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Another German sliding gold, as Hannah Neise wins Olympic skeleton

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She’s got an Olympic medal now. And it’s the one that everybody wants. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Skeleton has a new champion, and she was a bit of a surprise winner. Neise, the 21-year-old who won t...

Kelly Curtis, the 1st US Black skeleton Olympian, blazes new trail

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And in her first Olympic appearance, she became a trailblazer. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Curtis finished 21st in the women’s skeleton event, her run at the Beijing Games ending Saturday. The result i...

Virgin Islands’ Olympic skeleton slider celebrates journey

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It didn’t upset her whatsoever. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . Nor should it, considering her story: She overcome long odds to just to get to the Beijing Games. The California native competes in skeleton ...

Rare 3-way gold finish in World Cup skeleton

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And with that, the World Cup skeleton circuit had a race unlike any other in its history. Geng Wenqiang gave China its first World Cup skeleton win on Friday — part of a historic three-way tie for the top spot. Geng,...

300 million-year-old fossil skeleton in Utah could be the first of its kind

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An approximately 300 million-year-old fossil skeleton discovered at Canyonlands National Park in Utah could be the first of its kind, researchers say. The exact species and classification have yet to be determined,...

Shackled skeleton tells grim story of slavery in Roman Britain

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London Archeologists working in central England have found a shackled skeleton which, they say, provides physical evidence that slavery was practiced in Roman Britain. The adult male was buried in a ditch with iron f...

Homeowners unearth ice age-era skeleton while installing swimming pool in Las Vegas property

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A married couple in Las Vegas were in the middle of having a pool installed behind their newly built house when the local police suddenly arrived one morning. Apparently, they had some questions about something the c...

Neanderthal child’s skeleton buried 41,000 years ago may solve long-standing mystery

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Is burying the dead a practice unique to Homo sapiens? Or did other early humans such as Neanderthals lay their loved ones to rest under the earth? It's a topic of long-standing debate among archaeologists. Now, evi...