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  1. The 30 Hottest Photos From Olympian Lolo Jones' InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | StarPulse.com

    Lolo Jones is one of only 10 Americans to compete in both a Summer and Winter Olympics. She ran the hurdles during the summers of 2008 and 2012 and served as one of the brake women on the U.S. bobsledding team in 2014.

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  2. Utah Olympic Park opens summer activitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Park Record

    The Utah Olympic Park will open its extreme tubing hills for the summer in early June. On Monday afternoon, a crowd gathered around the Spence Eccles Olympic Freestyle Pool at the Utah Olympic Park as a group of aerial skiers slid down the ramps and flipped their way into the water below.

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  3. American runners-up to Russians in Sochi call for justice after doping allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Sporting News

    Twenty-six months ago, after years of grueling workouts, Katie Uhlaender thrust herself onto a tiny sled and plunged, head-first, down Sochi's 1.1 mile-long ice luge, topping out at nearly 80 mph. The then-29-year-old skeleton racer hurtled down the ice slick, surging around its turns and bobs, gliding to a halt just .04 seconds slower than the eventual bronze medalist, Russia's Elena Nikitina.

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  4. 26 Reasons to Love Portland Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Willamette Week

    What comes to mind when you think about why you love Portland? Powell's, beer, strippers, third-wave coffee, food carts, weird doughnuts, water fountains that don't stop running, plastic horses tied to metal rings... Sure. But this week, we'd like to point out a few other, more personal and idiosyncratic reasons this city still wows us-whether we've just moved here or been taxpayers for decades.

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  5. Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded MurderRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | American Reporter

    A man who killed 100 sled dogs has received not a prison sentence but workers' compensation from a British Columbia agency. The man successfully proved he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after he claimed he was ordered to kill the dogs.

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  6. Feds probing whether U.S. bank involved in Russian doping scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | CBS News

    "60 Minutes" has been investigating the widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs by Russian athletes, including some who won gold medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics. According to a person familiar with the investigation, the FBI is investigating if there is a U.S. connection to the scandal, such as whether an American bank was used in the alleged state-sponsored doping scheme.

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  7. Cannes: Amazon, STX Trigger Fest's Power ShiftThe old guard has given ...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... last year's Cannes when announcing Royal Ice, an account of Prince Albert's quest to form Monaco's first Olympic bobsledding team. A year later, the project still appears to be on ice. Tiger's Curse Lotus Entertainment held a party with a real tiger ...

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  8. New Zealand Sevens will learn Olympic draw after final round of World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Stuff.co.nz

    With the World Rugby Sevens Series all but decided, the final round in London will be all about the Olympics this weekend. When the teams walk off the park for the final time at Twickenham on Sunday evening, the cement on their path to Rio Olympic glory will be setting.

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  9. United States Department of Justice opens investigation into Russian doping scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The United States Department of Justice has opened an investigation into state-sponsored doping by dozens of Russia's top athletes, according to two people familiar with the case. The United States attorney's office for the Eastern District of New York is scrutinising Russian government officials, athletes, coaches, anti-doping authorities and anyone who might have benefited unfairly from a doping regime, according to the people, who did not have authorisation to speak about the inquiry publicly.

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  10. Vacation Rental Owner Proclaims Ocho Rios JA Best Place to Experience Many Bucket List ItemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | PR Log

    ... Cove in Ocho Rios. Get 2-for-1 Ultimate Dolphin Swim packages when you stay at Jamaica Ocean View Villa. a Go Bobsledding -Olympic Style. Take a fast and furious bobsled ride on a track modeled after the famous Jamaica Olympic Bobsled Team; and you ...

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  11. Brasch Words'Following Orders' is No Defense for Cold-Blooded MurderRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | American Reporter

    A man who killed 100 sled dogs has received not a prison sentence but workers' compensation from a British Columbia agency. The man successfully proved he suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after he claimed he was ordered to kill the dogs.

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  12. With state investment USA Luge will remain in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo praised the USA Luge Association for its decision to keep the team's national headquarters in Lake Placid. The decision was made over the weekend at a meeting of the sled sport's ruling body held over the weekend in Park City, Utah.

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  13. The Latest: IAAF has no plans to test suspect drug samplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 file photo, junior athletes run past a sign for Athletics Kenya at the Discovery cross country races, an annual race held to identify up-and-coming new young talent, in Eldoret, Kenya. World Anti-Doping Agency officials declared Kenya's drug-fighting agency out of compliance Thursday, May 12, 2016, a move that places the track powerhouse's participation in this summer's Olympics in jeopardy.

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  14. Wave of bad news batters OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Post Register

    In this Feb. 21, 2014, file photo, a man walks past a sign reading doping control, at the Laura biathlon and cross-country ski center, at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The IOC "would not hesitate" to retest drug samples from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi if there is evidence that doping controls were manipulated, according to the Olympic body's medical director.

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  15. Russia finally admits to sports doping "problem"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | CBS News

    Russia has a "problem" with doping and is "very sorry" that its cheating athletes were not caught sooner, the country's sports minister said. Russia, a track and field powerhouse, was suspended by the IAAF in November following a WADA panel report that found state-sponsored cheating.

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  16. Olympic luge site stays in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Albany Times Union

    The Olympic luge training headquarters will not be slipping out of the state, thanks in part of $6 million in new state funding. On Saturday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the headquarters of USA Luge will remain in Lake Placid for at least the next five years.

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  17. Russia responds to Sochi games doping accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | WBNS

    CBS/AP -- Russia says it supports retesting drug test samples from the 2014 Sochi Olympics after accusations it operated a mass doping program at the games. "It all needs to be retested," Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told the state R-Sport news agency on Saturday.

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  18. Russian athletes deny doping claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | The Japan Times

    Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia denied doping Friday, a day after they were named in a newspaper report detailing state-sponsored cheating at the 2014 Sochi Games. Bobsled champion Alexander Zubkov and cross-country skier Alexander Legkov were among the athletes accused in a New York Times article of doping by the former head of the Russian national drug-testing laboratory.

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  19. A wave of bad news batters Olympics past, present and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Russian Deputy Sports Minister Yuri Nagorny speaks to the media after a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 13, 2016. Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia denied doping Friday, a day after they were named in a newspaper report detailing state-sponsored cheating at the 2014 Sochi Games.

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  20. Column: Throw Russia out but keep Kenya in the Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    FILE In this file photo taken on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, A sign reads: "Russian National Anti-doping Agency RUSADA" on a building in Moscow, Russia. The IOC "would not hesitate" to retest drug samples from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi if there is evidence that doping controls were manipulated, according to the Olympic body's medical director.

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