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Sydney, Mar 2 (ANI): Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe is reportedly recuperating in an unassuming chalet in a Swiss village, where he moved after his failed bid to make the Australian swim team for the London Olympics.
Washington, Feb. 28 (ANI): US Olympic ice-dancing gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charles White are reportedly quite impressed with Vladimir Putin after their brush at Sochi Olympics.
Johannesburg, Feb. 24 (ANI): Organizers of the Sochi Olympics closing ceremony showed their light-hearted side and poked fun at their own mishap at the opening ceremony with the Olympic rings.
Sweden and Austria players take Sochi doping toll to 6 Feb 24, 10:51 am
Sydney, Feb. 24 (ANI): A Swedish ice hockey player and an Austrian cross-country skier were thrown out of the Winter Olympics failing drug tests, taking the doping toll to six at Sochi.
Two more athletes test positive for doping at Sochi Olympics Feb 23, 10:59 am
Sydney, Feb 23 (ANI): Two fresh doping cases have reportedly hit the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi which took the total number of failed drugs tests to four.
Rebecca Adlington 'gets nose job' following years of ridicule Feb 23, 10:58 am
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Rebecca Adlington underwent cosmetic surgery at a Harley Street clinic to have her nose reduced in size following lots of criticism over the years.
Robbie Williams believes Aussie women are Olympians at sex Feb 23, 10:44 am
Melbourne. Feb 23 (ANI): Robbie Williams thinks women in Australia are Olympians when it comes to sex.
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Finland's men's ice hockey team has beaten their United States counterparts 5-0 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, taking away the Americans' only chance of winning the bronze medal.
Venus silences critics by winning WTA Dubai Open Feb 23, 9:38 am
Johannesburg, Feb 23 (ANI): American tennis ace Venus Williams has silenced her critics who said she could never make a significant comeback at the age of 33 by winning the WTA Dubai Open on Saturday.
Over 1 mln S.Korean fans sign petition demanding inquiry into 'shock loss' at Sochi figure skating Feb 22, 12:03 pm
London, Feb 22 (ANI): More than 1.5 million South Koreans have reportedly signed a petition demanding an inquiry into the shock defeat of their country's figure skater Yuna Kim at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Defending champions Canada have defeated the United States 1-0 in the men's ice hockey semi-final clash at 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, setting up a gold medal clash with Sweden in the finals.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): A female German biathlete and a male Italian bobsledder have reportedly been expelled from the ongoing 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after the duo tested positive for banned substances, in the first doping cases of these Games. Double gold-medal winning biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle confirmed her positive test, describing it as the 'worst nightmare that can ever be imagined' while the Italian Olympic Committee revealed it had thrown bobsledder William Frullani out of the Games after he tested positive for a banned substance.
Coca-Cola slammed for Sochi winner's `coke before every race` ad Feb 21, 1:04 pm
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Softdrink giant Coca-Cola was reportedly slammed by a U.S. based nutritional advocacy group following the broadcast of an ad that aired during NBC's Olympics featuring giant slalom winner Ted Ligety,
US athlete films video of 'wolf' roaming around Sochi hotel Feb 21, 11:06 am
London, Feb 21 (ANI): A US athlete has reportedly filmed what appears to be a wolf wandering in the halls of the hotel in Sochi, where she is staying for the duration of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
What ancient Olympians ate Feb 20, 3:24 pm
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): While sports nutrition may seem cutting edge at this day and age, its roots can be traced back to the Olympics in ancient times.
Sydney, Feb. 20 (ANI): Cossack militia attacked Russian punk group Pussy Riot members with whips and teargas in the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi on Wednesday.
'Lightning Bolt' may try his hand at bobsledding! Feb 19, 11:44 am
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt may reportedly join his country's bobsleigh team for the 2018 Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Arrested Pussy Riot members released in Sochi Feb 19, 10:22 am
London, Feb. 19 (ANI): Two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were arrested on Monday near the Winter Olympics resort of Sochi, have been released.
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A Singaporean-born British violinist is reportedly making her debut in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as a skier and is representing Thailand in the women's giant slalom.
Sochi Olympics champions to receive meteorite medals after Games Feb 17, 1:06 pm
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Officials from Russia's Chelyabinsk region are reportedly planning to present medallions made from chunks of a 10- ton meteor crash to Sochi Olympians, who won gold medals on the February 15 anniversary of the crash.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned potential drug cheats at the Sochi Winter Olympics that they can be caught in the future even if they remain undetected now by re-analysing test samples taken in Sochi over the next decade.
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): American tennis legend and openly gay athlete Billie Jean King has reportedly been named as part of the presidential delegation to the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Russian skier undergoing spinal surgery following training accident in Sochi Olympics Feb 16, 10:42 am
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A Russian skier is reportedly undergoing a surgery on her spine after injuring it while training at Sochi during the ongoing Winter Olympics.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The United States has narrowly overcome hosts Russia in a dramatic shootout during their ice hockey clash at the ongoing Winter Olympics in Sochi, winning 3-2 on penalties in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie has broken one of the oldest standing world records in the sport held by former Ukrainian Olympic great Sergey Bubka with a 6.16m leap in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
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