TITLE

Jump Into the Games!

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/12/2010, Vol. 79 Issue 16, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses about the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ski cross will be introduced as the new sport in the Winter Olympics. Thousands of athletes from over 80 countries will compete including U.S. ski cross athlete Casey Puckett and U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn. The winner of sporting events will earn gold, silver and bronze medals. In preparation for the Winter Olympics, Canadian officials have constructed three new stadia and expected audiences consisted of thousands of visitors.
ACCESSION #
47882891

 

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