Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine Downhill at Sochi

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Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine at Sochi

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With the 2014 Winter Olympics well underway, the excitement and competitive levels are running high as countries start to count their medals. Officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, and most often referred to as Sochi 2014, the games feature a total of 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines. Sochi 2014 is the debut…

Experience the Thrill of Snowskiing in Slovenia

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The Republic of Slovenia in southern central Europe is situated in the heart of snow skiing territory, with its neighbors being Italy to the west, Croatia to the south and east, the Adriatic Sea to the southwest, Hungary to the northeast and Austria to the north. Slovenia’s winter is short, but spectacular, starting in mid-December and ending in March with Planica, the world ski jumping event. The two main ski areas in Slovenia are Lake Bled and Kranjska Gora, and snow sport enthusiasts can rest assured that when heading for either of these destinations they are in for plenty of excitement, in a setting of great scenic beauty.