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Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, the capital of northern China\'s Hebei province on July 31, 2015.  Performers erupted into orchestrated dancing and flag-waving in Beijing as the Chinese capital won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics host, with experts describing it as the only \"safe\" choice but campaign groups condemning the decision.   CHINA OUT   AFP PHOTO

The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing

By David Heim The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that Beijing has won the rights to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, marking the second time Beijing will have the honors. Beijing defeated Kazakhstan […]

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Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav ‘Slava’ Fetisov On “Red Army”

“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.

01/22/2015

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

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Former Whaler Kevin Dineen Coaches Canadian Women To Olympic Hockey Gold

Former Hartford Whalers Captain Kevin Dineen coached the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team to a sudden-death win over the U-S team, including Julie Chu of Fairfield, for the gold medal Thursday.

02/20/2014

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UConn’s Lutz Helps Lead Swiss Team To Bronze Medal

UConn alum Jessica Lutz broke a third-period tie with 6:17 to play as Switzerland rallied from a two-goal deficit with four straight third-period goals to earn its second victory of the Sochi Games.

02/20/2014

Jessica Lutz, University of Connecticut alum and member of the Swiss Olympic women's hockey team (Martin Rose/Getty Images)

UConn Alum Scores Only Swiss Goal In Olympic Loss To Canada

University of Connecticut alum Jessica Lutz had the only goal for the Swiss team Monday as Canada outscored Switzerland, 3-1, to advance to the final.

02/17/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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Source: Auriemma Returning To US Women’s Team

A person with knowledge of the decision says Geno Auriemma will return to coach the U.S. women’s basketball team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

09/05/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

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