In brief - 2006-03-01

  • 2006-03-01
Arturas Poviliunas, Lithuania's Olympic Committee president, will keep his promise and ride downhill on a skeleton, after the Baltic state's ice-dancing couple failed to win an Olympic medal as he had predicted. "I will go downhill on a skeleton in Ignalina, if I have to. I made the promise and I have to keep it, even if it entailed humor," Poviliunas told the Baltic News Service. During his appearance on Lithuanian national television in December, Poviliunas was asked to specify a politician he would like to push down the highest hill in the country. "I didn't dare make the joke, so I said...
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