Female Olympians Inspire The Next Generation

By Emily Louise Bowman The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are over, but their impact is just beginning for millions of children who watched the feats of female athletes and are inspired to go “faster, higher, stronger.” Girls participate in sports as much
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U.S. Figure Skater Edmunds at Home on the Ice

By Morgan O'Brien Staff Writer In February, most students at San Jose, California’s Archbishop Mitty High School will be focused on homework and midterm tests. Sophomore Polina Edmunds’ thoughts may be elsewhere, because from February 19 to 20, the figure skater will take center stage in the Iceberg Skating (more...)

Aerial Skier Dylan Ferguson Flying High for Sochi

At age 25, Massachusetts native Dylan Ferguson can count skateboarding, surfing and making his own clothes among his many accomplishments, but his biggest ambition is to represent the United States at the Sochi Games and bring home an Olympic medal in freestyle aerials skiing. After propelling themselves (more...)

U.S. Women Bobsledders Look Ahead to Sochi Olympics

Elana Meyers of Georgia and Aja Evans of Illinois are two bobsledders with a common goal: They want to represent the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Meyers notes in her blog that Olympic hopefuls know that anything can happen in their quest. “There is (more...)

Two Terrorist Attacks Hit Russian City During 24 Hours

In two days two blasts ripped Russian city Volgograd, about 900km (560 miles) south of Moscow, 650km north of the North Caucasus and 700km north-east of Sochi, which will host the Winter Olympics in February. The first explosion occurred Volgograd's main train station on December 29, 17 people died, dozens (more...)

Obama and Russian President Putin After Their Meeting

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT PUTIN OF RUSSIA AFTER BILATERAL MEETING Lough Erne Resort Lough Erne, Northern Ireland PRESIDENT PUTIN: (As interpreted.) I’ve had detailed talks with the President of the United States on almost all the matters. We began with economy and we had detailed discussions. We’ve agreed to launch new (more...)

Winter Olympics 2014: Women Can Jump

International Olympic Committee has added 6 new events to 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia: women’s ski jumping, team figure skating, biathlon mixed team relay, luge team relay, and ski half pipe for men and women. The last one is extremely popular in USA and Canada, whose teams would (more...)

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