Sarah Burke was responsible for introducing the women’s halfpipe event in the Olympics. A freestyle skier, Sarah Burke unfortunately died two years ago due to an accident while training. Her fans and fellow skiers had taken to wearing stickers in her honor. However, these have been banned by the IOC for their supposedly political nuances.
Feb 11 2014, 3:49am CST
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Source: Stockport Express
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Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
English athletes are ready to face booing and heckling by Scottish fans during the Commonwealth Games, as two the countries compete for glory in Glasgow.
Unlike at the Olympics, British athletes do not enjoy the combined power of Team GB and each of the home nations of the UK will compete separately.
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Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
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Source: Spectator Magazine
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SALZBURG, Austria — German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle has been banned for two years for a doping offence at the Sochi Winter Olympics.
The International Biathlon Union says in a statement that the 33-year-old Sachenbacher-Stehle’s ban is retrospective from Feb. 17 — the date she tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine.
The samples were taken after she had finished fourth in the biathlon mass start.
Sachenbacher-Stehle said at the time sh ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
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