Complaints have been flooding in — and going viral — as journalists get settled for the Winter Olympics. But just as quickly there’s backlash forming from people who say the grumbling is over the top.
The threat was passed onto airlines that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.
The U.S. star pulled out of the event Wednesday, about 24 hours after being banged up on a course that riders are criticizing as unduly harsh. Reaction came from several corners, not all of them positive.
Let’s just say that many media members are not happy with the conditions and accommodations in the seaside city, and they’ve taken to Twitter to complain about the issues they’re facing.
Unlike many just arriving at Sochi, alpine skiers don’t have too many complaints about their accommodations. But there’s this one thing. Where’s the yogurt?
Putin checked in at a preserve for endangered Persian leopards and visited a group of cubs born last summer in the mountains above the growing torrent of activity in Sochi for the Winter Games.
With the league set to push pause on its season for next month’s Winter Games, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is allowing for the possibility of a security issue that could keep the players from traveling to Russia at all.
Russia’s counter-terrorism agency says it’s studying a video posted by an Islamic militant group that asserted responsibility for suicide bombings which killed 34 people last month and is threatening to strike the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
A vote on approving football for the Summer Games could take place as early as 2017, with the possibility of the sport joining the Olympics in 2024.
President Vladimir Putin sought to ease concerns that Russia’s new anti-gay law would be used to punish athletes who display rainbow flags during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, while insisting that gays are not discriminated against in his country.
Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall. People magazine says the 53-year-old Louganis will marry paralegal Johnny Chaillot.
Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!
Three months after being dropped from the 2020 program, wrestling took a big step toward keeping its Olympic status.
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are — wait for it — in a relationship. The golfer and U.S. Olympic star skier put an end to the rumors Monday by announcing their change in dating status via social media.