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Fans help fund Jamaican bobsled

Updated: January 20, 2014, 5:51 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

In less than two days, a crowdfunding site has helped raise more than $25,000 for the Jamaican bobsled team headed to the Sochi Olympics.

Donations came pouring in to the website Crowdtilt after a collection page was set up following word the two-man team had qualified for the Olympics but needed $80,000 to get to the Games.

Chris Stokes, general secretary of the Jamaican Bobsled Federation, said the idea that the team wouldn't go was never the reality. The team, he said, ...

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