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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 11, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Skiers at Sochi must combat slushy courses with secret wax technology.
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?
Feb 6, 2014 01:56 PM ET
Are Olympic gold medals actually made of pure gold? Trace runs down a history of the Olympic games and answers the question of what each medal is really made out of.
Feb 6, 2014 01:39 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
An attempt to reform the judging process in Olympic figure skating probably backfired, reports a study in the Journal of Sports Economics. Continue reading →
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