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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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Gillette News Record - 19 Jul 2018
Doctors in Almaty say the 25-year-old skater died in the hospital there. Born in Kazakhstan to a family of Korean descent, Ten's bronze at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 made him Kazakhstan's first medalist in figure skating. Canadian skater ...
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9 Skiers Nominated for the 2018 ESPY Awards

Powder Magazine - 18 Jul 2018
After winning his second Olympic gold medal last winter (Pyeongchang 2018 and Sochi 2014) in halfpipe skiing, David Wise also received his second ESPY nominations. ...
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Africa's 'bucket list' ski resort dreams of Olympic racers

Times LIVE - 20 Jul 2018
Nestled high in the mountains of Lesotho, skiers and snowboarders from around the world rub shoulders at Africa's leading ski resort, which is cultivating a loyal clientele despite its diminutive size and remote location. Since 2002, Afriski in ...
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SPORTS BRIEFS: SCAD's Stahl, Kingston in 27th at fishing nationals

Savannah Morning News - 20 Jul 2018
The Savannah College of Art and Design's Cody Stahl and Reese Kingston after in 27th place after the first day Thursday of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops. The three-day tournament takes place on ...
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The World Cup Was A Grift, Just Like Everything Else

HuffPost - 19 Jul 2018
There is little doubt now that the Russians bought hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup with under-the-table payments to members of FIFA's executive committee, several members of which were arrested in Zurich and indicted in the United States three ...
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US Olympic, USA Gymnastics leaders set for another Senate hearing

OlympicTalk (blog) - 17 Jul 2018
Outgoing U.S. Olympic Committee acting CEO Susanne Lyons, USA Gymnastics President and CEO Kerry Perry and Michigan State interim president John Engler are scheduled witnesses for a Senate subcommittee hearing next Tuesday on reforms following the ...
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The real winner of this World Cup is Vladimir Putin

Yahoo Sports - 16 Jul 2018
Much of the reason, in fact, that the United States, Mexico and Canada were awarded a joint-World Cup for 2026 is because it was unlikely to lose money. The bid promised to bring in record revenue for FIFA and might even turn a ...
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Congratulations France, well done hosts Russia!

Daily Nation - 15 Jul 2018
Once again, Russia has turned to sports to alter the negative perception on the country after also having spent another $50 billion (Sh5 trillion) to successfully host the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, which also hosted ...
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What to Know About Every Single Winter Olympic Sport in 2018

TIME - 20 Dec 2017
That will be a leap for the athlete, who earned Team USA's highest ever finish in the Winter Olympic sport with eighth place in the men's 20-kilometer during the Sochi Olympics in 2014. But in 2017, Bailey won the U.S.'s first world championship gold ...
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All the Medals the US Has Won in the 2018 Winter Olympics

TIME - 11 Feb 2018
The United States finished fourth at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea with 23 medals — nine of which were gold — with a number of historic wins and disappointing finishes. U.S. snowboarders dominated their events this year, with ...

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