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Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games

Los Angeles Times - 11 Feb 2014
SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least. "I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst pipe ...
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Report: Canada will test non-NHL hockey prospects in Russia

NBC Olympics - 20 Jul 2017
At least one active NHL player appeared on every 25-man roster during the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Canada and the U.S. rosters featured NHL players from top-to-bottom, followed by Sweden (24), Czech Republic (17), Russia (16), Finland (14), Slovakia (12), ...
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Sochi Olympics hero David Murdoch slides into retirement

The Scotsman - 03 Jul 2017
Winter Olympic silver-medallist David Murdoch has announced his retirement from top-level curling after failing to be selected to represent Great Britain in South Korea next year. The 39-year-old from Lockerbie skipped GB to silver in Sochi 2014 and ...
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Icarus film finds more than Greek tragedy in Russia doping scandal

The Guardian (blog) - 23 Jul 2017
Of all the remarkable scenes in Icarus, a new docu-thriller that forensically carries out a portmortem on how Russia corrupted the London 2012 Olympics and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi through the eyes of its chief protagonist, one moment lingers ...
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On this day: Sochi was chosen as host city of the 2014 Winter Games

Russia Beyond the Headlines - 04 Jul 2017
Sochi is a city in Krasnodar Territory, located on the Black Sea near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia. In 2002 it became Russia's largest resort city. In June 2006, the International Olympic Committee announced that Sochi had been ...
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Canadian skeleton racer Cassie Hawrysh puts Olympic dreams on ice

The Globe and Mail - 12 Jul 2017
After the heartache of not qualifying for Sochi, Cassie Hawrysh had badly wanted a better run-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. What she got was funding cuts and coaching changes and, for her part, not enough top placings to ...
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IOC completing 1000 re-tests of Vancouver Olympics samples - 09 Jul 2017
That performance is often cited as a motive for Russia to start a doping program that ensured better results in the home Sochi Olympics. Russia currently tops the Sochi medal table. An IOC disciplinary commission which is investigating Sochi cases ...
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Countdown to PyeongChang Winter Olympics reaches 200 days: host

The Korea Herald - 23 Jul 2017
The countdown to the first Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea will reach 200 days on Monday, with the east coast host city of PyeongChang ratcheting up its preparations and homegrown athletes chasing a record medal haul. PyeongChang, which lies ...
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Center for Security Studies

CSS Resources (blog) - 24 Jul 2017
As before, the figures for 2016 reflect only the first quarters of the year. The communications and construction sectors have also suffered under the latest crisis, as state funds have been cut back and large scale projects such as the Sochi Olympics ...
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Kevin Shattenkirk agrees to contract with Rangers - 01 Jul 2017
"Ryan McDonagh was a big part of my decision," said Shattenkirk, who joined McDonagh on the United States at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. "He's someone who I think is an elite defenseman. He complements my game well. I'm looking forward to the possibility ...
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Yes, It's Safe to Use Kaspersky Antivirus Software

Tom's Guide - 21 Jul 2017
Kaspersky Lab got the government contract to secure the communications and computer systems at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. News reports have alleged that former Russian military and intelligence officials have been placed in sensitive ...
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Where are they now: Sochi's figure skating champions

NBC Olympics - 05 Apr 2017
Yuzuru Hanyu won gold in Sochi in history-making fashion, becoming the first men's skater to score over 100 points in the short program, the first Japanese man to win Olympic gold in men's skating, and (at 19 years old) the youngest men's Olympic ...
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Russia skiers stay suspended awaiting Sochi Olympic doping cases

The Indian Express - 29 May 2017
Six Russian cross-country skiers will stay suspended until an IOC panel judges if they were part of a state-backed doping conspiracy at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the Olympic commission – chaired by International ...

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