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  • News | Sochi 2014

    Men’s freestyle skiing: Style kings reign supreme at Rosa Khutor

    With two new events – slopestyle and halfpipe – added to the freestyle ski programme for Sochi 2014 there was no shortage of excitement on offer at Rosa Khutor. Canada’s Alex Bilodeau bossed the moguls yet again, there were clean sweeps for USA in the slopestyle and for France in the ski cross, while Anton Kushnir underlined Belarus mastery of the aerials, and David Wise showed why he is the halfpipe king.
    12 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Freestyle Skiing, CHAPUIS, Jean Frederic
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    Women’s freestyle skiing: Free spirits and style queens strut their stuff

    With slopestyle and halfpipe making their full Olympic debut at Sochi 2014, freestyle skiers were out in force on the Rosa Khutor slopes. From shared sibling joy in the moguls, to unexpected maternal joy in the aerials, the five women’s events produced some stunning performances and some iconic moments.
    10 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Freestyle Skiing
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    Sochi 2014: Mum’s the word!

    The latest edition of the Olympic Winter Games produced some astonishing performances from women athletes, including a number who now manage to combine top-level competition with parenthood. We pay tribute to four mums who came away from Sochi 2014 with a medal.
    28 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Women in Sport
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    Magic moments: A glance back at Sochi 2014

    As the curtain falls on Sochi 2014, join us for a look back at the defining moments in each of the 15 disciplines which helped make the XXII Winter Games so special.
    24 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ice Hockey, Luge, Nordic Combined, Short Track Speed Skating, Skeleton, Ski Jumping, Snowboard, Speed Skating
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Women make a name for themselves in Sochi

    Whether they are a new generation of young female athletes, such as 17-year-old ski jumper Sara Takanashi, or are Olympic veterans, like Canadian ice-hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser, women at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games are breaking records, making history and imposing themselves both on the field of play and in sports administration.
    22 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Women in Sport, Olympic News
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    Lassila’s giant quadruple leap for womankind

    On 14 February, as night fell on Rosa Khutor, the defending women’s aerials champion Lydia Lassila may have ceded her Olympic crown, but she also achieved a monumental landmark for her sport.
    17 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Freestyle Skiing, Australia
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    Olympic Solidarity athletes win medals in Sochi

    Nine athletes supported by the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme have won medals in the first ten days of competition at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
    17 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Olympic Solidarity
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi 2014, Day 10: What’s on this Monday?

    Who will take over from Seth Wescott as Olympic snowboard cross champion? The answer to that particular question will come at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park some time after 11:00. All of the day’s other five podiums will be decided in the evening, starting with the women’s 12.5km mass start in biathlon. The two-man bob competition reaches its conclusion at the Sanki Sliding Centre with runs three and four, and there are also medals up for grabs in the ice dance free skate at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Bringing the day’s action to a close are the men’s large hill team event in the ski jumping, and freestyle skiing with the men’s aerials.
    15 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
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