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Olympic Speedskating Schedule 2014: TV Info, Live Stream and Day 3 Preview

The 2014 Winter Olympics have been sensational thus far, but Day 3 of the competition will bring speedskating to the forefront of the Olympics stage.<p>While the days of Apolo Anton Ohno setting the ice on fire are over, there is still plenty of intrigue out of the American camp when it comes to both …

Irina Rodnina, Former Russian Skater Who Lit Olympic Flame, Tweeted Racist Obama Photo

The extravagant Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony culminated with the lighting of the Olympic flame by two of Russia's famous Olympians, Irina Rodnina and Vladislav Tretiak.<p>Rodnina, a gold medal winning figure skater, is currently a Member of Parliament in Russian President Vladmir Putin's …

US and Russia Accused of Conspiring to Fix Olympics Figure Skating

L'Equipe, a French sports magazine, published a story this weekend quoting an anonymous Russian coach who claims the Olympics are fixed and America …

Here's A Guide To Every Winter Olympic Sport

<b>What is it?</b> It may be one of the more recent Olympic disciplines - making its debut in 1998 - but snowboarding is undoubtedly one of the most popular. Among the 10 snowboarding events in the Games is the gravity-defying halfpipe competition, in which athletes fly out of the rim of a halfpipe shaped …

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Olympic Bobsledder Who Had To Bust Down His Bathroom Door Gets Stuck In An Elevator

Sochi's creaky infrastructure had been particularly unkind to American bobsledder Johnny Quinn.<p>Two days after getting locked in his bathroom in the Olympic Village and having to bash his door down, Quinn said he got stuck in an elevator on Monday.<p>He was with teammate Nick Cunningham and engineer …

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Olympics Rage-o-Meter: Introducing Slate’s daily look at how much America hates NBC’s coverage from Sochi.

In 2008, <b>Slate</b> introduced the world to the Sap-o-Meter, the first ever empirical evaluation of the schmaltziness of NBC’s Olympics coverage. In 2010 …

Johnny Quinn Got Stuck In Elevator Along With Two Other USA Olympic Bobsledders (PHOTOS)

U.S. Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn isn't having the best luck in Sochi. Just a couple of days after getting stuck in the bathroom of his own room in the Olympic village, the 30-year-old found himself trapped in an elevator. This time, Quinn had company. He was trapped with U.S. boblsed teammates …