Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. IOC board won't meet during Sochi sports summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Herald

    Officials with knowledge of the decision say the International Olympic Committee has opted not to hold an executive board meeting during a global sports convention in Sochi, Russia, a move that signals a split with organizers of the SportAccord conference. Two senior officials tell The Associated Press that the IOC executive board decided on Thursday against meeting during the annual summit, to be held in Sochi from April 19-24.

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  2. Local skeleton athlete to race at World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Calgary police force, he continues his passion for skeleton. In the 2014/2015 final World Cup held Feb. 15 in Sochi, Russia Joe finished 12th place. This is a career best World Cup finish for Joe who says, "This track is a lot of fun with some ...

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  3. Five things to know about the 2015 Canadian mena s curling championshipRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... it two Canadian titles in a row. They didn't play in last year's Brier because of their run to Olympic gold in Sochi, Russia. The top-ranked men's team in Canada is not in the field. Mike McEwen's team is far and away the World Curling Tour's money ...

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  4. Games that must stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Economist

    ... Winter Olympics of 2022 now has only two bidders: China and Kazakhstan. Last year's winter games were held in Sochi, Russia, just as Vladimir Putin's meddling in Ukraine boiled over into bloodshed. Invasions notwithstanding, in 2018 Mr Putin is due ...

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  5. The 3 Biggest Threats That Could Derail Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Motley Fool

    ... like football's Super Bowl and baseball's World Series. For example, there was also the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Even though they didn't necessarily provide as big of a boost as was expected, they did help ...

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  6. Sochi's Pro-Gay Protester Speaks OutBy Jay MichaelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Beast

    One of the most powerful moments of last year's Olympics in Sochi took place not on the skating rink or ski slope, but in a public square in St. Petersburg, where a handful of courageous activists unfurled a banner protesting Russia's persecution of LGBT people. Ironically, the message the banner displayed was entirely neutral: It was an excerpt from the Olympic Charter's Principle 6, which describes discrimination as "incompatible with the Olympic movement."

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  7. On Native GroundIN Ukraine, Let Cooler Heads PrevailRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | American Reporter

    There can be little doubt the Ukrainian revolt against President Viktor Yanukovych is not over yet. Since he fled the country, pro-Russian protestors have massed in Crimea, taken over the buildings of the regional parliament there, and scores of armed men dressed all in black, with no identifying insignia , have stationed themselves at the region's two main airports.

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  8. Saultite to represent CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | SooToday

    ... Mont Tremblant, QC as an alternate guide. Femy was Mac Marcoux's guide at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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  9. Sochi's Pro-Gay Protester Speaks OutBy Jay MichaelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Beast

    One of the most powerful moments of last year's Olympics in Sochi took place not on the skating rink or ski slope, but in a public square in St. Petersburg, where a handful of courageous activists unfurled a banner protesting Russia's persecution of LGBT people. Ironically, the message the banner displayed was entirely neutral: it was an excerpt from the Olympic Charter's Principle 6, which describes discrimination as "incompatible with the Olympic movement."

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  10. Alcoholic Russian bears to move to Romania to sober upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Metro UK News

    Two alcoholic bears kept in squalid conditions for more than two decades in Russia may soon be moving to Romania to enjoy a better quality of life - and to sober up. A court ruled in February that the two male bears be taken from their owner, who kept in them in a tiny cage filled with rubbish in Sochi, where visitors frequently gave them alcoholic drinks, Tass reports.

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  11. Russian lesbian finds refuge in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Washington Blade

    Nadya, a 31-year-old lesbian from Russia, and her girlfriend of nearly six years were talking at a coffee shop in Northwest Baltimore early in the evening of Feb. 20. The temperature outside was a bitterly cold 12 degrees as the two women sat along the window that overlooked the parking lot of the Shops at Quarry Lake. Nadya and her girlfriend continued talking about their homeland, their relationship and the life they hope to build in the United States.

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  12. Go MikaelaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Go Mikaela! Our family was't going to miss our niece Mikaela Shiffrin at the World Cup Championships. Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1Bt3PDk After deciding against a trip to Sochi Russia for last year's Olympics and missing our niece Mikaela Shiffrin's skiing gold medal, our family decided that we would not miss this year's World Cup Championships to be held in Vail - the first time back in the U.S. since 1999.

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  13. Alcoholic BEARS confiscated from Russian restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Mail

    ... because of their alcohol addiction. The two alcoholic bears were confiscated from a restaurant in the city of Sochi, Russia, after they were found lying in this filthy cage (pictured) surrounded by rubbish. Patrons regularly bought them beer for ...

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  14. Mark McMorris looking forward to 2018 Olympics, saying he has "unfinished business"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Canada.com

    ... his bronze medal for snowboard slopestyle at the medal ceremonies during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on Saturday, February 8, 2014. McMorris has already accomplished more than many athletes achieve over the course of a career. He ...

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  15. Next stop for Jones rink: Sapporo, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | My Manitoba.com

    Jennifer Jones and her team from Winnipeg wore the Maple Leaf with pride and class a year ago in Sochi, Russia, winning gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now, the team will get another chance to wear that symbol on the world stage, in three weeks' time - at the Zen-Noh World Women's Curling Championship, presented by Ford of Canada, March 14 to 22 in Sapporo, Japan.

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  16. Life only gets busier for Mark McMorris-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Canadian Mark McMorris receives his bronze medal for snowboard slopestyle at the medal ceremonies during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia on Saturday, February 8, 2014. McMorris has already accomplished more than many athletes achieve over the course of a career.

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  17. Olympian and Milwaukee native Alyson Dudek previews 'The Amazing Race'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | NBC26

    Feb 10, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Alyson Dudek in the women's 500m short track speed skating heats during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Feb 10, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Alyson Dudek in the women's 500m short track speed skating heats during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace.

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  18. Voices: Russia has radically transformed in one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Windsor Beacon

    One year ago, Ukrainians ousted pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych, plunging both countries into a bloody conflict and setting in motion a transformation of Russia. In February 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin was basking in the glow of high international standing. 3 comments

  19. Erin Hamlin Earns Luge World Cup Gold MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Lite 98.7

    ... amlin is in her tenth World Luge Cup season. Her accomplishments and awards include an Olympic bronze medal in Sochi, Russia, six US World titles and a silver medal at the FIL World Cup events in Lake Placid this past December.

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  20. Coaching Russians 'rewarding' for UrselRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Kelowna Capital News

    Instead, an ailing knee has kept the former world junior champion from fully exercising his passion for curling since 2010. Ursel was hired by the Russian Curling Federation last month to coach the country's national men's program through to the end of the current season.

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