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