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Loser Keeps Bieber? Billboard Makes Interesting Wager In USA-Canada Men’s Hockey Game

The stakes for Friday’s men’s semifinals ice hockey game in Sochi between Team USA and Canada just got higher.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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John Feinstein: Catastrophe On Ice For Russia

The 2014 Olympics won’t be remembered in a positive way for Russia after the country’s home defeat.

02/19/2014

An activist holds a flag displaying a placard with a slogan over the face of Russian President Vladimir Putin during a demonstration against Russia's anti-gay legislation on the day of the opening ceremony the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Hong Kong on February 7, 2014. Gay rights activists around the world have called for a boycott of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in protest against a law banning the dissemination of so-called 'gay propaganda' to minors. (credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Reports: Gay-Rights Activist Detained At Sochi Olympics

An Italian activist shouting “It’s OK to be gay” and dressed in a rainbow-colored outfit and large headdress was detained Monday as she entered an arena to watch an Olympic hockey game.

02/17/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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Heading To Sochi? TSA Bans New Products For Russia-Bound Flights

The TSA has banned all liquids, gels and aerosols – including toothpaste – in carry-on luggage for Russia-bound flights as the Olympics get underway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014

Eduardo Alvarez #717 skates in the second men's 1,000 meter semifinal during the U.S. Olympic Short Track Trials at the Utah Olympic Oval on January 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

KROQ’s Nicole Alvarez Ready To Cheer On Olympic Speed Skater Brother In Sochi

KROQ radio personality Nicole Alvarez will be in Sochi rooting for her brother, speed skater Eddy Alvarez, who will be competing in short track speed skating.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/04/2014

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Southland Company Produces Olympic Opening Ceremony Uniforms

The makers of cardigan sweaters designed for Team USA at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics discussed the time and effort that went into production.

02/04/2014

Kate Hansen of the United States walks with her sled after a fourth place finish at the Women's Luge competition during the Viessmann Luge World Cup event at Utah Olympic Park December 13, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (credit: Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

La Canada Alumni To Represent USA On Sochi Luge Track

An alumni of La Canada High School will represent the USA at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February.

01/28/2014

Brazil's Lais Souza puts some magnesia before performing at the uneven bars qualifying round, 18 March 2006 in Lyon, central eastern France, during the 15th International Championships of gymnastics. AFP PHOTO MARTIN BUREAU (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors: Brazilian Skier, Olympic Hopeful, Unable To Move Limbs After Accident

The Brazilian Olympic Committee said early Wednesday the gymnast who was expected to compete in freestyle skiing at the Sochi Games is unable to move her arms and legs following an accident while training in the United States.

01/28/2014

Nicole Alvarez speaks during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Shrine Auditorium on December 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Radio.com)

KROQ’s Nicole Alvarez On Seeing Olympian Brother Despite Terror Threats: ‘Nothing Could Stop Me’

Security concerns surrounding the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi continue to escalate, but the sister of one Southland Olympian is not letting that get in the way of her trip — or her pride.

01/21/2014

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UC President Napolitano Ready To Lead US Olympic Delegation To Sochi

Janet Napolitano is ready for the Sochi Winter Olympics focus to turn from concerns about security and the threats of terrorism to all of the special athletes involved.

01/06/2014

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GoPro Previews Shaun White’s New Halfpipe Trick For Sochi Olympics: Frontside Double-Cork 1440

On a video posted to a sponsor’s YouTube site Thursday, White shows the world the trick he’s been working on for the upcoming Olympics. It’s a frontside double-cork 1440, which resembles his Double McTwist 1260 but adds another half revolution of twist inside the two head-over-heels flips.

12/26/2013

US President and former Illinois senator Barack Obama presents Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics, on October 2, 2009 in Copenhagen. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote on the destiny of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games after a final round battle. (credit: OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Selection Of Openly Gay Athletes To Winter Olympics Delegation Sends Clear Signal To Russia

President Barack Obama named openly gay athletes to the delegation that will represent the U.S. next year at opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, sending a clear signal to Russia about its treatment of gays and lesbians.

12/17/2013