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Olympics

World Anti-Doping Agency Calls For Total Olympics Ban For All Russian Athletes in Rio de Janeiro
July 19th, 2016

The independent investigation proved allegations of a state-sponsored conspiracy to manipulate a testing lab at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

International Olympic Committee Plans To Add Skateboarding And Surfing To Olympics 2020
June 2nd, 2016

Skateboarding, surfing as well as karate, sports climbing and baseball/softball have all chances to become Olympic sports if the proposal is approved by the IOC executive board in mid-2017.

Olympic Legend Michael Phelps Is Coming Out of Retirement
April 14th, 2014

Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, will come out of retirement next week, to compete for the first time since 2012′s London Olympic Games.

Sochi 2014: Olympic Games End with Russia on Top of the Medals Table
February 23rd, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony came to an end in Sochi, Russia after two incredible weeks of intense competition and record-breaking achievements.

Sochi 2014: Russia Pokes Fun at Olympic Ring Malfunction in Closing Ceremony
February 23rd, 2014

Don’t say the Russians can’t laugh at themselves. During the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics, performers poked fun at the infamous opening ceremony Olympic ring malfunction.

Sochi 2014: Selanne, Finland Humble U.S. to Take Bronze Medal in Men’s Ice Hockey
February 22nd, 2014

The Finnish Flash, Teemu Selanne, ended Olympics 2014 in Sochi with a sweet victory.

Sochi 2014: Canada Win Ice-hockey Battle with USA as Jamie Benn Scores Only Goal
February 21st, 2014

Canada’s men hockey team is on its way for the country’s first gold since 1952 in Oslo, as Friday Canada beat U.S. in the semifinals of the Sochi Olympics tournament.

Sochi 2014: Adelina Sotnikova Ends Russian’s Search for Women’s Champion in Figure Skating
February 20th, 2014

17-year-old Adelina Sotnikova of Russia, the first female ice skater in the history of the country to win gold at the Winter Olympics defeating the reigning Olympic champion Yuna Kim of South Korea and the brilliant Carolina Kostner of Italy.

Sochi 2014: Darya Domracheva of Belarus Becomes 1st woman to Win 3 Biathlon Golds at Same Olympics
February 17th, 2014

Belarussian biathlonist Darya Domracheva became the first women to win 3 gold medals at one Olympic Games.

Sochi 2014: U.S. Defeats Russia on Penalties in Men’s Ice Hockey Clash [Video]
February 15th, 2014

On Saturday the United States triumphed in a thrilling Winter Olympics preliminary game with Russia.

Sochi 2014: Russian Figure Skater Evgeni Plushenko Retires After Withdrawing from Olympics
February 13th, 2014

Russian skater Evgeny Plushenko retired after withdrawing from the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

U.S. Sweeps Men’s Slopestyle Skiing Medals
February 13th, 2014

Team USA has swept the podium in men’s slopestyle skiing.

Sochi 2014: Switzerland’s Iouri Podladtchikov Dethrones Shaun White for Halfpipe Gold
February 11th, 2014

The 27-year-old king of the Olympic snowboard halfpipe has been dethroned by a 25-year-old nicknamed “I-Pod” in a stunning Olympic upset.