Winter Olympics

This undated photo provided by the Russian freestyle federation shows Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova at an unknown location. Russian officials said Komissarova broke and dislocated her spine during an Olympic training accident at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 and was taken into emergency surgery. (AP Photo/Russian freestyle federation)

Russian skicross racer has successful surgery

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova of Russia underwent a 6½-hour operation on her broken and dislocated spine following a training accident Saturday. Russian freestyle ski federation spokesman Mikhail Verzeba said […]

02/15/2014

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La Canada Flintridge woman begins Olympic competition

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE (CNS) – Going into the XXII Winter Olympics, La Canada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen said she “would love a Top 10 finish” in the women’s singles luge competition  and today’s initial competition […]

02/11/2014

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Team USA Hockey in Sochi

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia are under way and one of the sports that we are looking forward to is hockey and Southern California is represented well. Between the Kings and Ducks, we have […]

02/07/2014

A man poses for a photo beneath the Olympic rings at Olympic Park, prior to the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

2014 Olympics terror threat and toothpaste bombs

WASHINGTON (AP)–  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned Wednesday that terrorists may try to smuggle explosives on Russia-bound planes using toothpaste tubes. The threat was passed on to airlines that have direct flights to […]

02/06/2014

Russian soldiers patrol the Battle of Stalingrad memorial in Volgograd, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)

Heavy police and troop presence in bomb-hit Russian city

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Eerily empty buses lumbered through the streets, police weighed down with body armor warily watched pedestrians near a fast-food restaurant, and members of Cossack units stood guard at bus stops. Volgograd […]

12/31/2013

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President Obama to skip the Winter Olympics in Russia

President and Mrs. Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden will be skipping the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. This marks the first time since the 2000 Sydney Olympics that the U.S. Olympic delegation will […]

12/18/2013