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  • News | Olympic News

    Shooting star Shiffrin turns 20 in style

    The leading female slalom skier in the world today and the youngest Olympic champion in the history of Alpine Skiing Ladies Slalom, Mikaela Shiffrin enjoyed a stellar 2014/15 campaign, winning her third crystal globe in a row.
    21 Mar 2015 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, United States of America, SHIFFRIN, Mikaela
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi region enjoying tourism boost following Winter Games

    While Sochi has long been one of Russia’s most popular summer holiday resorts, the region is now enjoying increased visitors in winter months following its successful staging of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
    03 Feb 2015 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Legacy
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Women’s Alpine skiing: Maze, Gisin and Shiffrin make Olympic history

    Maria Höfl-Riesch opened the women’s Alpine programme with an impressive defence of her super combined title, before Tina Maze and Dominique Gisin shared an Alpine gold for the first time in history in the downhill. Anna Fenninger contributed to a successful Alpine fortnight in Sochi for Austria, topping the podium in the super-G, while Maze doubled her gold account in the giant slalom, before Mikaela Shiffrin provided another historic moment, becoming the youngest ever winner of the women’s slalom.
    17 Mar 2014 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, Alpine Skiing, Slovenia, MAZE, Tina, United States of America, SHIFFRIN, Mikaela, Switzerland, GUT, Lara
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi 2014: Faster, higher, younger, older…

    A whole host of records were broken at a memorable edition of the Games that saw 40-year-old Norwegian Ole Einar Bjørndalen become the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time. The USA’s Mikaela Schiffrin broke new ground as Alpine skiing’s youngest ever gold medallist, while Finland’s Teemu Selänne became the oldest male ice hockey player to win a medal at the Games. These were just a few of the landmarks and firsts to hit the headlines in Sochi. Join us as we run the rule over the record-breakers who helped increase the wow-factor of this year’s Winter Games.
    27 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    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

    Smells like teen spirit, as Shiffrin swoops to slalom gold

    Under the floodlights of Rosa Khutor, American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin showed just why she is currently the world’s top slalom specialist, displaying nerves of steel to add Olympic gold to her world title.
    21 Feb 2014 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, Alpine Skiing, United States of America, SHIFFRIN, Mikaela, Austria, SCHILD, Marlies, ZETTEL, Kathrin
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi 2014, Day 14: What’s on this Friday?

    Another busy day begins with the women’s freestyle ski cross at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park and continues with the bronze medal match in men’s curling. In a packed afternoon, the spotlight then falls on the men’s ice hockey semi-finals, the women’s 4x6km biathlon relay, the men’s curling final, not to mention three short track speed skating finals and the women’s slalom in Alpine skiing.
    20 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
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