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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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Living in pain - Amy Williams on life after the Olympics

ITV News - 05 Oct 2018
I really believed I could win another medal - it would have been the Sochi Olympics. And I did it for another year but the aches and the pains, spending every day in the physio just to be able to make myself train that hard was becoming a bit harder ...
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How to watch 2018 Skate America

OlympicTalk (blog) - 16 Oct 2018
Bradie Tennell, after beating Olympic silver medalist Yevgenia Medvedeva for her first senior international title last month, also returns to Skate America, where she burst onto the scene last year with a bronze medal. Japanese Satoko Miyahara and ...
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Top US champions to compete at Skate America in Everett

KOMO News - 17 Oct 2018
Oshie already carved out a place in hockey history four years ago while playing for the U.S. team at the Sochi Olympics. He dominated a shootout against Russia in unbelievable fashion when coach Dan Bylsma sent him out six times. Oshie scored four ...
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Calgary on short list for 2026 Winter Olympics - 04 Oct 2018
The bid process has been revised and made cheaper for potential bidders, aiming to ease concerns of European voters who have consistently rejected Olympic plans since Russia spent US$51 billion on massive infrastructure linked to the 2014 Sochi Winter ...
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IOC approves refugee team for Tokyo Olympics

OlympicTalk (blog) - 09 Oct 2018
She last competed at the January 2017 U.S. Championships, placing sixth and splitting from her coach, Frank Carroll, who had helped her to a team-event bronze medal and fourth-place individual finish at the Sochi Olympics. Gold said the final breaking ...
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Andrew Weibrecht Featured in AP Story - 15 Oct 2018
Two-time Olympic medalist Andrew Weibrecht, who retired in May from the U.S. Ski Team, recently sat down with John Kekis from the Associated Press to catch up on life after the White Circus and what that looks like for Weibrecht. Weibrecht ...
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Meet the team - Ireland at the Youth Olympic Games - 07 Oct 2018
Sean McCarthy Crean (Karate): The Cork teenager will compete in the +68kg category in Argentina, having secured silver at the Junior Europeans in Sochi last February Robert Powell (Swimming): The Athlone teenager gained great experience as he ...
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Rescued stray dogs doing well four years after Sochi Olympics

USA TODAY - 07 Feb 2018
Kenworthy became the most famous for rescuing strays from the Sochi Olympics, but several others brought home dogs from those Games. Snowboardcross star Lindsey Jacobellis rescued a pup, as did Amanda Bird, the marketing and communications ...

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