedskating
The Republic
The 25-year-old Columbus East graduate will compete in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Short Track speedskating events today through Sunday at the Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, Utah. The top three women in combined points from the three events will ...

Categories: Skating

[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa set for pursuit of ... - The Korea Herald

Fri Dec 15 2017 1:41am

The Korea Herald

[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater Lee Sang-hwa set for pursuit of ...
The Korea Herald
South Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa is now officially set for her pursuit of a third straight Olympic gold in the women's 500 meters.The International Skating Union on Friday announced the list of all skaters qualified for the 2018 PyeongChang ...

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Photos: Get to Know Olympic Speed Skater Katherine Reutter-Adamek - NBC Chicago

Thu Dec 14 2017 6:03pm

NBC Chicago

Photos: Get to Know Olympic Speed Skater Katherine Reutter-Adamek
NBC Chicago
I just wanted to go fast,” the 29-year-old speed skater from Champaign said. “All the coaches would say, 'You skate like a figure skater. You dress like a figure skater. You look like a figure skater.' And I remember on day one, 5 years old, thinking ...

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Samantha Snyder ready to compete at the United States long-track speedskating Olympic Trials in her own backyard - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thu Dec 14 2017 2:26pm

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Samantha Snyder ready to compete at the United States long-track speedskating Olympic Trials in her own backyard
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Samantha Snyder grew up within walking distance of the Pettit National Ice Center. Now, she'll get to compete for a trip to the Olympic Games on the ice she has long trained on, as Pettit Center will host the United States long-track speedskating ...

Categories: Skating

Daughter of Olympic speed skating legend Bonnie Blair is a Team USA 2108 hopeful - WPTV.com

Thu Dec 14 2017 1:21pm

Daughter of Olympic speed skating legend Bonnie Blair is a Team USA 2108 hopeful
WPTV.com
Olympic speed skating legend Bonnie Blair-Cruikshank once dominated the ice, winning five gold medals, and now her daughter is following in her skate strides. Blair Cruikshank has qualified for the U.S. trials at the Pettit National Ice Center, and is ...

Categories: Skating

Daughter of Olympic speed skating legend Bonnie Blair is a Team USA 2018 hopeful - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Thu Dec 14 2017 1:04pm

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Daughter of Olympic speed skating legend Bonnie Blair is a Team USA 2018 hopeful
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Olympic speed skating legend Bonnie Blair-Cruikshank once dominated the ice, winning five gold medals, and now her daughter is following in her skate strides. Blair Cruikshank has qualified for the U.S. trials at the Pettit National Ice Center, and is ...

Categories: Skating

Who is Elise Christie, why's speed skater nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year and is she dating Liu ... - The Sun

Thu Dec 14 2017 8:16am

The Sun

Who is Elise Christie, why's speed skater nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year and is she dating Liu ...
The Sun
Elise took the 1,000m, 1,500m and overall titles at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Rotterdam - and won bronze in the 3,000m. She was named the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year, and also won a World Cup event in South Korea ...

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[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater aims to regain fitness ahead of PyeongChang Olympics - The Korea Herald

Wed Dec 13 2017 11:37pm

The Korea Herald

[PyeongChang 2018] Speed skater aims to regain fitness ahead of PyeongChang Olympics
The Korea Herald
Though her physical condition hasn't been at its best recently, the long-distance speed skater said she will be fit before the Olympics. "I think I'm about 70 percent fit," Kim said before the MBN Women Sports Awards in Seoul, where she won the third ...
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costsPetoskey News-Review

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10 Athletes To Know For The US Olympic Team Trials For Short Track Speedskating - TeamUSA.org

Wed Dec 13 2017 7:07pm

TeamUSA.org

10 Athletes To Know For The US Olympic Team Trials For Short Track Speedskating
TeamUSA.org
Hong's roots in the sport run deep — his mother went into labor with him while at a speedskating rink in Seoul — but it's his own ambition that pushes him forward. The up-and-coming 20-year-old acknowledges that it would be “a huge honor” to return ...

Categories: Skating

Speed skating season set to begin - Lake Placid News

Wed Dec 13 2017 2:37pm

Lake Placid News

Speed skating season set to begin
Lake Placid News
LAKE PLACID - Quietly and unobtrusively, an orange truck with an attached water tank drove slowly around the Olympic Oval Friday, Dec. 8, starting the process of making ice for another speed and public skating season. To create ice, the pipe along the ...

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Speed skating season set to begin - Lake Placid News

Wed Dec 13 2017 2:37pm

Lake Placid News

Speed skating season set to begin
Lake Placid News
LAKE PLACID - Quietly and unobtrusively, an orange truck with an attached water tank drove slowly around the Olympic Oval Friday, Dec. 8, starting the process of making ice for another speed and public skating season. To create ice, the pipe along the ...

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