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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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  • IOC panel visits bid sites; China fires back on human rights

    IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday as Chinese organizers fired back at critics of the government's human rights record. The International Olympic Committee inspection is a key test...
  • Snow problems in Boston send a chill through 2024 Olympic bid

    Snow problems in Boston send a chill through 2024 Olympic bid
    The hundreds of grumpy commuters crammed into South Station vented to one another as they waited to see whether their trains would be canceled or delayed. The snowiest winter on record had already exposed deep gaps in this city's infrastructure and soured...
  • Toyota drives onto Olympic stage in record sponsorship deal

    The world's biggest automaker is driving onto the world's biggest sports stage. Toyota Motor Corp. signed on as a global Olympic sponsor Friday in a landmark deal reportedly worth nearly $1 billion, becoming the first car company to join the IOC's top-...
  • Bach: IOC doesn't always agree with host country politics

    The International Olympic Committee does not necessarily condone the political or legal systems in countries that it selects to host the games, IOC President Thomas Bach said. Bach's statement, delivered at a sports conference in Denmark, comes a few...
  • Only female mayor in history of Salt Lake City dies at 70

    Deedee Corradini, the only female mayor in the history of Salt Lake City who helped bring the Winter Olympics to Utah, has died. She was 70. Corradini died Sunday at her home in Park City from the effects of lung cancer, according to a Women's Ski...
  • After costly Sochi shutout, Brittany Bowe regains championship speedskating form

    For all but two weeks of the last two seasons, Brittany Bowe has been a consistent medalist on the world speedskating circuit. The performance gap came at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the worst time possible for a U.S. athlete in a sport her country...
  • Shaun White's Air + Style sports/music event ramps up at Rose Bowl

     Shaun White's Air + Style sports/music event ramps up at Rose Bowl
    Truth is, you always worried a little about Shaun White. When did he do his schoolwork, or his chores? I mean, how many storied adolescents have we seen turn into dysfunctional adults? Besides me, of course. Turns out little Shauny grew up just fine....
  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships
    She's still a teenager, but that hasn't stopped American skier Mikaela Shiffrin from continuing to dominate on the slopes. Shiffrin, 19, successfully defended her slalom title Saturday in Beaver Creek, Colo., finishing her two runs in a combined time of...
  • Careers Of Madison Pair Taking Off

    Careers Of Madison Pair Taking Off
    If anybody's skiing in Madison, it's probably on water in the summer and not on snow in the winter. The Chamber of Commerce's motto is not "Ski. Shop. Stay," but "Sea. Shop. Stay." So when Mac Bohonnon and Kiley McKinnon, the No. 2 and No. 1-ranked...
  • On track this season, Bowe wins world speedskating gold

    You can look at this as one year too late or better late than never. A year after the U.S. debacle in Olympic long track speedskating Рits first Winter Games since 1984 without a medal in the sport Р2014 Olympic team members Brittany...
  • Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment
    The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world's best ski jumpers — including women,...