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How To Watch The 2018 Winter Olympics

NPR - 09 Feb 2018
It's the biggest smorgasbord on TV. NBC and its related platforms are serving up more than 2,400 hours of Olympics coverage through the closing ceremony on Feb. 25 — a record for a Winter Olympics. It's all there in front of you, but figuring out what ...
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Winter Olympics ends paying tribute to Stephen Hawking

Prothom Alo English (satire) (press release) (blog) - 18 Mar 2018
ReutersInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Andrew Parsons on Sunday declared the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics closed, and paid tribute to late British physicist Stephen Hawking as an “inspiration”. At a spectacular ceremony that ...
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The Stanford winter olympics

The Stanford Daily - 15 Mar 2018
While these numbers are impressive, the majority of Stanford students will never medal at the Olympics. However, unmatched talent and finesse abounds within our community in the most obscure of places. In my opinion, the average Stanford student does ...
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PyeongChang Winter Olympics: a missed opportunity for NHL players

The Tide (press release) (blog) - 18 Mar 2018
The NHL Players' Association (NHLPA), which serves a voice for the players and can directly communicate with the NHL organization, released a statement against the decision in late 2017: “Any sort of inconvenience the Olympics may cause to next season ...
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Denver weighs Olympics over 40 years after saying no thanks

ESPN - 26 Feb 2018
DENVER -- It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by "super highway," thousands more hotel rooms than existed and a cross-country ski course that looked good on paper but would have cut through some ...
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The price of Russia's absence from the 2018 Winter Olympics - 09 Mar 2018
Normally, the two events would see a large Russian presence - 232 Russian athletes took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics and 177 in the 2010 Games. But due to repeated doping violations, Russia was banned by the International Olympic Committee. "Clean ...
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Italy considers bidding for 2026 Winter Olympics

The Local Italy - 13 Mar 2018
"For a bid three legs are needed: the local authority, the government and the Italian Olympic committee," he said. "In this case there is already the availability of the local authority and Coni, but we must listen to the new executive – when there's a ...
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Team GB pitch for more funding to join elite of Winter Olympics

The Guardian - 26 Feb 2018
Five medals, including skeleton gold for Lizzy Yarnold and Big Air bronze for Billy Morgan, surpassed the four in Sochi 2014 and the first Winter Games in Chamonix in 1924. But it has also ignited public debate about the merits of UK Sport's “no ...
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These 7 Animals Would Absolutely Crush It at the Winter Olympics

Live Science - 22 Feb 2018
The Olympics are designed to test elite athleticism, at least in the human realm. But what about the animal world? How would Arctic foxes fare in the Winter Olympics, or snowy owls for that matter? These Arctic animals, and others, are fast flyers and ...
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South Korea's Garlic Girls conquer the Winter Olympics

Financial Times - 22 Feb 2018
In a Winter Olympics full of geopolitical drama, an authentic feel-good sports story is unfolding, courtesy of the “Garlic Girls”, as the media have dubbed the South Korean women's curling team. A country that was barely aware of the sport a decade ago ...
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Winter Olympics 2030: Vail Resorts could medal in any US bid

Tahoe Daily Tribune - 15 Mar 2018
The Colorado-based operator has properties in three of the places that are seen as contenders to become the bid city once the United States Olympic Committee mounts an effort to secure another Winter Olympics, perhaps as early as 2030. Salt Lake City ...
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Saturday's Winter Olympics TV schedule

Los Angeles Times - 17 Feb 2018
Lindsey Vonn reacts in the finish area after competing in the women's super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (Christophe Ena/Associated Press). After an eight-year absence from the Olympics, Lindsey Vonn's return ended in disappointment Saturday. Vonn ...
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The US Stunk At The Winter Olympics Until Extreme Sports Came Along

FiveThirtyEight - 16 Feb 2018
Every two years, the Olympics give Americans a chance to feel good about themselves. In the summer, U.S. swimmers and track stars consistently reign superior — and its gymnasts are usually right there, too. The American basketball team, now borrowed ...
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Sunday's Winter Olympics TV schedule

Los Angeles Times - 18 Feb 2018
Winter Olympics live updates: The 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. live updates. Feb 25, 2018. 7:08 a.m.. Olympics say goodbye to Pyeongchang with one big party. 5:00 a.m.. Sunday's Winter Olympics TV schedule. 3:18 a.m.. Closing ceremony ...

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