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US nabs 1st gold, choice for torch lighting questioned

CBS News - 08 Feb 2014
The United States claimed the first gold in the slopestyle event held amidst the snow-capped peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, some 25 miles northeast of the Black Sea resort town of Sochi where the main Olympic park is located. ... Rodnina and ...
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Wonder Woman: Mancuso retires from skiing in superhero style

RiverBender.com - 19 Jan 2018
Mancuso won gold in giant slalom at the 2006 Turin Games, silver in downhill and combined at the 2010 Vancouver Games and bronze in combined at the 2014 Sochi Games. She also collected five medals at world championships and won seven World Cup races ...
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Russian Investigators Deny Doping Whistle-Blower's Claims

New York Times - 17 Jan 2018
MOSCOW — The Russian equivalent of the F.B.I. said on Wednesday that it had found evidence rebutting the accusations of systematic doping raised by a whistle-blower who coordinated drug testing during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Russia's ...
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Maine native earns spot on Winter Olympics biathlon team

Bangor Daily News - 14 Jan 2018
Currier and Leif Nordgren of Marine, Minnesota, both veterans of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, were selected to join Lowell Bailey of Lake Placid, New York; Tim Burke of Paul Smiths, New York; and Sean Doherty of Center Conway, New Hampshire ...
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Road to the Olympics: What makes curling so popular?

WTMA - 03 Jan 2018
(Nexstar) — Curling is a Winter Olympic sport that does not lack popularity. Why is it such a fan favorite? According to 3 time-Olympian, John Shuster, it allows for a unique fan experience that other sports don't always provide. “During a curling ...
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Where Are the American Women in Olympic Figure Skating?

New York Times - 30 Dec 2017
Sixteen years since Sarah Hughes won gold at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, with Kwan adding bronze? Twelve years since Sasha Cohen took silver in 2006 in Turin, Italy? No American woman since has won an Olympic medal in the singles competition ...
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Breckenridge product Katie Uhlaender makes fourth Olympic team

The Denver Post - 15 Jan 2018
Uhlaender, a Vail native and Breckenridge product who was named to her fourth Olympic team on Monday, finished fourth at the Sochi Olympics only 0.04 of a second behind bronze medalist Elena Nikitina of Russia. In November the International Olympic ...
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How Do You Watch the Olympics in the Shadow of Nuclear Apocalypse?

New York Magazine - 09 Jan 2018
(Though it is worth remembering that the only terrorist attack at an Olympics in the past 45 years happened in Atlanta.) In 2014, the worry was anti-Putin separatists coming from the nearby Caucasus Mountains. In 2004, it was a lack of security forces ...
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The 2018 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Schedule Is Here

GoodHousekeeping.com - 17 Jan 2018
We're calling it: Figure skating is about to reach a fever pitch in the United States in approximately T-minus 23 days. The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang could introduce the world to the next Kristi Yamaguchi, Michelle Kwan, or Nancy Kerrigan ...
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Russia wrongly attacks US for its 2018 Olympic ban

Toledo Blade - 25 Dec 2017
It is clear to a disinterested observer that the IOC's move was necessitated by Russia's outrageous massive doping campaign at the last winter Olympics it hosted and the equally outrageous cover-up that ensued. Earlier this month, however, Mr. Putin ...
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Many winter Olympic cities may soon be too warm to host Games

MyAJC - 14 Jan 2018
But the number of possible Winter Olympics locations will decline. In the future, the Winter Games might rotate through a handful of the same cities. At the same time, the warming climate affects not only the locations of the Olympics, but also the ...

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