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2014 Winter Olympics

Brazil's Antidoping Lab Reborn as the Olympics Near

New York Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - The drug-testing laboratory that will handle samples during this summer's Rio Games was shaped by what happened at the last Olympics.
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AP Interview: Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games

Times Colonist - ‎May 3, 2016‎
18, 2014 file photo of international Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel as he answers a question during a news conference addressing hockey issues at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. NHL players will probably not compete at the next ...

Ridgefield's West named to USA Luge's national team

Danbury News Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tucker West of the United States waves to supporters in the finish area during the men's singles luge final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) less. Tucker West of the United ...
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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics boss quits, ex-minister steps in - ‎12 hours ago‎
South Korean organizers have officially selected former government minister Lee Hee-beom as the new head of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The former minister of industry and energy was nominated Wednesday, a day after the sudden ...
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Canadian Olympic ad campaign shows We Are Winter, even when it comes to summer sports

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Not this summer, apparently. And instead of finding a novel way to energize the country's sports fans ahead of the Rio Games, the COC appears to have defaulted to tired clichés about Canada - winter, wilderness and hardy people who survive them both.

Olympic champ Szabados in the house at Champions Cup - ‎May 1, 2016‎
“I wanted to come watch the boys obviously but the draft lottery is going on so we managed to stream it live and watch both at the same time,” said Szabados, who backstopped the Canadian women's hockey team to gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 Winter ...

Mascot for PyeongChang Winter Olympics still unaccounted for

Korea Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) said the mascot for the 2018 Games will be unveiled as soon as it is approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland, ...
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Russian Grand Prix circuit on track to change hands

BBC News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Formula One's Russian Grand Prix thrilled crowds on Sunday as Germany's Nico Rosberg fought off his team-mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen to take the victory and boost his lead at the top of the standings.

2018 Winter Games chief quits; ex minister set to step in

Guelph Mercury - ‎May 3, 2016‎
3, 2016, file photo, Cho Yang-ho, president of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, speaks during a press conference about the alpine skiing test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics in Jeongseon, at the Press Center in Seoul ...

BMW Puts Engineering Expertise To Work For US Paralympic Wheelchair Team At 2016 Rio Olympics

SportTechie - ‎14 hours ago‎
The wheelchair racing team has BMW's Designworks team to thank for their new chairs—the same group that designed a new and improved bobsled for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. BMW will deliver the wheelchairs to the racers in about six weeks.
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Fasel says NHL only 40 percent likely to join Olympics

Today's Slapshot - ‎12 hours ago‎
International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel currently believes there is only around a 40 percent chance that NHL players will participate at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. A major sticking point is the lack of money ...

Jamie Greubel Poser inducted into Hun School of Princeton's Athletic Hall of Fame

Bucks Local News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hun School of Princeton grad Jamie Greubel was recently inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at HSoP. From Washington's Crossing, Jamie captured a Bronze Medal at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia. PRINCETON, NJ - The Hun School of ...

Olympics choreographer brings multimedia performance to the Prince - ‎15 hours ago‎
Artistic director Moses Pendleton, whose list of accomplishments includes choreographing the Opening Ceremonies at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, created a show that takes the audience on a visual journey of the American Southwest. The trope ...

Young figure skaters take tips from Olympic idols

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 3, 2016‎
All three represented the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Japan. At the end of her 45-minute session, Madeline was floating on the proverbial cloud nine, saying the experience had inspired her to work even harder.

US Bobsled team looking for athletes; 9 combines scheduled - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The team from the United States USA-1, piloted by Elana Meyers with brakeman Lauryn Williams, brake in the finish area after their second run during the women's two-man bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in ...

Rachel's Diary: Watching and waiting at an eventful Russian GP

SkySports - ‎16 hours ago‎
If you search for scheduled flights from London to Sochi, you will struggle to find one that takes less than nine hours. They make one stop en route and it is usually an overnight journey too.

Four Alaskans retain spots on U.S. Ski Team's nordic squad

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎22 hours ago‎
He and his sister were both members of the U.S. team that competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. A total of 10 women and six men were named to the 2016-17 national team.
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Sochi 2014: Record-setting relay ignites Olympic spirit in Russia

Olympic - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
From Kaliningrad to Anadyr, from Murmansk to Vladivostok, and from Moscow to Sochi, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games Torch Relay was the longest in history.

Clarkson woman's hockey assistant coach stepping down to train for 2018 Winter Olympics

North Country Now - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
POTSDAM -- After spending the past two years as an assistant coach for the Clarkson University Women's Hockey team, Meghan Duggan is stepping away from the college coaching ranks to train for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Kent Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold celebrated May Day wedding to James Roche by posting picture on Twitter

Kent Online - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold celebrated her May Day wedding by posting a picture of herself with her new husband on Twitter. Lizzy, from West Kingsdown, met husband James Roche at the 2014 Winter Olympics, where he was the sled designer for the ...