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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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Sochi bachelor Tucker West not embarrassed by matchmaking father

NBC Olympics - 18 Jun 2017
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — A cell phone vibrating uncontrollably disturbed Tucker West's concentration as he stood atop the Sochi Olympic luge track. He quickly checked his notifications, despite being just 10 minutes away from his first run. Shocked by the ...
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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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Olympic funding needs to focus more on athlete development: report

The Globe and Mail - 22 Jun 2017
Carla Qualtrough, the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, said that the goal is to sustain Canada's high-performance success as witnessed at the Vancouver and Sochi Winter Olympics while enabling athletes who are five to eight years away ...
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Dew Tour part of Olympic qualifier for US snowboard, freeski

New Jersey Herald - 22 Jun 2017
The Dew Tour also was used to help select the team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. In addition, the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix series will play a role with events in Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado, Copper Mountain and Mammoth Mountain, California. Tiger Shaw, the ...
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McDonald's ends four-decade Olympics sponsorship

MyAJC - 22 Jun 2017
Citing a decision to "focus on different priorities," McDonald's announced on Friday it will no longer sponsor the Olympics. "We have been proud to support the Olympic Movement, and we thank our customers and staff, the spectators, athletes and ...
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Jeremy Abbott retires from figure skating

OlympicTalk (blog) - 22 Jun 2017
Abbott struggled at the Olympics. He was ninth in Vancouver and 12th in Sochi after entering both Winter Games as the national champion. He grabbed a bronze medal in the first Olympic team event in Sochi, but only after erring on all three jumping ...
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Doping: IPC VP says Russia has until September to conform

Reuters - 22 Jun 2017
The report provided exhaustive evidence of an elaborate doping scheme sponsored by Russia's Sports Ministry leading up to the Sochi Winter Olympics. The IPC banned the Russian Paralympic Committee from participating in the 2016 Rio Games and ...
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US Swimming Championships broadcast schedule

OlympicTalk (blog) - 22 Jun 2017
Abbott struggled at the Olympics. He was ninth in Vancouver and 12th in Sochi after entering both Winter Games as the national champion. He grabbed a bronze medal in the first Olympic team event in Sochi, but only after erring on all three jumping ...
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IOC president to meet Donald Trump, talk Olympic bid

OlympicTalk (blog) - 21 Jun 2017
Abbott struggled at the Olympics. He was ninth in Vancouver and 12th in Sochi after entering both Winter Games as the national champion. He grabbed a bronze medal in the first Olympic team event in Sochi, but only after erring on all three jumping ...
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Austria looks into multi-country 2026 Winter Olympic bid

OlympicTalk (blog) - 21 Jun 2017
Abbott struggled at the Olympics. He was ninth in Vancouver and 12th in Sochi after entering both Winter Games as the national champion. He grabbed a bronze medal in the first Olympic team event in Sochi, but only after erring on all three jumping ...
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The rise of Andrei Zvyagintsev

Open Democracy - 22 Jun 2017
Europe is another matter, but the emergence in the American media (starting with the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Pussy Riot) of something called “Russia”, of which little had been heard since 1991, has led to its being superimposed on other current trends.
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Olympian to hold hockey camp in July

Wellington Advertiser - 22 Jun 2017
During the gold medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Jenner scored the first goal for the Canadian team in the third period. Canada eventually defeated the United States 3-2 in overtime, which Jenner called a “dream come true.” “It was an ...
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Alysia Montano to race pregnant again at US Championships

OlympicTalk (blog) - 19 Jun 2017
Abbott struggled at the Olympics. He was ninth in Vancouver and 12th in Sochi after entering both Winter Games as the national champion. He grabbed a bronze medal in the first Olympic team event in Sochi, but only after erring on all three jumping ...

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