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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 04: Rebekah Wilson and Paula Walker of the Great Britain Bobsleigh team pose for a portrait on the Olympic rings at the Athletes Village in the Rosa Khutor mountain village cluster prior to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 3, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

What You Can’t Do With Sochi Winter Olympics Toilets [PHOTO]

A few weeks ago we found out that the toilets in Sochi for the Winter Olympics will be paired and you won’t be able to use these toilets while sitting alone.

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02:  Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates with teammates after scoring his third goal of the game during the third period against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Gustav Nyquist Keeping Fingers Crossed For Olympic Spot With Sweden

With Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen still battling the effects of a concussion, a spot is open on Team Sweden, and another Red Wing is on the list as a possible replacement.

CBS Detroit–02/03/2014

The Olympic cauldron is tested prior to the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics on January 27, 2014. (ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

NHL Could Reevaluate Sending Players To Sochi For Olympics, Some Players Elect To Leave Families Home

“It’s getting to the point where our lives are on the line if we go there,” Tim Oshie told the New York Times. “They’re talking about terrorizing families. I’d rather stay in the homeland.”

CBS Detroit–01/28/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings takes the ice during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Toronto won the game 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings’ Datsyuk Confident He’s Heading To Russia For Olympics

Along with St. Louis, Detroit and Chicago have the most Olympians of any NHL team this season, and Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said the two-week experience should be a renewing one for players.

CBS Detroit–01/22/2014

Russians Reportedly Spend $45M On ‘Dual Toilet’ Bathrooms For The Olympics

Forget Washington politicians’ $500 haircuts and $10,000 drill bits, Russia is reportedly taking government spending — let’s call it waste — to a whole new level.

CBS Detroit–01/22/2014

Meryl Davis and Charlie White skate in the free dance program during the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on January 11, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Olympic Dream A Reality For Several Ice Dancing Teams With Ties To Metro Detroit

Three ice dancing teams , who train in metro Detroit, have been named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team for the winter Olympics in Sochi.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2014

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Dow Makes Sochi ’14 Carbon Neutral For Athletes, Media and Spectators

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) says it’s offsetting the estimated travel-related greenhouse gas emissions of athletes, media and spectators to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games this winter in Sochi, Russia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

luge

Dow Innovation Helping USA Luge Slide Faster

Dow Chemical Co. said Tuesday it had partnered with Luge USA to re-engineer the team’s sleds leading up to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2013

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