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What’s next for Winter Olympics after Sochi? – The Japan Times

The Japan TimesSOCHI, RUSSIA – The sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone — should anyone — try to top that? Sochi has showcased President Vladimir Putin’s …Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter OlympicsTelegraph.co.ukPower Ranking Major […]

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So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics ever – CBS News

CBS NewsSOCHI, Russia – Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity in Sochi on Sunday night with a farewell show that hands off the Winter Games to their next host, …Goodbye, Sochi: Olympics Closing CeremonyThe Weather ChannelFinal Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 medal […]

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Opening ceremony director pokes fun at Olympic rings malfunction – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia – The creative director of the opening and closing ceremonies has a sense of humor. Konstantin Ernst showed up for the closing ceremony news conference Sunday morning in a white T-shirt with the Olympic rings. Well, four Olympic rings and …Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics endBoston.comSebastian Coe: Success of Winter Games can […]

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Winter Olympics 2014: NBC TV schedule, event listings for Friday (Feb. 21) in … – The Patriot-News

Winter Olympics 2014: NBC TV schedule, event listings for Friday (Feb. 21) in …The Patriot-NewsAs the top American male short track speed skater, J.R. Celski is in line to grab the torch that fellow Federal Way resident Apolo Ohno held for the past two Winter Games. In January, Celski dominated at the U.S. Olympic trials, […]

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US women’s hockey crushes Sweden to reach gold medal game – CBS News

CBS NewsThe U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998, and just once – with a loss to Sweden in the 2006 semifinals – failed to reach the Olympic championship game. CBSSports.com: Complete coverage of the 2014 Winter …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: Women’s semifinals underwaySB NationSochi Olympics […]

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Winter Olympics 2014 Results: Day 6 – ABC News

ABC NewsDay 6 of the 2014 Winter Games saw the American Olympic men’s slopestyle skiing team sweep the podium, with teammates Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper each taking gold silver and bronze respectively in the freestyle event. No other …Winter Olympics 2014: Joss Christensen, US men sweep medals in Sochi …CBS NewsWinter Olympics […]

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Jamie Anderson wins second gold for US in slopestyle – Washington Post

Washington PostJamie Anderson wins gold in slopestyle, Bode Miller disappoints in men’s downhill, team figure skating: Highlights from Day 2 of competition at the 2014 Winter Games. American snowboarder Jamie Anderson competes in the women’s slopestyle final during …Sochi Olympics Day 4: Jamie Anderson completes US slopestyle sweepBaltimore Sun‘It’s kind of a big deal’: American […]

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The 10 most fascinating facts about the all-time Winter Olympics medal standings – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAhead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, For The Win looks back at the all-time Winter Olympic medal count to find some of the strange, interesting and notable facts from 90 years of Winter Games history.Sochi 2014 begins with teams, classical music and a flying girlCNN InternationalVladislav Tretiak lights cauldronESPNWinter Olympics 2014: Top […]

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USOC receives email about Sochi security threat – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe U.S. Olympic Committee and several other countries have received emails regarding security threats at the Sochi Winter Games, further raising concerns about safety. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said in a statement Wednesday that the message has …Russians make Evgeni Plushenko their choice for 2014 Sochi OlympicsLos Angeles TimesTwin toilets photo at Sochi Olympics […]

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Russian Olympic terrorist search sets nerves jangling despite Putin assurances … – Washington Post

Washington PostMOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin has made a daring gamble with the Winter Games in Sochi, guaranteeing they will be safe despite their setting on territory awash in grievance and terror. Olympic officials have accepted his assurances, but as the Opening …Olympic terror fears mount despite Putin’s assurancesFox NewsSecurity experts: Olympics-related terrorist threat ‘is […]