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Formula 1 dispute

The foundations of Formula 1 motor racing have been rocked by plans by some teams to form a breakaway championship. The World's Alex Gallafent talks through the situation with anchor Marco Werman.

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International spelling bee

There was an unusual spelling bee in New York today. None of the participants was a native English speaker. Earlier today, anchor Lisa Mullins spoke with three of the participants in the Global SpellEvent Championship.

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Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

Today's Geo Quiz seeks an Italian town famous for baseball. The answer is Nettuno, a coastal city about 40 miles south of Rome. Nettuno is hosting the annual Baseball World Cup. Reporter Nancy Greenleese takes us there.

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Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Igloolik, Nunavut. This town is home to Artcirq, an Inuit community circus troupe that will perform at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC next year. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.

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Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz focused on two mountain resorts around Vancouver, Canada. Whistler Mountain and Cypress Mountain. Some are worried that there isn't enough snow at the resorts. Anchor Marco Werman gets the scoop from CBC reporter Rick Cluff.

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Preview of Winter Olympics

Canada becomes the center of the sporting world tonight with the opening of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The World's Katy Clark offers a preview of the Games, which run through February 28.

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Olympic legacy for Canada's native tribes

Four of Canada's ?First Nations' ? the Lil'wat, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh ? with the Vancouver Olympic Committee officially hosted the 2010 Winter Games. The World's Andrea Crossan reports on the Olympic legacy for the four native tribes.

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World Cup ticket sales

The World Cup is less than two months away and organizers today admitted they're worried about ticket sales for the event. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's William Troop, who's keeping an eye on preparations for the World Cup.

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US practices for World Cup

The US soccer team is getting ready for the World Cup competition by playing some 'friendly' matches here at home. The team plays Turkey in Philadelphia. But in Turkey, people aren't feeling friendly. Correspondent Matthew Brunwasser reports.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Japanese city of Nagoya which next month hosts the Grand Sumo Tournament. The major Sumo competition that comes as a Sumo gambling scandal in Japan widens. Anchor Marco Werman get details from Mike Wesemann.