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#Sochi

# sochi - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From The42 Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs Sochi

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs

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

# sochi - Friday 24 November, 2017

From The42 Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles Bites The Dust

Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles

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

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

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

# sochi - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt No Stone Unturned

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

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

# sochi - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure Update

Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure

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

# sochi - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 From the Sportsground to Sochi - Connacht's 7,500km round trip to Russia broken down Russian Roulette

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

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

# sochi - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 'After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan' Slippery Slope

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

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

# sochi - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The42 Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold Gold

Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold

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

# sochi - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

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

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

…Only problem is, they’re on TV.

# sochi - Monday 24 February, 2014

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

This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl

Procter & Gamble are at it again.

# sochi - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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 - Friday 21 February, 2014

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day 13 Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 13

Pull up a stool and join us for some Schnapps.

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

# sochi - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day 12 Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 12

Join us for an apres-ski shandy.

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

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

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

From The42 Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish Sochi

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

Check out how this one came to an end.

From The42 Lolo Jones forgot to hit the brakes at the end of her bobsleigh run, nearly crashed Sochi

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 - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Shocking video shows Pussy Riot members being whipped and beaten in Sochi Russia This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi Ice Cold

Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi

Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.

# sochi - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

From The42 Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom Sochi 2014

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.

Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi

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

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

From The42 Cruel runnings: Fairytale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team despite kissing 'lucky egg' Sochi 2014

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.

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 - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From The42 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.

From The42 Here's all you need to know about curling, including why they sweep the ice Explainer

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

It’s like shuffleboard but with warmer coats.

# sochi - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From The42 Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier Olympic Spirit

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

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

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.

From The42 10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament Sochi 2014

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

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

# sochi - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From The42 Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space Sochi 2014

Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space

This is what NASA was founded for, right?

# sochi - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

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

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

The world is watching, Russia.

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

BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams

Hey! That’s us!

# sochi - Monday 10 February, 2014

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

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

It’s pretty straightforward.

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

9 stages of inadequacy you feel while watching the Winter Olympics

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

# sochi - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen Reel Stories This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Olympic snowboarder tries to climb back up the hill after a false start, fails in hilarious fashion Sochi
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