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2014 Sochi Olympics: Latest medal count shows big European gains

SportingNews.com - 11 Feb 2014
Norway and the Netherlands lead the way a week into the Winter Games, and Canada is ahead of the United States in the medal count. Germany increased its gold medal haul to six. Meanwhile, Russia got more reason to cheer on Wednesday. The United ...
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Island Games 2017: Isle of Man team surge to top of medal table

BBC Sport - 28 Jun 2017
Fourteen-year-old Olivia Marshall claimed two swimming golds on day three as the Isle of Man team surged to the top of the Island Games medal table. She won the women's 50m butterfly title before helping the women's 4x50m medley relay team to victory, ...
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Cross-Country 101: Olympic history

wwlp.com - 21 Jun 2017
The same two events were held in cross-country at the 1929 St. Moritz Olympic Games as they had four years earlier – a 50km race and an 18km race, both for men. In the 50km, Sweden's Per-Erik Hedlund won the gold medal by more than 13 minutes, the ...
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Biathlon 101: Origins and Olympic history

wwlp.com - 19 Jun 2017
Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won two medals, gold in the relay and silver in the 20km individual, increasing his all-time record-setting medal count to 11. Competing in his fifth Olympics for Norway, Halvard Hanevold became the oldest medalist ever ...
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Run This Town: San Diego

ESPN - 28 Jun 2017
Best chance for an Olympian sighting: The nearby U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista houses plenty of top athletes, and runners from all over the country are often on the roads and paths of San Diego. ...
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Impacts Of Title IX Still Felt By Team USA Athletes Today

TeamUSA.org - 22 Jun 2017
As Team USA marks the 45th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, which legislated gender equality in education, we take a look at how the law has impacted women in the Olympics since its passage in 1972. Historic participation numbers and medals in ...
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South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

New York Times - 24 Jun 2017
But past efforts to form a unified Olympic team have all faltered over politically delicate details such as whether a joint team should have an equal number of players from each side, which side should choose the head coach and where the team would ...
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Do You Really Still Hate Ryan Lochte?

ESPN - 06 Jun 2017
If I can put a little bit of fun in people's lives, then I'm cool with that." Lochte recognized early that most of life is lived outside the pool, his ambition rooted in personality, not medal count. "For Ryan, it's always more about not losing than ...
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Paolo Barelli's Manifesto for the Future of FINA

SwimSwam - 28 Jun 2017
The number of mandates for the President and Bureau members, as well as the age limit to be a FINA elective candidate, must be agreed upon once and for all and enshrined within the Constitution without allowing these to be changed according to one's ...
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Banner Blitz: Counting down Canada's greatest sports moments

OurPerth.ca - 28 Jun 2017
I can't see Canada ever topping this Olympic performance. Not only did the red and white finish with the most golds (14) at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games, Canada also set a record for most gold medals period at any Winter Olympics. We set out to “own ...
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Golden Age

Waco Tribune-Herald - 28 Jun 2017
Walton recently returned from his 28th Golden Age Games with his usual metal detector-alerting haul of hardware – two gold medals, one in table tennis and the other in air rifle, along with a silver medal in shuffleboard and another silver in horseshoes.
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Watch world's oldest gymnast compete at age 91

OlympicTalk (blog) - 23 Jun 2017
She took a number of years off before returning to training in 1982 after having three daughters and has since become a great-grandmother, according to reports. Quaas gained viral fame in 2012, ...
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Forecast: Germany to top medal table at Pyeongchang Olympics

Turn to 10 - 24 May 2017
Germany is predicted to win 14 gold medals and 35 overall. Next is Norway with 12 gold and 34 overall, followed by the United States with 10 gold and 32 overall. After that in the gold-medal count are France (9), Austria (7), South Korea (7 ...

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