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So long, Sochi

Valley’s viewers remember their own favorites

February 24, 2014

The 17 days of the 2014 winter Olympics ended Sunday with host country Russia taking 33 medals, 11 of those gold, and the U.S. coming away with a total 28 medals that included nine gol....

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Kendall78

Feb-24-14 8:07 PM

@bwc- perception is a powerful thing. We heard much more about the faults in the venue with Sochi than we ever did with Vancouver. From half pipes not being angled properly, mushy snow, judging controversies and Olympians having to bust down their own doors to get out of their rooms...Sochi had room for improvement.

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bwc511

Feb-24-14 3:33 PM

Seriously, whatthe... what the heck do you know? You are just an old racist. Own it. Since when should only rich countries host the Olympics.

And lack luster, Kendall? people seemed to be happier there with things than the were in Vancouver.

According to your standards, Appalachia would never stand a chance...

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Kendall78

Feb-24-14 12:41 PM

I like the Olympics and watch them whenever they come on. I will admit that this time around that the games didn't hold that sort of charm or magic of past Olympics but it was probably in part do to the venue.

As for politics, we should ignore them. The atheletes are their to compete and to enjoy the fact that they are Olympians.

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jacsm1217

Feb-24-14 8:44 AM

How many people actually watched them?

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whatdifferencedoesitmake

Feb-24-14 7:17 AM

Thanks goodness it is over. Next time, American athletes should not be subjected to third world conditions in a terrorist-heavy environment, in a place that is not even naturally suitable for winter sports. Who did Putin pay off to pull that stunt, anyway?

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