Sunday, February 9, 2014
Olympic officials are defending the use of TV rehearsal footage to cover up a glitch in Sochi's opening ceremony and the choice of a final torchbearer who had posted a racially offensive tweet about President Barack Obama.
One of the greatest goaltenders of all time and an innovative figure skater who won three straight Olympic pairs titles lit the cauldron together Friday night at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Games.
Russia's sidelined Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was mercilessly mocked by bloggers Saturday after apparently falling asleep during the high-octane ceremony to open the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Chevrolet is rolling out two ads that feature gay couples during the U.S. broadcast of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony Friday.
Sage Kotsenburg of the United States won the first gold medal of the 2014 Olympics on Saturday, soaring to victory in the men's snowboarding slopestyle final.
Marit Bjoergen lived up to her billing as the hot favorite by winning the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon at Sochi on Saturday, giving the Norwegian cross-country skier her fourth career Olympic gold medal.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
A Russia in search of global vindication kicked off the Sochi Olympics looking more like a Russia that likes to party, with a pulse-raising opening ceremony about fun and sports instead of terrorism, gay rights and coddling despots.
China's senior Olympic official was elected Friday as a vice president of the IOC, returning to the top ranks of the policy-making body.
Three athletes will represent Taiwan at the Sochi Winter Olympics set to open at midnight Saturday (local time), the largest delegation Taiwan has ever sent to the Winter Olympics.
Friday, February 7, 2014
A record number of world dignitaries are coming to the Sochi Olympics, triple the amount that attended the 2010 Vancouver Games, Russian organizers said Thursday on the eve of the opening ceremony.