Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Full Coverage : SOCHI OLYMPICS

Exit light: World’s most expensive party comes to a close
SochiOlympicsReutersT
February 24, 2014

In a charming touch, the Sochi organizers used the ceremony to make a joke at their own expense.

Indian interest over: Himanshu Thakur finishes 72nd
HimanshuThakurReutersT
February 20, 2014

India’s only Olympic Alpine skier Himanshu Thakur finished last in the men’s giant slalom.

Skiing with the greatest of ease, and fear
sochiT
February 19, 2014

Anton Kushnir of Belarus won the gold medal for successfully landing the most ambitious routine.

Salt turns Sochi’s saviour as organisers look to turn snow to ice
SochiOlympicsAPT
February 18, 2014

Sochi had hardly any large salt crystals, less than a ton – nowhere near enough to harden soft snow.

India complete return to Olympic with Sochi flag raising
IndiaSochiAPT
February 16, 2014

The IOC lifted the ban on Feb. 11 following fresh elections last week.

Formula One rivalry extends onto the ice
SochiOlympicsReutersT

McLaren have two employees at Sochi embedded with the skeleton and bobsleigh teams.

Winter Olympic Games: Blame it on the suits
sochi-t
February 15, 2014

The secretive Under Armour suit was developed with help from aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin.

Winter Olympic Games: Science trumps muscle
WinterOlympicGamesT
February 14, 2014

With corporates pitching in with equipment, physical ability becomes secondary.

Wait, the puck drops here
DaraHowellReutersT
February 12, 2014

For most concerned, the Winter Games doesn’t truly begin until the ice-hockey event kicks off.

Mercury rises in sochi
Sochi
February 11, 2014

Soaring temperatures force skiers to put snow in their racing suits to cool down

Winter Games hit stride
Sochi
February 9, 2014

First gold medal at Sochi Olympics goes to US skateboarder Sage Kotsenburg in the Slopestyle event.

Ooops! An opening problem
Sochi
February 8, 2014

Gala ceremony, barring minor glitch, gets focus back on Winter Games from politics, protests.

Athletes may be punished for political statements on podium
thomasbachReutersT
January 28, 2014

Russia has caused considerable controversy with a recent anti-gay propaganda law.

Sports ministry releases partial funds for Sochi Games
sochiolympicsT
January 16, 2014

The federation is particularly worried about purchasing new equipment for the skiers.

Sochi-bound Olympians await equipment, funds
sochiskiingT
January 14, 2014

Preparations will only be able to move forward when the funds are released by the sports ministry.

The Volgograd warning
January 8, 2014

There’s more to the terrorist threat to the Sochi Olympics in Russia than Chechen nationalism.

Winter Olympics loses its star, Lindsey Vonn, to injury
Lindsey Von

The 29-year-old skier from Vail, Colorado, announced her decision Tuesday.