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Desperately Seeking Skiers for a Budding Olympic Sport

“Development has probably gone less quickly than F.I.S. would like to see it,” Bodensteiner said. Men’s Nordic combined dates to the first Winter Games in 1924, but the women’s sport is in its infancy. It is not part of the Pyeongchang Games. But in all likelihood, ready or not, it …

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‘The story of a weird world I was warned never to tell’

Image copyright Penguin Pauline Dakin’s childhood in Canada in the 1970s was full of secrets, disruption and unpleasant surprises. She wasn’t allowed to talk about her family life with anyone – and it wasn’t until many years later that she found out why. There was always something unusual about Pauline …

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