Sunday, February 9, 2014
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.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
He calls himself “the only one” but Russia's figure skating star Yevgeny Plushenko will go to the Sochi Olympics under immense pressure to justify his hugely controversial selection and to win gold.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Rio 2016 Olympic Games organizers on Thursday unveiled an operational budget of US$2.9 billion, comprising private money and around 27 percent higher than initial forecasts allowing for inflation.
Monday, January 20, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin downplayed Sunday the planned no-show of key Western leaders at the Winter Olympics in Sochi and stressed that gays were welcome as he prepared to host one of the most controversial Games in modern history.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Stockholm dropped out of the race to host the 2022 Winter Games on Friday, becoming the latest city to reject an Olympic bid because of the financial costs.