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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

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

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

Kelly Clark and Shaun White celebrate their place on the United States Olympic team for Snowboarding Slopestyle and Halfpipe at the 2014 Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain Resort on January 19, 2014 in Mammoth, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Shaun White Locks Up US Olympic Halfpipe Spot

Shaun White is ready to three-peat.

01/19/2014

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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

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

US' Ted Ligety competes during the second run of the men's giant slalom at the FIS Ski World Cup on October 27, 2013 in Soelden, Austria. American Ted Ligety became the first skier to win three successive races at Soelden on Sunday, clocking a time of 1min 59.50sec in the giant slalom. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER KLEIN (credit: ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ligety, Bode, Jitloff Gives US Mens Ski Team Strong Start

The U.S. men’s ski team made a strong showing Sunday in opening the Olympic season.

10/27/2013

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