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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Olympics: IOC to respect Scotland vote, athletes protected - Bach

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee promised Scottish athletes' interests would be "safeguarded" ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics should Scotland vote in favor of independence on Sept. 18. If Scotland votes to break away from the...
  • IOC to respect Scotland vote, athletes protected - Bach

    BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee promised Scottish athletes' interests would be "safeguarded" ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics should Scotland vote in favour of independence on Sept. 18. If Scotland votes to break away from the United...
  • Asiad gives South Korea chance to end awful 2014 on a high

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's sporting reputation has taken a battering of late with a dire World Cup campaign in Brazil and disappointing medal haul from the Sochi Olympics, but a shot at redemption is at hand as 10,000 athletes from around the...
  • Is Romney contemplating another run? [Commentary]

    Is Romney contemplating another run? [Commentary]
    As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains cloudy, two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time. In addition to occasional comments on matters he knows a lot...
  • Is Mitt Romney contemplating another run?

    WASHINGTON -- As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains blurred , two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time. In addition to occasional comments on matters he...
  • Washington's Olympic bid moves forward with extent of Maryland role undefined

    Washington's Olympic bid moves forward with extent of Maryland role undefined
    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is on the board and Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backing, but Maryland's role in a bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region remained largely undefined. The nonprofit Washington 2024...
  • O'Malley backs bid for D.C. Olympics in 2024

    O'Malley backs bid for D.C. Olympics in 2024
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday put his support behind efforts to bring the 2024 Olympics to the greater Washington-D.C. area. The term-limited governor added his voice to that of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in backing the...
  • Antidoping officials begin enforcement of new substance bans

    Antidoping officials begin enforcement of new substance bans
    Following reports that Russian athletes inhaled xenon to boost their performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the World Anti-Doping Agency has announced it will begin enforcing a new ban on the gas beginning early next week. The amendment was prompted by...
  • Where's the IOC love for L.A. '84?

    Where's the IOC love for L.A. '84?
    Ten thoughts about matters Olympic: 1.  The 1984 Los Angeles Games may have saved the OIympics, but you would never know that from the International Olympic Committee’s indifference to the recent 30th anniversary of those Summer Olympics....