Olympic reflections: From Sochi to Crimea
The opening and closing ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games seemed to be aimed more toward President Vladimir Putin's Russian constituency than the rest of the world.
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
With the 14th Annual Powder Week drawing to a close, I've carried my share of skis this week and have yet to master the perfect technique.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Roz 'proud' to reach halfpipe finals
Quest University student Roz Groenewoud may not have skied her best, but she was proud to have reached the finals of the inaugural Olympic women's ski halfpipe competition on Thursday at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Russia.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Vail Daily News
In the spirit of Sarah Burke
Anna Phelan, sister of the late Sarah Burke,speaks March 29, 2013, at an event honoring Burke in Vail.
Globe and Mail
Russian freestyle skier Komissarova says she is paralyzed from waist down
In this photo provided by RIA Novosti Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, speaks to skier Maria Komissarova in a hospital in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Touching tribute to freestyle star Sarah Burke in Sochi
Legendary Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke was remembered in Sochi as her coach spread her ashes at the halfpipe, on top of a mountain, and near the Olympic rings.
Bowman of US claims gold in womena s sk...
Braid spinning in the chilly mountain air, Maddie Bowman of the U.S. soared to the first-ever gold in women's Olympic halfpipe skiing, edging Marie Martinod of France in the final on a night the sport paid tribute to late Canadian freestyle skiing icon Sarah Burke.
'The country will not soon forget...'
NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ************************** Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement congratulating the Canadian Winter Olympic Team on their stellar performance at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia: Our Winter Olympic team went to Sochi to proudly represent their country and ... (more)
10 Inspiring Sochi Moments That Embody the Olympic Spirit
Sure, you can remember this year's competition for the wipe outs , thrilling victories or political controversies , but consider looking back and learning from the inspiring moments.
The Globe and Mail
Canada appealing results in men's skicross, could see Leman bumped to gold
From L-R: France's Jean Frederic Chapuis competes with compatriots Arnaud Bovolenta and Jonathan Midol and Canada's Brady Leman during the men's freestyle skiing skicross finals round at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 20, 2014.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
NBC reaps Sochi death headlines, but it's just one player
No one pressed the issue of Bode Miller's late brother like NBC's Christin Cooper, but the network wasn't alone with the story.
Sochi Scene: Spreading Burke's ashes
Before the Olympics started, the Canadian freestyle team spread Sarah Burke's ashes in the halfpipe and around other areas in the mountains above Sochi.
The St Paul Journal
Burke remembered in Sochi, coach spreads ashes of late skier in halfpipe
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Fri Feb 21, 2014
Opinion: Are black armbands too political for Olympics?
Editor's note: Amy Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle , has written widely on the cultural history of sports, including the book "Not the Triumph but the Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete."
Sarah Burke, Late Skier, Honored at Olympics by Halfpipe Athletes, Family
Sarah Burke, the Canadian freestyle skiing pioneer who died in January 2012, was remembered at the Sochi Games by her fellow athletes and others for her contribution to the sport.
Women's Figure Skating, Skiing Halfpipe and other things that made us cry
It's the 13th night of these Sochi Olympics and I am all out of witty banter so let's just get on with it already.
Sochi Olympics: Figure skating's unexpected win
Russia's Adelina Sotnikova celebrates holding her flag at the end of the Figure Skating Women's free skating Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 20, 2014.
Canada finishes 1-2 in Olympic women's skicross
Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa got great air even with their ski boots on, kicking back their heels and flailing their arms so wide, they almost dropped the flowers.
Tahoe skier wins halfpipe
Maddie Bowman of the United States jumps off the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
Quest University watches Roz G and Keltie Hanson compete
Students at Quest University in Squamish took a break from classes Thursday morning to watch classmates Roz Groenewoud, also known as Roz G, and Keltie Hanson compete in the first-ever Olympic women's halfpipe ski event in Sochi.