Winter Olympic games
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin promised Monday that gay athletes and guests at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will feel at ease, seeking to assuage fears fueled by a recent Russian law banning […]
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — America’s newest member of the International Olympic Committee would vote to amend the Olympic charter to list sexual orientation as a form of discrimination. U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst, […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge says he is “comforted” that Russia has agreed to respect the Olympic Charter’s ban on any kind of discrimination following its adoption of a law […]
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s sports minister says the rights of all athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi will be respected and urges international critics of the country’s new anti-gay law to “calm down.” Sports […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Sochi organizers unveiled the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympics on Thursday — and now hope to make sure most of them stay in Russia to make up for the […]
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A year before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics begin, President Vladimir Putin has demanded that a senior member of the Russian Olympic Committee be fired.
Officials in California and Nevada are joining forces in an effort to lure the Winter Games back to the Lake Tahoe area in 2022. Squaw Valley, a resort on the California side, hosted the Olympics […]