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2006-03-01 19:28:40

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Seth Wescott, the first person to win Olympic gold in snowboard cross, said on Wednesday he is campaigning to popularize the sport in the U.S. Wescott, who is also reigning snowboard cross world champion, announced plans to host a series of U.S.

2006-02-16 12:42:05

By Alan Baldwin BARDONECCHIA, Italy (Reuters) - Fast and furious, snowboard cross barged into the Olympics on Thursday with thrills, spills and a nod to stock car racing.

2006-02-15 10:52:13

SAUZE D'OULX, Italy (Reuters) - Graham Watanabe will replace Jayson Hale in the U.S. men's snowboard cross team after Hale was ruled out with a knee injury, team officials said on Wednesday.

2006-02-14 23:05:40

By Mark Meadows SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - Danger has become a feature of the Turin Games with downhill skiers and lugers among those to be hurt and if snowboard cross is anything to go by, more injuries will follow.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.