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Sochi-2014

Olympic Committee's Surprise Response To Transgender Activist Being Detained

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday defended the removal of an Italian gay rights activist from a Sochi arena, sayin...

18-Year-Old U.S. Ski Star Sets Sights On Gold After Sochi Debut

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin knew what to do after the first run of the giant slalom left the teen skiiing sensation in fifth pl...

Ice Dancing Favoritism?

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Canadian ice dance silver medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir bemoaned the split allegiance of coach Marina Zoueva, who also ...

The 'Lowlanders' Flying High in Sochi

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.19.2014 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

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.

EYE'M BACK: Bob Costas Returns To Host Olympics

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Bob Costas returned as host for NBC's prime-time Olympic coverage Monday night, if still not exactly clear-eyed, at least with ...

LOOK: Bruised And Bloody 'Sochie Selfie' Shows Painful Side Of Olympics

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

The pictures being shared on social by media by Olympians at the 2014 Winter Games have tended toward the comic and joyful. There have been countless ...

Russian Media, Hockey Fans Still Angry After U.S. Win

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

MOSCOW (AP) — After a heated U.S.-Russia hockey match at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday, many Russian spectators have decided the cold war is back ...

62-Year Losing Streak Snapped

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.19.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The first thing Steven Holcomb noticed when he crossed the finish line Monday night was that the Russian fans were w...

U.S. Ice Dancers Edge Canadian Rivals For Historic Gold

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in ice dance Monday, the first Olympic title in the event for the United State...

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Clinches Spot In Gold Medal Game

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Megan Bozek, Kendall Coyne and Brianna Decker each had a goal and two assists to help the United States beat Sweden 6-1 Monday ...

Bode Defends Interview Who Made Him Cry

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

Bode Miller doesn't blame NBC reporter Christin Cooper for bringing him to tears at the Sochi Olympics -- and he doesn't think anyone else should eith...

My Sochi 2014 Playlist

Julie Chu | Posted 04.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chu

These songs are just fun. Some have faster beats, some slower, but all are great to sing to and energize me.

Some Sponsors Write Olympians Tweets

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Between photos and insights about their Olympic experience, some Olympians are turning over their social media accounts to spon...

Costas Eying Olympics Return

AP | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — NBC's Bob Costas plans to make his return to NBC on Monday after being off the air for a week with an eye infection. ...

Injured Olympic Skier Evacuated

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova has been airlifted to Germany for further treatment after surgery on her fractured spi...

U.S. Ice Dancers One Step Away From Gold

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Charlie White threw his arms in the air in celebration to try to describe how he'd felt Sunday morning. After four years, th...

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...

Tearful Miller Gets Historic Medal

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — This medal mattered to Bode Miller. Not so much because, at 36, his bronze in Sunday's super-G — behind winner Kj...

Oshie, Again!

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

If there is a noticeable uptick in DVD sales of "Miracle" in the next week then Disney can likely thank T.J. Oshie. With the United States and Russia ...

'The American Heroes Are Wearing Camo'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

Good luck convincing T.J. Oshie that he is an American hero. While American hockey fans were busy chanting his name in bars and editing his Wikiped...

Another U.S. Star Comes Up Empty In Sochi

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The closest 1,500-meter race in Olympic speedskating history came down to a final lunge of the skate — then a few more agoniz...

4 Must-Read Edits To T.J. Oshie's Wikipedia Page

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

T.J. Oshie etched his name into American hockey history with his 4-goal shootout performance in the United States' 3-2 win over Russia but some of his...

Meet America's New Favorite Hockey Player

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — On an American men's hockey team with plenty of stars, T.J. Oshie often gets lost in the crowd. He was one of the last players ...

U.S. Edges Russia In Sochi Shootout

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — T.J. Oshie brainstormed while he skated to center ice, desperately trying to come up with one last move to end an epic shootout...

These Winter Olympians Have Some Celebrity Doppelgangers

Posted 02.15.2014 | Celebrity

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are almost halfway over, but that doesn't mean the fun has to come to an end. We've been noticing quite a few ce...