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Our chat with Millie Knight and Tony McAllister

8 March 2014

“It was the best feeling ever!” The response from fifteen-year-old skier Millie Knight carrying the flag for Great Britain at last night’s Paralympic Winter Games opening ceremony in Sochi. Great Britain are fielding a total of 12 athletes; a team of five in wheelchair curling, and seven athletes in alpine skiing, all led by head [...]

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Our guide to the Winter Olympics [Infographic]

10 February 2014

At Sochi 2014, Team GB have the chance to smash their previous records and win a historic number of medals. Jenny Jones has already kicked us off with our first ever medal on snow, and we think that there’s only more to come. Check out our guide to Great Britain at the Winter Olympics, made [...]

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Our guide to Sochi – the resort

30 January 2014

Sochi – what is it, where is it and why is it? We’ve all been enchanted over the past fortnight by the speed of the downhill skiers, the borderline insanity of face-first skeleton and the high drama of curling. But after the Olympics have come and gone what will there be for the rest of [...]

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Team GB announce athletes for Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

22 January 2014

Today Team GB have announced the line up for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics – including 2 Alpine skiers, 2 biathletes, 10 bobsledders, 4 cross-country skiers, 10 curlers, 6 figure skaters, 6 freestyle skiers, 5 lugers, 4 skeletons and 7 snowboarders. History teaches us that we are not always the best in the world at [...]

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Our chat with Rowan Cheshire

22 January 2014

  We had a chance to have a chat with Rowan Cheshire, an 18 year old medal hope in the ski halfpipe event – one of the new events at the Olympic Winter Games at Sochi this year. She said she was “really happy” and “totally stoked” to be heading to Sochi, although the first [...]

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