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    Welcome to the 2002 winter Olympics men’s bobsledding finals. We have gone though many icy events today but one of my personal favorites, bobsledding, is now ready to rumble. We will be going though three different rounds. All four competitors will race against the clock. The three teams with the lowest combined time will move on while the last remaining team will be eliminated. They will move on to two more final race which their scores will be combined to receive the metals. On track one is the

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    The 2014 Winter Olympics

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    balmy city of Sochi, Russia was chosen in July of 2007 to be the host of this year’s winter Olympics; however, due to current events, the world’s confidence in choosing that location is being shaken. Sochi has been rocked in the past few weeks by threats and allegations, both physical and political. Politicians have begun to bring to light a long list of supposed corruption in the delegation of funds for the Olympic facilities and jihadists have begun slowly moving attacks towards the venue and issuing

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    The Winter Olympics

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    The Winter Olympics feature many sports that Americans are not necessarily familiar with. Some viewers wonder if certain competitions should be called a sport or should even be allowed to take place. Luge is one of those sports that leave viewers wondering why it should be played in the first place. The game participants lie down on a fiberglass sled that has no braking system and speed their feet-first down the icy track at speeds as high as 140 kilometers per hour. Participants risk death upon

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    It originated from an idea in the late 1860s by Caspar Badrutt. It was given its name in 1892 when a new sled came out that was made of metal and was said to look like a skeleton. It appeared twice in the Olympics, in St. Moritz for the men in 1928 and 1948. Then, at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City Utah, it became a sport for both men and women. Skeleton has some problems and controversies. The U.S.A coach for skeleton was in late 2005 and early 2006 suspended over sexual harassment

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    The Winter Olympics

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    2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, I realized that I had found the perfect topic for my I-search paper. I knew that this was the first year that slopestyle snowboarding and skiing was implemented into the Winter Olympics, and that surprised me considering that slopestyle events are popular when in comes to the Winter X Games. I was also aware that this was the first year that women’s ski jumping was allowed to be an Olympic sport. Many question started to arise inside of me about the Winter Olympics. All of

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    Winter Olympics

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    Every four years, the world's greatest athletes gather for the ultimate test of skill and strength: the Game of Parmistan. OK, no. They gather for the Summer Olympics. And, like some bizarre divorce settlement, every alternate even year provides us the Winter Olympics. An event which, no matter how much people (including myself) enjoy it, still has a "red-headed stepchild" quality to it. There's a little less fanfare, a little less promotion, and the athletes are a little less known (excluding "Flying

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    While the Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics may be bringing lots of joy and excitement to fans in Russia and around the world, many controversies arise as to whether the choice of location was the best pick. Be it because of the geographic setting, the biased laws, the extraordinary infrastructure cost, or the deteriorating situation, many fans and viewers agree that they are facing physical and mental difficulties in trying to understand why the 2014 Winter Olympics are held in Sochi. Sochi is not one

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    February 2014 took place the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. This event has been the opportunity to speak about many issues occurring in Russia. The Sochi Winter Olympics have been characterized as controversial Games, especially in the field of human rights and environmental protection. This recent event leads us to the general case of the Olympic spirit and the way it was created by people from every part of the world. The Olympic spirit is also a part of the Olympic Games which constitute a

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    In 2003, Vancouver was awarded host city of the XXI Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to take place in 2010. A worldwide event of such magnitude resulted in significant economic and social effects on Canada’s tourism industry and society as a whole. This essay will explore these effects, highlighting both the positive and negative effects of Olympic tourism on Vancouver. It will begin by deconstructing Vancouver’s promotional material of the Games, to reveal specific advertising intentions. Furthermore

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    The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics may not begin until Feb. 7 2014, but Wii U owners can experience the thrill of the Winter Olympic Games a little early thanks to the release of Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. This is Mario and Sonic’s fourth visit to the Olympic Games having earned their first Olympic gold in 2007 when Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games saw release for Wii and DS. Not much has changed since the duo made their Olympic debut. This year’s sports mini-game compilation

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