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2012-03-09 17:10:00

Each year, International Women's Day provides us with a reminder to see how far the Olympic Movement has come in the long struggle for gender equality in sport — and how far we still need to go. (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 Each year, International Women's Day provides us with a reminder to see how far the Olympic Movement has come in the long struggle for gender equality in sport — and how far we still need to go. London will host its third Olympic Games in less than five months, and...

2011-04-07 07:55:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a nutritional supplements manufacturer based in Salt Lake City, is proud to be the Official Health Supplement Supplier of the U.S. Women's Ski Jumping team (WSJ-USA), the newest addition to the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. For the first time in Olympic history, women are allowed to participate in the discipline of ski jumping. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/LA27593LOGO) "USANA...

2010-11-29 15:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc., a nutritional supplements manufacturer based in Salt Lake City, today announced it will be the official health supplements supplier of the Visa Women's Ski Jumping Team. The team that continues to compete on the Continental Cup circuit and has been fighting for inclusion in the Olympic Winter Games, has persevered on limited funding. "There are still hurdles to cross," says Deedee Corradini, Women's Ski Jumping...

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2009-07-10 16:06:25

A Canadian provincial supreme court ruled Friday Vancouver's Winter Olympics organizing committee was not at fault for banning women from ski jumping in 2010. In a 42-page ruling, British Columbia Supreme Court Judge Lauri Ann Fenlon said the International Olympic Committee was guilty of gender discrimination by eliminating women's ski jumping competition, but it was beyond her court's jurisdiction, The Province newspaper in Vancouver reported. A group of 15 former and current women ski...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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