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  1. Talks under way to form joint Korean bobsled team for track testRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    A joint men's bobsled team between the two Koreas could be formed for training and track testing ahead of next month's PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the South, the international bobsled governing body has said. The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation said on its website Thursday that a "mixed 4-man bobsleigh team with athletes from North and South Korea could be among the sleds testing the conditions" ahead of the Olympic races scheduled for Feb. 24 and 25. IBSF President Ivo Ferriani and Vice President Darrin Steele are currently planning to build the joint team, the federation added.

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  2. VIDEO: Fred (Fiddler) MacDonald talks Somebeachsomewhere, Moyse, Island StormRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Guardian

    Fiddler also discusses Heather Moyse, who could be headed for her fourth straight Olympics in bobsled after qualifying with driver Alysia Rissling this past weekend. The two talk about the Island Storm's overtime loss last weekend, as well as the team's prospects going forward.

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  3. At Olympics, bobsledding should find its next driving starRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... off the daunting double - gold in both events - and he delivered. So this year in Pyeongchang, a new men's Olympic bobsled driving star will have to emerge. Germany, Canada , Latvia , Switzerland and the U.S. all will head to these Olympics ...

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  4. Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl and OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr., right, talks with a fan after a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. barely had time to ease into retirement before NBC Sports gave him a full workload. Earnhardt will be part of the network's pregame show before the Super Bowl, then head to South Korea for NBC Sports' coverage of next month's Olympics.

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  5. Kathy Carter has sights set on wide-ranging commission for U.S. SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Door Reminder

    SportsPulse: After one of the most embarrassing moments in U.S. sports history, Nancy Armour says it's time to clean house and start over. This file photo shows Kathy Carter during the MLS All-Star welcome reception at Union Station in Denver on July 27, 2015.

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  6. Wayne native Fenlator to make Olympic historyRead the original story

    Wednesday | NorthJersey.com

    In a stunning new development, athletes from North and South Korea will march together under one flag for the Winter Olympics. The Wayne native will pilot Jamaica's first Olympic women's bobsled team, which qualified Monday for next month's Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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  7. Graybill denied Olympic berth or the 23rd Winter Olympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Ephrata Review

    Savannah Graybill, of Denver, Pa., competes in a World Cup skeleton race in Whistler, British Columbia, on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Monday was supposed to be the day Cocalico graduate Savannah Graybill dreamed of ever since she began her journey seven years ago to become an Olympian in 2018.

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  8. Elana Meyers Taylor makes third Olympic teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times Georgian

    ... Olympic games in February as a member of the two-man bobsled team. She was recently named to her third U.S. Olympic bobsled team for the upcoming Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. "It definitely feels good, and I'm looking for a ...

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  9. Face-Down, Head-First, 90 Miles An Hour On The IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | National Public Radio

    Matt Antoine, who won the bronze medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, dives onto his sled from a full sprint. "You always have to be on your toes in the sport," he says.

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  10. Earnhardt jumps into television work full speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Thomasville Times

    Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else. Now that he has retired from full-time racing, he's got time to experience new adventures.

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  11. Jamaica Sending Its First Women's Bobsled Team to OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | NBC Miami

    From left to right, the Jamaica bobsled women team brakewoman Carrie Russell, pilot Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brakewoman Audra Segree have qualified to debut in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea as the first female bobsled team from Jamaica. Jamaica's women's bobsled team made history Monday, becoming the first female bobsled team from the island nation to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

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  12. Road-to-South-Korea 37 mins ago 4:46 p.m.'Steve is with us': US...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... have a different look in South Korea when they compete at the Winter Olympics. And while the goal for this Olympic bobsled team is the same, to stand on the podium in South Korea, the journey to get there will be different. Back in May the ...

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  13. 'Steve is with us': US bobsled hopes to honor legendary driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    The U.S. Bobsled team will have a different look in South Korea when they compete at the Winter Olympics. And while the goal for this Olympic bobsled team is the same, to stand on the podium in South Korea, the journey to get there will be different.

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  14. Earnhardt Jr. to help NBC Sports at Super Bowl, OlympicsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.>> Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else. CHARLOTTE, N.C.>> Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 42 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted of NASCAR and not much else.

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  15. NASCAR Cup: Dale Earnhardt Jr. works Super Bowl, Winter Olympics for NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Auto Racing Daily

    Before kicking off his first season as a regular broadcaster for NASCAR coverage on NBC in the second half of the 2018 season, beginning in July, Earnhardt will assume broadcasting duties for the network for its coverage of the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis and the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. "I'm excited to get to work with my new NBC family," Earnhardt said.

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  16. Dale Earnhardt JrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life living in a bubble that consisted Svi Mykhailiuk scored 17 points, including 12 over the final seven minutes, and No. 10 Kansas roared back from a big deficit to beat No.

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  17. Grange hails history-making women's bobsled teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Jamaica Observer

    Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has congratulated Jamaica's women's bobsleigh team on their historic qualification to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea in February. Grange in a release from her ministry said "This is awesome news! I am proud to send congratulations to Carrie Russel, Audra Segree and Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian.

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  18. Jamaica to send women's bobsled team to Olympics 25 years after 'Cool Runnings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | CBS Sports

    Twenty-five years after the story of Jamaica's first-ever Olympic bobsled team hit the big screen and 30 years after the men actually hit the track, the country is set to send a women's bobsled team to the Olympics for the first time. Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation announced this week that it will be represented at PyeongChang's "[Thirty] years after Jamaica Bobsled's first Olympic appearance, and after undergoing structural reorganization leading into the Olympic season, this achievement is a testament to the strength of the program and excellence of its athletes."

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  19. Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong qualifies for 2018 Winter OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | GhanaWeb

    Former Utah Valley University track and field sprinter and Dutch-Ghanaian skeleton athlete Akwasi Frimpong has earned himself a spot in the 2018 Winter Olympics, becoming the first male West-African skeleton athlete to compete in the Winter Olympics. A 2013 graduate of UVU, Frimpong will represent Ghana in the skeleton in the PyeongChang Winter Games held from Feb. 9-25.

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  20. Olympics 13 mins ago 7:51 a.m.Jamaica sends its first women's bobsled team to the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | KCEN

    Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who drove for the U.S. at the 2014 Sochi Games, will pilot the Jamaican sled in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. It'll likely be pushed by Carrie Russell, a sprinter who helped Jamaica win gold in the 4x100-meter relay at the 2013 world track and field championships.

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