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Feb 6, 2014 09:43 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
We aren't likely to see quintuple jumps in Olympic figure skating soon because the human body just can't spin any more times in midair.
Feb 5, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The most expensive Olympics in history is not necessarily going to be the most successful.
Jan 22, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Women have a huge advantage over men when it comes to infiltrating security checkpoints, experts say.
Nov 9, 2013 10:30 AM ET // AFP
As part of the government's attempt to promote a healthy lifestyle, thirty squats will get a person a free ride on the Moscow subway.
Apr 19, 2012 03:57 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Age, it seems, is no longer a relevant measurement of what a person can or cannot do. We've covered the 65-year-old woman who started playing hockey after her retirement and the 22-month-old toddler who climbs like a squirrel. Now, as everyone gears up for the 2012 Olympics, there's word (and video...
Jul 27, 2012 07:17 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
For even the most seasoned Olympics observer, understanding changes to the games from one Olympics to the next can be a challenge. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the supervisory body that governs the Summer and Winter Olympics, decides the competition's program years in advance. So here...
Jul 26, 2012 12:02 PM ET // David Goodspeed
I just don't know if I am ready for another Summer Olympiad. Sure there are usually a few shining moments that nations can rally around, but for more than two weeks do I really want to sit in front of the TV every night or use my data plan just to find out how the [...]
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