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Billie Jean King: On Sochi Olympics, Gay Rights

By Melissa Murphy | Monday Mar 3, 2014
Billie Jean King opens up about the Sochi Olympics gay rights and LGBT people in the sports world.

Sochi Cleans Up as World Leaves Olympics Behind

By Ted Anthony | Monday Feb 24, 2014
By the busload, the world’s athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi’s airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success.

Cossack ’Held Accountable’ In Attack on Pussy Riot

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday the Cossack who horsewhipped members of Pussy Riot has been "held accountable" for the attack.

Human Rights Pledge Urged for Future Olympic Hosts

By David Crary | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
Citing widespread dismay with Russia’s anti-gay laws, a coalition of more than 30 human rights and gay rights groups is calling on the Int’l Olympic Committee to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their bo

Column: Sochi Games Finally Get Their ’Wow’ Moment

By John Leicester | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
As Adelina Sotnikova finished her gold medal-winning skate, only the Olympic ice felt nothing, because it is cold and hard. Russian hearts - passionate, patriotic and on this night bursting with warmth - melted for their new champion.

Under Armour Stumbles in Olympic Sponsorship

By Mae Anderson | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
The 2014 Sochi Olympics were expected to be a triumphant moment for the U.S. speedskating team - and the squad’s sponsor, Under Armour. It’s been anything but that.

US Warship Deployed Near Sochi Runs Aground

Wednesday Feb 19, 2014
The U.S. Navy says one of two U.S. warships dispatched to the Black Sea before the Sochi Winter Olympics is being inspected for damage after it ran aground at a Turkish port last week.

Ukraine Crisis Felt Among Athletes at Olympics

By Angela Charlton and Tim Dahlberg | Wednesday Feb 19, 2014
Others tried to keep it from him, but Dmytro Mytsak knew what had happened before he took to the slopes.

Russian Security Forces Attack Pussy Riot Members

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Wednesday Feb 19, 2014
Cossack militia attacked the Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the group tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.

IOC: Protests At Olympic Sites Are Inappropriate

Wednesday Feb 19, 2014
The IOC says it would be "wholly inappropriate" for the Russian punk group Pussy Riot to protest at Sochi Olympic sites.

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