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#Sochi 2014

# sochi-2014 - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete

Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

# sochi-2014 - Saturday 28 November, 2015

The Sochi gold medallist who swapped the slopes for Senegal as a Sightsavers ambassador

Northern Ireland’s Kelly Gallagher picked up gold

# sochi-2014 - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics

The violinist has now been banned from skiing for four years.

# sochi-2014 - Monday 10 March, 2014

Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold

The 28-year old from Down won the visually-impaired Super-G even this morning.

# sochi-2014 - Monday 24 February, 2014

From Russia with love: 7 examples of sportsmanship at the Sochi Olympics

It’s time to pack up your skeletons and stray dogs, folks.

Now that Sochi's over, here's 5 Winter Sports you can try in Ireland

From snowboarding to curling, there’s a chance you could make the next Winter Olympics.

# sochi-2014 - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 15

It’s all over bar the shouting in Sochi.

# sochi-2014 - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village, Day 14

We revisit the penultimate day of action in Sochi

Conor Lyne ensures Ireland sign off from Sochi on a positive note

Mario Matt claims slalom gold as Ireland’s interest in the Winter Olympics comes to an end.

From The Daily Edge 'Loser Keeps Bieber' bet on Olympic hockey game goes hilariously wrong Worst Bet Ever

'Loser Keeps Bieber' bet on Olympic hockey game goes hilariously wrong

This amazing billboard really sums it all up.

# sochi-2014 - Friday 21 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 13

Pull up a stool and join us for some Schnapps.

Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl

Florence Bell failed to finish the women’s slalom in Sochi.

South Korean fury at Yuna Kim figure-skating defeat

Websites were flooded with angry comments by ordinary South Koreans who felt that “Queen Yuna” had been robbed of the title.

From The Daily Edge That 'Sochi Wolf' video was an epic Jimmy Kimmel prank Sochi Wolf

That 'Sochi Wolf' video was an epic Jimmy Kimmel prank

Here’s how he did it.

Here's why the Olympic figure skating final wasn't fixed

The website of the popular online campaigning forum, Change.org, last night crashed as hundreds of thousands logged on to sign a petition calling for a review of the judges’ scores.

# sochi-2014 - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 12

Join us for an apres-ski shandy.

Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish

Check out how this one came to an end.

Lolo Jones forgot to hit the brakes at the end of her bobsleigh run, nearly crashed

The track athlete showed her lack of experience in Sochi.

# sochi-2014 - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 12

If you’re Russian, look away now.

Defeated Russian hockey coach gives amazing interview: 'Eat me alive right now'

“Dear friends, life has not come to an end. But this is a severe and annoying defeat,” the Russian commentator said, meanwhile.

Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak

When the Russian ice hockey team loses, a nation cries.

Why you really need to care about Yuna Kim and Julia Lipnitskaya's figure skating showdown

Don’t like figure skating? Doesn’t matter.

Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi

Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.

Conor Lyne crashes out of Giant Slalom competition

Irish skiier “disappointed” after falling on his Olympic debut.

# sochi-2014 - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 11

Imagine tearing your ACL and winning Olympic gold two months later…

The finish in the men's biathlon couldn't have been much closer Sochi 2014 This post contains videos

The finish in the men's biathlon couldn't have been much closer

Emil Hegle Svendsen won gold in the 15km mass start… just about.

Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare

Skiier injured his shoulder during a training session in Sochi 10 days ago.

Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom

The teenage hopeful will chalk this one down to experience.

From The Daily Edge The 14 stages of realising you're a Winter Olympics superfan I ♥ Olympics

The 14 stages of realising you're a Winter Olympics superfan

AKA the journey from zero to obsessed.

GIF: Snowboard cross race ends in dramatic crash at photo finish

Alex Deibold just about scraped into the final, but then came away with bronze.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi Breaking

Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi

The two band members were released from prison last year.

Emotional bronze reward for ill Japanese ski jumper

The ski jumper may be suffering from Churg-Strauss syndrome, an illness with initial symptoms resembling asthma but potentially deadly.

# sochi-2014 - Monday 17 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day Ten

There was disappointment for the Jamaican bobsleigh team among other events in Sochi today.

Cruel runnings: Fairytale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team despite kissing 'lucky egg'

it’s the end of the road for the most popular team in Sochi.

From The Daily Edge These screaming curlers are the new stars of the Winter Olympics Loud Noises

These screaming curlers are the new stars of the Winter Olympics

WARNING: You may want to turn the volume down before hitting the play button.

Here's how 18-year-old Rowan Cheshire looks after crashing on Sochi halfpipe

The Team GB athlete tweeted this image from her hospital bed this morning.

From The Daily Edge Heroic cat falls through ceiling of Sochi skating arena, walks away Sochi Fail

Heroic cat falls through ceiling of Sochi skating arena, walks away

And it was all caught on CCTV.

# sochi-2014 - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine Hoverboards This post contains videos

Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine

Looks like Marty McFly’s crazy, hovering future is not so far away.

It was 30 years ago today: 13 haunting pictures from 1984's Winter Olympics venues Ghost Estate This post contains images

It was 30 years ago today: 13 haunting pictures from 1984's Winter Olympics venues

The Sarajevo Olympic park is being reclaimed by nature.

Steady on, lads! It's the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Steady on, lads! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Darran O’Sullivan’s thoughts on Michael Carrick and Irish Winter Olympian Florence Bell’s new best friend.

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