Sochi Winter Olympics quick hits

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Winter Olympians in artistic poses

Dutch photographer Ewoud Broeksma has long specialized in shooting athletes, especially those who participate in Olympic sports. During the 2004 Summer Games, there was an exhibit of his works in...

U.S. men's skaters a long shot for medals

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This is not a strong American team. Who's hot and not and medal predictions for Sochi.

Norwegian speedskater shows off his giant flame

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Håvard Bøkko shows us what he's got.

Behind the fireworks: Politics of opening ceremony

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As Sochi's opening ceremonies filled the night with fireworks and historical pageantry, and Russia was on parade wearing what Vladimir Putin calls its "new face," various human-rights battles were...

Must-watch video: The life of Olympian Cheryl Maas

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Watch the great video about the home and professional life of Winter Olympian Cheryl Maas.

Greece did not wear rainbow gloves in protest

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The gloves were the colors of the Olympic rings, not the gay rainbow flag.

Putin's Games poorly prepared?

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Vladimir Putin wanted to showcase Russia's excellence at these Winter Olympics. So far, he has.

Olympics figure skating to debut team competition

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Welcome everyone to my first installment for Sochi 2014 on figure skating. But before I get started, I’d like to tip my hat to my local Vancouver Councilmen, Tim Stevenson, who is in Sochi as an...

Watch the gayest Winter Olympics ad

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The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion released this ad on the eve of the start of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia: Hat tip to Ad Age, which also had a story about the five gay...

7 out LGBT Winter Olympians in Sochi

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So far we have seven out Winter Olympians, all women. There are no out Americans.

Does Putin approve of Sochi's 2-man toilets?

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Russia might be trying to outlaw the gay, but the toilets at some venues at the Sochi Winter Olympics make it quite easy for two dudes to get together without arousing suspicion: On the other...

Watch the Olympics guilt-free

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Remote Pride Houses and Uprising Of Love offer the opportunity during the Opening Ceremony to give back to the community -- and donate to LGBT groups in Russia -- while respecting the athletes we...

Lesbian Olympian 'willing to rip on [Putin's] ass'

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Openly gay Australian snowboarder Belle Brockhoff says she will have plenty to say to Russian President Vladimir Putin after her event concludes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. "After I...

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