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Closing Olympic Ceremony Has Sense of Humor

Closing Olympic Ceremony Has Sense of Humor

By Alexandria Sardam February 23, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics are coming to an end. While the opening ceremony was nearly a month ago, we still haven’t gotten over the snowflake malfunction that had (and still has) everyone talking. While the five snowflakes displayed at the …

Edges Claudia Pechstein out of top three Edges Claudia Pechstein out of top three

Speed skater Olga Graf won Russia its first medal of the 2014 Olympic Games on Sunday. In a surprising win, she took the bronze medal in the women’s 3000 meter event at Adler Arena. Her moment of triumph almost ended …

Kaetlyn Osmond, Canada’s Favorite Skater, Ends Fifth Kaetlyn Osmond, Canada’s Favorite Skater, Ends Fifth

Kaetlyn Osmond, the 18-year-old Canadian figure skating sweetheart, skated in her first Olympics event on Saturday at Sochi’s Iceberg Skating Palace. Osmond, now a Sherwood Parks resident in Alberta, Canada, moved from Marystown, a province in Newfoundland and Labrador on …

Todd Lodwick Elected as Flag Bearer For Sochi Games Todd Lodwick Elected as Flag Bearer For Sochi Games

Avid Nordic sports skiier, Todd Lodwick, was chosen on Wednesday by fellow Olympian colleagues to carry the United States flag during the opening ceremonies on Friday. As America’s first Olympian to compete in six Winter Games (yes, he has participated in …

Shaun White Bails on Olympic Slopestyle Competition Shaun White Bails on Olympic Slopestyle Competition

Snowboarding legend Shaun White is bailing on the Olympic slopestyle event, citing concerns over safety. On Monday, Norwegian Torstein Horgmo broke his collarbone on the slopestyle course in Sochi, prompting a wave of concern over the course’s construction. Olympic officials …

Sochi Mayor Claims No Gay People Live In His City Sochi Mayor Claims No Gay People Live In His City
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A Russian drag queen that goes by the name Madame Zhu-Zha said that there is in fact a gay community in Sochi and throughout Russia. “There are very many clubs for gay people in Moscow, in Sochi we have two …

Winter Olympics- Are They Safe To Attend? Winter Olympics- Are They Safe To Attend?

It’s time for the 2014 Winter Olympics and while athletes have already headed off the Sochi, where the Olympics will be held, many spectators are wondering if it’s safe to attend the sporting events. The Olympics have always been an …

USA Sochi Uniforms: Made In America USA Sochi Uniforms: Made In America

The uniforms that Team USA will wear during the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games to be held next month in Sochi, Russia, have been unveiled. Designed by Ralph Lauren, the new Olympic uniforms are brimful of stars and stripes with …

AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Olympics AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Olympics

AT&T today announced that it has signed a deal with NBCUniversal to provide network solutions for broadcasts of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AT&T’s network will be utilized to stream coverage of the Olympics to the U.S. throughout …

Russia Frees ‘Pussy Riot’ Members Russia Frees ‘Pussy Riot’ Members
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Two incarcerated members of the Russian protest-punk band ‘Pussy Riot’ were released from a Russian prison Monday, due to a new amnesty legislation which some watchdog groups view as a Kremlin public relations stunt in time for the 2014 Sochi …

Billie Jean King To Attend 2014 Olympics Billie Jean King To Attend 2014 Olympics
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One of the big highlights of the upcoming new year (2014) is the Winter Olympics held in Sochi, Russia, during the month of February. One of the major highlights of the event, apart from the athleticism, is the way the …

Russia Investigating Boeing 737 Crash Russia Investigating Boeing 737 Crash
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Russian aviation investigators have commenced combing through a Boeing 737 wreckage near the city of Kazan Monday, after the plane crashed Sunday, killing all 50 passengers on board. Flags flew at half mast in the city of 1.1 million, which …

Will Lindsey Vonn Be Fit for 2014 Winter Olympics? Will Lindsey Vonn Be Fit for 2014 Winter Olympics?

Lindsey Vonn has skipped coming Saturday’s season opening race in Austria, due to ongoing recovery from right knee surgery. The famed skier has been training hard on glaciers in Soelden during last week, and made her difficult decision this Wednesday. …

Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee

In the midst of American victories for marriage equality and other LGBTQAI+ issues, it is important to both recognize and publicize issues of unjust and ignorant behavior in other parts of the world. Echoes of Martin Luther King Junior’s famous …