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Russia's headlong rush into populism
The Conversation Global
The Conversation is a collaboration between editors and academ...
In the 1980s, those in the USSR who still thought they were on top of the world must have felt the scales fall from their
The Olympic Agenda 2020: A Global Reset for Sport, Sustainability and Legacies
Sustainability and Legacy Advisor & Speaker for Olympic Games ...
Though only time will tell, we should see substantial change in the 2024 Summer Olympic bids. In the meantime, with 2015 as the Year of Sport and three major sport events happening across the country, Canada will have the nation and the world watching.
Passenger Used Toblerone Chocolate Bar 'Like A Sword' In Bizarre Hijack Attempt, Court Hears
By Reuters, Reuters
Two flight attendants told the court that they saw Manselius walking towards the cockpit. He had two economy-class blankets
Are the Olympic Games Too Dangerous?
What should we think of a competition where one in three of the world's best athletes are sustaining injuries from which they may never fully recover?
After Olympics, Russians Hope Culture Of Volunteerism Remains
SOCHI, Russia – The volunteers at the Olympics are everywhere. They dot the streets, buses, venues and the Olympic Park. They
'In The Minutes Before I Compete, I Think Of Everything That Makes Me Happy'
Jordan K. Turgeon
Sochi Closing Ceremony LIVE UPDATES: Russia Celebrates End Of 2014 Winter Olympics
“The Closing Ceremony is always different from the Opening Ceremony,” Ernst explained. “In our case we decided to turn the
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What's A Twitter Roundup Without Chrissy Teigen?
This week, our Twitter feed wasn't inundated with New York Fashion Week updates... and we're okay with it. That being said
Canada's Women's Hockey Team Left An Inspirational Note For The Men's Team (PHOTO)
As the saying goes, behind every men's hockey team on the verge of success is a women's hockey team that already won a gold
Canada Defeats United States 1-0 To Reach Sochi Olympics Hockey Gold Medal Game (PHOTOS)
"Are you really asking me that? I think we're going to win," the veteran winger said when asked who should be favored on
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Kate Hansen Is The Olympian Who Cried 'Wolf In My Hall?!?' (VIDEOS)
“Honestly, there was a little bit more backlash than I thought there would be but it was all worth it in the end” Hansen
Tone Your Booty Like Olympic Hockey Player Julie Chu in One Move
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In Chu's rigorous training on and off the rink, she focuses on core and lower-body moves -- 'cause when she's making her way across the ice in a game, someone's usually right on her tail.
Mao Asada's Redemptive Olympic Free Skate Reduces Japanese Skating Star To Tears (PHOTOS)
(YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images) Commenting on Asada's emotional performance on NBC Sports Network, Johnny Weir put it best
STYLE & BEAUTY
Figure Skaters And Oscars Stars Have More In Common Than You Think
Carolina Kostner & Jennifer Lopez Yulia Lipnitskaya & Amy Adams Mae Berenice Meite & Venus Williams Gracie Gold & Heidi Klum
'Knock, Knock! Who's There? Gold Medal In The Face' Is The Only Celebratory Joke Needed (VIDEO)
Moments after watching Canadian forward Marie-Philip Poulin score the gold medal-winning goal, Sid Seixeiro shouted a bizarre
Three Ski Cross Crashes Lead To Amazing Three-Way Photo Finish
Korotkov would join Niederer in the semifinals by sliding across the finish line ahead of Norberg and Pellinen. Debates over
My Sochi 2014 Playlist
U.S. bobsled team
Music is an amazing tool for athletes to use when they are getting ready to train or compete.
Bode Miller Skied With 'Happy Birthday' Message For Daughter On His Gloves (PHOTOS)
Bode Miller had a reason to celebrate on Wednesday even after his Sochi Olympics ended with a tweaked knee and a 20th-place
Canada Hockey Fan In Blackface And P.K. Subban Jersey Spotted In Stands At Olympics (PHOTO)
An unidentified hockey fan was spotted in the stands wearing blackface and the jersey of Canada's P.K. Subban during the
Sarah Hendrickson Is Thrilled To Be The First Female Ski Jumper In Olympics History
She fell in love with the feeling of flying, which is pretty much what ski jumping is: speeding down the takeoff ramp, uncoiling
My 2014 Sochi Playlist
I don't really listen to music while I'm warming up to compete, as I like taking in the sounds and the scenes on race day. I do, however, blast music with my teammates as we're getting ready to leave for our venue.
The Fallout: Olympic Figure Skating's Love Affair With Little Girls
Elizabeth Licorish is a freelance writer and author from Phila...
My 10th birthday was riddled with grief. I wasn't a little girl anymore. At Delaware, there were 6-year-olds who could jump higher and spin faster than me. At 10, it felt like the ice was melting. At 10, I was washed up.
It Finally Looked Like Winter At The Sochi Olympics And It Was Beautiful (PHOTOS)
On the eleventh day, it snowed. After sunny skies and warm temperatures had made Sochi seem more like a city that could vie
I Am Infuriated by the Homophobia of Putin's Government
2014 Olympic snowboarder
As a gay athlete going to Sochi, I am infuriated by the homophobia, established by the Putin government.
The 'Lowlanders' Flying High in Sochi
Dorian de Wind
Retired U.S. Air Force Officer and Writer
Ice skating is so popular in the Netherlands, such an integral part of the culture -- The King of the Netherlands proposed to the Queen on ice skates -- that it should not be surprising that the Dutch are very successful in speed skating events, especially at the Winter Olympics.
Bruised And Bloody 'Sochi Selfie' Shows Painful Side Of Competing In The Olympics (PHOTO)
The 18-year-old fell hard during a halfpipe training run on Sunday and was reportedly knocked unconscious. The official Twitter
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