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2014 WINTER OLYMPICS
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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold In Women's Giant Slalom
It was her second gold medal ever after her 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics win.
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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 Grim Pollution Picture in the Former Soviet Union
Human rights activist based in Armenia, Columnist with the Kyi...
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 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.
Sport as Socio-Political Institution
Warren J. Blumenfeld
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.
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Shaun White On Olympic Letdown: 'The Course Was Not Up To Standard'
A Modest Proposal For The 2018 World Cup
Comedy writer, filmmaker, educator
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.
WATCH: Olympian Brings Viral Dance Routine To White House
'We Want To Make Sure They Know They're In A Safe Place': Sochi Strays Arrive At U.S. Shelter
Annex the Baja: The Cabo San Lucas Winter Olympics
Physician and writer
Olympian Hero Brings Home More Than a Medal
President and CEO, The Humane Society of the United States
Olympian Reunites With Sochi Rescue Puppies
Russia Is Hosting Paralympians, But People With Disabilities Are Still Marginalized In Sochi
48 U.S. Paralympians To Follow On Twitter
Wounded Vets At Sochi Paralympics: 'Representing Our Country In Another Way'
Straight Out of the Cold War
Managing Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations (CTR), J...
It has, of course, suddenly become more difficult to deal with LGBT rights in Russia, and the community and their friends understand that. But it has also become even more difficult to be an LGBT person in that country.
The Medal-Worthy Breakfast That Powers This Paralympic Snowboarder
11 Places in Britain You Should Have Heard Of
Paul Anthony Jones
Author, writer, musician
Practically every town the world over has some random achievement to its name, or else has secured its place in history as the birthplace of some notable figure, the location of some remarkable building -- or the site of the first ever speeding ticket.
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?
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