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#Sochi

From The42 Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs Sochi

Russia accuses whistleblower Rodchenkov of distributing drugs

Next week, the IOC will decide whether Russia can compete at next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

From The42 Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles Bites The Dust

Gold-medal bobsledder Zubkov stripped of Olympic titles

Four more Russian athletes have been banned from competing due to anti-doping rule violations.

From TheJournal.ie 'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out Black Sea

'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out

Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.

From TheJournal.ie 'No survivors' as Russian plane carrying 92 people crashes in the Black Sea Downed

'No survivors' as Russian plane carrying 92 people crashes in the Black Sea

The military plane had been carrying the army’s official musical group.

From The42 How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt No Stone Unturned

How Russia doped: A hole in the wall, a secret urine bank and table salt

Night-time visits by Russian secret service agents were also part of the scheme, the McLaren report claims.

From The42 Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure Update

Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure

The defending champion will start in 10th place on the grid for tomorrow’s Russian Grand Prix.

From The42 From the Sportsground to Sochi - Connacht's 7,500km round trip to Russia broken down Russian Roulette

From the Sportsground to Sochi - Connacht's 7,500km round trip to Russia broken down

You’ll need deep pockets and plenty of time to follow Pat Lam to Sochi.

From The42 'After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan' Slippery Slope

'After the Olympics it felt like I was dropped & there was no way forward, no plan'

Olympic skier Conor Lyne on lack of funding, lack of sponsorship & the relentless struggle of keeping it all together.

From The42 Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold Gold

Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold

The 28-year old from Down won the visually-impaired Super-G even this morning.

Determined cat desperately wants to catch these Olympic lugers...

…Only problem is, they’re on TV.

This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl

Procter & Gamble are at it again.

'Loser Keeps Bieber' bet on Olympic hockey game goes hilariously wrong

This amazing billboard really sums it all up.

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day 13 Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 13

Pull up a stool and join us for some Schnapps.

That 'Sochi Wolf' video was an epic Jimmy Kimmel prank

Here’s how he did it.

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day 12 Sochi 2014

Winter Olympic Village: Day 12

Join us for an apres-ski shandy.

US Olympian finds a 'wolf' wandering around her Sochi hotel

At least that’s what she thinks it is anyway.

From The42 Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish Sochi

Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish

Check out how this one came to an end.

From The42 Lolo Jones forgot to hit the brakes at the end of her bobsleigh run, nearly crashed Sochi

Lolo Jones forgot to hit the brakes at the end of her bobsleigh run, nearly crashed

The track athlete showed her lack of experience in Sochi.

From TheJournal.ie Shocking video shows Pussy Riot members being whipped and beaten in Sochi Russia This post contains videos

Shocking video shows Pussy Riot members being whipped and beaten in Sochi

The scuffles came a day after the protest punk band’s members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina were detained by police in the Russian Black Sea resort

From The42 Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi Ice Cold

Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi

Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.

From The42 Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom Sochi 2014

Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom

The teenage hopeful will chalk this one down to experience.

The 14 stages of realising you're a Winter Olympics superfan

AKA the journey from zero to obsessed.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi Breaking

Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi

The two band members were released from prison last year.

From TheJournal.ie Activist says she was detained at Olympics over 'Gay is OK' flag Sochi

Activist says she was detained at Olympics over 'Gay is OK' flag

Police have denied that Vladimir Luxuria was detained, but she says she was held but not charged.

From The42 Cruel runnings: Fairytale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team despite kissing 'lucky egg' Sochi 2014

Cruel runnings: Fairytale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team despite kissing 'lucky egg'

it’s the end of the road for the most popular team in Sochi.

These screaming curlers are the new stars of the Winter Olympics

WARNING: You may want to turn the volume down before hitting the play button.

Heroic cat falls through ceiling of Sochi skating arena, walks away

And it was all caught on CCTV.

From The42 Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine Hoverboards This post contains videos

Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine

Looks like Marty McFly’s crazy, hovering future is not so far away.

From The42 Here's all you need to know about curling, including why they sweep the ice Explainer

Here's all you need to know about curling, including why they sweep the ice

It’s like shuffleboard but with warmer coats.

From The42 Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier Olympic Spirit

Gold Medallist waits 28 minutes to cheer on last placed cross-country skiier

Dario Cologna waited to welcome home his Peruvian opponent, who was competing two weeks after breaking several ribs.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics Human Dignity

Column: The struggle for human rights in Russia won’t end with the Winter Olympics

The abuse of minorities and their defenders in Russia affects gay people but also Roma, immigrant workers and other ethnic communities. Let’s not forget about them, writes Stefania Kulaeva.

From The42 10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament Sochi 2014

10 things you need to know about the men's Olympic hockey tournament

From the battle between Crosby and Ovechkin to much less fighting than you might expect.

From The42 Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space Sochi 2014

Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space

This is what NASA was founded for, right?

Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments

The world is watching, Russia.

BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams

Hey! That’s us!

Here's Debbie Harry's reason for not performing at the Winter Olympics

It’s pretty straightforward.

9 stages of inadequacy you feel while watching the Winter Olympics

Look at all the people who are so much better than us.

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen Reel Stories This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Lymelight - The Story of Angeli VanLaanen

The American freeskier, who is competing at the Winter Olympics, was misdiagnosed for 14 years before discovering she had Lyme disease.

From The42 Olympic snowboarder tries to climb back up the hill after a false start, fails in hilarious fashion Sochi
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