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Calgary awarded 2021 FIL World Championships

Insidethegames.biz - 17 Jun 2017
The 2019 edition has been awarded to Winterberg in Germany while Sochi in Russia, the 2014 Winter Olympic host, is due to stage the 2020 event. Doubts remain over Russia staging major winter competitions, however, following allegations published in the ...
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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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