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    Biathlon: a sport on the cutting edge

    Biathlon is a sport with roots deep in military and survival techniques, but which has evolved to combine cutting-edge technology with fine feats of athleticism and marksmanship. In this video we chart the development of the equipment used by biathletes.
    23 Feb 2015 |
  • News | Legacy

    Winter Games legacies flourishing around the world

    While the eyes of the world are trained on Olympic host cities for 17 days every four years, the positive effects of staging an event such as the Winter Games can be felt long after the Olympic flame has been extinguished.
    20 Feb 2014 | Legacy, Olympic News, Sochi 2014
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi marks new chapter in Olympic Winter Games history

    When the Olympic Winter Games were first held in 1924, there were just 258 athletes from 16 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) taking part. In Sochi, however, there will be more than 2,800 competitors from a record 87 NOCs.
    06 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Moguls sisters ready to make Olympic history

    Canadian sisters Maxime, Chloé and Justine Dufour-Lapointe are set to compete against each other in moguls in Sochi, and will be hoping to make history with an unprecedented family clean sweep of the podium.
    02 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Freestyle Skiing, Canada
  • News | Legacy

    1960 Winter Games ‘made Squaw Valley what it is today’

    Not unlike the next Olympic Winter Games host city of Sochi, when the Californian ski resort of Squaw Valley was awarded the 1960 Olympic Winter Games in 1955, it only had one chairlift and lodging for 50 people, while few skiers had ever heard of the resort.
    10 Dec 2013 | Legacy, Olympic News
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