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Fisht Stadium will be home venue for Sochi soccer club

The Olympic Stadium that held Opening and Closing Ceremonies in Sochi is set to host soccer matches a little earlier than expected.

Sochi’s soccer club, FC Zhemchuzhina, is being reformed, Russia Minister of Sport  107 more words


Sochi Olympics sold more tickets than Vancouver, boss says

The Sochi Olympics beat the 2010 Vancouver Games for tickets sold, Sochi Organizing Committee president Dmitry Chernyshenko said Monday.

At least 640,000 people registered for tickets to the 2014 Olympics, about two million visited the Sochi Olympic Park and two billion people saw at least “one minute” of the Sochi Olympics on TV, Chernyshenko said, … 69 more words


What U.S. Olympians told President Obama at White House

WASHINGTON – Sage Kotsenburg joked that he would say “What’s up dog?” to President Obama on Thursday. Actually, the coolest part of their meeting at the White House was spoken by Obama. 1,130 more words


WATCH LIVE: Team USA meets President Obama, First Lady at the White House

Team USA athletes from the 2014 Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Games will be honored by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House on Thursday. 20 more words

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Rob Ford mistakenly votes against congratulating Canada Olympians, Nelson Mandela

Toronto mayor Rob Ford had two regrettable moments Wednesday, voting against city council motions to congratulate Canadian Olympians and Paralympians and name a street after  75 more words


Kotsenburg, Davis/White, Pikus-Pace among Best of U.S. Awards winners

WASHINGTON – Sage Kotsenburg, Erin Hamlin, Meryl Davis and Charlie White and Noelle Pikus-Pace earned top honors at the first Best of U.S. Awards at Warner Theatre on Wednesday night. 418 more words


IOC opposes bid to trademark Olympic four-ring glitch logo

The International Olympic Committee is opposed to a Russian who wants to trademark the Sochi Olympic Opening Ceremony symbol glitch of four Olympic rings and one snowflake. 60 more words