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Feb 18, 2014 | National Public Radio

U.S. Olympic Committee Plans To Examine Speedskating's Woes

U.S. skater Jessica Smith, in black, is among the Americans who have been kept off the podium in Sochi, despite strong performances leading up to the Winter Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympic Winter Games, Jessica Smith, Winter Sports, Ice Skating

Fri Feb 14, 2014

GPB.org

Maybe It's The Suit: U.S. Speedskaters Want Change In Sochi

Shani Davis of the U.S. skates in the prototype of the official US Speedskating suit during a training session at the Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi, Russia, Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Shani Davis, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ice Skating, Heather Richardson

Kennebec Journal

Under Armour: U.S. skaters switching to another suit

Under Armour said the U.S. speedskating team is switching to another one of its skating suits after a report that one had been slowing down athletes at the Sochi Olympics.

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Related Topix: Ice Skating, Winter Sports, Sports, Olympics, Tucker Fredricks, Olympic Speed Skating, Olympic Winter Games

Star-Telegram.com

Lockheed engineers worked on racing suit at center of Olympic controversy

A high-tech speedskating suit developed by Under Armour with help from engineers at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Fort Worth became the talk of the Winter Olympics on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Shani Davis, Olympic Speed Skating, Winter Sports, Heather Richardson, Ice Skating

The News Tribune

Dutch speedskaters ride an orange cloud at oval

Most are a hot orange, the color of the all-conquering Dutch speedskaters, who go into the second half of their Olympic program riding an orange cloud.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Speed Skating, Sven Kramer, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

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