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Why one tiny Scottish island is key to every Olympic curling stone

Why one tiny Scottish island is key to every Olympic curling stone

Nature has been very kind to us. The Ailsa Craig has been known for fine granite for curling stones for over a century. Andrew Kay knew it and people even before Andrew Kay knew to use Ailsa Craig granite for curling stones. You can go through history and you’ll find even over two hundred years …

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Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Meet the Iranian skier who blazed a historic path in PyeongChang | Far From Home

Iran is not what the rest of the world thinks it is. People think the hijab stops Iranian women from doing what they want to do. Our women can be just as strong as the men. (FAR FROM HOME, PRESENTED BY BRIDGESTONE) (6 UNLIKELY STORIES OF OLYMPIC HOPE) (TEHRAN, IRAN) Are you ready? The way …

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Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Curling Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – Stories To Watch. Curling. Curling appeared at the Olympics in 1924. After that it dipped on and off as a demonstration sport mainly, but did not become an Olympic regular again till 1998. The game itself rewards good concentration, steady nerves and team strategy, with one person sliding the rock and one …

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Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

Manuela Di Centa: An Italian Ski-Legend claims 5 medals in Lillehammer | Legends Live on

What Manuela achieved at Lillehammer was incredible and perhaps unrepeatable. I wouldn’t have achieved it if I had not believed since I was a child, that girls like me who love cross-country skiing, could achieve great things in sport. Following Lillehammer, Manuela has left a historic and indelible mark as an athlete and as a …