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Monday Myriad, March 24: Overseas networking

As we bid farewell to winter sports for the year, some athletes are wrapping club seasons all over the place. People who read this blog probably know all about soccer and maybe basketball. But how about volleyball? Dozens of U.S. … Continue re...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, men’s relay

A thrilling final leg in the last biathlon event of these Olympics saw Russia pull away for gold in front of a raucous home crowd, while Ole Einar Bjoerndalen could only watch as Emil Hegle Svendsen’s wayward shooting cost him … Continue...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, women’s relay

Wild day in Olympic biathlon, with Germany and France out of contention in the first leg while Canada and the USA were in the top five with one leg to go. And then an inspiring winner — Ukraine, torn apart … Continue reading →...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, mixed relay

Norway’s Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is officially the Olympic record-holder for most medals in winter. He shot cleanly and put Norway well out in front of a new event, biathlon’s mixed relay, to claim his 13th medal. Relay format: Shooters car...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, men’s mass start

Good things come to those who wait, and the fog lifted just enough for this Olympic highlight — Emil Hegle Svendsen holding off rival Martin Fourcade, aiming for his third gold of the Games, by a foot. If that. Ole … Continue reading &ra...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, women’s mass start

These Olympics belong to Darya Domracheva and Belarus. Norway has been full of disappointment in the Russian mountains but picked up a surprising medal here, while American Susan Dunklee continued to chase U.S. history. Date: 17-Feb Sport: Biathlon...

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Sochi non-recap: Biathlon, men’s mass start

We’ll try again tomorrow at 1 a.m. ET. Date: 16-Feb Sport: Biathlon Event: Men’s mass start (15k) Medalists: None SportsMyriad projections: Still Martin Fourcade (France), Tarjei Boe (Norway), Emil Hegle Svendsen (Norway) How U.S. f...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, women’s individual

Olympic pressure is especially tough in this race, where each missed shot costs an athlete one minute. Several contenders shot themselves right out of the race. But Darya Domracheva showed her class, missing just once and skiing very well as …...

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