Olympic Year in Review: Photos

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OlympicTalk takes a look back at the year in Olympic sports this week. Today, we review 50 memorable images of the year, courtesy AP and Getty.

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1/5: Lolo Jones and Elana Meyers Taylor react after finishing second in a World Cup bobsled race in Winterberg, Germany.

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1/21: Norwegian curlers pose in New York.

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2/7: The Olympic rings malfunction at the Sochi Opening Ceremony.
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2/7: Irina Rodnina and Vladislav Tretiak light the Sochi Olympic cauldron.

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2/8: Germany’s Nelli Zhiganshina and Alexander Gazsi in the Sochi Olympic team event short dance.
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2/8: Ashley Wagner reacts to her score in the Sochi Olympic team event short program.

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2/11: Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski cover the pairs short program.
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2/11: Shaun White crashes in the Sochi halfpipe final.
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2/13: Yevgeny Plushenko waves to fans after withdrawing from the men’s figure skating event due to a back injury.
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2/14: Noelle Pikus-Pace celebrates her Sochi skeleton silver medal with her family.
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2/16: An emotional Bode Miller is comforted by wife Morgan after winning super-G bronze.
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2/17: Meryl Davis and Charlie White after winning ice dance gold.

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2/20: A U.S. shot in the women’s hockey final hits the post of an empty Canadian goal with 90 seconds left.
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2/21: Mikaela Shiffrin after winning the Sochi Olympic slalom.
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2/23: The Sochi Olympic bear mascot sheds a tear at the Closing Ceremony.
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3/15: Ukraine Paralympic cross-country skiers cover their silver medals in Sochi amid the Ukraine-Russia unrest.
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3/16: Mo Farah is helped up after collapsing at the finish of the New York City Half Marathon.
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3/26: Missy Franklin receives the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award from Mark Spitz.
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4/21: Meb Keflezighi wins the Boston Marathon.
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5/5: Shaun White and actress Hayden Panettiere at the Met Gala in New York.
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5/15: Michael Phelps trains wearing a “Rio 2016” swim cap at a meet in Charlotte, N.C.
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6/26: A pregnant Alysia Montano runs the 800m at the U.S. Outdoor Championships.

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8/14: France’s Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad removes his shirt before crossing the finish line first in the European Championships steeplechase, for which he would be disqualified.
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8/16: IOC president Thomas Bach and Youth Olympic athletes take selfies at the Opening Ceremony.
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8/20: Fencing at the Youth Olympics.
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8/23: NBA center Marcin Gortat drives Usain Bolt into the National Stadium in Warsaw.

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8/24: Katie Ledecky grimaces after winning the 1500m freestyle in world record time at the Pan Pacific Championships.
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8/28: Dawn Harper-Nelson after winning a 100m hurdles race in Zurich, Switzerland.
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September: The late Bob Suter’s jersey hangs in the arena where the U.S. beat the Soviet Union in the Miracle on Ice. (Courtesty ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid)

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9/28: Dennis Kimetto breaks the world record at the Berlin Marathon.
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10/3: Usain Bolt enjoys Oktoberfest in Munich.
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10/5: Brittney Griner stares down Spain’s Laura Nicholls in the FIBA World Championships final.
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10/10: Simone Biles is frightened off the podium by a bee at the World Championships.
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10/21: Oscar Pistorius walks down stairs, out of the court room after being sentenced to a maximum of five years in prison.
10/31: Viktoria Helgesson has a wardrobe malfunction at Skate Canada.
10/31: Viktoria Helgesson has a wardrobe malfunction at Skate Canada.
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11/2: Caroline Wozniacki eats popcorn at a hockey game the night before she runs the New York City Marathon.
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11/8: Yuzuru Hanyu after a warm-up collision with another skater at Cup of China.

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12/3: Ryan Lochte swims in the 200m freestyle final at the World Short Course Championships.

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