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Bill Johnson brought to a smile by U.S. Olympic skiers on 55th birthday

Bill Johnson, the 1984 Olympic downhill gold medalist who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2001 crash, smiled upon receiving 55th birthday greetings from U.S. 199 more words

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Hosting the Winter Olympics in Beijing is a terrible idea

Inspectors from the Olympic Committee just wrapped up their evaluation of Beijing, one of two cities vying to host the Winter Olympics in 2022. Chances are looking pretty good for the Chinese capital, which held the Summer Olympics in 2008. 545 more words

Curling, a man’s sport

I wrote this originally in 2010 during the Winter Olympics that year. This was on my old blog, and was simply too good to leave there. 550 more words

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Team GB’s Olympic Ice Hockey Dream

During the Ice Hockey qualification tournament for the 2014 Winter Olympics, GB Men’s team came as close as they have done in recent history by making the last phase. 852 more words

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Meryl Davis, Charlie White won't compete next season

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U.S. Olympic ice dance champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White will not compete in the 2015-16 season, White said.

“Not next year, for sure, but moving forward, into the Olympics, we haven’t decided yet,” White told NBC’s… 119 more words

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Watch World Figure Skating Championships -- 8 p.m. ET

The World Figure Skating Championships featured historic performances, thrilling comebacks and heartbreak in Shanghai this week.

Catch up on the action on NBC and NBC Sports… 146 more words

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Elizaveta Tuktamysheva wins World Championship; U.S. just misses medals

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Elizaveta Tuktamysheva finished 10th at the Russian Championships last season. She finished first at the World Championships on Saturday.

Tuktamysheva strolled to the biggest victory of her career, by a whopping 16.76 points in Shanghai. 978 more words

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