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About six-in-ten Americans looking forward to Olympics
On Feb. 7, the XXII Olympic Winter Games will open in Sochi on Russia's Black Sea coast. Nearly six-in-ten Americans (58%) say they're looking forward to the Winter Olympics, making it among [...]
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2014 Olympics Photos: Day 8 Of The Sochi Winter Games
Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? Wish you could see the bobsledding c [...]
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2014 Olympics Photos: Day 5 Of The 2014 Winter Games
Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? Wish you could see the bobsledding c [...]
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Russia, Ukraine to proceed on legal battle on Ukraine's debt; Litigation to …
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych before the official reception held on behalf of Russian President in honor of the distinguished [...]
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Ridgefielder Tucker West makes US Olympic Team's Athletes to Watch list
Tucker West was the youngest athlete to ever make the USA Olympic Luge team at 18. He finished 22nd at the 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. In early December, Tucker, along with Chris [...]
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NBC Sports Digital Celebrates Best Year to Date
COM WINS TWO SPORTS EMMY AWARDS: NBCOlympics.com's presentation of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, earned two Sports Emmys awards in 2015, Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Ev [...]
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Putin: Russia to Conduct Doping Investigation
Russia must conduct its own investigation into allegations that its athletes regularly took performance-enhancing substances, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. Putin's comments wer [...]
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Peter Dinklage to Welcome Viewers to NBC's Coverage of the Sochi Olympic …
SOCHI, Russia – February 7, 2014 – Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-winning actor Peter Dinklage will narrate the nearly seven-minute opening tease that will begin tonight's coverage of th [...]
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COP21 is giving sustainability a sporting chance
Winter sports athletes are particularly attuned to record-low snowpacks and other signs of climate change. Here, Shuang LI of China on a snowboard at the Sochi 2014 XXII Olympic Winter Games. How can [...]
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Imagine Exhibitions and Universal Partnerships & Licensing Announce Jurassic …
The three remarkable mascots for the XXII Olympic Winter Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies in Sochi were witnessed by billions and demonstrated a whole new capability of the company on a global sta [...]
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David Hoey: WorldSkills is the skill Olympics
One of the key issues of Russia's education system is the excess of managers graduating from universities on the one hand, and severe shortage of high-skilled workers with vocational education, p [...]
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