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“Olympics”

Mar 11, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Many Paralympian athletes are watching the remainder of the Games from hospital beds.
Feb 20, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The Games heighten our awe at what people can accomplish when they train hard for years in relative obscurity -- and may inspire us to get moving.
Feb 12, 2014 12:17 PM ET
After watching countless hours of 2014 Olympic Games coverage, Trace became curious about the physics behind curling. He checks it out first hand by learning how to play from learning how to play from the professionals!
Feb 11, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Skiers at Sochi must combat slushy courses with secret wax technology.
Feb 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Athletes at the Winter Olympics will no doubt expend a significant number of calories. But which winter sport burns the most?
Feb 8, 2014 01:12 PM ET
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics have begun! Laci takes to the ice to interview some professional figure skaters, learn the physics of figure skating, and view some of the incredible moves these skaters can perform!
Feb 7, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The U.S. Ski Team's uniforms have been unveiled, and they use the same technology as missile guidance systems. Continue reading →
Feb 7, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The Winter Olympics boast a wide variety of sports, so is one type of athlete fitter than another?
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