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Sochi Olympics 2014

Group Aims To Ensure Olympics Will Never Be Held In Another Country With Anti-Gay Laws Again

AP | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure t...

PHOTOS: Day 16 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

Figure Skating Outfits Are Pretty Much Just Mini Oscars Dresses

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Style

The only thing more exciting than the Winter Olympics is the fact that the Oscars are looming in the not-so-distant future, bringing with them the pro...

PHOTOS: Day 15 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

Don't Count Out The Champ

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Anxiety and energy. Conviction and courage. They all combined Wednesday — along with one stunning fall — to set up an unpr...

PHOTOS: Day 14 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

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...

Dutch Sweep Speedskating Events

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Jorrit Bergsma set an Olympic record and led another Dutch speedskating sweep Tuesday, winning the 10,000 meters with an upset ...

PHOTOS: Day 11 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

PHOTOS: Day 10 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Accuses Russia Of Corruption In Sochi Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized Russia Sunday for spending an excessive amount of money on hosting the Olympics...

PHOTOS: Day 9 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

PHOTOS: Day 8 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.13.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

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.

IOC President: Balmy Weather Poses No 'Major Risk'

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 02.13.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the balmy temperatures in Sochi pose no "major risk" to the Olympics, with enough snow still in ...

PHOTOS: Day 7 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

11 Skeleton Helmets That Almost Make It Seem Like A Good Idea To Slide Headfirst

Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

With bobsledders going viral for their #SochiProblems and snowboarders using all the most "spoice" slang, the athletes competing in skeleton at the So...

German Wins First Ever Olympic Women's Ski Jumping Event

AP | DENNIS PASSA | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Carina Vogt of Germany has never won a World Cup event. She now owns women's ski jumping's first-ever Olympic gold m...

PHOTOS: Day 6 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

Volunteers Smuggle Sochi's Dog Out Of Town

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Alexei stops in his tracks as he sees a half-breed Labrador snooping around at a cafe's back door. The dog comes obediently on...

Sanctity of Sport: Tuning In

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 04.12.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Sports metaphors abound in daily life, and, with the Olympics taking place, listen for them.

PHOTOS: The Best Pics Of Day 5 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

It's Actually Pretty Warm In Sochi Right Now

AP | LEONID CHIZHOV | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games. On Monday...

PHOTOS: Day 2 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

LOOK: An Inside Peek At Sochi's Embattled LGBT Community

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The mascara-lined eyes of a petite man dressed in a tuxedo greet visitors after they buzz at the armor-plated door of a one-sto...