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USBSF defends Lolo Jones' pick

Updated: January 24, 2014, 11:14 AM ET
Associated Press

Lolo Jones "absolutely" earned her spot on the U.S. Olympic bobsled team, the federation's top officer said Thursday night, insisting the selection committee relied only on data and results in making its picks.

U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation CEO Darrin Steele told The Associated Press that he even double-checked all the numbers that were pored over while deciding on the three push athletes for the women's team that will compete in Sochi.

Steele said it was "incredibly ...

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