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Lizzy Fights Illness to Win Gold

Lizzy Fights Illness to Win Gold

At the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Great Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold took gold in skeleton race – after almost pulling out of the competition altogether! In this race you have to complete four runs (laps) of the twisting and turning track of ice on a sledge, whilst your head is a mere 5cm away from the […]

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Controversy at Winter Olympics

Controversy at Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics is a tradition that has spread throughout the ages, well as far back as 1924 (OK, not that long ago). The event is basically the Olympics but held in winter (it’s all very confusing, I know). Hosted in South Korea’s PyeongChang, this year the Games have already thrown up lots of shocks […]

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The Greatest Skiing Underdog of All Time?

The Greatest Skiing Underdog of All Time?

52-year-old Michael Edward, once nicknamed Eddie the Eagle, became a global sensation when he came last (by a long way) in the ski jump at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. Now, over a quarter of a century later, a film has been made about one of the world’s best-known underdogs. At the UK film premier […]

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Alaska dominates Arctic Winter Games

Alaska dominates Arctic Winter Games

The Arctic Winter Games is the largest multisport and cultural event for young people of the Arctic. They are held every two years and have just taken place in Nuuk, Greenland. Over 2000 athletes from nine teams (Alaska, Greenland, Northern Alberta, Northwest Territories, Nunavik, Quebec, Nunavut, Sapmi, Yamal-Nenets and Yukon) competed in the games. The […]

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Pupils have a (n)ice time

Pupils have a (n)ice time

Earlier this month, senior pupils from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy had some serious fun at the Lincoln ice rink! Most of the children that went had already experienced the temporary rink in past winters, but that didn’t stop them from having a great time. The surface is made of 100% real ice to give the […]

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Delayed White Christmas?

Delayed White Christmas?

There have been reports that, after ‘a pretty warm year’, England could be getting snow! It was on Christmas, last night, that BBC Weather predicted deep, crisp and even snow, possibly, to come over to England from the South West. A mixture of rain, sleet and snow has been predicted but the snow is expected […]

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YJA Editors Hit the Slopes!

YJA Editors Hit the Slopes!

Matt is very proud of his skill on the skis and likes to show off, whereas Sarah is a novice

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Ten things that you didn’t know about curling

Ten things that you didn’t know about curling

Celebrity curling fans include George Clooney, who got hooked on when filming the movie Perfect Storm in Canada, 2000!

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Snow blizzards on the way?

Snow blizzards on the way?

Snow may well pile high, schools and businesses could close and people will stay indoors to stay warm.

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It does make you think

It does make you think

What New Years resolutions did you make? I’ve made one that will make a difference.