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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

Gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Women's Slalom during day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

18-Year-Old Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Olympic Slalom

Normally so composed, so in control, so not-very-teenlike on and off the slopes, Mikaela Shiffrin suddenly found herself in an awkward position halfway through the second leg of the Olympic slalom.

02/21/2014

US Ashley Wagner reacts in the kiss and cry zone during the Women's Figure Skating Free Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 20, 2014.  (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Wagner Plans To Stick Around For 4 More Years

Ashley Wagner marvels at how far coach Rafael Arutyunyan has pushed her in the past month. She can only imagine what she might accomplish in four years.

02/20/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

Matt Lauer reports for the NBC TODAY Show in the Rosa Khutor Mountain Village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Matt Lauer To Replace Bob Costas On Olympic Coverage

NBC Olympics host Bob Costas is headed to the sidelines because of his eye infections.

02/11/2014

Bradley Wilson of the United States competes in the Men's Moguls Qualification on day three of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Temperatures in Sochi Warm Enough to be Summer Olympics

With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.

02/10/2014

US gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg poses with his medal on the podium of the Men's Snowboard Slopestyle event of the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 8, 2014 at the Sochi medals plaza.  (Credit: ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Kotsenburg Uses A New Trick To Take 1st Gold

Sage Kotsenburg loves snowboarding for all its unexpected surprises.

02/08/2014

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Google Makes Olympic-Sized Statement Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Law

With the Olympics getting underway, Google quietly but vibrantly added its voice to the chorus of companies speaking out against Russia’s law restricting gay-rights.

02/07/2014

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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2014 Sochi Games Pregame Playlist

As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in Sochi, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before.

02/05/2014

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