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Figure skating, judging still draws criticism for lack of transparency

Figure skating, and most especially its highly subjective form of judging, is still drawing criticism for lack of transparency long after the debacle of the Salt Lake City games in 2002.
American sliding takes step forward after strong Olympics

...two in doubles luge in 1998, and then came what was perceived to be a breakthrough ? eight, on home ice, at the Salt Lake City Games in 2002.In 2006 and 2010, combined, only three medals followed.But with a commitment to technology ? continued...
Salt Lake City has viable Olympic facilities over a decade later

...For us, it's a living legacy."The Olympic oval in suburban Kearns, where speedskating was held during the Salt Lake City Games, is still a valued part of the community. So is the Utah Olympic Park, home of the bobsled and luge runs as...
Out of retirement, U.S. skier eyes 2010 Games

...the first U.S. medal in a Nordic combined event. Lodwick was part of the 2002 team that finished fourth in the Salt Lake City Games. He was also fifth in the sprint that year and placed seventh in the individual, both all-time bests for an...
Sport spreading in United States

...paid little attention to the curious sport with the clattering rocks until 2002, when it was the surprise hit of the Salt Lake City Games. But the Olympics were followed quickly by the off-season, and by the time the local curling sheet was frozen...
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Saturday's Olympic capsules

...position to make good on those plans. Zoeggeler, who won bronze in 1994, silver in 1998 and finally gold at the Salt Lake City Games four years ago, delighted the home crowd with a track-record time in each of his two runs Saturday and will...
Two Georgians on U.S. Olympic team

...pusher on the four-man bobsled team. He will be competing in his fourth Olympics, having won a silver medal at the Salt Lake City Games four years ago. Jones is one of only a handful of black athletes competing in the Winter Olympics. He talked...
Al Roker celebrates 10 years on 'Today' show

...the past few years as the incredibly shrinking man. With the Winter Olympics again near, his thoughts drift to the Salt Lake City games in 2002, just weeks before he went into surgery. "I ate myself stupid," he said. "I thought, 'I'm never...
American skier Mancuso will sit out slalom

...silver medalist's latest prize was labeled "platinum of Vancouver" on Plushenko's Web site. His medal from the Salt Lake City Games was properly identified as silver.Agent Ari Zakarian said no one had authority to do this "stupid thing...
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Final preparations for Olympic flame ceremony

...kept in a lamp in case bad weather prevents the torch from lighting during the ceremony, as it did in 2001 for the Salt Lake City Games. Although clear skies are forecast, organizers also have an alternative site for the ceremony, at a nearby...