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Crisis talks for Oslo's 2022 Winter Olympics bid
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STOCKHOLM — Norway's Olympic Committee is assessing ways to salvage Oslo's ailing bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics after one of the two parties in the coalition government came out against it. The committee was to discuss the precarious situation at ... [...]
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2022 Winter Olympics in trouble?
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Last weekend the junior partner in the Norwegian government, the Progress Party, voted against Oslo hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics. The party holds a string of important government posts and it means the Norway may not be able to offer the financial ... [...]
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UAE ice skating teen sets her sights on 2018 Winter Olympics
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DUBAI// A teenager who as a three-year-old was inspired to take to the ice after watching her mum perform on two blades has set her sights on taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Amira Abdul Moati is so determined to be a professional ice skater ... [...]
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With new $7.75B deal, NBC will televise Summer, Winter Olympics through 2032
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NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC. [...]
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Sochi's ice makers tested by variety of Winter Olympics sports
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Sochi's ice makers tested by variety of winter sports. The ice is prepared during the women's 3,000-meter speedskating event during Day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Adler Arena Skating Center on Feb. 9. Speedskaters prefer a hard, fast surface. [...]
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Fall rules Worley out of Winter Olympics
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France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February after a fall during the World Cup slalom race at Courchevel on Tuesday. The 24-year-old suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ... [...]
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Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter Olympics
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However, the search data is taken from the last 90 days, which suggests that the title of host city raised the profile of Sochi, rather than the success of the Winter Olympics. Kate Hopcraft, of Hotels.com, said: “Sport is such a powerful influence on ... [...]
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