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Sochi Olympics 2014

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  1. Sochi: Who Are the New Stars of the Olympics?

    6:59 pm PST 02/18/2014
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    With Lindsey Vonn and Shaun White out of the spotlight, THR caught up with two of NBC's Olympic experts who explain why stars such as Sage Kotsenburg and Mikaela Shiffrin have caught their attention. READ MORE

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  2. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: 'I Am Not Homophobic'

    1:20 pm PST 02/18/2014
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    But the city's crack-smoking politician is against showing solidarity with Russia's gay community during the Sochi Olympics, and wants a Pride flag taken down at City Hall. READ MORE

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  3. Sochi: Pussy Riot Members Say They Were Arrested at Olympics

    2:46 am PST 02/18/2014
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    Updated: The two punk singers and activists, released from prison late last year, tweeted that they were detained in downtown Sochi near the sporting venues and were accused of robbery. READ MORE

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  4. Sochi: BMW-Designed Bobsled Helps U.S. Two-Man Team Win First Medal Since 1952

    11:52 am PST 02/17/2014
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    "I've raced a lot of cars, and I know as a driver if you can focus or eliminate unnecessary inputs, then you can be more precise," Michael Scully, BMW's DesignWorks USA creative director, told THR of the design. READ MORE

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  5. Sochi: Bob Costas Explains Where He's Been During Pinkeye Recovery

    10:55 am PST 02/17/2014
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    After spending the better part of the last week in a dark room, the NBC Sports personality resumes anchoring the Winter Olympics on Monday: "It won't look as bad as what it did the last night on the air." READ MORE

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  6. Sochi: Bode Miller Feels 'Terrible' NBC Reporter 'Taking the Heat' For Emotional Olympics Interview

    7:57 am PST 02/17/2014
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    The bronze-medal-winning U.S. skier continued to defend Christin Cooper following a post-race chat in which he dissolved into tears. READ MORE

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  7. Sochi: Returning Host Bob Costas Says, 'If I Waited Until I Was 100 Percent, the Olympics Would Be Over' (Video)

    7:00 am PST 02/17/2014
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    The veteran sportscaster talks about why he'll resume anchoring NBC's primetime coverage on Monday and how he owes substitute hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira. READ MORE

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  8. Bode Miller Reduced to Tears After NBC Reporter Asks About His Dead Brother (Video)

    10:19 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    The Alpine skier later tweeted that it was "not all her fault" that he got so emotional after winning a bronze medal. READ MORE

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  9. Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' Preview Airs During Olympics (Video)

    4:19 pm PST 02/16/2014
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    Viewers got their first look at the upcoming film, about Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini, on Sunday with a Tom Brokaw-narrated teaser. READ MORE

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  10. Sochi: Tinder Gets a Boost in Russia From Swiping Olympians

    4:04 pm PST 02/14/2014
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    It is the fastest growing dating app in America, but Tinder CEO Sean Rad tells THR that it didn't really take off in Russia until the social media-savvy Olympians signed on. READ MORE

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  11. 'House of Cards,' Band of Horses and More: 7 Things You'll Want to Watch, See and Do This Weekend

    3:11 pm PST 02/14/2014
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    Don't miss the movies, TV and music everyone will be talking about on Monday morning. READ MORE

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  12. Sochi: Bob Costas Could Be Benched for Duration of Winter Olympics

    10:35 am PST 02/14/2014
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    As NBC readies its fourth night without the sportscaster, executive producer Jim Bell says the ailing anchor is slow to recover -- though they won't consider taking him off the roster completely until next week. READ MORE

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  13. Canada's CBC Brings Sochi Coverage to Toledo, Ohio

    8:30 am PST 02/14/2014
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    Buckeye CableSystem is using a retransmission exemption under U.S. copyright legislation to get around a dispute with NBC's local affiliate and offer subscribers Winter Games action. READ MORE

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  14. Sochi: Meredith Vieira to Make Olympic History Filling in for Bob Costas (Video)

    6:11 am PST 02/14/2014
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    The former "Today" host will be the first woman to anchor NBC's primetime coverage of the games solo. READ MORE

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  15. Sochi: Ice Skater's World Record Has Japanese Viewers Up Late

    2:46 am PST 02/14/2014
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    Yuzuru Hanyu's short program performance Friday, the first by a male skater to break the 100-point barrier, pulled in a huge TV audience at home, despite its 3 a.m. broadcast slot. READ MORE

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  16. Sochi: Bob Costas 'Hoping I'm Back by the Weekend,' 'Certainly' for Second Half (Audio)

    10:35 am PST 02/13/2014
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    The longtime NBC Olympics broadcaster was in good spirits as he spoke with Ryan Seacrest, giving an optimistic update on his recovery from an eye infection. READ MORE

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  17. Sochi: Winter Olympics Ticketing Problems Draw Fans' Angst

    8:28 pm PST 02/12/2014
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    The organizers report ticket sales as "above expectations" but many fans are left out in the cold as seats remain empty. READ MORE

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  18. TV Ratings: 'GMA' Gets Olympic Edge Over 'Today' for First Time Ever

    12:48 pm PST 02/12/2014
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    Despite the absence of Sochi coverage, the ABC morning show tops its NBC competitor by 412,000 viewers on Tuesday as the Winter Games suffer a lack of Team U.S.A. stars. READ MORE

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  19. Sochi: NBC Execs Talk Bob Costas, Live Streams, Boosted Ratings and Curling

    12:05 pm PST 02/12/2014
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    Sports Group chairman Mark Lazarus, touting boosted viewership despite rampant time zone spoilers, laments his sidelined anchor: "He's very frustrated, more frustrated than any of us." READ MORE

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  20. Sochi: Matt Lauer Filling in For Bob Costas on Olympics Coverage Again

    6:50 am PST 02/12/2014
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    The sports broadcaster's absence, due to an eye infection, continues despite hopes that Lauer's substitution would be just for one night. READ MORE

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  21. Sochi: BBC Says 'Excitement Got the Better' of Commentators

    4:38 am PST 02/12/2014
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    The U.K. public broadcaster got complaints when its announce team celebrated the first-ever British Winter Olympics medal on snow. READ MORE

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