What started as protests over the Sochi Olympic Games have turned to boycotts. The French foreign minister announced French officials, including President Francoise Hollande, will not attend the games. Several days before that, the German President Joachim Gauck announced his own boycott. (Via WRC-TV) The Olympics have turned the world’s eye on Russia’s human rights policies, ...
As French officials announce their boycott of the Sochi Olympic Games, celebrities and sports figures have kept up their protests.
Jesse Owens' gold medal from the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany is up for auction in California. Owens' athletic feats dealt a blow to fascism in Berlin, but he returned to racism at home and struggled to find work. (Dec. 2)
The most decorated Olympian of all time entered the U.S. drug testing program, a sign he could be gearing up for the 2014 Olympics.
Body paint in place of uniforms. Bare feet instead of high-tech shoes. And it doesn't really matter if you win.
A vending machine has been set up at one of Moscow's subway stations that allows people to earn a free ticket by doing squats. > More Popular and trending stories You have to do 30 squats, actually, to get the free ride. The squats-for-seats initiative by the Russian Olympic Committee aims ...
On Thursday a torch for the Sochi Winter Olympics is due to blast off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on board a Soyuz rocket.
The U.S. Olympic team getting high marks for its selection of team gear for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Bowing to the fact that very few foreigners understand Japanese, mobile carrier DoCoMo has developed what it calls "Intelligent Glasses", designed to translate written Japanese into the wearers' language of choice. DoCoMo engineer Shinji Kimura says the glasses are a user-friendly vehicle for existing technology.