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Sochi is a 'lifeless' ghost town only six months after the Winter Olympics

Much of the infrastructure built for the 2014 Winter Olympics is sitting in Sochi unused and unloved only six months after tourists and media left town. 144 more words


Jamaica we got a...hockey team?


Jamaica is a fierce competitor when it comes to the Summer Olympics. Yet, their presence in the Winter Olympics sometimes is unnoticeable compared to other countries. 146 more words


Jamaica eyes Winter Olympics in ice hockey

Jamaica’s goal is to field a men’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics in the next 20 years, according to the Toronto Star.

“If we can pull this off, you’re looking at an inspiring story and the idea that anything is accomplishable if you put your mind to it,”  273 more words


The Winter Games: From Tweedbury to Sochi

This is the follow-up to the London 2012 short story, based around the Sochi 2014 Winter Games. I decided that instead of focusing on the entire town, I would focus on one character in particular, Joe McCroft. 978 more words

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Curl Power

Twenty three year old Scottish curler Anna Sloan’s expressive face became one of the vivid images of last year’s Winter Olympics.

She was an integral part of… 159 more words


Canadian Olympic hockey hero Meghan Agosta joins Vancouver Police Department

One of the world’s greatest hockey players is now one of Vancouver’s finest.
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Meghan Agosta-Marciano has announced, via Twitter, that she is joining the Vancouver Police Department. 175 more words


Lolo Jones ends track and field season early

Lolo Jones is finished competing this year.

The Summer and Winter Olympian announced on Facebook that she’s skipping her last three track races this summer and will take a break after spending the last two years juggling two sports. 189 more words