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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032

    NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032
    For $7.75 billion, NBC has extended its U.S. broadcast rights for the Olympics through 2032 without going through a bidding process. The new deal, announced Wednesday by NBC and the International Olympic Committee, covers the period 2021-32, including...
  • CEO Steve Burke brings turnaround at NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke, who acknowledges being a bit of a taskmaster, is in unfamiliar territory. He took over the top job at a time when NBC Entertainment was hemorrhaging $600 million a year. Now the network is poised to end the...
  • Kate Hansen forgoes upcoming World Cup luge season

    Kate Hansen forgoes upcoming World Cup luge season
    USA Luge released its fall roster Monday for the upcoming World Cup season and noticeable by her absence was Kate Hansen. The 2014 Olympian and La Cañada Flintridge resident has decided to take time off from competitive sliding while she studies at...
  • Krakow, Poland, says no to bidding for 2022 Winter Olympics

    For the second time in six months, a major city has pulled out of the running for the 2022 Winter Olympics. On Monday, officials in Krakow, Poland, published the results of a public referendum that saw 70% of voters say "no" to bidding for the Games....
  • NBC To Shift 'Blacklist' To Thursdays As Peacock Works To Extend Dominance In 2014-2015

    NBC said it would shift its freshman hit "The Blacklist' from its Monday-night roost to Thursdays as part of its plan for the 2014-15 TV season, a bid to bring new life to an evening the Peacock once dominated but on which it has fallen short in recent...
  • Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice

    The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic...
  • Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov have 'happily reconciled, skater says

    Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov have 'happily reconciled, skater says
    Johnny Weir and husband Victor Voronov are officially back together after dipping their toes in a very ugly divorce pond, the Olympic skater turned TV personality announced Tuesday.  "My husband and I have happily reconciled," Weir tweeted overnight....
  • NBCUniversal to pay $7.65 billion to extend Olympics broadcast rights

    NBCUniversal to pay $7.65 billion to extend Olympics broadcast rights
    Making a bold bet that the Olympics will continue to increase in value, NBCUniversal agreed to pay a record $7.65-billion to stitch up U.S. broadcast rights to the games through 2032. The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday awarded the contract...
  • Russia struggles to find uses for Sochi Olympic venues

    Russian officials have yet to come up with any answers for an increasingly tough question: What to do with the massive sports complex left over from the 2014 Sochi Olympics? With the situation worsening, the regional government has exempted the sports...
  • Olympic officials set aside $300,000 for Ukrainian athletes

    Olympic officials have set aside $300,000 to help Ukrainian athletes continue training and competing amid political upheaval in their country. Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, said the athletes' situation has...