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Vancouver dismisses worries over weather
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Vancouver Olympics planners downplayed worries over recent spring-like weather on Wednesday, despite their move to limit public access to a ski venue to preserve snow for next month’s Games.

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West Ham face sanctions for crowd violence
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

West Ham United face sanctions after the FA said the Premier League club had been found guilty on two charges of crowd trouble at a League Cup match against Millwall at Upton Park last August.

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Ecclestone proposes grand prix shortcuts
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Bernie Ecclestone wants to introduce “shortcuts” on race tracks to boost entertainment and allow the top drivers to do more overtaking, the Formula One supremo said on Wednesday.

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ITF says World Cup idea has interesting elements
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A proposed tennis “World Cup” to replace the Davis Cup has interesting elements but also many challenges, the International Tennis Federation said on Wednesday.

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Continental Ryder Cup bid hopefuls told to get creative
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Local color and an Olympic-style legacy will be key factors when Europe’s Ryder Cup bid committee chooses between six candidates to take the competition back to continental Europe in 2018, bid leaders heard on Wednesday.

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Referee row earns Celtics’ Rivers $25,000 fine
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers has been fined $25,000 arguing with the referees during a game against the Atlanta Hawks, the NBA said on Wednesday.

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Clippers lose rookie Griffin to season-ending surgery
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Blake Griffin’s injury-ravaged rookie season with the Los Angeles Clippers ended on Wednesday when the power forward was ruled out for another four months to have surgery.

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X-Factor judge Dannii Minogue pregnant
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Pop star and talent show judge Dannii Minogue is expecting her first child, her spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Pop singer Ke$ha leads U.S. album, singles charts
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Rookie pop singer Ke$ha ended Susan Boyle’s six-week reign on the U.S. pop album chart Wednesday, and also logged a fourth week at No. 1 on Billboard’s singles chart.

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Gay awards nominate Lady Gaga, Ford film
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Singer Lady Gaga and fashion designer-turned-director Tom Ford’s debut film were among the nominees for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s annual media awards on Wednesday.

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“American Idol” debuts to solid viewership
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Top-rated television show “American Idol” debuted to solid viewership Tuesday night, luring nearly 30 million viewers overall and rising slightly among younger audiences, according to early ratings on Wednesday.

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NBC’s Leno drama might have a happy ending
January 13, 2010 – 11:00 pm

NBC’s late-night TV troubles are proving embarrassing and costly for the network — but the drama could pay dividends down the road.

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