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  • noun sports Any match that is part of a playoff


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  • While Cavendish refused to be drawn out on his chances, he was quick to playdown reports in which he said he would have to “review” his ambitions.

    Cavendish feeling more optimistic about elite road race

  • West Tampa All-Star team entered into the playdown system that leads to Williamsport. - Their paths diverged, now cross again

  • Division III also features an undefeated team as No. 1 Lake Region is 20-0 and awaits the winner of a playdown game between No. 8 Peoples and No. 9 Oxbow.

  • Against the backdrop of reports that Kumar kept away at the instance of railway minister Mamata Banerjee, Chidambaram sought to playdown his absence.


  • There is another clash of MVL teams in the playdown round of Division III.

  • Two teams from Penticton - Blaine Black's men's team and Lil Blashko's women's team - were winners at the Dominion Club Challenge playdown for the Okanagan region, held in Revelstoke last weekend.

    Kootenay Rockies - News

  • Following U-32's 32-27 playdown victory over No. 14 Otter Valley, Shea's fever subsided and he proceeded to account for at least a third of his team's points from the quarterfinals on.

  • There is another clash of MVL teams in the playdown round of Division III.

  • West Kildonan's third-seeded Reid Carruthers sunk St. Vital's Rick Lemoine 6-3 in a city zone playdown at the Fort Rouge Curling Club today to earn a berth in the 2009 Safeway Championship, to be held in Selkirk, Feb. 18-22.

    Winnipeg Sun

  • Northwest Territories curler Kerry Galusha secured what will be a fifth straight appearance to the national competition after her squad defeated the Yukon's Team Hewitt in a winner-take-all playdown match. News


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