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Billie Jean King won’t be in Sochi – ESPN

ESPNSOCHI, Russia — Billie Jean King, tabbed by President Barack Obama to lead the official U.S. Presidential Delegation to the opening ceremony of the Olympics, will not attend because her mother is ill. [+] Enlarge…


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Winter Olympics 2014: Top Photos – ABC News

ABC NewsMarissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir of the U.S. compete in the team pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 6, 2014, in Sochi, Russia….










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Parise will captain US Olympic team – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comColorado Springs, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise on Friday was named captain of the United States men’s ice hockey team for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Parise served as an alternate captain four…




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Mayor says no gay residents in Sochi – ESPN

ESPNESPN The Magazine’s Brett Forrest discusses the reaction in Russia to President Barack Obama sending openly gay athletes such as Billie Jean King to represent the United States in Sochi. Tags: Winter Olympics, Russia, Sochi,…








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China media: Winter Olympics – BBC News

BBC NewsPresident Xi Jinping’s decision to attend the Winter Olympics in Sochi will open a new page in China-Russia relations, papers say. Mr Xi will attend the opening ceremony next month in a show of…










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Russia Bombings Spark Olympic Concerns – ABC News

ABC NewsThe suicide bombings in Russia serve as a chilling reminder of what the Winter Olympics represent to terrorists: A high-profile target with more than 2,500 athletes, some of them world-famous, waving the flags of…





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Olympics: US delegation announced – South Bend Tribune

South Bend TribuneFormer Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will lead the U.S. delegation to the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics next year in Sochi, Russia. The White House says tennis champion Billie Jean King…






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