2014 Olympics

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15: Nicklas Backstrom. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Report: Caps Center Backstrom Fails Drug Test in Sochi For Allergy Meds

Washington Capitals center and Swedish Olympian Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test in Sochi and didn’t play in the gold medal game against Canada Sunday, the Associated Press reports.


File photo of Jimmy Kimmel. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Video of Wolf in Sochi Dorm Turns Out to be Hoax Organized By Jimmy Kimmel

A viral video that showed a wolf walking through an Olympics dormitory in Sochi, Russia turned out to be a hoax. Behind the widespread prank was Jimmy Kimmel, the host of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on ABC.


Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin assisted Under Armour in determining how air flow best wraps around the skaters, providing the ideal aerodynamic skeleton for the suits. (Credit: @UnderArmour)

No U.S. Speedskaters Medaled While Wearing Under Armour’s Specially-Designed Suits

The 2014 Sochi Olympics were expected to be a triumphant moment for the U.S. speedskating team — and the squad’s sponsor, Under Armour.


Security personnel walk in the Olympic Park in the Coastal Cluster on Jan. 9, 2014 in Alder, Russia. (credit: Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Russian Official Reveals That Hotel Surveillance Video Records Shower Activity

While discussing recent complaints from journalists covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the deputy prime minister of Olympic preparations revealed that video surveillance equipment is documenting shower activity in hotel rooms.