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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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Should North and South Korea Co-Host the 2018 Winter Olympics?

The Diplomat - 27 Jun 2017
The day after Otto Warmbier passed away, South Korean Cultural, Sports, and Tourism Minister Do Jong-hwan floated the idea of North and South Korea co-hosting some ski events during the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics, set to be held in Pyeongchang, ...
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Could North Korea co-host the 2018 Winter Olympics? - 23 Jun 2017
South Korea's sports minister Do Jong-hwan has suggested the host country for the 2018 Winter Olympics, starting on February 9, may look to its neighbour North Korea for help in staging the event. On a trip this week to Pyeongchang, to check ...
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Olympic champ Camplin takes senior role in Australian sports

Washington Post - 28 Jun 2017
The 42-year-old skier, who was competing as Alisa Camplin at the Salt Lake City Games in 2002 when she became Australia's first female Winter Olympics gold medalist, has been on the ASC board since 2007. She retired from competition following her ...
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Innsbruck plans a no-frills Winter Olympics 2026 bid

Deutsche Welle - 22 Jun 2017
Stefan Klos of the Frankfurt-based Proprojekt consultants' office, which previously worked on the Hamburg 2024 and Almaty 2022 bids, said that by applying for the 2026 Winter Olympics, Innsbruck would be kicking of an entirely new era. "Innsbruck and ...
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Someone Wants The 2026 Winter Olympics

Sports Talk Florida - 23 Jun 2017
The International Olympic Committee which has not been getting any good news lately about city's who want the group's product, the Olympics, may have a real live bidder for the 2026 Winter Olympics. Innsbruck, Austria. The IOC has had problems finding ...
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Innsbruck says hosting 2026 Winter Olympics 'doable and affordable'

Salt Lake Tribune - 21 Jun 2017
Vienna • A feasibility study has suggested Innsbruck could host the 2026 Winter Olympics on a budget of 1.175 billion euros ($1.3 billion), but the Austrian city will need the approval of its residents before deciding on a bid. "If we stick to the ...
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2018 Winter Olympics US Snowboard Team Qualifying Events Schedule

Transworld Snowboarding - 23 Jun 2017
As the dates draw closer to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, Team USA is gearing up for the remaining qualifying events. The top riders across the differing snowboarding disciplines will compete for spots on the USSA sanctioned ...
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Cape Elizabeth native on track for Winter Olympics debut

Press Herald - 21 Jun 2017
Only one U.S. woman and one man have secured Olympic berths. Susan Dunklee and Lowell Bailey won silver and gold at the 2017 World Championships in Austria in February. Biathlon is the only Winter Olympics sport in which the United States has never ...
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Bid committee calculates cost to host 2026 Winter Olympics

CTV News - 19 Jun 2017
The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) presented its findings to council on Monday and estimates the total cost to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at $4.6 billion. The CBEC says $2.2 billion would come from revenue generated ...
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Steep's first expansion is all about the Winter Olympics

Polygon - 12 Jun 2017
Players will get to actually participate in a virtual version of next year's Winter Olympic Games as part of the upcoming Road to the Olympics expansion. Characters sporting the iconic Olympic rings are shown throughout the trailer. Steep: Road to the ...
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USSA Rebrands Before 2018 Winter Olympics

KPCW - 19 Jun 2017
Along with the name change, a new brand mark will unite athletes, members and fans as one team with a vision to be Best in the World in Olympic skiing and snowboarding. A variety of marks have been used over USSA's 112-year history, including most ...
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Capturing a country through sport: The winter stars

Toronto Star - 28 Jun 2017
Scott's gold medal at the 1948 St. Moritz Olympics was Canada's first individual gold at a Winter Games and no Canadian has claimed that figure skating title since. The public loved her. And while much of the coverage in Scott's day described her as a ...
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Salt Lake City had just hosted the Winter Olympics

Daily Herald - 30 May 2017
The Olympic flame burning during the 2002 Olympic opening ceremonies at Rice Eccles Stadium. photo by Dan Lund 02/08/02. prev. next. Earlier in 2002, the eyes of the world descended upon Salt Lake City and the state of Utah, as they hosted the 2002 ...

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