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2014 Sochi

U.S. Defeats Russia In Paralympics Hockey Final

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 03.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lining up on the Sochi ice to receive their gold medals, the American ice sledge hockey team anticipated abuse from the Russian...

Jordan Schultz

This 19-Year-Old Athlete Is An Olympics Pioneer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

When Sarah Hendrickson first started ski jumping, around age 7, she had no idea it wasn’t an Olympic sport for women. "I just purely did it becau...

Seriously Sochi? What's With the Trophy Snow Ladies?

Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Macrina Cooper-White

Who are these bizarre, futuristic snowflake ladies escorting each country? They sported bizarre headdresses and two hoops around their chest with the country's name written in English and Russian.

#TeamUSA Provides a Whole New Olympic Experience

Kayla Hedman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Kayla Hedman

It astounds me when professional athletes are younger than me, like 18-year-old Tucker West and 19-year-olds Summer Britcher and Aidan Kelly; I envy all that they've accomplished as I am planted on my sofa, shoveling guacamole into my mouth.

Check Out The Opening Ceremony Outfits

Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games have finally arrived! But before all athletes put on their skates, skis or assorted equipment, it was time for the openi...

Enough with the Sochi horror stories already

Jason Stanford | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel
Jason Stanford

We thought the big controversies in the Sochi Winter Olympics would be toothpaste terrorism or government-sanctioned homophobia. Then the press tried ...

What Tara Lipinski Would Tell Sochi Olympians

Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to our "Like An Olympian" series. During the 2014 Sochi Olympics, HuffPost Healthy Living will take a look at lifestyle and fitness lessons fr...

Canada's Loaded Olympic Hockey Roster Released

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Sid the Kid is going to have plenty of help when Canada goes for gold at the Sochi Olympics. Hockey Canada announced its 25-man hockey roster on Tues...

LOOK: Injury Leaves Shaun White Stuck On 'Road To Couchi'

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 12.15.2013 | Sports

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Shaun White found himself on the "Road to Couchi" on Sunday — not exactly where he wanted to be with a key Olympic qual...

Lila Shapiro

Activists to Russian Consulate: 'We're Here, We're Queer, We're Drinking Only Beer!'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday, about 100 activists crowded behind a police barricade across the street from the Russian consulate to protest a slew of anti...

NHL Stars To Return To Olympics

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 09.18.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — After weeks of tough negotiations, the NHL and its players reached a deal with the International Ice Hockey Federation on Friday to p...

Russian Critic: 'Corruption, Fraud, Sloppiness' Ahead Of Sochi Games

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 07.30.2013 | Sports

MOSCOW — Russian officials and businessmen have stolen billions of dollars during the years of preparations for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, ...