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Russian soldiers patrol the air defence missile military base stationed near the Olympic park at the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, on November 30, 2013 Credits: The spider-like helicopter can whirr up straight into the sky, hover over cars and people, zoom in on a license plate and then take a close-up of a man's face in the crowd.
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Canada is riding a three-game winning streak against the U.S. in women's hockey, but it hasn't been all smooth sailing for the Canadian women this winter.
Olympic champion Yang Hak-seon, who vaulted South Korea gymnastics into the limelight by winning gold at the 2012 London Games, has flipped out at plans by Hanyang University to disband its gymnastics team, fearing it could harm the sport's growth.
Vancouver, Canada, councilor Tim Stevenson, who is openly gay, announced on Wednesday that he will go to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, despite the country's anti-gay laws, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports.
It is seldom that we have good news to report about Russia, so we're pleased to note that NBC is starting to pay more attention to the country's antigay abuse.
Moments before he put down an X Games run that would make him the youngest medalist ever, Ayumu Hirano crashed hard enough to crack his helmet.
In this May 1, 2013, file photo, gay rights activists carry rainbow flags as they march during a May Day rally in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In Russia, organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics have called on dozens of shamans to pray for snow.
Ex-NBA player Jason Collins and tennis great Martina Navratilova urged world sports bodies like the International Olympic Committee and FIFA to do more to support gay athletes at a special United Nations event Tuesday celebrating International Human Rights Day.
A last-minute decision by the banned Indian Olympic Association to comply with IOC orders is a good first step for the country's gradual return to the Olympic fold, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Tuesday.
The grandmother of U.S. Olympic Luge team member Erin Hamlin has been killed in a car crash in upstate New York.
Evan Lysacek, seen at the Vancouver Games, was the first American to win figure skating gold at the Olympics since Brian Boitano in Calgary in 1988.
Jeremy Wotherspoon has never been able to get rid of that nagging feeling that he left something behind when he officially retired from speedskating following the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
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The temporary arrangement isn't the final word in a custody clash that has become a public drama for the skier and a cause of concern among women's rights activists.
Despite his promise to be out and proud at the Sochi Olympics this February, openly gay New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup failed to qualify for the games.