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Monday, April 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘bobsled’

Sochi & Winter Olympics

Sochi & Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympic Games set to unfold in the Russian beach resort town of Sochi was plagued by controversy right from the start. When organizers struck down a request by NGO Pride House to set up shop in Sochi, Russia’s policies on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights came under close scrutiny. Then there are widespread allegations over corruption in the provisions of services and facilities. Critics accused Russian president Vladimir Putin of cronyism in awarding contracts and ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point—Final

America’s Olympians– The Tapestry of Our Nation February 28, 2010 #17 By Mike Moran This exhilarating U. S. Olympic Team, 216 men and women from 36 states---cities, towns and hamlets, from every imaginable background, has made much of a nation terribly proud…………winning more medals than any nation in Olympic Winter Games history and captivating more than 200 million Americans on the NBC family of networks every evening with their stories, triumphs, disappointments, ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point — No American Athlete Left

Vancouver Vantage Point February 27, 2010 #16 No American Athlete Left Behind     By Mike Moran   A critical column this week in one of our leading sports magazines praised American athletes for their astonishing performance in Vancouver, despite being “deserted” by the United States Olympic Committee for the last two years………. the theory is that the turmoil at the USOC at the top, its ouster of popular Olympian Jim Scheer as CEO last year, and continued ... Full Story

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