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Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 3
Bronze medalist Olga Graf of Russia celebrates almost giving the world the first nip slip of the 2014 Winter Olympics! (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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We Were One Inch Away From the First Nip Slip of 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi!

So far, the Winter Olympics in Sochi have been pretty odd.

From doors that won't let competitors escape their bathrooms or elevators, to the odd suggestions of where to put the Russian food!

What we haven't had, so far, are "wardrobe malfunctions".  Which, if you're like me, is the only real reason to watch women skating around in tight clothes, right?

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Winter Olympics: U.S. Skier Julia Mancuso Wins Bronze Medal

An American skier continued to etch her place in Winter Olympics history on Monday, and the Dutch rose to the top of the medal count.

Here's a recap of the day's action in Sochi, Russia:

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I really think these would taste better...do I have to put them in there? (photo John Walker)
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Those Crazies in Sochi Really Like to Stuff Their Asses

With the Winter Olympics kicking off tonight, and the world waiting in breathless anticipation of the opening ceremonies, make sure you keep in mind that all the athletes are a long way from home and might not understand all the culinary differences in Sochi.

Apparently, when reading the menus, there are a lot of things served in assortm

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Michigan Olympians on Twitter in Sochi, Russia

The world will be watching as hundreds of athletes compete at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Team USA is sending 230 athletes, including 18 with Michigan ties.

Follow our Michigan Olympians through all of their triumphs and heartbreak in Sochi.

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Michigan Olympians at Sochi Winter Olympics

The XXII Winter Olympic Games are Feb. 7 to 23 in Sochi, Russia.

Among the 230 athletes representing Team USA at the Sochi Winter Olympics are 19 Olympians with Michigan ties.

Here is who to watch in Sochi.

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Sexy Hurdler Michelle Jenneke Plays Fantasy Girlfriend in New Video

Remember Michelle Jenneke? She's the Australian hurdler with the infectious dance. Nothing? Here's a refresher. She's back for this original video from The Chive, and she's dancing all over the place. Plus somebody eats pancakes with nunchucks. That's pretty much

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Claressa Shields Represents Michigan on ‘The Colbert Report’ [VIDEO]

Michigan's own Olympic champion boxer Claressa Shields made an appearance on The Colbert Report last night and talked about training in Flint and how satisfying punching people in the face is.

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A Heartbreaking Moment You Probably Missed From The London Olympics [Video]

The Olympics are always a forum for amazing stories of victory, defeat, overcoming obstacles and also succumbing to them.  There have been several of these amazing moments so far in the 2012 London Olympic Games.  But, the following story of defeat and heartbreak has been absent from major American media.

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5 Activities That Should Be Olympic Events

Every four years, I find myself watching sports that I ordinarily don't care about, thanks to the Summer Olympics.  I'm talking about handball, archery, water polo, shooting, equestrian, kayaking, I could go on

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The Olympics… By The Numbers [Infographic]

Here is a sweeeeet little breakdown of the numbers behind the most epic sporting event in the world!


Created by: www.MBAOnline.com

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The Olympic Tower in London is…Interesting?

There are a lot of memories from past Olympic games that countries can and will be proud of and spotlight to tourists when they visit either during or after the games. The 2008 games in Beijing, China have their large Bird's Nest structure, the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia still stands, just to name a few. Newest on that list is London's idea of a observation tower.

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Petition Started to Make Pole Dancing an Olympic Sport [VIDEO]

Vertical Dance, a British pole-dancing company, is petitioning the International Olympic Committee to get their sport recognized as a test event for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

According to the petition, which has so far garnered about 6,000 signatures, "Over 50 countries worldwide take part in lessons, workshops, conventions, expose, competitions and teacher training."

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