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February 21st, 2014

Tokyo 2020 Chairman — His Shocking Diss To Figure Skater Mao Asada

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Tokyo 202o summer Olympic chairman and former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori had some not-so-nice words to say about famed Japanese figure skater Mao Asada after she failed to medal in Sochi.

The Olympics are all about coming together as one and finding joy in friendly competition, and it looks like former Japanese Prime Minister and 2020 Olympic chairman Yoshiro Mori needs to be reminded about that Olympic spirit. Yoshiro cruelly dissed famed Japanese figure skater Mao Asada after her less-then-perfect Sochi performance.
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February 21st, 2014

Winter Olympics 2014 Closing Ceremony Live Stream — Watch

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Catch all the fireworks and festivities of the Winter Olympics closing ceremony right here — live from Sochi, Russia!

Can you believe the 2014 Winter Olympics are really over? It’s been a pretty crazy couple of weeks, full of triumphant victories and crushing defeats, and now it’s finally coming to an end Feb. 23 with a massive closing ceremony. Even if you’re not into sports, everybody loves a good show, so this is not to be missed! Click here to read more

February 21st, 2014

Ashley Wagner’s Olympics Rant: Furious About Russian Skater’s Win

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Ashley is furious about skaters who fell, yet still placed above her, in the women’s figure skating individual program, including 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaia.

Figure skaters toil their whole lives to hopefully one day get a shot at an Olympic medal, so of course tension runs high and disappointment is inevitable for all but three lucky and skillful women. But at this year’s Sochi Winter games, American ice princess Ashley Wagner is questioning if the women who made her sport’s podium really deserved to be there.
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February 21st, 2014

Sarah Burke: Olympic Skiers Pay Beautiful Tribute After Her Death

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Sarah Burke was only 29 years old when she died tragically after a training crash in Park City, Utah. Two years later, her friends on the Olympic team honored their fallen star with a beautiful tribute in Sochi.

The skiing community was brokenhearted when Canadian X Games star Sarah Burke died of a brain injury in January of 2012, and on Feb. 20 they honored her memory at the Sochi Olympic Games with a beautiful tribute that tugged on Sarah’s father’s — and the rest of the world’s — heartstrings.
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February 20th, 2014

Kate Hansen: Olympian’s Viral Wolf Video Is A Jimmy Kimmel Hoax

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U.S. Olympic luger Kate Hansen shocked us all when she posted an alarming video of a wolf roaming around the hallway outside her hotel room in Sochi. But it turns out the video was just a prank masterminded by none other than Jimmy Kimmel!

Joke’s on us! Olympian Kate Hansen and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel teamed up to pull off a gold medal-worthy hoax during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. We should have known the late-night prankster was behind this after his “Worst Twerk Fail EVER” stunt!
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February 20th, 2014

Olympic Women’s Hockey: Don’t Diss Players For Wearing Makeup

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Come on, haters! How could some hockey fans take their eyes off the puck long enough to notice and mean-tweet that female hockey players shouldn’t wear makeup during the Olympics?!

The U.S. and Canadian Women’s Olympic hockey teams didn’t just battle each other in a nail-biting face-off Feb. 20, but they also had to fight off the dolts dissing them on Twitter for wearing makeup!
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February 20th, 2014

Olympic Hockey: Canada Defeats The U.S. In Overtime In Women’s Final

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The United States faced off against its neighbors from the north in the women’s hockey finals on Feb. 20, in the most nail-biting final in women’s hockey history.

Julie Chu and her merry band of Olympic hockey superstars faced off against their formidable rivals from the north in an intense, nail-biter of a hockey final that unfortunately ended in heartbreak — again — for the U.S. team.
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February 20th, 2014

Maddie Bowman Wins First Gold Medal In Women’s Freeski Halfpipe

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The skier had a flawless winning run on Feb. 20, which nabbed her the gold medal! We are so happy for her and thrilled for the US team.

Maddie Bowman has a lot to be thankful for! The 20-year-old joined the ranks of US’s men’s David Wise, who won the event on Feb. 18. She totally rocked the event and we were so happy for her!
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February 20th, 2014

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Gold In Olympic Figure Skating Finals

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Gracie Gold, Polina Edmunds, and Ashley Wagner skated their hearts out in the women’s free skating final on Feb. 20, but was it enough to earn a spot on the podium?

Gracie Gold, Polina Edmunds, and Ashley Wagner were all in serious medal contention when they entered the free skate Olympic finals on Feb. 20, but their efforts didn’t prove to be enough to beat Russian superstar Adelina Sotnikova. Find out where they placed below!
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February 20th, 2014

Ted Ligety Wins Olympic Gold Medal In Giant Slalom

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The USA gained another gold medal on Feb. 19, when Ted Ligety, 29, finished in first place in the men’s giant slalom event. Americans celebrated the sweet victory but Ted’s reaction was even sweeter!

It was his second career gold medal in the event, but Ted Ligety wanted this victory more than anything. The skier from Park City, Utah had been waiting for years for this moment, and he finished Wednesday’s giant slalom event in a fittingly dramatic way.
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February 20th, 2014

Olympic Men’s Hockey: USA Vs. Canada — Loser Keeps Justin Bieber?

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Forget gold medals; the real prize at the 2014 Olympics — or the booby prize, as it turns out — is none other than Justin Bieber!

To the victor go the spoilers, to the loser goes… the Biebs? The Twitterverse is abuzz with talk of deportation after someone suggested that the loser of the Olympic men’s hockey game between the United States and Canada, taking place Feb. 21, should have to keep Justin Bieber forever. Click here to read more

February 20th, 2014

Julia Lipnitskaia Falls & Loses Medal In Olympic Figure Skating Finals

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15-year-old Russian superstar Julia Lipnitskaia was heavily favored to win the individual gold in the Sochi games after her fantastic debut in the team skate, but a series of falls in her short and free skating programs led to heartbreak during the Feb. 20 grand finale.

Julia Lipnitskaia is going to have to wait until 2018 if she wants to nab that gold. The Russian teen sensation suffered a devastating fall in her routine of Feb. 20, knocking her out of contention.
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