2014 Winter Olympics

Charlotte-based reporter Brittney Cason writes she was nearly duped into going to Sochi. (Getty Images)

‘It Happened To Me:’ Reporter Tells How She Was Nearly Victim Of Human Trafficking In Sochi

A con man fabricated a broadcasting contract with a major network in order to female reporter to Russia for the Sochi Olympics.

02/26/2014

Members of anti-protest punk group Pussy Riot were struck by Cossacks with whips in Sochi. (Getty Images)

Cossack ‘Held Accountable’ For Attack On Pussy Riot

A group of Cossacks was videoed lashing members of Pussy Riot as they started to perform in Sochi.

02/22/2014

American luger Kate Hansen admitted to being part of a prank video supposedly showing a wolf in an Olympic Village dorm. (Getty Images)

U.S. Olympian Kate Hansen Admits To Faking Wolf Video

Kate Hansen conspired with talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel to post hoax video of a wolf.

02/21/2014

The USS Taylor was deployed to the Black Sea ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. (Photo credit: Navsource.org)

U.S. Warship Deployed Near Sochi Runs Aground

The USS Taylor is being inspected for damage.

02/19/2014

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.

02/18/2014

Human rights groups are disappointed athletes have not been speaking out against Russia's anti-gay laws. (Getty Images)

So Far Silence From Olympians On Anti-Gay Laws

The issue of gay rights in Russia has faded into the background as the Games progress.

02/15/2014

Billie Jean King was unable to attend the opening ceremonies because of her mother's illness. (Getty Images)

Billie Jean King To Attend Sochi Closing Ceremonies For U.S.

President Obama announced the tennis legend will be part of the official U.S. delegation.

02/15/2014

Performers sing as the Olympic rings are presented during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics at the Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 7, 2014 in Sochi. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / YURI KADOBNOV)

Bobsled Team Member Quinn, Famous For Breaking Door, Gets Caught In Elevator

Johnny Quinn, the American bobsled team member who is now famous for having to break out of a bathroom door while in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics, was seemingly locked into a second location.

02/10/2014

Security officers at Moscow's airport are reportedly not bothering to inspect passengers bags on flight to Sochi. (Getty Images)

Banned Carry-On Items Get Through Russian Security

Journalists and tourists have been able to board planes in Moscow with toothpaste and other liquids, say officials are not checking for them.

02/06/2014

Though beautiful, scientists warn conditions around the mountains near Sochi are just right for deadly avalanches. (Getty Images)

Sochi Mountain Range Has Caused Some Of The Deadliest Avalanches In Recent History

It’s unique combination of jagged peaks, rocky slopes and proximity to the Black Sea have caused some of the deadliest avalanches in the past 10 years.

02/06/2014

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