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Fairy tale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team

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Jamaica's Olympic bobsleigh adventure ended with a whimper on Monday as the country that once inspired the Hollywood smash hit "Cool Runnings" finished second from bottom at the Sochi sliding centre. 

Jamaica-1 two-man bobsleigh pilot Winston Watts celebrates in the finish area after the Bobsleigh Two-man Heat 3 at the Sliding Center Sanki during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 17, 2014

Jamaica, who qualified for the Winter Games after a 12-year absence, were hoping to represent their country with the same vigour and enthusiasm shown by their 1988 Calgary counterparts, who inspired the movie.

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