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India back in Winter Olympics; flag to fly in Sochi

USA TODAY - 11 Feb 2014
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — India has been reinstated to the Olympics in time for the flag to fly at the Sochi Winter Games. The International Olympic Committee announced the decision Tuesday, saying it was the first time in history that a suspension of a ...
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Nigeria will be at the Winter Olympics for the first time ever

Quartz - 17 Nov 2017
An African team will participate in the sport of bobsled for the first time ever at the Winter Olympics thanks to three Nigerian ladies. US-based trio of Seun Adigun, the team driver and leader, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere have qualified for the ...
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UN urges global truce during Winter Olympics

Los Angeles Times - 13 Nov 2017
In a consensus action that included North Korea and South Korea, the United Nations General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution asking all nations to observe an “Olympic truce” during the 2018 Winter Games in February. The 17-day sporting event ...
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French skier's death highlights dangers of Winter Olympic sports - 17 Nov 2017
Stemmle recovered from a broken pelvis, massive internal injuries and a severe infection suffered that horrifying day on the Hahnenkamm to race for nine more World Cup seasons. In total he appeared at four Olympic Winter Games (three after the accident ...
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2 Afghan skiers close to Winter Olympics history

GrindTV - 16 Nov 2017
From the mountains of Afghanistan to the most prestigious competition in winter sport, skiers Alishah Farhang and Sajjad Husaini are on the brink of Olympic history. Recently, Afghanistan Olympic Committee president Mohammad Zahir Aghbar registered the ...
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The highlights of past Winter Olympics

BBC News - 01 Nov 2017
The Olympic cauldron and flame, with the Bolshoy Ice Dome in the distance, at sunset during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, in Russia. More than 80 Getty Images photographers will be on the ground in Pyeongchang next year to cover the games from the ...
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How Much a Trip to the 2018 Winter Olympics Would Cost You

Money Magazine - 09 Nov 2017
Why simply watch the 2018 Winter Olympic games on television when you can be there in person and feel feel the energy of the crowd? The 2018 Winter Olympic Games kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Feb. 9, 2017. Athletes from roughly 90 ...
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Here's What Happened at the First-Ever Winter Olympics

TIME - 31 Oct 2017
That was in 1924, at the first official Winter Olympic games in Chamonix, France, where 16 countries gathered to compete in sports like figure skating, speed skating, hockey, curling and more. While that was nearly a century ago, the games in Chamonix ...
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Wisconsin firm outfitting US luge team for 2018 Winter Olympics - 16 Nov 2017
Duluth Trading Co. will be outfitting the USA Luge team with a wide range of off-sled clothing and winter gear for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Duluth Trading Co. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Buck Naked is heading to South Korea.

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