Sochi Olympics

Billie Jean King to attend Sochi closing ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP) — She wasn’t able to attend the Olympic opening ceremony in Russia as part of the official U.S. delegation because of the death of her mother. But now, Billie Jean King will be representing the […]


This photo taken on Jan. 17, 2014 shows two toilets at the cross-country skiing and biathlon center for next month's Olympics in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Steve Rosenberg, BBC)

Twin toilets photo at Sochi Olympics goes viral

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — At least one Olympic bathroom seems to be flush with toilets. When BBC reporter Steve Rosenberg went to use the bathroom at the cross-country skiing and biathlon center for next month’s […]


Russia's President Vladimir Putin, center, attends the Orthodox Christmas service at the Holy Face of Christ the Savior Church in the Russian southern city of Sochi, Monday,  Jan. 6, 2014. Most Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar on January 7, two weeks after most western Christian churches that abide by the Gregorian calendar. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)

Sochi Olympic security measures: No strange cars

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia began implementing stringent security measures Tuesday in its southern resort of Sochi, one month before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics there. Tens of thousands of Russian police, security agents, […]



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