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US Speedskaters Ask to Change Suits

After awful start, team might revert to older suits

(Newser) - The US speedskating team is still without a medal after an awful start in Sochi, and the squad hopes it can turn things around by changing suits. The team has officially sought permission from the Olympic powers-that-be to ditch their fancy "Mach 39" suits made by Under Armour and... More »

US Speedskater Admits Sabotaging Rival's Skate

Simon Cho says he was just following coach's orders

(Newser) - The latest soap opera in sports is emerging from ... the US speedskating team? Yesterday, Olympian Simon Cho admitted that he bent the blade of a skate belonging to Canadian Jean Olivier at a world event in Poland last year, reports the Chicago Tribune . Olivier fell in competition, costing Team Canada... More »

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