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#Sochi

# sochi - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs
# Sochi
# Sochi

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs

Nov 28th 2017, 4:17 PM 4,558 Views 1 Comment

Next week, the IOC will decide whether Russia can compete at next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

# sochi - Friday 24 November, 2017

Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles
# Bites The Dust
# Bites The Dust

Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles

Nov 24th 2017, 3:46 PM 3,931 Views 5 Comments

Four more Russian athletes have been banned from competing due to anti-doping rule violations.

# sochi - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out
# Black Sea
From TheJournal.ie
# Black Sea

'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out

Dec 29th 2016, 3:16 PM 5,853 Views 5 Comments

Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.

# sochi - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'No survivors' as Russian plane carrying 92 people crashes in the Black Sea
# Downed
From TheJournal.ie
# Downed

'No survivors' as Russian plane carrying 92 people crashes in the Black Sea

Dec 25th 2016, 12:18 PM 40,282 Views 35 Comments

The military plane had been carrying the army’s official musical group.

# sochi - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt
# No Stone Unturned
# No Stone Unturned

How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt

Jul 19th 2016, 9:35 AM 6,542 Views 7 Comments

Night-time visits by Russian secret service agents were also part of the scheme, the McLaren report claims.

# sochi - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure
# Update
# Update

Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure

Apr 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 3,685 Views 3 Comments

The defending champion will start in 10th place on the grid for tomorrow’s Russian Grand Prix.

# sochi - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From the Sportsground to Sochi - Connacht's 7,500km round trip to Russia broken down
# Russian Roulette
# Russian Roulette

From the Sportsground to Sochi - Connacht's 7,500km round trip to Russia broken down

Jun 17th 2015, 6:33 PM 8,530 Views 14 Comments

You’ll need deep pockets and plenty of time to follow Pat Lam to Sochi.

# sochi - Sunday 22 February, 2015

'After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan'
# Slippery Slope
# Slippery Slope

'After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan'

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 10,221 Views 1 Comment

Olympic skier Conor Lyne on lack of funding, lack of sponsorship & the relentless struggle of keeping it all together.

# sochi - Monday 10 March, 2014

Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold
# Gold
# Gold

Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold

Mar 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 1,831 Views 10 Comments

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

# sochi - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Determined cat desperately wants to catch these Olympic lugers...
# Lemme At Them
From The Daily Edge
# Lemme At Them

Determined cat desperately wants to catch these Olympic lugers...

Feb 25th 2014, 4:21 PM 1,910 Views 1 Comment

…Only problem is, they’re on TV.

# sochi - Monday 24 February, 2014

This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl
# Thank You Mom
From The Daily Edge
# Thank You Mom

This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl

Feb 24th 2014, 8:51 AM 3,214 Views 1 Comment

Procter & Gamble are at it again.

# sochi - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 22nd 2014, 10:52 AM 9,361 Views 1 Comment

This amazing billboard really sums it all up.

# sochi - Friday 21 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 13
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 13

Feb 21st 2014, 8:38 PM 9,161 Views 9 Comments

Pull up a stool and join us for some Schnapps.

Watch Will Ferrell's fabulous Downton Abbey figure skating routine
# Blades Of Glory
From The Daily Edge
# Blades Of Glory

Watch Will Ferrell's fabulous Downton Abbey figure skating routine

Feb 21st 2014, 3:51 PM 2,645 Views 1 Comment

Will he do, Carson?

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

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

Feb 21st 2014, 9:58 AM 6,634 Views 4 Comments

Here’s how he did it.

# sochi - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 12
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 12

Feb 20th 2014, 7:05 PM 2,073 Views 0 Comments

Join us for an apres-ski shandy.

US Olympian finds a 'wolf' wandering around her Sochi hotel
# Girl Who Cried Wolf
From The Daily Edge
# Girl Who Cried Wolf

US Olympian finds a 'wolf' wandering around her Sochi hotel

Feb 20th 2014, 3:08 PM 8,004 Views 8 Comments

At least that’s what she thinks it is anyway.

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

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

Feb 20th 2014, 11:02 AM 4,884 Views 5 Comments

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
# Sochi
# Sochi

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

Feb 20th 2014, 10:43 AM 4,301 Views 0 Comments

The track athlete showed her lack of experience in Sochi.

# sochi - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Shocking video shows Pussy Riot members being whipped and beaten in Sochi
# Russia
From TheJournal.ie
# Russia

Shocking video shows Pussy Riot members being whipped and beaten in Sochi

Feb 19th 2014, 11:11 PM 243,173 Views 161 Comments

The scuffles came a day after the protest punk band’s members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by police in the Russian Black Sea resort

Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi
# Ice Cold
# Ice Cold

Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi

Feb 19th 2014, 3:06 PM 3,557 Views 3 Comments

Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.

# sochi - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom

Feb 18th 2014, 1:11 PM 9,604 Views 6 Comments

The teenage hopeful will chalk this one down to experience.

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

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

Feb 18th 2014, 1:06 PM 12,468 Views 17 Comments

AKA the journey from zero to obsessed.

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

Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi

Feb 18th 2014, 10:16 AM 14,887 Views 87 Comments

The two band members were released from prison last year.

# sochi - Monday 17 February, 2014

Activist says she was detained at Olympics over 'Gay is OK' flag
# Sochi
From TheJournal.ie
# Sochi

Activist says she was detained at Olympics over 'Gay is OK' flag

Feb 17th 2014, 4:43 PM 7,741 Views 81 Comments

Police have denied that Vladimir Luxuria was detained, but she says she was held but not charged.

Cruel runnings: Fairytale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team despite kissing 'lucky egg'
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

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

Feb 17th 2014, 4:30 PM 3,647 Views 1 Comment

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

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

These screaming curlers are the new stars of the Winter Olympics

Feb 17th 2014, 4:06 PM 9,101 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2014, 8:04 AM 6,349 Views 1 Comment

And it was all caught on CCTV.

# sochi - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine
# Hoverboards
# Hoverboards

Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine

Feb 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,731 Views 0 Comments

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

Here's all you need to know about curling, including why they sweep the ice
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here's all you need to know about curling, including why they sweep the ice

Feb 16th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,670 Views 2 Comments

It’s like shuffleboard but with warmer coats.

# sochi - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier
# Olympic Spirit
# Olympic Spirit

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier

Feb 15th 2014, 1:06 PM 5,017 Views 5 Comments

Dario Cologna waited to welcome home his Peruvian opponent, who was competing two weeks after breaking several ribs.

# sochi - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics
# Human Dignity
From TheJournal.ie
# Human Dignity

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics

Feb 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 32 Views 71 Comments

The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.

10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament

Feb 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,374 Views 6 Comments

From the battle between Crosby and Ovechkin to much less fighting than you might expect.

# sochi - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space
# Sochi 2014
# Sochi 2014

Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space

Feb 12th 2014, 12:18 PM 3,266 Views 2 Comments

This is what NASA was founded for, right?

# sochi - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments
# Tell 'em
From The Daily Edge
# Tell 'em

Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments

Feb 11th 2014, 10:30 PM 3,405 Views 3 Comments

The world is watching, Russia.

BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams
# Sochi-t
From The Daily Edge
# Sochi-t

BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams

Feb 11th 2014, 10:44 AM 3,000 Views 2 Comments

Hey! That’s us!

# sochi - Monday 10 February, 2014

Here's Debbie Harry's reason for not performing at the Winter Olympics
# Atomic
From The Daily Edge
# Atomic

Here's Debbie Harry's reason for not performing at the Winter Olympics

Feb 10th 2014, 2:11 PM 2,861 Views 1 Comment

It’s pretty straightforward.

9 stages of inadequacy you feel while watching the Winter Olympics
# Sochi-c
From The Daily Edge
# Sochi-c

9 stages of inadequacy you feel while watching the Winter Olympics

Feb 10th 2014, 1:10 PM 15,584 Views 9 Comments

Look at all the people who are so much better than us.

# sochi - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen
# Reel Stories
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen

Feb 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 3,106 Views 0 Comments

The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.

Olympic snowboarder tries to climb back up the hill after a false start, fails in hilarious fashion
# Sochi
# Sochi

Olympic snowboarder tries to climb back up the hill after a false start, fails in hilarious fashion

Feb 9th 2014, 11:37 AM 5,935 Views 1 Comment

It’s not like everyone you know is watching.

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