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Canadian Church Shows 2014 Winter Olympics Gold-Medal Hockey Game on Television

Anyone who questions Canada's passion for hockey needs to think again.<p>The gold-medal game between Canada and Sweden at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics took place early Sunday morning, which is when some people are in church. Luckily, one church was very accommodating.<p>Check out the scene at one …

Elfstedentocht: This insane 120-mile speedskating race makes the Winter Olympics look easy.

As the 2014 Winter Olympics draw to a close, one thing, at least, is clear: The Dutch are the greatest speedskaters in the world. The Netherlands won …

Sochi Winter Olympics: Stunning Photos From Your Shot Members

National Geographic Your Shot members capture photos from the Sochi Winter Olympics.<p>Thousands of people traveled to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. During the competition, international visitors toured the local area and took photographs of the Olympic events. Here are a few snapshots from …

14 Things The 2014 Olympics Can Teach Us About Living Well

We've had more than two weeks of jaw-dropping Winter Olympic glory. But doesn't it feel like we <i>just</i> donned our patriotic gear, and now somehow it's already time to watch the closing ceremonies?<p>We'll be sad to see the end of the Sochi games, but thanks to some awe-inspiring moments and wise lessons …

Olympics Closing Ceremony 2014: Analyzing Epic Sochi Conclusion

Sochi, Russia played host to an excellent 2014 Winter Olympics, and Sunday's closing ceremony wrapped up the exceptional and exciting athletic showcase. With a beautiful, dazzling display that rivaled and in some ways topped the ceremony that commenced the Winter Games, Russia continued to thrive …

In pictures: Sochi Olympics closes with spoof of opening glitch

The Winter Olympics on Sunday closed with host nation Russia finishing on top of the board with a total of 33 medals as Sochi pulled down the curtain on the most expensive winter games of all time.<p>Sochi also let its hair down with a light-hearted reference to an embarrassing hiccup in the opening …

Here’s How Russia Made Fun of Itself in the Olympics Closing Ceremonies

In the closing ceremonies for the Sochi Olympics Sunday, Russia gave itself a little poke, making fun of an embarrassing lighting glitch that occurred during the opening ceremonies a couple weeks earlier.<p>Russian event organizers showed they could laugh at themselves when they orchestrated dancers …

Rousey keeps losing her Olympic bronze medal

LAS VEGAS -- An Olympic medal is a prize for which athletes dedicate their entire lives.<p>Ronda Rousey lost hers in a bar.<p>The UFC women's bantamweight …

An Incredible Picture Of The 3-Way Photo Finish In Olympic Ski Cross

The quarterfinals of men's ski cross gave us one of the craziest finishes of the Olympics.<p>On the final jump of the race, three of the four skiers (Russia's Egor Korotkov, Sweden's Victor Oehling Norberg, and Finland's Jouni Pellinen) all crashed.<p>They tumbled across the finish line at the same time, …

Russia's Economy Is In Bad Shape And The Olympics Won't Help

The rouble has been hit particularly hard in the emerging market selloff that began on Jan. 22 with news of weaker-than-expected manufacturing growth in China. Russia's currency weakened some 6.9 percent against the dollar in January, more than that of any other emerging market except the Hungarian …

The 13 Most Intense Facial Expressions Of Olympic Figure Skaters

While Olympic figure skaters tend to look incredibly graceful and elegant on screen, the still photos of their performances tell a somewhat different story.<p>The intense facial expressions of these skaters convey how physically difficult the sport is — it takes a lot of strength and athleticism to be …

Kate Hansen Tweeted 'Wolf' From Sochi But Luge Association Says It Was A Hoax (VIDEO) [UPDATED]

<b>UPDATE 3:35 p.m.:</b> Jimmy Kimmel may deserve a gold medal for his latest viral hoax. A publicist for the U.S. Luge Association told "Inside Edition" that Olympian Kate Hansen teamed up with the "Late Night" host on the Epic#SochiFail she shared on Twitter. Going forward, Hansen is not to be believed …

Jamaica Bobsled Song Will Put You In An Olympics State Of Mind (VIDEO)

Jamaica didn't win a medal in the bobsled -- but this new theme song is solid gold.<p>To the rightIt's bobsled time!To the leftIt's bobsled time!<p>"The Bobsled Song" by Sidney Mills, Jon Notar and Groove Guild was written to match the course at the Sochi Games. If you had it playing during the weekend's …

Bode Miller defends NBC reporter

SOCHI, Russia — American skier Bode Miller is responding to criticism of an NBC post-race interview by saying it was a "crazy emotional moment."<p>The interview, conducted after Miller won a bronze medal in the men's super-G ski race, turned to his emotions given the passing of his younger brother, …

NBC Is Having A Hard Time Identifying Flags For The Winter Olympics

A fun idea for future Summer and Winter Olympics coverage would be to let school children pick out all of the information that NBC reveals about each country, because I’m not sure that it would be much different than what we’re learning from the network now. As if the 2014 Sochi Games couldn’t be …

Amazing Helmets Worn by Athletes of the Sliding Sport ‘Skeleton’ at the 2014 Winter Olympics

The winter sliding sport known as skeleton is a fairly recent addition to the modern Winter Olympics, having been added again in 2002, and due to the …

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NHL's return to Olympics on hold; women's game will be back

SOCHI, Russia -- While the issue of NHL players' continued participation in Olympic hockey tournaments remains unsettled, one agreement apparently was reached by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel and NHL Players' Assn. Executive Director Donald …

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Bruised And Bloody 'Sochi Selfie' Shows Painful Side Of Competing In The Olympics (PHOTO)

The pictures being shared on social by media by Olympians at the 2014 Winter Games have tended toward the comic and joyful. There have been countless smiling #SochiSelfies, one too many suggestive photos featuring the Olympic flame and plenty of #SochieProblems.<p>British skier Rowan Cheshire showed …

Canadian Coach Thinks The Russians Sabotaged Them In The Olympic Luge Relay

In an interview with the Toronto Star, Staudinger implied that officials intentionally tampered with the track to slow down opposing teams after the Russian team had completed their run.<p>Luge tracks are climate controlled, so you can turn up temperature of the ice to slow it down and turn down the …

Nordic Combined Gold Medalist Jumps For Joy In The Best Podium Celebration Of The Olympics

We've seen some great podium celebrations at the Olympics so far.<p>There were the skiers who hopped onto the same stage after sharing a gold medal in the women's downhill, and the Canadian sisters who held hands after winning gold and silver.<p>But this one from German nordic combined gold medalist Eric …

J.J. Watt Shows Off Hockey Skills, Is Really Into The Sochi Olympics (VIDEO)

It turns out that 2012 NFL defensive player of the year J.J. Watt has some hockey skills as well. Judging from the YouTube video the Houston Texans linebacker tweeted on Tuesday, he's a decent skater and can handle the puck pretty well. Take a look.<p>Watt also happens to be a big fan of the Winter …

American Skier Torin Yater-Wallace Loves Free McDonald's in Olympic Village

When things are free, stock up.<p>We have already seen Olympians get free Coca-Cola, Powerade and beer. Of course, athletes need something to wash down with their free beverages.<p>McDonald's continues to be a sponsor of the Olympics, so athletes are lucky enough to get free food in the Olympic Village. …

Sochi Is Warmer Today Than Almost Every City To Ever Host The Summer Olympics

The competitors were necessarily wearing skis when they lined up for the start of the men's Nordic combined on Wednesday afternoon at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center, but the fans watching certainly didn't need to be dressed for a winter sporting event. Once again, the temperatures were soaring at …

The Wildest Ski Slope Wipeouts At The Sochi Olympics (PHOTOS)

The athletes may be bundled up, but these 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are some of the warmest in memory... and it's getting in the way of the sports. "It was pretty warm snow and I don't think I adapted to it well," American skier Stacey Cook told the AP. "It slides under your ski more."<p>Cue the …