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Jason Clare gets his skates on to try Sefton outdoor roller skating rink restored with federal grant - dailytelegraph.com.au

Skating - Tue Jul 25 2017 10:06am

dailytelegraph.com.au

Jason Clare gets his skates on to try Sefton outdoor roller skating rink restored with federal grant
dailytelegraph.com.au
There are only a couple of rinks left in Sydney but one of those, an outdoor roller skating rink at Sefton's Roundabout Youth Centre, is proving there is still life in the popular 1980s pastime yet. Blaxland federal Labor MP Jason Clare got his skates ...

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Roller Derby crashes into Rolla - The Rolla Daily News

Rollergirls - Tue Jul 25 2017 9:17am

The Rolla Daily News

Roller Derby crashes into Rolla
The Rolla Daily News
Roller Derby has come to Rolla and it's starting off strong. It's loud, it's rough and it's brimming with girl power. Roller Derby has come to Rolla and it's starting off strong. The Rolla Rockets, the town's newest sports team, held their first home ...

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This Saudi couple wore rollerblades at their wedding ... and it's ... - StepFeed

Rollerblading - Tue Jul 25 2017 8:11am

StepFeed

This Saudi couple wore rollerblades at their wedding ... and it's ...
StepFeed
A Saudi couple who decided to walk into their wedding ceremony wearing rollerblades earlier this month has been taking the kingdom's social media by storm.

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Rail trail a tourism boost - Vernon News - Castanet.net - Castanet.net

Trails & Parks - Tue Jul 25 2017 8:00am

Castanet.net

Rail trail a tourism boost - Vernon News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net
Regional politicians believe tourism will boom once planned recreational rail trails are built along the old CP Rail line between Sicamous and Armstrong.

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Should cyclists be able to ditch the helmets when riding in Linear Park? - The Advertiser

Trails & Parks - Tue Jul 25 2017 7:39am

The Advertiser

Should cyclists be able to ditch the helmets when riding in Linear Park?
The Advertiser
HELMET laws should be relaxed for cyclists on off-road paths such as Linear Park, according to Freestyle Cyclists SA. The group, which advocates more lenient regulations Australia-wide, told a national cycling conference last week that separated ...

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Should cyclists be able to ditch the helmets when riding in Linear Park? - NEWS.com.au

Trails & Parks - Tue Jul 25 2017 7:39am

Should cyclists be able to ditch the helmets when riding in Linear Park?
NEWS.com.au
HELMET laws should be relaxed for cyclists on off-road paths such as Linear Park, according to Freestyle Cyclists SA. The group, which advocates more lenient regulations Australia-wide, told a national cycling conference last week that separated ...

Shared bikes help ease urban traffic congestion: report - ecns

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jul 25 2017 4:13am

Shared bikes help ease urban traffic congestion: report
ecns
Traffic began to ease in the second quarter of the year in 80 of 100 cities studied, said the report by the Ministry of Transport, online map company Amap, and the Tsinghua University-Daimler Center for Sustainable Transportation Research. Tianjin ...

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Bike-sharing helps ease traffic jams in China - ecns

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jul 25 2017 3:28am

Bike-sharing helps ease traffic jams in China
ecns
The report, published by Gaode Maps, Chinese Academy of Transportation Sciences and Tsinghua-Daimler Center for Sustainable Transportation, said over 80 percent of China's 100 biggest cities saw improved local traffic conditions in the second quarter ...

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Unexpected skate park pops up in Fort Smith - Times Record

Aggressive Skating - Tue Jul 25 2017 1:56am

Times Record

Unexpected skate park pops up in Fort Smith
Times Record
A pop-up skate park in downtown Fort Smith is in the works as part of The Unexpected — a public arts festival that returned to Fort Smith this week for its third year. The skate park, which is set to debut Thursday, is in the Frisco Train Depot ...

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Jaromir Jagr is skating with the HC Kladno - The Sherbrooke Times

Skating - Tue Jul 25 2017 1:35am

Jaromir Jagr is skating with the HC Kladno
The Sherbrooke Times
The attacker Jaromir Jagr still has not initialled an agreement with a team of the national hockey League (NHL) and the legend of Czech currently leads with the formation of Extraliga Czech of his native city, HC Kladno. Jagr, unrestricted free agency ...

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Group builds momentum in quest for McKinleyville skate park - Eureka Times Standard

Aggressive Skating - Tue Jul 25 2017 12:30am

Group builds momentum in quest for McKinleyville skate park
Eureka Times Standard
The temporary park sat in McKinleyville's Pierson Park and was put up about 100 yards away from where the proposed skate park will be built in about three years, said Caldwell. Caldwell, director of the Humboldt Skate Park Collective, said they will be ...

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Local Roller Derby Seeking Teams for Golf Tournament - Oswego Daily News

Rollergirls - Mon Jul 24 2017 11:34pm

Local Roller Derby Seeking Teams for Golf Tournament
Oswego Daily News
OSWEGO – Port City Roller Derby is Oswego's all female flat track roller derby team, and we are hosting our first Captain and Crew golf tournament at Stone Creek Golf Club. Port City Roller Derby is a non-profit sports league. The event will feature ...

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S. Korea's two leading short track stars say PyeongChang 2018 pressure no problem - Yonhap News

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Mon Jul 24 2017 11:14pm

Yonhap News

S. Korea's two leading short track stars say PyeongChang 2018 pressure no problem
Yonhap News
SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's two leading stars in women's short track speed skating said Tuesday that they are not concerned about the pressure of satisfying home fans at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Shim Suk-hee and Choi Min-jeong ...
Passion in the air 200 days from the start of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018Around the Rings (subscription)
Countdown to PyeongChang Winter Olympics reaches 200 days: hostThe Korea Herald

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Peoria City Council to review ice skating - Peoria Journal Star

Skating - Mon Jul 24 2017 10:09pm

Peoria City Council to review ice skating
Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — It may be July, but the Peoria City Council will take up the matter of ice skating at its meeting Tuesday night. Council members will review plans for a special-use ordinance for the Winterfest ice skating rink that has provided an outdoor ...

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The rail trail's costs far outweigh its benefits - Crookwell Gazette

Trails & Parks - Mon Jul 24 2017 8:22pm

The rail trail's costs far outweigh its benefits
Crookwell Gazette
Re 'Trailing in argument' (CG, July 18). John Holstein said: 'As the rail corridor is already fenced, there should be no changes to farming practices'. There are many sections of the Goulburn to Crookwell railway line that have never been fenced, in ...

Albemarle Co. Police Dept. to Build New Crozet Skate Park - NBC 29 News

Aggressive Skating - Mon Jul 24 2017 5:23pm

NBC 29 News

Albemarle Co. Police Dept. to Build New Crozet Skate Park
NBC 29 News
The Albemarle County Police Department is hoping to cut crime in Crozet in a new way. It's building a brand new skate park to keep children and teens out of trouble. ACPD teamed up with SK8CROZET. The group is working to improve skating availability ...

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NOACA receives more than $300000 in grants for 'active transportation' like bicycling, walking - cleveland.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Jul 24 2017 5:02pm

cleveland.com

NOACA receives more than $300000 in grants for 'active transportation' like bicycling, walking
cleveland.com
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) recently received more than $300,000 in grant money from the Ohio Department of Transportation that will be used, in part, to test out new "active transportation" pathways, like bike lanes.

NOTL step challenge winners announced - Niagarathisweek.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Jul 24 2017 4:26pm

Niagarathisweek.com

NOTL step challenge winners announced
Niagarathisweek.com
From June 1 to 30, the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake's active transportation committee held the first Niagara-on-the-Lake Step Challenge. In all, 178 individuals competed in a bid to take the highest number of steps throughout the challenge. The town ...

Plattsville Skate Park will replace picnic tables, front steps and pavilion cyclists and scooters are currently using - Woodstock Sentinel Review

Aggressive Skating - Mon Jul 24 2017 3:47pm

Woodstock Sentinel Review

Plattsville Skate Park will replace picnic tables, front steps and pavilion cyclists and scooters are currently using
Woodstock Sentinel Review
Plattsville Skate Park received a $5,000 donation from the Frank Cowan Company Home Town Program. From left Rodger Mordue of Blandford-Blenheim, Jessica Jaremchuck of Frank Cowan Company, Councillor Randy Balzer and Councillor Bruce ...

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Council unveil £140k extension to Perry Barr skate park - Great Barr Observer (press release) (registration)

Aggressive Skating - Mon Jul 24 2017 11:10am

Great Barr Observer (press release) (registration)

Council unveil £140k extension to Perry Barr skate park
Great Barr Observer (press release) (registration)
A BUSTLING space used by dozens of youngsters on a daily basis in Perry Barr has received a six-figure extension. The skate park, situated off Aldridge Road, has been given a new lease of life thanks to £140,000-worth of improvements. Sports ...

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