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$175K auction estimate for Olympic equestrian torch

5K auction estimate for Olympic equestrian torch The fire for the Olympia-Stockholm torch relay was lit on June 2 in Olympia, Greece, and carried by runners with the Helsinki 1952 torch over 325 km to Athens. A hurricane lamp was lit by a representative of SAS Airlines, and a few hours later it … Read […]

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Stockholm native Currier finishes 61st in Olympic debut

Stockholm native Currier finishes 61st in Olympic debut KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) – Ole Einar Bjoerndalen had just become the oldest Winter Olympic individual gold medalist – at age 40 – when he was hugged by a fellow Norwegian whose records he might soon overtake. Cross-country skiing great … Read more on WLBZ-TV

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Stockholm native Currier finishes 61st in Olympic debut

Stockholm native Currier finishes 61st in Olympic debut KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) – Ole Einar Bjoerndalen had just become the oldest Winter Olympic individual gold medalist – at age 40 – when he was hugged by a fellow Norwegian whose records he might soon overtake. Cross-country skiing great … Read more on WLBZ-TV

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Stockholm Drops 2022 Olympic Bid After Vote

Stockholm Drops 2022 Olympic Bid After Vote Stockholm dropped out of the race to host the 2022 Winter Games on Friday, becoming the latest city to reject an Olympic bid because of the financial costs. The Swedish capital pulled the plug on its bid after the City Council refused to back the project. Read more […]

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Stockholm drops its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Stockholm drops its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games Stockholm hosted the 1912 Summer Olympics and was bidding to become the first city to host both versions of the Games. It was considered unlikely to win the vote in 2015 because the Alpine ski events would have had to be staged in the […]

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Stockholm native named to Olympic team

Stockholm native named to Olympic team STOCKHOLM, Maine – Russell Currier of Stockholm was again the top American at United States Biathlon Olympic Trials in Ridnaun, Italy on Monday, Jan. 13, completing a dominating performance to earn a spot on the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team, according to … Read more on St. John Valley Times

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Maine biathlete makes Olympic team

Maine biathlete makes Olympic team STOCKHOLM, Maine — A skier who got started through the Maine Winter Sports Center in Aroostook County has earned a spot on the U.S. team for the Winter Olympics. Russell Currier was the top American finisher in three of four qualifying races at the U … Read more on Macon […]

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Maine biathlete makes Olympic team

Maine biathlete makes Olympic team STOCKHOLM, Maine — A skier who got started through the Maine Winter Sports Center in Aroostook County has earned a spot on the U.S. team for the Winter Olympics. Russell Currier was the top American finisher in three of four qualifying races at the U … Read more on Modesto […]

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Maine biathlete makes Olympic team

Maine biathlete makes Olympic team STOCKHOLM, Maine — A skier who got started through the Maine Winter Sports Center in Aroostook County has earned a spot on the U.S. team for the Winter Olympics. Russell Currier was the top American finisher in three of four qualifying races at the U … Read more on TheNewsTribune.com

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Stockholm adds its name to Olympic hopefuls

Stockholm adds its name to Olympic hopefuls STOCKHOLM: The Swedish Olympic Committee announced the Stockholm bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Monday. The committee said in a statement that it had submitted an application to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ahead of the … Read more on Times of India

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Stockholm adds its name to Olympic hopefuls

Stockholm adds its name to Olympic hopefuls … when the 1912 Summer Olympics were held in Stockholm. When asked whether the Stockholm candidacy had been influenced by Munich pulling out of the race, a spokesman for the Swedish bid said it had "nothing to do" with the decision. Post a comment … Read more on Times […]

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Munich out, Stockholm in for 2022 Olympic bidding

Munich out, Stockholm in for 2022 Olympic bidding Stockholm became the sixth entrant into the 2022 Olympic bidding, one day after Munich opted not to bid for the Winter Games. The Swedish capital hosted the 1912 Summer Games. No city has hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Under its 2022 … Read more on NBCSports.com

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Swedes mull Stockholm Olympic Games bid

Swedes mull Stockholm Olympic Games bid The head of the Swedish National Olympic Committee has claimed that there is popular support for a Stockholm bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, while the government has expressed doubt over the prospects of success. H&M set to dress Sweden's … Read more on The Local.se

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11 Olympic champions to compete in Stockholm meet

11 Olympic champions to compete in Stockholm meet Associated Press Sports. updated 8:45 a.m. ET Aug. 16, 2012. STOCKHOLM (AP) -Sanya Richards-Ross and 10 other newly crowned Olympic champions will switch their attention from gold to diamonds on Friday at the DN Galan athletics meet in Stockholm. Read more on NBCNews.com

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Zaripova and Chicherova prove Olympic class in Stockholm Diamond League

Zaripova and Chicherova prove Olympic class in Stockholm Diamond League Big names from the London Olympics, including several Russians, have excelled at Stockholm's 10th meeting of the Diamond League. Newly crowned Olympic champions Yulia Zaripova and Anna Chicherova have added more medals to their collections. Read more on RT

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