Team U.S.A.'s Olympic flag-bearer controversy

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Team U.S.A. is dealing with its first controversy at the Olympics over how it decided on its flag-bearer for the opening ceremony. Luge athlete Erin Hamlin was selected over speed skater Shani Davis by a coin toss, required after a split vote among the eight U.S. winter sports federations. Davis called the decision dishonourable and did not attend the opening ceremony — he says it conflicted with his training — but says that had he been selected, he would have attended

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