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Olympic Fever: Skiing
If you're fan of the Olympics then you most likely have watched alpine skiing. You've experienced the rush, watching Olympians race down the hill pushing the limits of speed.
Wednesday, February, 12, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Olympic Fever: Dreaming of Gold
The Olympics, a time of joy, a time when we all can get caught up in the innocent dream of going for gold.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Olympic Fever: Curling
The curling competition started at the Olympics Monday. And while the sport is often thought to be obscure, its found a home and passionate base right here in the Red River Valley.
Tuesday, February, 11, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Shawn White withdraws from Olympic slopestyle fearing dangerous course conditions
SOCHI, Russia - With their baggy pants and bandanas, snowboarders are among the coolest competitors at the Winter Olympics, whipping the spectators into a frenzy of excitement with their gravity-defying aerial tricks.
Wednesday, February, 05, 2014 - Reuters, INFORUM - News

UND well represented at this year's Winter Olympics
Gold and Silver, the medals won by former UND athletes who competed in this year's Winter Olympics. Just a few accomplishments that the University of North Dakota can be proud of.
Tuesday, February, 25, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Olympic Fever: Winning the gold medal
Winning the gold medal. Often the pinnacle moment in the career and life of an athlete. But for Tommy Mikkelson, a gold medal winner at the 2013 special olympics world games, winning gold is just one of many accomplishments he's achieved.
Saturday, February, 15, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Special Olympics to hold State Soccer/Bocce Tournament
Special Olympics North Dakota will be hosting the State Soccer/Bocce Tournament in Grand Forks for the 14th consecutive year on September 14-15 at Bringewatt Park. Close to 350 participants from across the state of North Dakota will compete in this two-day event.

Wednesday, September, 11, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Remaining athletes arrive in Sochi
The last of the winter Olympic athletes arrived in Russia Thursday.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Olympic Fever: Taking the Olympics to New Heights
Math and reading, two school subjects that when first learning can often be difficult and frustrating.
Friday, February, 14, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Bemidji State student heads to Russia to compete in Olympics
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Some athletes fall in love with their sport the moment their sneakers hit the court or their cleats dig into the field.
Tuesday, February, 04, 2014 - Bemidji Pioneer - News

U.S. finishes second in the medal count
The 2014 Winter Olympics are in the history book. The U.S. finished the games second in the medal count just behind Russia, with 28 medals.
Monday, February, 24, 2014 - WDAZ - News

On The Job: Special Olympics
"Let me win. But If I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." It's the motto of the Special Olympics and it touches everyone involved, from the athletes to the volunteers and workers.
Friday, August, 02, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Athletes bemused by Sochi haters
SOCHI, Russia - The potshots and constant stream of criticism of the Sochi Olympics is starting to wear thin on some of the athletes at the Games, who can't understand what all the fuss is about.
Friday, February, 07, 2014 - Reuters - News

Grand Forks Special Olympics Monday practice cancelled
Grand Forks Special Olympics will not be holding practice Monday, August 19 due to the heat.
Monday, August, 19, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Minnesota family celebrates Olympics by building snow luge
Cologne, MN (WDAY TV) - A Minnesota family is in the Olympic Spirit, right from their backyard. They built their own luge track.
Thursday, February, 06, 2014 - WDAY - News

Polar Plunge in Grand Forks raises money for North Dakota Special Olympics
Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - Saturday afternoon hundreds turned out for the Polar Plunge in Grand Forks. The fun event has gained fame for giving people the chance to face off against wintery weather and frigid water.
Sunday, March, 23, 2014 - WDAY - 10

President Obama loses bet over Olympic hockey games
President Obama is putting beer on the line in a friendly wager over Olympic hockey games.
Friday, February, 21, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Threats to Sochi Olympics Whistleblower: 'You Will Be Drowned in Blood!'
A Russian businessmen said he is a "marked man" after publicly alleging officials in the office of President Vladimir Putin demanded payoffs in exchange for Olympic construction contracts in Sochi.
Thursday, January, 30, 2014 - ABC News - News

Applebee's to hold "Tip a Cop" fundraiser for Special Olympics Sept 24, 25
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics will conduct the 8th annual statewide “Tip A Cop” event at all Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bars September 24 & 25 from 5-9 pm. Local law enforcement personnel in Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Minot, and Williston will be working dinner shifts collecting “tips” to help Special Olympics provide programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Monday, September, 16, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Russian President orders one of the biggest security operations in the history of Olympics
While many are getting excited about the 2014 Winter Olympics, others are a little more concerned. Some are saying Russian President Vladamir Putin has ordered one of the biggest security operations in the history of the olympics, its being called "the ring of steel" and in the middle if the excitement and concern are a handful of former and current UND hockey players.
Wednesday, January, 22, 2014 - WDAZ - News

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