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La patinadora de short track Arianna Fontana, a la que ya dedicamos una entrada, ha hablado en exclusiva con Rincón Olímpico sobre sus experiencias olímpicas. 748 more words

Vanessa-Mae's four-year skiing ban overturned

Violinist Vanessa-Mae‘s four-year skiing ban for taking part in rigged qualifying races to reach the Sochi Olympics was overturned Friday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which upheld her ineligibility to compete in the 2014 Winter Games. 155 more words


Nesbitt announces retirement, shares stories from the journey

The news: On Thursday, three-time Olympian Christine Nesbitt announced her retirement from the sport of speed skating. In 11 international seasons the London-native earned two Olympic medals: Canada’s first-ever gold in the women’s 1000m, won at Vancouver 2010, and a team pursuit silver medal from Turin 2006. 1,071 more words


An Australian first ?

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No, not a gondola in one of our resorts, a $50 lift pass or an all-male group of 21 year-olds behaving respectfully for an entire week in Niseko … 67 more words


On the day of Washington Capitals' Game 7, Nicklas Backstrom takes flak from former drug czar over failed Olympic drug test

Dick Pound, the Canadian who has served on the International Olympic Committee and was the the first president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, continues to have a bee in his britches over the National Hockey League. 629 more words


An Interview with Annabel Blake

Annabel was on the road to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Games as a skier with Australia.  Since she could walk, Annabel remembers being on skis.   97 more words


KHL team in Sochi, key part of city's Olympic legacy, has not paid its players in more than two months

MOSCOW — The Kontinental Hockey League team in Sochi, a major part of the Russian city’s legacy from last year’s Winter Olympics, has not paid its players in more than two months. 438 more words