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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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  • Jean-Claude Killy, chief Sochi coordinator, retires from the IOC

    Jean-Claude Killy, chief Sochi coordinator, retires from the IOC
    Alpine skiing legend Jean-Claude Killy has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee just weeks after finishing his work as the chief coordinator for the Sochi Games. In a statement released by the IOC on Friday, officials the 70-year-...
  • Sochi a ghost town after Winter Olympics, Russian blogger says

    Just weeks after the conclusion of the Sochi Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a Russian blogger claims that the Olympic Park and its surrounding hotels have become a ghost town. Alexander Valov posted photographs of the area on Blog Sochi under the...
  • No medal, but Abbott wins extra worlds spot for U.S. skaters

    No medal, but Abbott wins extra worlds spot for U.S. skaters
    Jeremy Abbott did not win a medal, but Abbott's performance at his final figure skating competition still will count as something of a triumph. By finishing fourth in the free skate and fifth overall Friday at the World Figure Skating Championships in...
  • Figure skaters glide out with spring show

    Interest in ice skating peaks every four years during the Olympics. The 2014 Sochi games might be over, but swirling figures on ice are still dancing in the dreams of young would-be Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the Olympic gold medalists in ice dancing....
  • Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say

    Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say
    MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
  • In Upfront Pitch, NBCU's Quiet Chief Predicts Peacock Will Win Season

    The media industry's quietest chief is starting to roar. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke has long seemed to cherish a reputation for saying little in public. He shattered that perception Monday by holding court with reporters and asking them to focus...
  • Kings feed off Jonathan Quick's confidence to gear up for playoffs

    Maybe it took going to Sochi for the Winter Olympics and getting out of the grinding day-to-day NHL routine to get a slightly different look at the abilities of goalie Jonathan Quick. After all, Kings captain Dustin Brown has been there through the...
  • Teemu Selanne is central to Ducks history — and can add to it

    Were those tears or drops of sweat rolling down Teemu Selanne's face Sunday as he skated around the Honda Center, absorbing and returning the crowd's love after the final regular-season game of his Hall of Fame career? If he wept, he wasn't alone....
  • Looking Out: Coalition launches campaign to promote Maryland's new transgender protections

    Looking Out: Coalition launches campaign to promote Maryland's new transgender protections
    Advocates in Maryland who backed the successful passage of the first statewide legal protections for transgender citizens in housing, employment and public accommodations this legislative session don't consider their work complete. The Maryland Coaltion...
  • U.S. studying rescue plans in case of crisis in Sochi

    U.S. studying rescue plans in case of crisis in Sochi
    In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. military and intelligence officials have been studying contingency plans for evacuating Americans from the games in case of a crisis. But U.S....
  • Mitt Romney praises Chris Christie, calls Hillary Clinton beatable

    In election cycles past, losing presidential candidates have been content to fade into the background, avoiding interviews and sidestepping questions about pressing political matters. But that has not been the case with 2012 Republican nominee Mitt...