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  1. Olympians, Paralympians visit White House

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama surrounded themselves with Olympians and Paralympians on Thursday, saluting their success at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, praising their perseverance and marveling at their performances.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
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  4. espnW -- Billie Jean King gets second chance to make difference a...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Billie Jean King is happy to be receiving a second chance to represent the LGBT community at the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Billie Jean King to closing ceremony as Pr...

    Billie Jean King, who couldn't attend the opening of the Sochi Olympics in Russia because of her mother's illness will be a member of President Barack Obama's official delegation to the Games' closing ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014
  6. Caitlin Cahow of USA calls Olympic trip humbling

    A member of the U.S. Olympic delegation sent to Sochi by President Barack Obama said Thursday she witnessed no backlash over the inclusion of homosexuals in the group as an apparent protest over anti-gay laws in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  7. Irina Rodnina offers apology for racist Obama tweet

    Legendary Russian figure skater Irina Rodnina, who sparked controversy last fall for her racist tweet about President Obama, returned to Twitter on Monday to apologize and to say her account had been hacked.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  8. IOC defends use of rehearsal footage in opening ceremony

    Olympic officials are defending the use of TV rehearsal footage to cover up a glitch in Sochi's opening ceremony and the choice of a final torchbearer who had posted a racially offensive tweet about President Barack Obama.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  9. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Russia says record number of world leaders...

    A record number of world dignitaries are coming to the Sochi Olympics, triple the amount that attended the 2010 Vancouver Games, Russian organizers said Thursday on the eve of the opening ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  10. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Billie Jean King to miss Olympic opening ...

    Billie Jean King, tabbed by President Barack Obama to lead the official U.S. Presidential Delegation to the opening ceremony of the Olympics, will not attend because of her mother's health.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  11. Officials brief President Barack Obama on Sochi Olympics security...

    Top U.S. security officials are telling President Barack Obama that all appropriate steps are being taken to keep Americans safe at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  12. 2014 Winter Olympics -- President Barack Obama says Sochi Olympic...

    President Barack Obama says he believes the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will be safe and is not discouraging Americans from attending.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  13. President Obama says Sochi Olympics will highlight U.S. equality

    President Barack Obama says the world will see the U.S. commitment to universal dignity when the U.S. takes home gold medals on the Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  14. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin discuss Soch...

    President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin are discussing how to have a safe and secure Olympics in Sochi. The White House says the U.S. is offering its full assistance.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  15. Brian Boitano never planned gay announcement

    Brian Boitano never intended to publicly reveal he is gay until he was chosen for the U.S. Olympic delegation by President Barack Obama last month.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014
  16. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Make no mistake, Billie Jean King's Olympi...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Make no mistake, Billie Jean King's presence and President Barack Obama's absence in the U.S. Olympic delegation for the Sochi Games is a protest.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  17. President Barack Obama selects gay athletes for Sochi delegation

    President Barack Obama named openly gay athletes to the delegation that will represent the U.S. next year at opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, sending a clear signal to Russia about its treatment of gays and lesbians.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  18. Pros and cons of 2020 host finalists

    Jim Caple

    President Barack Obama won't be in Buenos Aires this Friday when the International Olympic Committee casts its vote for the host city of the 2020 Summer Games. Vladimir Putin won't be there, either. Nor Tony Blair. Nor perhaps the most famous, influe...

    Blog | September 05, 2013