Sochi 2014 Olympic Update (Day 2)

When trying to win a bid for the Olympic Games countries look to pull out all the stops to impress the IOC and earn the chance to host the games. Many times countries use this process to try and improve a city or to create a centre for sports in the country. That has happened many times as many cities have taken the Olympics and translated it to becoming the centre for those season Olympics in their countries.

2014 Olympic Preview: Skiing

Skiing is a quintessential part of the Olympics but it is a lot more than just racing downhill at breakneck speeds. There are plenty of skiing disciplines, so many that not all of them would fit in one preview, and they range from the most popular to the almost forgotten. There are extreme speeds and slow speeds and some guns thrown in to the mix. Ski sports are some of the major sports in the games and they command one of the biggest requirements for any host city.

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