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2014 WINTER OLYMPICS
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Olympic Figure Skater Denis Ten Dies After Being Stabbed In Kazakhstan
Curtis M. Wong
The Kazakh native was a bronze medalist at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Mike Segar / Reuters
Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold In Women's Giant Slalom
It was her second gold medal ever after her 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics win.
Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters
WADA Recommends Banning Russian Athletes From 2016 Rio Olympics
By Steve Keating and Martyn Herman, Reuters
WADA also said Russian government officials should also be denied access.
THE WORLD POST
The Grim Pollution Picture in the Former Soviet Union
Human rights activist based in Armenia, Columnist with the Kyi...
You can see mind-boggling signs of pollution in the mining and smelting city of Leninsk-Kuznetski. Coal dust and ash cover
Watch These Dutch Citizens Turn Frozen Streets Into Skating Rinks
No cars? No problem.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey
Architect and Founding Principal and CEO, Sally Swanson Archit...
Russia Can Only Return To Olympics If Compliant With Global Rules, Olympic Committee Says
By Stephen Wilson, AP
The move comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the Sports Ministry to conduct an internal investigation.
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Russia Banned From Track Competition Indefinitely, Olympics Included
"This has been a shameful wake-up call."
THE WORLD POST
The International LGBT Community Has a Goal... But No Strategy
Developing a "Strategic Concept for the LGBT Community" is long overdue. This, while US leadership is important, must be the result of a truly international cooperation. It must become a priority for the transatlantic community.
Speed Skater Ireen Wüst Named Dutch Athlete of 2014
Speed skater Ireen Wüst was chosen female athlete of the year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is the second time Wüst wins this award at the yearly organized sports gala, having won it before in 2006.
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Sport as Socio-Political Institution
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Social Justice writer, educator, and speaker
Perhaps, as time goes by, as more pioneers break racial, sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, language, and other barriers, athletes' very being may one day have diminished political implications, but sport has always been and will forever have political consequences and possibilities.
Johnny Weir Gushes About His Special Friendship With Tara Lipinski
Figure skater and Olympian Johnny Weir joins HuffPost Live and talks with Nancy about his special relationship with Tara Lipinski.
Johnny Weir On Being A Gay Activist: ‘I Still Carry My Man Bag In Russia’
Figure skater and Olympian Johnny Weir joins HuffPost Live and talks about being a gay activist.
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Shaun White On Olympic Letdown: 'The Course Was Not Up To Standard'
A Modest Proposal for the 2018 World Cup
After Russia's exemplary job hosting the Sochi Olympics and the fine role it has played as a legitimate world power in the last month, it's only reasonable to expect great things from the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Kate Hansen Brought Her Viral Dance Routine To The White House (VIDEO)
Kate Hansen has taken her viral dance act from Sochi to the White House. With help from bobsled pilot Jazmine Fenlator and
'We Want To Make Sure They Know They're In A Safe Place': Sochi Strays Arrive At U.S. Shelter
In addition to these 10 dogs, Humane Society International also helped Olympic skier and silver medalist Gus Kenworthy bring
Annex the Baja: The Cabo San Lucas Winter Olympics
Craig Bowron MD FACP
I'm a physician and writer on the North Coast
Hopefully these actions will straighten things out, but if they don't, may I suggest that we, the United States of America
Olympian Hero Brings Home More Than a Medal
President and CEO, The Humane Society of the United States
Humane Society International's Masha Kalinina, Gus Kenworthy and Robin Macdonald with two of the rescued puppies. View more
Olympian Reunites With Sochi Rescue Puppies
Kenworthy says he's grateful that several of the pups were able to make it out. "It's just incredible. It feels so nice to
Russia Is Hosting Paralympians, But People With Disabilities Are Still Marginalized In Sochi
But, despite the $51 billion Russia invested in the games, Sochi is seriously lacking when it comes to accessibility. Leading
Follow These 48 U.S. Paralympians On Twitter
The action in Sochi hasn't stopped just yet. With the 2014 Winter Paralympics underway, world class athletes will still be
Wounded Vets At Sochi Paralympics: 'Representing Our Country In Another Way'
Rico Roman -- whose left leg was amputated after he was injured by an explosive device in Iraq in 2007 -- is one such athlete
This Week's Best & Worst Celebs Beauty Styles
Senior Beauty Editor Dana Oliver, Associate Fashion Editor Michelle Persad, and HPL's Makeup Artist Kari Bauce join Caroline to break down this week's best and worst celeb beauty styles.
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