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Canadian skaters get gold medals

Skating in spotlight on and off ice

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The best of figure skating was put on display at the Winter Olympics Thursday night while the sport's top officials tried to keep the the worst of figure skatin

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Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

OSCAR GAMES Las Vegas has its Oscars odds makers, but for those who want to play games picking Oscar winners without risking the rent money, Yahoo! has set up an online feature where visitors can make their own predictions on most of the categories in the
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FIGURE SKATING SCANDAL The scandal surrounding the pairs figure-skating competition at the Winter Olympics has grown so ugly that the International Olympic Committee president has decided to step in and demand action.
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Skating judge says results pre-determined

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Special performances were turned in from early in the morning to late at night at the Winter Games Wednesday and they all were unfortunately shoved into the bac

Hackl comes up short in try for record

PARK CITY, Utah, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Legendary luger Georg Hackl set a Winter Olympics record Monday by winning a medal in his fifth straight appearance, but relinquished his stranglehold on the sp

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Olympics begin in spectacular fashion

Olympics given solemn and festive start

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The 19th Winter Olympics began with all the familiar and traditional fanfare Friday night, accompanied by an emotional recognition that these Games will take pl

Long wait is over in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Salt Lake City Olympics, created in controversy and organized in the wake of national tragedy, will begin Friday with a ceremony laden in tradition and one

IOC chief confident of security

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- On the eve of his first Games as International Olympic Committee president, Jacques Rogge Thursday expressed confidence in security measures here, even as polic

Bush taks with IOC leaders about terrorism

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- President Bush on Tuesday turned down an International Olympic Committee request for a temporary halt to military strikes in Afghanistan during the Salt Lake Ci
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

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