The very first openly gay athlete to compete in the Sochi winter Olympics, says that Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘cuddled’ with her after she won gold.
Ireen Wust, a Dutch speed skater, told reporters,
It looks like McKayla Maroney has got some competition!
Ashley Wagner has gone viral for her #wagnerface after her score was flashed on the big screen at the figure skating competition at Sochi Saturday. Continue reading
The Daily Currant is reporting that the man responsible for operating the Olympic Rings during the Sochi Winter Olympic Opening Ceremonies was found dead!
T. Borris Avdeyev was found dead in his hotel room with multiple stab wounds, say Russian officials. Continue reading
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia are here!
Folks watching the Sochi opening ceremony on television only got half of the picture, the other half was – not in attendance.. A picture taken during the event shows banks of empty seats.
Journalists and athletes arriving to Sochi are tweeting their hilarious hotel experiences! One of the many issues facing athletes in the Russian community is a pillow shortage.. Seriously.
“ATTENTION, DEAR COLLEAGUES!
Due to an extreme shortage of pillows for athletes who unexpectedly arrived to Olympic Village in the mountains, there will be a transfer of pillows from all apartments to the storehouse on 2 February 2014. Please be understanding. We have to help the athletes out of this bind.”