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2006-02-17 09:57:30

By Ossian Shine TURIN (Reuters) - The first competitor to be expelled from the Turin Winter Games for doping was hit with a two-year ban on Friday while an African athlete made Olympic history.

2006-02-17 07:01:06

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - It is strange to come to the Olympics and watch a one-horse race. The world's greatest sporting event is famed for pitting athletes at the top of their game against each other and for throwing up more than the occasional surprise winner.

2006-02-17 06:59:36

By Antonella Ciancio TURIN (Reuters) - Russian biathlete Olga Pyleva, expelled from the Winter Olympics following a positive doping test, will be questioned by Turin magistrates, judicial sources said on Friday.

2006-02-17 06:39:01

TURIN (Reuters) - Russian biathlete Olga Pyleva, expelled from the Winter Olympics following a positive doping test, will be questioned by Turin magistrates, judicial sources said on Friday.

2006-02-16 06:15:00

Several cross-country skiers who registered high hemoglobin levels days before the Turin Winter Games opened must have taken banned substances, World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound said on Thursday.

2006-02-14 17:51:13

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - A defiant Wayne Gretzky said on Tuesday he expects to be saddled with the blame if Canada fails to win the ice hockey gold medal at the Turin Olympics.

2006-02-14 15:50:28

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - A defiant Wayne Gretzky said on Tuesday he expects to be saddled with the blame if Canada fails to win the ice hockey gold medal at the Turin Olympics.

2006-02-14 12:07:59

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - When the Italian women took the ice in their Olympic ice hockey opener their objective was to hold Canada to less than 20 goals.

2006-02-14 11:23:01

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - With so much en

2006-02-14 08:47:19

By Alan Crosby TURIN (Reuters) - Wayne Gretzky and Canada's hockey team arrived in Turin on Tuesday to defend their gold medal but questions over illegal gambling followed him across the Atlantic and threatened to overshadow their Olympic bid.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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