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Why It Took 90 Years For Women's Ski Jumping To Make The Olympics

The first measured ski jump was explicitly a show of manhood. In 1809, the story goes, a lieutenant in the Norwegian military launched himself 9.5 …

Ski Jumping


Speed Skating

Brands Will Need Those War Rooms They Set Up in Sochi

Global sponsors of the Winter Olympics are devoting major manpower to their social media campaigns, monitoring the games around the clock and mining …

Winter Olympics 2014: Russia appeals medal decision in men's skiathlon

The Russians have appealed the bronze-medal decision in the men's skiathlon.<p>Russia wasn't happy with the results of Sunday's men's skiathlon, and they're taking their case as high as it can go.<p>According to the Associated Press, Russia has appealed to the International Ski Federation over the …

Cross-country Skiing
Winter Olympics

Good Morning America on Twitter: "#Sochi medal count update: - Norway: 5 medals, 2 gold - USA: 3 medals, 2 gold - Canada: 3 medals, 1 gold"

Replying to @<b>GMA</b><p>@<b>GMA</b> “@<b>GMA</b>: #<b>Sochi</b> medal count update: - Norway: 5 medals, 2 gold - USA: 3 medals, 2 gold - Canada: 3 medals, 1 gold” #<b>GoTeamUSA</b><p>0 …

Luger loses sled, somehow completes magical run

Magnets. How do they work?<p>It looks for a moment like 31-year-old Indian luger Shiva Keshavan is headed for a terrific spill during a practice run in Sochi. The he just kind of lands back on the sled. Luging is obviously a lot easier than it looks and any of us could do this.<p>Guess what! This is all …

All Hail the Norwegian Curling Team's Crazy Pants

<b>While the upcoming</b> Olympic Games are more of a celebration of athletic prowess than anything else, fashion does come to the fore now and again. Nike will be outfitting American Olympians when they take the stand, and Ralph Lauren will also be dressing our athletes on their downtime. And then, of …

Ralph Lauren