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  1. Vladimir Putin stops by Heineken House

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- President Vladimir Putin had just watched his country's ice dance team take Russia's first gold of the Sochi Olympics. What better way to celebrate than by heading to one of the top party venues in town? Putin headed over to the H...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  2. Yes, even Captain Kirk is weighing in on Sochi

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Sochi: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the bobsled USA-1. If the American bobsled team finds itself in a jam at the Sochi Games, it appears they can call on Capt. James Tiberius Kirk to get them out of it. William ...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  3. Moooo-ve over! Cows disrupt traffic at Games

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- You're speeding up and down a highway in the foothills of the Caucasus, heading back to Olympic Park, when suddenly -- SCREECH. The car slams to a halt. A cow is meandering smack in the middle of the road. AP reporters spotted ...

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  4. Organizers: 80 percent of Sochi tickets sold

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Sochi Olympic organizers say more than 80 percent of tickets to events have been sold. Russian spectators, who were allocated 70 percent of the total available, have faced lengthy lines in Sochi to collect their tickets. Ticket...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  5. Senator's plea: Save the yogurt!

    Associated Press

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is calling on the Russian government to allow Chobani Greek yogurt to be delivered to Sochi for U.S. Olympic athletes and NBC Studios employees. Schumer said Tuesday that a shipment of Chobani ...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  6. Daniela Bauer loses out on Sochi bid

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Austrian freestyle skier Daniela Bauer has lost her legal bid for selection to the Sochi Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it dismissed Bauer's appeal against a refusal by the Austrian Olympic committee and ski fed...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  7. Mitt Romney says Olympics should be safe

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes the 2014 Sochi Olympics should be safe, despite threats of terrorism in Russia. "Well there's no such thing as 100-percent security anywhere in the world," Romney told The Associated P...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  8. Record 88 countries to compete in Sochi

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Athletes from 88 countries are set to compete in Sochi, a record for the Winter Olympics. The IOC released the final list of national Olympic committees that will be participating in the Sochi Games, which open Friday. The prev...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  9. FIS to seek Olympic status for ski halfpipe

    Associated Press

    Could 2014 be the year pipe skiers have been dreaming about?

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  10. IOC's Killy says Sochi work is on track

    Associated Press

    MOSCOW -- The head of an inspection group from the International Olympic Committee says Russia is making substantial progress in preparations for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Jean-Claude Killy made the comments Tuesday at the conclusion of a t...

    Blog | August 16, 2011