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Six months out: PyeongChang Olympic daily events to watch

OlympicTalk (blog) - 08 Aug 2017
If current form holds, this is where the U.S. wins its first Olympic women's speed skating medal since the 2002 Winter Games. Heather Bergsma is the world-record holder and world champion. Of course, Bergsma also entered Sochi as a medal favorite and ...
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PyeongChang readying for largest Winter Olympics ever

Yonhap News - 10 Aug 2017
(Yonhap). PyeongChang won its Winter Games bid on its third try. It lost to Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics and then to Sochi for the 2014 edition. PyeongChang finally beat out Munich, Germany and Annecy, France for the 2018 Olympics in an ...
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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 ...
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Bobsleigh Olympian admits to self-harming due to sporting pressures

Insidethegames.biz - 28 Jul 2017
Twenty-six-year-old Wilson won the women's bobsleigh world junior title as brakewoman to Paula Walker in Park City in 2011. The duo then finished 12th at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, missing a UK Sport target of eighth place. After the Games she ...
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Latvia skeleton team to boycott world championships in Russia

The Guardian - 11 Dec 2016
“I hope, too, that they will want to join the fight,” said Lizzy Yarnold, the Olympic women's skeleton gold medallist from Britain. Latvia has seven Winter Olympic medals in its history, all of them in sliding sports. The Latvian team is led by Martins ...
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Skeleton 101: Origins and Olympic history

NBC Olympics - 14 Apr 2017
Skeleton was invented in Switzerland in the late 19th century. It is considered the world's first sliding sport. According to legend, riders rode in a sitting position until a competitor clocked an unusually fast time racing head-first on the Cresta ...
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Financial aid for Irish Winter Olympic hopefuls

RTE.ie - 06 Apr 2017
Apart from O'Connor, who was part of a team of five who competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, all are bidding to make their Olympic debut. The Olympic Council of Ireland applied for these scholarships through the International Olympic ...
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Russian quartet suspended as part of Sochi Winter Olympics probe

RTE.ie - 30 Dec 2016
Four Russian skeleton athletes have been provisionally suspended pending investigations into alleged anti-doping violations at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Earlier this month the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) stripped Sochi ...

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