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U.S. Speedskating tries to track what went wrong at Sochi Olympics
U.S. Speedskating tries to track what went wrong at Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia -- The failure of U.S. skaters to win a medal in long-track speedskating in Russia came on the heels of one of the country's most successful World Cup seasons in years, with 28 medals. How did it all go so wrong? The U.S. Olympic Committee already has promised a thorough investigation, though it also had made clear its support for its partnership with Under Armour and extended its contract through the 2022 Games. U.S. speedskating officials said they will wait for a full analysis. "The mature people in U.S. Speedskating will take the responsibility," said Kip Carpenter, a national team coach who won a bronze medal in the 500 meters in 2002. "Coaches will...

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