the 2006 Winter Olympics

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USA Today
Abbey D’Agostino would serve U.S. well as flag beareralready a change.org petition in favor of D’Agostino carrying the flag online,
Abbey D’Agostino would serve U.S. well as flag bearer
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
already a change.org petition in favor of D’Agostino carrying the flag online, but a look at history should be enough. At the 2006 Winter Olympics the U.S. selected speedskater Joey Cheek, who dedicated himself to inspirational charity works. For... Read more
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Orange County Register
How the modern Olympic medals have changedof Zeus’ sons, the patron of sports competitions, was made by a German artist.
How the modern Olympic medals have changed
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
of Zeus’ sons, the patron of sports competitions, was made by a German artist. They are 66 mm in diameter. The medals of the 2006 Winter Olympics have a 107mm diameter, the largest of all medals. The open space in the center was intended to... Read more
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Deseret News
10 Olympians who came from Utahwhile attending BYU. Rohbock later worked as a professional soccer player, but
10 Olympians who came from Utah
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
while attending BYU. Rohbock later worked as a professional soccer player, but she didn’t stop there. She competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics for women’s bobsleigh, winning a silver medal. She is also a soldier in the U.S. Army National... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
August 13Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ray Walston, is released. 1982: Speed skater Shani Da
August 13
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ray Walston, is released. 1982: Speed skater Shani Davis is born in Chicago, Illinois. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at... Read more
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The Sault Star
Turco humbled by honourstage. He won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2004–05 IIHF World Champi
Turco humbled by honour
The Sault Star / Posted 12 days ago
stage. He won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2004–05 IIHF World Championships, suited up with Team Canada at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, and also played for Canada at the 2011 Spengler Cup. “Playing for Team Canada was... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 13Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ray Walston, is released. 1982: Speed skater Shani Da
August 13
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ray Walston, is released. 1982: Speed skater Shani Davis is born in Chicago, Illinois. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 13Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ray Walston, is released. 1982: Speed skater Shani Da
August 13
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 13 days ago
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ray Walston, is released. 1982: Speed skater Shani Davis is born in Chicago, Illinois. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Devon Allen looking into pro track career while playing footballfrom his freestyle moguls skiing career and had his appeal with the NCAA denied
Devon Allen looking into pro track career while playing football
Yahoo Sports / Posted 17 days ago
from his freestyle moguls skiing career and had his appeal with the NCAA denied. Bloom had said he couldn’t prep for the 2006 Winter Olympics if he didn’t have endorsement money. The NCAA contended he knew he was violating NCAA rules by... Read more
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The Mercury News
Horrific crash ends gold medal hopes for Dutch cyclisteventually won the gold medal and Van Vleuten congratulated her on Twitter afte
Horrific crash ends gold medal hopes for Dutch cyclist
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
eventually won the gold medal and Van Vleuten congratulated her on Twitter afterward. Unlike when American snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis fell while celebrating a victory too early at the 2006 Winter Olympics, it's easy to feel for Van... Read more
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Mashable
Remembering the time Mary Carillo went off on epic badminton rant"badminton, I'd been assured, was going to be 'the curling of the Summer Games.
Remembering the time Mary Carillo went off on epic badminton rant
Mashable / Posted 19 days ago
"badminton, I'd been assured, was going to be 'the curling of the Summer Games.'" Noting a lot of her goofier, more fun pieces, she also gave a shout-out to another epic moment, her tribute to a Zamboni driver during the 2006 Winter Olympics in Ita... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
What happens to the host city when the Olympics leave?housing (now offices and apartments). The Italian government tried to sell som
What happens to the host city when the Olympics leave?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
housing (now offices and apartments). The Italian government tried to sell some of the athlete housing in Turin after the 2006 Winter Olympics, but buyer demand for poorly constructed apartments was virtually nonexistent as the financial... Read more
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The Morning Call
What happens to the host city when the Olympics leave?housing (now offices and apartments). The Italian government tried to sell som
What happens to the host city when the Olympics leave?
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
housing (now offices and apartments). The Italian government tried to sell some of the athlete housing in Turin after the 2006 Winter Olympics, but buyer demand for poorly constructed apartments was virtually nonexistent as the financial... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What happens to the host city when the Olympics leave?housing (now offices and apartments). The Italian government tried to sell som
What happens to the host city when the Olympics leave?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
housing (now offices and apartments). The Italian government tried to sell some of the athlete housing in Turin after the 2006 Winter Olympics, but buyer demand for poorly constructed apartments was virtually nonexistent as the financial... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Senators prospect Brown happy to be in American colourswith USA Hockey during the earlier portion of the camp. Knuble played for Team
Senators prospect Brown happy to be in American colours
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
with USA Hockey during the earlier portion of the camp. Knuble played for Team USA in four world championships, as well as the 2006 Winter Olympics . . . Former NHLer Greg Brown, brother of ex-Red Wings forward Doug Brown, is an assistant coach on... Read more
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York Daily Record
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. Unfortunately, it appears some... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. Unfortunately, it appears some... Read more
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Daily Journal
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. Unfortunately, it appears some... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. Unfortunately, it appears some... Read more
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Daily Record
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. Unfortunately, it appears some... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
The Arizona Republic / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. Unfortunately, it appears some... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio are concerning
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. A mile from the site of the Rio... Read more
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USA Today
Brennan: First impressions of Rio concerningout there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them.
Brennan: First impressions of Rio concerning
USA Today / Posted 25 days ago
out there somewhere, but in a city of 6.5 million, it’s not easy to find them. In that way, Rio resembles Torino, site of the 2006 Winter Olympics, where neighborhood after neighborhood went untouched by the Games. A mile from the site of the Rio... Read more
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