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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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Hot Topic: FINAL – Winter Olympics 2014 – Business Wire (press release)

Hot Topic: FINAL – Winter Olympics 2014Business Wire (press release)Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute … and more …read more Source: Winter Olympics News From Google

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Comic Artist Depicted Superheroes Making Odd Decisions in Winter Olympic … – SI.com

Comic Artist Depicted Superheroes Making Odd Decisions in Winter Olympic …SI.comDuring the Sochi Games, he created a series of impressive sketches featuring the likes of Batman and Wolverine participating in the Winter Olympics. Should Batman be wearing a cape in a sport where drag is undesirable? Would the Captain America be … …read more Source: […]

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Alpine Skiing: Will Sochi Hangovers Hit Winter Olympics Stars in the World Cup? – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe sight of Mario Matt successfully navigating the twists and turns of the Rosa Khutor slalom course last Saturday will be the last Alpine skiing many watch for a while. Such is the significance and grand scale of the Winter Olympics—it cannot help … and more …read more Source: Winter Olympics News From Google

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Mortensen reflects on Winter Olympics – NorthShoreOfLongIsland.com

Mortensen reflects on Winter OlympicsNorthShoreOfLongIsland.comThe tears from Mortensen’s nephew were not the only ones shed by a member of the family during the winter games. The family traveled to Sochi to watch Mortensen compete. Mortensen’s father, Gerry Mortensen, who works at Verizon, and his mother, Mary … …read more Source: Winter Olympics News From Google

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Nike avoided ‘hockeygate’ through a monopoly approach at Sochi Winter Olympics – The Oregonian

Nike avoided ‘hockeygate’ through a monopoly approach at Sochi Winter OlympicsThe OregonianUnder Armour and its speedskating “suitgate” was the branding cause celebre of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. But Nike’s sweep in the medal rounds of men’s and women’s ice hockey deserves consideration before these Olympic games fade completely … …read more Source: Winter Olympics […]

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Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter Olympics – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukKate Hopcraft, of Hotels.com, said: “Sport is such a powerful influence on our travel plans and our figures show the recent Winter Olympics have really put Sochi on the map. “Sochi was, until recently, a relatively unknown destination, but has so much …NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings dataNewsdayGoodbye, Sochi: Olympics Closing CeremonyThe Weather ChannelWinter Olympics […]

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Winter Olympics 2014: Injured freestyle skier Maria Komissarova admits – I’m … – The Independent

The IndependentRussian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova says she is paralysed from the waist down after breaking her back in a training crash at the Winter Olympics. The 23-year-old underwent two operations after suffering a fracture and dislocation of the spine and …2014 Winter Olympics: Russian skier confident she’ll walk again after crashExaminer.com all 89 news […]

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Top 8 Most Inspiring Moments From the Winter Olympics for Any Fitness … – Huffington Post (blog)

Top 8 Most Inspiring Moments From the Winter Olympics for Any Fitness …Huffington Post (blog)We can all learn a little something when it comes to the Olympics. Whether it’s newfound national pride, some competitive spirit, or realizing just how beautiful the globally adored competition really is, the Olympics have something for everyone. This … …read […]

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The fraudulent Dominica Winter Olympic team, Gary di Silvestri and Angelica … – Daily Mail

Daily MailIt has been revealed that the two founding members of Dominica’s Winter Olympic team, Gary di Silvestri and his wife, Angelica Morrone, in their late-40s, ‘scammed the Olympics and the press’ with reportedly fictitious tales about the backgrounds of …Did this couple and their nation scam Sochi Olympics?FOXSports.comGary, Angelica Di Silvestri’s Timeline as Controversial […]

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NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings data – Newsday

NewsdayNBC announced Tuesday that its coverage of the 2014 Sochi Games reached more Americans through more platforms than any previous Winter Olympics. Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group, recently expressed mild frustration that media outlets …Biggest winners and losers from 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsCBS sports.com (blog)So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics […]

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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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Best, worst and weirdest quotes from the Winter Olympics – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Best, worst and weirdest quotes from the Winter OlympicsMilwaukee Journal SentinelSochi, Russia – With nearly 3,000 athletes competing in the XXII Winter Olympics, someone was bound to say something funny. Or clever. Or regretfully stupid. Emotions and words came pouring out of 10th-place finishers, gold medal winners, skiers who … …read more Source: Winter Olympics […]

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The 14 most fascinating facts about the final 2014 Winter Olympics medal count – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe competition ended Sunday at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Which nation ruled the medal count? How did the United States fare? Which athletes went home with the biggest haul? And just how dominant was the Dutch speedskating team? For The Win …Winter Olympics 2014: Canada destroys Sweden 3-0 for men’s hockey goldCBS NewsCanada shuts […]

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Olympics closing ceremony live: Clever reference to opening ceremony snag – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony is underway in Sochi, Russia. The spectacle included a light show, a flying boat and a clever reference to a the opening ceremony snag in which one of the Olympic rings did open. Dancers created the rings, with …Sidney Crosby leads Canada past Sweden for golden repeatUSA […]