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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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  • Viktor vindicated as Russian switch pays off

    Whether 'V' stands for 'victory', 'vindication' or 'vengeance', Viktor Ahn wrote his new name in the record books by winning three more short track golds at the Sochi Olympics, repaying the faith his adopted country Russia had showed in him. Born 'Ahn...
  • Olympic officials take first step in reforms

    Olympic officials take first step in reforms
    International Olympic Committee members began a much-anticipated meeting Monday by adopting the first portion of a historic reform package. “The Olympic Agenda 2020 is like a jigsaw puzzle,” IOC President Thomas Bach said at the start of the...
  • Olympic officials adopt reform package more quickly than expected

    Olympic officials had planned to spend two days discussing and voting on a long list of reforms contained in their "Olympic Agenda 2020," but they needed only Monday to unanimously approve the 40 recommendations. Strong support for the package at a...
  • Fast break: IOC quickly approves reforms it needs more time to sort out

    Fast break: IOC quickly approves reforms it needs more time to sort out
    MONACO — It happened midway through the second phase of a process planned for three phases over a day and a half. A handful of the 96 International Olympic Committee members in Monaco actually opposed one of the items their president, Thomas Bach,...
  • IOC moves to support gay rights in Olympics

    IOC moves to support gay rights in Olympics
    MONACO – Nine months after a Sochi Winter Olympics embattled by the host country’s anti-gay legislation, the International Olympic Committee took a philosophical stand Monday against future intolerance surrounding an Olympic Games. "There is...
  • Los Angeles, other U.S. cities to submit Olympic proposals for 2024

    Los Angeles and three other American cities that want to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics faced a Monday deadline to submit their technical proposals to the U.S. Olympic Committee. All of the candidates --including Boston, San Francisco and Washington,...
  • Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating

    Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating
    Amber Glenn has hit some ruts in the ice since she won the junior women’s title with two exceptional performances at last January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships. How exceptional? In the free skate, she tossed off two triple-triple...
  • Olympic officials offer details on their vision for future of Games

    Olympic officials offer details on their vision for future of Games
    International Olympic Committee officials have unveiled their vision for the future of the movement in a series of proposals that will be voted on by members in December. "Agenda 2020" had been widely discussed in recent months, so there weren't many...
  • IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics

    IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics
    MONACO – When the International Olympic Committee announces its intention to make major changes, the temptation is to recall the words of both late Chicago alderman Paddy Bauler and John Lennon. It was Bauler who famously said, "Chicago ain’...
  • Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae appeals four-year skiing ban

    Vanessa-Mae -- the pop violinist who became an unlikely competitor at the Olympics last winter, then was banned from her sport -- has taken her case to an international court. The skier filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on...
  • Viktor Tikhonov dies at 84; Soviet coach who lost in 'Miracle on Ice'

    Viktor Tikhonov, the stern hockey coach who led the Soviet Union's "Big Red Machine" to three Olympic gold medals and eight world championships but was on the losing side when Herb Brooks' American college kids pulled off the "Miracle on Ice" at the...