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Angela Ruggiero: The American fast becoming a shining light for the Olympic Movement in 2017 and beyond

Angela Ruggiero: The American fast becoming a shining light for the Olympic Movement in 2017 and beyond

It is fair to say that 2016 has not been a vintage year for sports administrators. Too old, too stuck in the past and too out of touch with the needs and desires of the modern world are among common gripes. And, for all their powerful rhetoric about youth and innovation shown through gestures like adding skateboarding and surfing to the Tokyo 2020 programme, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have been tarred with the same brush.











Wickenheiser seeking eighth world title as rising tide of women’s ice hockey reaches Kamloops

 Wickenheiser seeking eighth world title as rising tide of women’s ice hockey reaches Kamloops

Two years ago Kamloops, in Canada, staged the Four Nations Cup, which served as a warm-up event for the Ice Hockey Women’s World Championships it is about to host. After the home country had earned a 3-2 shoot-out win over the United States, such was the level of general enthusiasm that young female fans were still outside the arena playing street hockey at midnight.