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Only a blog
February 8th, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

Photos: Who Wore It Best Olympic Edition

The Sochi Olympics are finally underway. The OAG staff shares their favorite outfits from the opening ceremonies.

Feature
February 8th, 2014
By Brian Grimmett

Women’s Ski Jumping Makes Olympic Debut

Women will compete in ski jumping at the Olympics for the first time ever at Sochi. Brian Grimmett shares the story of the three U.S. skiers and the long and difficult journey they took to get their sport recognized at the Olympics.

Interview
February 8th, 2014

For Russia, It’s All About Hockey

Each country has its own favorite sport in the Olympics. For Russia, it’s hockey. SI’s Michael Farber joins Bill to discuss how Russia stacks up in Sochi.

Commentary
February 8th, 2014

Commentary: The Athletes’ Experience

With the Sochi Games finally underway, Bill muses about what the Olympics is like for the athletes.

Feature
February 8th, 2014
By Jessica Golloher

Sochi Olympics Filled With Political Controversy

It seems the Sochi Winter Olympics cannot start soon enough. The games have been awash in controversy with uproar at Russia’s anti-gay propoganda law, accusations of corruption, and terror threats. Jessica Golloher looks at the debate surrounding the games.

In the news
February 8th, 2014

Sochi Olympic Preview With John Powers

The 2014 Winter Olympics have begun in Sochi. Boston Globe reporter and OAG Olympics analyst John Powers previews everything from new events (luge team relay) to old favorites (speed skating and downhill skiing).

Only a blog
February 6th, 2014
By Zoë Sobel

White Withdraws From Slopestyle

Shaun White has pulled out of the slopestyle event in Sochi and will only pursue gold in the halfpipe. Is the course in Russia too dangerous?

Commentary
February 5th, 2014

Let The Games Begin … Please

Bill was able to attend the 2012 Olympics in London. Two years later, he is happy to be watching the winter games from home.

Feature
February 1st, 2014
By Jason Albert

U.S. Nordic Skiing Is On A Golden Path

The U.S. women’s cross-country skiing team has transformed into one of the top teams in the world. There are four skiers in the World Cup’s top 30. Jason Albert shares the story of the team’s speedy improvement.

In Depth
January 25th, 2014

Halfpipe Skiing Headed To Sochi — Without ‘Godfather’ Simon Dumont

When halfpipe skiing makes its Olympic debut in Sochi, one of the sport’s most prominent figures won’t be competing. Bill Littlefield speaks with Simon Dumont.

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