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Suicide bombers called biggest Sochi Olympics risk

01/31/2014 1:02am
While Sochi's Olympic venues are now among the most tightly guarded facilities in the world, the rest of this sprawling Black Sea resort looks more vulnerable.

Obama says Sochi Olympics are safe

01/31/2014 4:42am
President Barack Obama says he believes the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will be safe and is not discouraging Americans from attending.

Activists in court over access to Sochi Games

01/31/2014 6:15am
Two Russian activists have filed a lawsuit against the Sochi Olympics organizers after they were barred from attending the games, their lawyer said Friday.

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir going to savor Sochi

01/31/2014 6:49am
It's the final chapter of Canada's most successful ice dance story.

IOC to review Sochi's final preparations, security

01/31/2014 6:50am
Five days before the opening ceremony, new IOC President Thomas Bach will convene his inner cabinet to review final preparations and security plans for the Sochi Games and push his agenda for future policy changes in the Olympic movement.

Maze solving mystery of poor form before Olympics

01/31/2014 7:23am
The biggest puzzle in Alpine skiing ahead of the Sochi Olympics was working out what happened to Tina Maze.

Plushenko a calculated risk for Russia at Olympics

01/31/2014 7:57am
Evgeni Plushenko's sparkly outfits on the ice don't hide the mystery surrounding him as he heads for the Sochi Olympics.

Meteor medals an extra incentive in Sochi

01/31/2014 8:27am
There are gold medals, and there are those of the meteoric kind.

Morgenstern makes 1st jumps since ski flying crash

01/31/2014 3:47pm
The Austrian ski federation says three-time Olympic champion Thomas Morgenstern has made his first training jumps since recovering from a ski flying crash and is determined to compete at the Sochi Games.

As Olympics near, warships and FBI agents deploy

01/31/2014 6:03pm
U.S. officials say the first of two American warships heading into the Black Sea in advance of the Olympic Games has sailed from Italy. In another sign of U.S. efforts to protect Americans at the Winter Games, the FBI says at least two dozen agents are going to Sochi, Russia.

50-year-old speed skater achieves Olympic dream

01/31/2014 10:58pm
A glistening trail of glitter in the halls of a West Valley hotel is the proof of sparkling remnants of an Olympic dream 30 years in the making.