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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Olympics

Canadian bobsledder Heather Moyse takes a hot bath in a trash can

The Sochi Olympics have had plenty of problems when it comes to housing athletes, but you can’t really blame Olympic officials for not having bath tubs. Adults typically take showers. But when Canadian bobsledder Heather Moyse needed a hot bath to relax her muscles over the weekend, she found a way to improvise. “No bath…Read More

British skier Rowan Cheshire shares hospital photo after nasty fall

British Olympic skier Rowan Cheshire took a frightening spill during her training session for the women’s halfpipe over the weekend. The 18-year-old sustained a concussion and was briefly knocked unconscious after hitting her face and head off the hard-packed snow. Cheshire spent Sunday night in the hospital and shared a photo of some of her…Read More

TJ Oshie’s Wikipedia page hacked to call him ‘American Hero’

TJ Oshie became a household name on Saturday with his heroic performance in Team USA’s preliminary round win over Russia. After he scored the winning shootout goal (one of his four), someone immediately hopped on Wikipedia and hacked Oshie’s page. This was one of those fantastic hacks. [WATCH: TJ Oshie scores shootout winner against Russia]…Read More

TJ Oshie carries US to shootout win over Russia

The US men’s hockey team defeated Russia in their preliminary matchup on Saturday. The game was decided in the eighth round of a shootout after the two teams played to a 2-2 tie through three periods and one five-minute overtime. TJ Oshie played the hero for the United States. Oshie, who plays for the St….Read More

US hockey team using secret codes to relay injuries to NHL teams

NHL owners have always been reluctant to let their players participate in the Olympics. The reason is obvious — teams have millions of dollars invested in these players and they could easily suffer some sort of injury while competing in the international tournament. At the very least, NHL teams want to know if and when…Read More

Is flaw with new suits hurting Olympic speedskaters?

Some poor results among U.S. speedskaters at the Olympics in Sochi has led the team’s coaches to question what is causing the unexpected problems. According to the Wall Street Journal, the speedskating coaches believe a flaw with the new speedskating suits is hurting the athletes. Here’s what The Journal wrote in an article published on…Read More

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