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Ole Einar Bjoerndalen not guaranteed relay places in record pursuit

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SOCHI, Russia — Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is two medals from holding the crown as the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time. His team leader is aware of this, but the great Bjoerndalen won’t be getting any special treatment. In fact, Norway’s Per Ante Botnan said its teams haven’t been set yet for relays — Bjoerndalen’s best [more]

Amazing race to catch most decorated Winter Olympian ever

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Michael Phelps‘ pursuit of the record for most career Olympic medals — a mark held since 1964 — was a major international storyline at the 2012 Olympics. Phelps passed retired Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina‘s record of 18 and finished the London Games with 22. The Winter Olympic record is held by retired Norwegian cross-country skier Bjorn Daehlie, [more]