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Is this the silliest sports kit ever?

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A lot of the pre-Sochi Winter Olympics news has, sadly, been negative.

Controversy surrounding free speech and gay rights in Russia, the threat of terrorist action from nearby Chechnya and Dagestan, reports of corruption and mismanagement… It just goes on and on and on.

So we were left delighted by the Norway curling team’s new kit presentation, which looks like it would be more suitable for a cruise ship – or a Dee Lite video – than a major international sporting event:

Beautiful.

Norway have form for interesting curling uniforms, most recently displayed at the 2013 European Championships last December. Just look at those trousers!

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The response from fans has also been overwhelmingly positive:

Some, however, were less impressed:

We would implore the haters to try enjoying life for a change.

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