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Latest Cesana Pariol Stories

2006-02-26 14:57:35

By Patrick Vignal CESANA, Italy (Reuters) - Armin Zoeggeler, who never loses his cool, tamed a treacherous track to hand Italy their first gold medal of the Turin Games in the highlight of the Olympic luge competition.

2006-02-16 09:34:44

By Patrick Vignal CESANA, Italy (Reuters) - The Cesana track which has claimed many victims since the start of the Turin Games has its fans, starting with Canada's Chris Moffat who loves it precisely because it is so challenging.

2006-02-10 08:22:28

By Patrick Vignal CESANA, Italy (Reuters) - Not being German means you probably will have to settle for fourth place in the women's luge events of the Turin Games.

2006-02-08 13:05:00

By Patrick Vignal CESANA, Italy (Reuters) - The first time the Olympic luge track was tested a year ago, four competitors ended up in hospital.

2005-12-06 20:12:13

By Svetlana Kovalyova SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - If you dream about watching Olympic skiers race down the slopes in this Alpine resort and also want to see figure skaters swirl across the ice in Turin, you face a tough challenge.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.