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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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A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides

The Diplomat - 23 Apr 2018
Among G7 members, Japan has been an outlier on Russia for several years. The first indication of this was in February 2014, when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, an event boycotted by major ...
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Hit Russia where it hurts: Take away World Cup

UPI.com - 04 Apr 2018
What kind of international response would get Moscow's attention? Certainly, trade embargoes and financial sanctions would inflict real economic pain on Russia. But there are other options to consider. Dictators such as Putin crave demonstrations of ...
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Russia Banned From Winter Olympics by IOC

New York Times - 06 Dec 2017
In an elaborate overnight operation at the 2014 Sochi Games, a team assembled by Russia's sports ministry tampered with more than 100 urine samples to conceal evidence of top athletes' steroid use throughout the course of competition. More than two ...
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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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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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Who Won the Most Medals and More Olympics Questions, Answered

New York Times - 01 Feb 2018
Yes and no. After evidence emerged of systematic state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, there were calls to ban Russia from Pyeongchang. In the end, there was a compromise ruling. Russian athletes who have a doping-free background can ...

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