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U.S. women choose rest over ceremonies

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SOCHI, Russia — Many athletes at the Sochi Olympics decided to stay off their feet for the opening ceremony because they’ll be on their skates or skis today. Several figure skaters said Friday they were skipping the ceremony’s often spectacular but occasionally tedious parade of athletes to rest up for their competition today. The U.S. women’s hockey team had a meeting after practice Friday, and decided not to march in the opening cerem­ony to rest ...

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