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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
A collection of news and information related to 2014 Winter Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Russian pair back on the right foot

    Russian pair back on the right foot
    On the first anniversary of the injury that kept him out of the 2014 Olympics, Russian pairs skater Alexander Smirnov posted before and after pictures to his Facebook page. The first showed stitches running nearly two feet down his leg from massive...
  • Shaun White to bring Air + Style event to Rose Bowl in February

    Shaun White to bring Air + Style event to Rose Bowl in February
    This could be called the X Games crossed with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. “That’s a fair comparison,” Shaun White was saying during a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon. The action sports icon and two-time...
  • Olympian Hilary Knight practices with Ducks

    Two-time U.S. Olympic women’s hockey player Hilary Knight skated with the Ducks at their Friday practice, infusing some enjoyment to a team spending its fourth consecutive day on drills. “The guys have a game tomorrow. I just wanted to slide...
  • Hamilton fastest in final Russian practice

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton was fastest in Saturday's final practice for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix as Mercedes continued to dominate a weekend likely to seal the constructors' championship. Hamilton, who has a 10-...
  • Grosjean feels part of the Olympic family in Sochi

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Formula One's eyecatching arrival in Sochi as part of the Russian resort's Winter Olympic legacy plans makes perfect sense to Romain Grosjean, whatever the wider world might think. As the Lotus driver explained before lapping the...
  • Costs and bidding process scare off European hopefuls

    BERLIN (Reuters) - What do European cities Stockholm, Oslo, Krakow, Lviv, St Moritz and Munich have in common? They have all turned down or pulled out of bidding for the Winter Olympics in 2022 and triggered alarm bells at the International Olympic...
  • Daley unconcerned about competing in Russia

    LONDON (Reuters) - British diver Tom Daley is not concerned about competing in Russia despite the country's anti-gay stance and has no plans to make a political protest ahead of next year's World Aquatic Championships in Kazan. Daley, who won a bronze...
  • Oslo pullout highlights need for more IOC transparency

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Oslo's surprise withdrawal from the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics last week highlighted the need for more transparency in the bidding process, Norwegian Olympic Committee Secretary General Inge Andersen told Reuters on...
  • Motor racing-Safety first for Russian race organizers

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Jules Bianchi's horrific Japanese Grand Prix accident has thrust driver safety further into the spotlight ahead of Russia's Formula One debut on Sunday but race organizers say they are well prepared. Even if most of the...
  • Governing bodies must connect with local communities - Coe

    LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Sporting governing bodies must do more to reconnect with local communities as this will attract cities into bidding for major events, Britain's former Olympic 1,500 metres champion Sebastian Coe said on Tuesday. Oslo last...
  • Governing bodies must connect with local communities: Coe

    LONDON, (Reuters) - Sporting governing bodies must do more to reconnect with local communities as this will attract cities into bidding for major events, Britain's former Olympic 1,500 meters champion Sebastian Coe said on Tuesday. Oslo last week became...