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Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing...Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, in Nanjing, Jiangsu province July 29, 2014. The eastern Chinese city of Nanjing will host the 2014 Youth Olympic Games between August 16 to August 28.

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Paramilitary policemen raise their fists as they attend an oath-taking rally to ensure the security of the upcoming 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. The eastern Chinese city will host the games from August 16 to August 28.

France's Ophelie David, from left, Canada's Kelsey Serwa, Canada's Marielle Thompson and Sweden's Anna Holmlund compete during their ski cross final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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France’s Ophelie David, Canada’s Kelsey Serwa, Canada’s Marielle Thompson and Sweden’s Anna Holmlund compete during their ski cross final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.

A fan wears sunglasses in the shape of the Olympic rings during the women's ice hockey bronze medal game between Sweden and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games...A fan wears sunglasses in the shape of the Olympic rings during the women's ice hockey bronze medal game between Sweden and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 20, 2014.

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A sports fan enters the spirit of the Sochi winter games by wearing sunglasses modelled on the five Olympic rings during the women’s ice hockey bronze medal match between Sweden and Switzerland on Thursday

Person climbs on the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues, before the medals ceremony during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics...A person climbs on the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues, before the medals ceremony during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 14, 2014.   REUTERS/Marko Djurica (RUSSIA  - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)

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A climber scales the Bolshoi Dome, one of the ice hockey venues for the Sochi Winter Olympics Read more

Japan's Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games...Japan's Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 12, 2014.

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Japan’s Akito Watabe soars through the air in his trial jump during the normal hill ski jumping portion of the Nordic Combined individual 10 km event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor.

Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women's skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Sarah Reid of Canada prepares to start a training run for the women’s skeleton during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

Performers take part in opening ceremony for 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics...Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014.      REUTERS/David Gray

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Performers take part in the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia Read more

Armin Zoeggeler from Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men's singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Armin Zoeggeler of Italy takes a turn during a training session for the men’s singles luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia

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Shaun White, of the United States, takes a jump during a snowboard slopestyle training session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The venue is host to the snowboarding and freestyle skiing events of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which starts on Tuesday.

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A worker dangles from the Olympic cauldron as preparations take place for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, which begin on Friday