Russia gives cars to its Olympic medalists

2014-02-27 16:12

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.

Russia pokes fun at Sochi closing ceremony

2014-02-23 19:15

The closing ceremony at the Sochi Olympics got underway with the organisers tongue-in-cheek poking fun at their own mishap at the opening ceremony with the Olympic rings.

IOC: Attack on Pussy Riot was 'unsettling'

2014-02-20 19:00

The International Olympic Committee has said images of the attack on the Pussy Riot punk group in Sochi are "very unsettling".

Epic Sochi fail as wolf wanders into Olympic hotel

2014-02-20 10:10

The latest Sochi fail is so bizarre that you won’t believe your eyes.

2 members of punk group Pussy Riot released

2014-02-19 15:11

Shouting and wearing their trademark garish balaclavas, two members of the punk group Pussy Riot left a police station after being released following several hours of questioning in Sochi.


Nude Sochi skier! - NSFW!

2014-02-18 09:05
Nude Sochi skier! - NSFW!

Watch Lebanese Olympic skier Jackie Chamoun's nude shoot that caused an uproar in her home country! WARNING...NSFW!

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Dope warning for Sochi athletes

2014-02-15 22:14

Athletes who dope have been warned at the Sochi Games that if they escape detection now they still may be caught later.

Sledder slays door - PICTURE!

2014-02-14 15:30

A US bobsledder has garnered unexpected internet fame when he broke through a locked Sochi bathroom door.


Best Olympics ad ever!

2014-02-13 09:29
Best Olympics ad ever!

Watch this clever Norwegian Olympics ad.

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Sochi's stored snow on ice

2014-02-12 10:14

Sochi Olympic organisers see no need to bring in stored snow to cope with the warm temperatures in the mountains.


Sochi 2014 closing ceremony

2014-02-24 10:56
See all the best pictures from the closing ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

See all the best pictures from the closing ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

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The best and worst ads for the Sochi Olympics

2014-02-21 11:51

The pressure to win during the 2014 Sochi Olympics is nearly as intense for marketers as it is for the athletes themselves.

8 funniest Sochi faces!

2014-02-20 12:28

The top 8 weirdest Winter Olympics Sochi 2014 figure skating expressions - in pictures!

Sir David Attenborough's curling commentary

Watch Sir David Attenborough describe Olympic curling.

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IOC against any Pussy Riot

2014-02-19 13:32

Any demonstration by Russian punk group Pussy Riot in the Olympic Park in Sochi would be "wholly inappropriate," the IOC has said.

Gay activist says she was detained at Olympics

2014-02-17 17:35

An Italian gay-rights activist says she was detained by police at the Olympics after being stopped while carrying a rainbow flag that read in "Gay is OK".

Sochi: Drugs tests on the go

2014-02-15 14:01

Olympic champions on the way to their Sochi medal ceremony should expect a drugs-testing van shadowing them.

Togo's 1st Winter Olympian to inspire Africa

2014-02-13 20:27

Togo's first competitor at the Winter Olympics, cross-country skier Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean, hopes her debut in Sochi will inspire other African athletes to compete in winter sports.

Russian court jails Olympic environmentalist

2014-02-12 14:57

A Russian environmentalist who campaigned against damage caused by Olympic development has been sentenced to three years after a court rejected his appeal.

Sochi strays smuggled out of town

2014-02-11 21:10

In Olympic Sochi, animal activists are smuggling stray dogs out of town to save them.

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