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# 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.
# 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.
# Black sea
'No explosion' on downed Russian plane but terrorism not yet ruled out
Investigators say they are keeping an open mind.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Gold
Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold
The 28-year old from Down won the visually-impaired Super-G even this morning.
# lemme at them
Determined cat desperately wants to catch these Olympic lugers...
…Only problem is, they’re on TV.
# Thank you Mom
This Paralympics ad will probably make you bawl
Procter & Gamble are at it again.
# worst bet ever
'Loser Keeps Bieber' bet on Olympic hockey game goes hilariously wrong
This amazing billboard really sums it all up.
# Sochi 2014
Winter Olympic Village: Day 13
Pull up a stool and join us for some Schnapps.
# Blades of Glory
Watch Will Ferrell's fabulous Downton Abbey figure skating routine
Will he do, Carson?
# sochi wolf
That 'Sochi Wolf' video was an epic Jimmy Kimmel prank
Here’s how he did it.
# Sochi 2014
Winter Olympic Village: Day 12
Join us for an apres-ski shandy.
# girl who cried wolf
US Olympian finds a 'wolf' wandering around her Sochi hotel
At least that’s what she thinks it is anyway.
# 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.
# 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.
# Russia
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
# ice cold
Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi
Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.
# Sochi 2014
Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom
The teenage hopeful will chalk this one down to experience.
# i ♥ olympics
The 14 stages of realising you're a Winter Olympics superfan
AKA the journey from zero to obsessed.
# Breaking
Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi
The two band members were released from prison last year.
# 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.
# 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.
# loud noises
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.
# Sochi Fail
Heroic cat falls through ceiling of Sochi skating arena, walks away
And it was all caught on CCTV.
# hoverboards
Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine
Looks like Marty McFly’s crazy, hovering future is not so far away.
# Explainer
Here's all you need to know about curling, including why they sweep the ice
It’s like shuffleboard but with warmer coats.
# 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.
Voices
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.
# 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.
# Sochi 2014
Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space
This is what NASA was founded for, right?
# tell 'em
Norwegian ad takes yet another stab at Russia's anti-gay sentiments
The world is watching, Russia.
# sochi-t
BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams
Hey! That’s us!
# Atomic
Here's Debbie Harry's reason for not performing at the Winter Olympics
It’s pretty straightforward.
# sochi-c
9 stages of inadequacy you feel while watching the Winter Olympics
Look at all the people who are so much better than us.
# Reel stories
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.
# Sochi
Olympic snowboarder tries to climb back up the hill after a false start, fails in hilarious fashion
It’s not like everyone you know is watching.