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Sochi Olympics conclude without expected hooplah

By CLYFF YOUNG – 8 years ago

The Sochi Winter Olympic Games were undeniably fraught, at the start, with controversy. Despite all of the initial hubbub—the outrageous $51 billion cost, the police force (an equally startling 40-some-thousand…

West perception of Sochi games disappointing, obtuse

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 8 years ago

The first governing principles of the Olympic Charter reads as follows: ‘Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and…

Sochi’s $51 billion price an Olympic failure

By NATASHA BERTRAND – 8 years ago

Last Friday, Sochi launched the Winter Olympics with a bang, staging an opening ceremony that was impressively well put together given the bleak state of the city itself. If this…

Expect the unexpected in Olympic trials

By ZACH RIPPE – 8 years ago

This year, the Winter Olympic Games will be held in Sochi, Russia from February 7 to 23. Already, the events leading up to this year’s games seems to exemplify a…