German athlete tested positive during doping control at Sochi

The German Olympic Committee reported that the IOC notified them this Thursday at the last minute  that one of its athletes who takes part in the Sochi games tested positive in the first doping control. The second sample would be analyzed, added the German mission. Th...
Two members of Pussy Riot arrested in Sochi

Two members of Pussy Riot arrested in Sochi

Nadezhda Tolokónnikova and Maria Aliójina, two of the three members of the Group Pussy Riot who were sentenced to imprisonment for staging a punk prayer in anOrthodox Cathedral, were arrested today in Sochi, site of the Winter Olympics. “W...

Putin congratulates Russian hockey team

Despite Saturday’s loss against the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin said this Monday that the Russian ice hockey team is the “best” of the Olympic Games in Sochi. “I think our hockey team is not only one of the best but rather I think...