Sarah Burke was responsible for introducing the women’s halfpipe event in the Olympics. A freestyle skier, Sarah Burke unfortunately died two years ago due to an accident while training. Her fans and fellow skiers had taken to wearing stickers in her honor. However, these have been banned by the IOC for their supposedly political nuances.
Feb 11 2014, 3:49am CST
Source: Business Insider
Vladimir Putin is riding high at home despite gradually becoming a pariah abroad. Pew reports that Russian president's popularity at home is now at its highest level in years, buoyed by the annexation of Crimea in March on the heels of the Sochi Olympic Games in February. Putin's job approval increased a 29-percentage-points between 2013 and 2014. Russia had the most advanced system of propaganda in the ...
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1 day ago, 7:29am CDT
I am a native Austrian, so winning Winter Olympic medals is something i am totally used too. I cannot imagine how huge it is to win the first ever Olympics medal on snow for a country. Jenny Jones just did that for the UK.
Feb 10 2014, 1:13am CST
Source: Latino Review
Olympic leaders converged for a summit in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss reforming the Games, which would include the creation of a year-round Olympic TV channel. The new channel would use the National Geographic Channel as a model to promote Olympic events in the years between the Games. ...
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5 days ago, 12:25pm CDT
Olympic leaders converged for a summit in Switzerland on Saturday to discuss reforming the Games, which would include the creation of a year-round Olympic TV channel. The new channel will use the National Geographic Channel as a model to promote Olympic events in the years between the Games. It’s goal is ...
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5 days ago, 12:14pm CDT
The most expensive Winter Olympics ever are about to start in Sochi, Russia. Find out below how you can watch the Sochi Olympics on TV, Online and on your mobile devices.
Feb 7 2014, 3:08am CST
Source: University Business
Opinion & AnalysisBoston Business Journal
If you’re trying to handicap how Greater Boston would stack up against its three potential U.S. rivals in the race for an Olympics bid, this region has at least one key selling point: There’s a college or university on almost every block.
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Jul 16 2014, 12:29pm CDT
A toothpaste alert has been issued by US government for airline authorities. As terrorists become more innovative in their bombing methods, this strange case has sprung out of nowhere. Believe it or not, but terrorists have taken to sneaking in explosive materials on board in the form of toothpaste tubes and cosmetic containers.
Feb 6 2014, 4:39am CST