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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘luge’

Meredith Vieira to Fill in for Bob Costas in Sochi

Meredith Vieira will fill in as host of the Sochi Olympics for Bob Costas due to an eye infection the sports caster has been battling. Meredith took his place on Friday, but NBC fears Costas’ illness may linger, forcing the network to shut him down completely and install Vieira in his spot for the remainder of the Sochi Olympics. Meredith …

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Kate Hansen Dances Her Way Through Sochi

Kate Hansen had a bit of unorthodox training – riding skateboards through suburban streets – so it’s no surprise how she reacted when she placed 10th in her event at the Sochi Olympics. When Hansen’s race, the women’s singles luge event, was over she wasn’t ready to leave just yet. She sat on her sled for just a moment, pounded …

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Natalie Geisenberger: German Luger Takes Gold In Sochi

Germany goes wild as Natalie Geisenberger gets the gold in the women’s luge event, a win that was never a doubt among followers of the sport. With a final time of 3 minutes and 19.768 seconds, Geisenberger has set the second-biggest victory margin in luge Olympic history, beating her teammate Tatjana Huefner by 1.139 seconds. Geisenberger, 26, was already an accomplished World …

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