2014 Sochi Olympic Games

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, figure skater Denis Ten, of Kazakhstan, reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's short program figure skating, in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Prosecutors in Kazakhstan said Thursday, July 19, 2018, that Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten has been killed, and they are treating the case as murder. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
July 19, 2018 - 1:13 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder. Ten was stabbed after a dispute with people who allegedly tried to steal a mirror from his car in his home city of Almaty, Kazakh news agencies...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, police officers guard before a Russian Premier League Championship soccer match between Spartak Moscow and Tosno, with the World Cup Spartak stadium in the background, in Moscow, Russia. The World Cup marks a moment of pride for President Vladimir Putin, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia’s achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leader has made security of the tournament the top priority, ordering sweeping measures to fend off any potential threats from the ground, sea or air. But despite the strict security regime, threats abound in Russia, which has faced an Islamist rebellion in the south and waged a military campaign in Syria. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 04, 2018 - 10:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — For President Vladimir Putin, the World Cup marks a moment of pride, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia's achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leader has made security of the tournament the top priority, ordering an array of measures to fend off...
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This photo taken on Thursday, May 17, 2018 shows a view of the Olympic Sports Center where Panama's soccer team will live during the 2018 World Cup in Saransk, Russia. Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals. In the host city of Saransk, a training center notorious for doping abuses and tainted medals will now be the home of Panama’s soccer team. (AP Photo/Julia Chestnova)
May 21, 2018 - 11:14 am
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Nestled on the edge of the forest outside the Russian city of Saransk is the home of one of the most successful doping programs in history. Athletes from the V.M. Chegin Olympic Training Center dominated race-walking for over a decade, winning nine Olympic and 18 world...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn heads into the doping control room after competing in women's downhill at the Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea. Questions over the integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics, including two who tightened their bottles so tightly, they cracked the caps. In all, there were 3,189 tests conducted. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
May 10, 2018 - 8:20 pm
Questions over the integrity of sample-collection bottles led to frustration from athletes this year at Winter Olympics, including two who tightened their bottles so tightly, they cracked the caps. Independent observers released their report Thursday about the anti-doping operation in Pyeongchang...
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April 30, 2018 - 11:00 am
The whistleblower who exposed Russia's scheme to cheat at the 2014 Olympics has filed a motion to dismiss a libel lawsuit brought on behalf of three Russian biathletes whose medals were stripped from the Sochi Games for doping. Lawyers for whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov also filed a lawsuit...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, March 1, 2018, journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia. Buoyed by an oil boom, President Vladimir Putin's rule since 2000 has been marked by complaints about corruption and human rights abuse, tension with the West over Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and accusations of meddling in U.S. elections. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he approved of a plan to shoot down a hijacked passenger jet in 2014. A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight and demand that it go to Sochi as the Winter Olympics were about to start there. The pilot instead tricked the man, who was...
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A security person stands near the Olympic flags during a ceremony to mark the arrival of the Olympic flag and start of the flag tour for the Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022 at a section of the Great Wall of China in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
February 27, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC finished the Pyeongchang Olympics by averaging just under 20 million viewers with its prime-time coverage on the network, NBCSN cable and live streaming, which was a 7 percent decline from the Winter Olympics of 2014. The Nielsen company said that the NBC-only average in prime...
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Performers participate in the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 7:50 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The Pyeongchang Olympics have closed with a performance by popular boy band EXO. The nine-member South Korean-Chinese group took the stage Sunday at the closing ceremony of the games. One of the band...
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Team canada celebrates after the men's bronze medal hockey game against the Czech Republic at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Canada won 6-4.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 24, 2018 - 9:42 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Canadians made sure they aren't going home from the Olympics empty-handed, even after missing out on a third straight gold medal. Andrew Ebbett, Chris Kelly and Derek Roy each scored in the...
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Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 23, 2018 - 12:16 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A second Russian athlete failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony. Russian Bobsled Federation President Alexander Zubkov...
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