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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
    Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union...
  • Russian Zhukov heads 2022 Games bids evaluation team

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Russian Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov has been picked to head the team that will evaluate the 2022 winter Olympic bids ahead of next year's decision, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday. Zhukov, a former Deputy Prime...
  • Planning a Family Ski Trip

    Planning a Family Ski Trip
    With South Florida’s winter weather in the 80s, it can be easy to forget that the rest of the nation is often a lot colder than we are. But wonderlands of snow exist in the rest of the country, and they are only a plane ride away. If the Sochi...
  • USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder

    USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder
    Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
  • Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form discrimination will be included in future Games host city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law. The...
  • IOC making future hosts sign non-discrimination clause

    IOC making future hosts sign non-discrimination clause
    Thomas Bach has been president of the International Olympic Committee barely a year, but he is beginning to turn the hidebound organization inside out. The latest move is philosophically the most significant so far, as long as the IOC backs its words...
  • Australia 'interested' in joining Asian Games

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Australia has welcomed the idea of possibly competing at the Asian Games after Asian Olympic officials agreed to let Oceania nations join them in smaller multi-sports events. While there are no firm plans as yet to allow...
  • DISQ fitness fans look like action figures, train like multitaskers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some cutting–edge fans of cardiovascular fitness are going a bit bionic as they strap on belts, step into stirrups and grab hand loops on the DISQ, a recently-arrived wearable contraption of adjustable resistance cords. Fitness...
  • South Korea launch Asiad team on gold quest

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean athletes vowed not to let the chance of winning an Asian Games gold medal on home soil slip through their fingers on Thursday, as the delegation to the 17th Asiad gathered in Seoul for a launch ceremony. South Korea will...
  • Lipinski, Weir promoted to No. 1 NBC skating broadcast team

    Lipinski, Weir promoted to No. 1 NBC skating broadcast team
    After their work at the Sochi Olympics drew widespread praise, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have been promoted to be NBC's primary figure skating commentators, according to Tribune sources familiar with the situation. Lipinski, the 1998 Olympic...
  • Indonesia set to be awarded 2018 Asian Games

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Indonesia is poised to be selected as the host of the next Asian Games in 2018 after Vietnam withdrew because of financial concerns, the president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) told Reuters on Wednesday. The...