Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:52
Retiring Olympic bronze medallists Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany launched their bid for a fifth world pairs title in style by dominating the short programme on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 21:12
Two members of the Moscow-based Pussy Riots band, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, were seriously assaulted at a fast food outlet by local youths in Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:42
Russia rewarded the athletes who helped the Winter Olympics hosts top the medals table in Sochi by presenting the 13 gold medal winners and 20 other podium finishers with luxury SUVs on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 23:10
Sochi`s $50 billion Olympics close Sunday with Russia hailing a Games closely wrapped up in the image of President Vladimir Putin and the country seizing first place in the medals table.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 08:36
Ukraine`s second Winter Olympic Games gold medal will not be celebrated as the country`s Sochi team sticks together amid deadly clashes in anti-government demonstrations in Kiev.
Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 16:12
South Koreans blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin and biased judging at the Sochi Games after their top skater Kim Yuna was denied back-to-back Olympic golds by Russia`s Adelina Sotnikova.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 13:34
Russia fell to Finland in the big men`s hockey clash at the Winter Olympics on Wednesday, robbing the hosts of a shot at the gold they covet most, while athletes and officials reacted with shock to the deaths of protesters in neighbouring Ukraine.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 20:34
Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous Pussy Riot members in Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:52
The climax to the Olympic ice dance competition will be a showdown between the United States and Canada in what should be the most captivating of seven medal events in Sochi on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 21:16
The unfurling ceremony attended by a motley group of Indian squad, Indian Olympic Association`s newly-elected President N Ramachandran and other invitees marked the successful return of India to the Olympic fold.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 00:38
A fall and a stumble could not stop Japan`s Yuzuru Hanyu from becoming the first Asian to win the men`s Olympic figure skating title at the Sochi Games on Friday.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 21:04
Russian Skicross racer Maria Komissarova has been seriously hurt in training with doctors making an immediate decision to operate, the Russian Freestyle Federation said on Saturday.
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