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Tara Lipinski Joins Johnny Weir, Terry Gannon To Make NBC Lead Figure-Skating Announcing Team
Former champion figure skater Tara Lipinski is joining forces with fellow champion figure skater Johnny Weir and sports announcer Terry Gannon to form...
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Group of 8 Now Group of 7: Russia’s Out
7 members of the Group of 8 who were supposed to meet in Sochi, Russia in for the G-8 Summit in June met for two hours behind closed doors today. They...
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Tatyana McFadden Wins Medal At Paralympics
Tatyana McFadden’s time in Russia just got better. After reuniting with her birth mother in Sochi, Russian-born McFadden won her first medal at ...
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Ali Fedotowsky And Katherine Heigl Rescue Stray Dogs In Sochi
For the past few months, Russia’s government has been working hard at getting rid of hundreds of stray dogs to prepare for the Olympics. Now, it see...
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Closing Olympic Ceremony Has Sense of Humor
The 2014 Winter Olympics are coming to an end. While the opening ceremony was nearly a month ago, we still haven’t gotten over the snowflake mal...
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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S.
Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first U.S. Alpine women’s skier to win gold at the Sochi Olympics. She dominated the women’s Slalom with a combine...
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Johnny Weir Admits NBC Nixed One Wardrobe Item
Johnny Weir spoke in a recent interview about his Olympic Games style–which has been the talk of various blogs and news stories since the Sochi ...
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Sochi Wolf Video Was a Jimmy Kimmel Hoax
Another day, another well-orchestrated Jimmy Kimmel prank. Yesterday, Team USA Olympic luger Kate Hansen posted this tweet: Wolf in my hall?!? #SochiP...
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Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver
Italy’s Carolina Kostner won the bronze medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The 27-year-old native of Bolzano, Italy sco...
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Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold
Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South K...
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Ashley Wagner Takes Sochi Olympics Internet Memes in Stride
Ashley Wagner doesn’t seem to be bothered by the internet memes that are circulating about her. The American figure skater has become well-known...
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For Ashley Wagner, Sochi Performances Have Been Redemptive
No one could blame American figure skater Ashley Wagner for wanting to prove her detractors wrong in Sochi. And Wagner is holding her own at the Winte...
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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir Take Ice Dance Silver In Sochi
Tessa Virtue and dance partner Scott Moir from Canada won silver for their performance in the ice dance event in this year’s Winter Games in Sochi. ...
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Ashley Wagner Says “You Can’t Just Be A Zombie”
Twenty-two-year-old U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner is a world-reknown athlete who knows how to thrill and entice a crowd. The talented skater coins ...
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Eve Muirhead And GB Curling Team Go For The Gold
Since watching Rhona Martin win gold for Great Britain in the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, Eve Muirhead has vowed to do the same in the sport. At jus...
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Ted Ligety Wins Gold Medal in Giant Slalom at Sochi Olympics
Alpine ski racer Ted Ligety won the gold medal in the giant slalom in Sochi on Wednesday, setting several Olympic records. The win made the 29-year-ol...
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Navy Ship Runs Aground: What Happened?
Well, this is embarrassing. The USS Taylor is out of commission after it ran aground last week. The warship was one of two vessels that had been sent ...
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Charles Hamelin Stays Positive After Another Fall
Canadian speed skater Charles Hamelin was hopeful at the beginning of this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi. He felt confident, and he was being tout...
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Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue: Coach is to Blame
Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue lost their chance at a gold medal in ice dancing to their rivals and training mates Meryl Davis and Charlie White. So, wha...
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Johnny Weir Is Not Afraid To Be In Anti-Gay Russia
American figure skater Johnny Weir, known for his flair and outlandishness on and off the ice, is having the time of his life. After retiring from the...
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