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Russia Accused of State-Run Doping Program for 2014 Winter Olympics

ABC News - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Russia Accused of State-Run Doping Program for 2014 Winter Olympics. More. The International Olympic Committee calls a new report regarding urine sample switching "very worrying" just 84 days out from Rio.

Christchurch-Queenstown Winter Olympics could fix a lot of problems

Stuff.co.nz - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A Russian speed skating team at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Grant McLachlan argues that many facilities such as speed-skating rinks, luge tracks and ski-jumping towers are prefabricated, making it easy to dismantle and re-use them after an ...

Two-time skier living in Lake Worth had epic Olympic moment in 2014

MyPalmBeachPost - ‎12 hours ago‎
In 2010, the cross-country skier became Peru's first winter Olympian when he qualified to compete in Vancouver, Canada at the 2010 Games. Four years later, Carcelen competed in Sochi, Russia in the Men's 15 kilometer classic race where his status grew ...
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DOJ Launches Investigation Into Russian State-Sponsored Olympics Doping Scandal: Report

The Epoch Times - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation on the Russian state-run doping allegations in connection to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the New York Times reported on May 17. Two individuals working on the case with the U.S. attorney ...

Skaters offer hint of next Winter Olympics

Times Colonist - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Winter pursuits are never far from mind in Canada, and the top figure-skaters gave a preview Saturday night at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre of what to expect at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Closely watched will be two-time defending world ...

A Bluffer's guide to the Winter Olympic Games

National Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
How to fake it: Don't, no matter how tempted you are, start talking about home renovations during the Olympic Games. In February 2014, these words will refer only to curling. Try to make yourself familiar with these words before the Olympics, since ...
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The Rio Olympics organizers are giving out enough condoms for each athlete to have sex 84 times

Quartz - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Olympic organizers are distributing 450,000 condoms (link in Portuguese) to athletes, Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo reports.
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Inside the Swiss anti-doping laboratory that's catching Olympic drug cheats

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Rodchenkov is now at the centre of a scandal over Russian doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. He says he helped Russian athletes dope before Sochi and switched their tainted samples for clean ones during the games.

Brands Want To Predict Your Behavior By Mining Your Face From YouTube Videos

Motherboard - ‎May 24, 2016‎
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, a similar technology called VibraImage scanned the facial expressions of visitors in order to give the Russian FSB the ability to “detect someone who appears unremarkable but whose agitated mental state signals an ...

The Latest: Russian soccer team has surprise meldonium test

McClatchy Washington Bureau - ‎May 12, 2016‎
18, 2014 file photo, a Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the start of the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. A ...

In post-Olympic Sochi, white elephants – and improved daily life

Christian Science Monitor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
And Sochi has proven no exception, thanks to the Sochi Winter Games' huge price tag. Many of the facilities in the Olympic Park struggle to attract events, such as concerts, sports matches, and even business conferences.

Stop playing Games

Hamilton Spectator - ‎May 21, 2016‎
It's hard to say what's more outrageous: credible new allegations of a clandestine state-sponsored doping scheme carried out by the 2014 Winter Olympics' host nation, Russia - or the fact that the International Olympic Committee entrusted the event to ...

Russians at Sochi Olympics were part of doping program -- report

Calgary Sun - ‎May 12, 2016‎
Sochi medal May A gold medal manufactured for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, is seen on display at the Adamas jewellery factory in Moscow on June 28, 2013.
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A Graphic History of Condoms in the Olympic Village

Slate Magazine - ‎May 24, 2016‎
(The one exception: the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, for which figures were never released.) These numbers aren't always parallel: Sometimes, media reports cite the amount of condoms distributed solely to athletes, while other numbers include those ...

Steamboat Olympian Justin Reiter abandoning lawsuit against IOC

The Denver Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Justin Reiter of the United States competes in the Snowboard Men's Parallel Slalom Qualification on day Justin Reiter of the United States competes in the men's snowboard parallel slalom qualification during the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor ...

No reason to hold Olympics when bad overwhelms good

Stars and Stripes - ‎May 22, 2016‎
It's hard to say what's more outrageous: credible new allegations of a clandestine state-sponsored doping scheme carried out by the 2014 Winter Olympics' host nation, Russia - or the fact that the International Olympic Committee entrusted the event to ...

Teen champ seeks funds for Winter Olympic dream

Times of India - ‎May 13, 2016‎
He will require eight hours of training daily for the next two years to come up to Olympic standards. And like Florida speedskater Brittany Bowes, who crowd-funded her Sochi Winter Olympics campaign in 2014, the 17-year-old is also thinking of raising ...
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