As the girlfriend he shot in the head lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness testified Thursday at the double-amputee runner’s murder trial.
The home team is out of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament.
A full 65 minutes of intense hockey weren’t enough to decide the latest chapter of Russia’s Olympic rivalry with the United States.
Gold medalist Kamil Stoch of Poland and Russian ski jumper Mikhail Maksimochkin were injured after crashing during landings Wednesday night while training for the individual large hill event at the Sochi Olympics.
Fast five, Saturday edition: Things you’ll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Russian tennis queen Maria Sharapova may live in Florida and talk with an American accent… but speaking in her hometown of Sochi on Wednesday she made it clear her loyalties lie with the country of her birth.
Australia has banned its athletes who are taking part in the Winter Olympics in Russia from traveling into the city center of Sochi due to security concerns, its Olympic Committee said on Sunday.
Twin Toilets, No. 2. Side-by-side toilets in a men’s bathroom caused a social media sensation last month when they were discovered at the biathlon venue for the Sochi Olympics, swiftly becoming a national joke in Russia.
By Anthony Advincula
Filipino-American J.R. Celski is back in the spotlight. As the leader of the US short-track speedskating team, Celski, 23, is a favorite to stand atop the podium at his second Olympics next month.
What if they held an Olympics and nobody came? The situation isn’t that bleak, of course, for the Sochi Games. Yet, with less than three weeks to go until the opening ceremony, hundreds of thousands of tickets remain unsold, raising the prospect of empty seats and a lack of atmosphere at Russia’s first Winter Olympics.
By Beth Celis
Tom Randall. The name rings only a faint bell, according to two old-timers within the basketball community, neither of who can remember anything about the man who is currently in the news.
The Philippines as host of the 2024 Olympics? It could happen, said former Parañaque City Rep. Roilo Golez, a champion boxer in his student days and former president of the Philippine Olympic Academy.
Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.