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Sochi Olympics 2014

Sochi Olympics 2014

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  1. NBC Sports Pledges Its Support for the Paralympics in Sochi, Rio de Janeiro

    2:08 pm PDT 03/17/2014
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    The gold medal showdown between the U.S. and Russian sled hockey teams was aired live Saturday morning on NBC, as the network plans for increased coverage in 2016. READ MORE

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  2. Sochi: Paralympic Winter Games Begin as NBC Boosts Coverage

    8:00 am PST 03/08/2014
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    Now that the Olympic athletes have all gone home, the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games begin, with NBC dedicating 52 hours of coverage to the competitions. READ MORE

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  3. Jimmy Fallon: Shaun White Bashes Sochi, LeBron James Shoots Paper Baskets (Video)

    10:30 pm PST 02/27/2014
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    The snowboarder recalled tales of half-built houses and halfpipe disappointments, while NBA champion James rapped and tossed rolled up paper. READ MORE

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  4. Sochi Closing Ceremony's Ratings Lag Behind Opening Event

    11:25 am PST 02/26/2014
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    38.9 million Russians viewed the event — down from the 43 million who tuned in to the start of the Olympic Games. READ MORE

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  5. Top CBC Creative Exec Christine Wilson to Depart

    12:30 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    The executive director of content will leave on March 31, 2014, after 30 years with the pubcaster, to take up a new post in the private sector. READ MORE

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  6. TV Ratings: NBC's Sochi Coverage Averaged 21.4 Million Nightly Viewers

    12:28 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    More than two weeks of primetime devoted to the Winter Olympics proved a strong draw for the overall audience -- though the games fell in the key demo from both Torino and Vancouver. READ MORE

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  7. Sochi Olympics Closing Ceremony: Games End With Ballerinas, Clowns and Fireworks

    4:24 pm PST 02/23/2014
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    The 2014 Winter Olympics concluded Sunday in Russia with the torch being passed to 2018 host nation South Korea. READ MORE

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  8. Sochi Olympics Earns Gold for TV

    12:29 pm PST 02/23/2014
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    THR's chief television critic writes that the Games may be nitpicked over ratings and a dearth of American gold medals, but that misses the point entirely. READ MORE

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  9. Sochi: Closing Ceremony Mocks Olympic Ring Malfunction (Video)

    11:57 am PST 02/23/2014
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    Spectators who gathered at the Fisht Olympic Stadium witnessed a grandiose event featuring thousands of participants. READ MORE

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  10. Sochi: Olympic Skiers Pay Moving Tribute to Sarah Burke

    2:14 pm PST 02/21/2014
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    "She would be smiling down on the Olympics and everything that is going on around them," the late freestyle skier's husband, Rory Bushfield, told THR. READ MORE

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  11. Sochi: Creative Director of Closing Ceremony Promises a Low-Key, Art-House Event

    9:51 am PST 02/21/2014
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    Meanwhile, rumors say that Konstantin Ernst, who also heads Channel One, may lose his job after the Olympics. READ MORE

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  12. Sochi: Russian Court Rules Eight Anti-Putin Protestors Guilty Days Before Olympics Ends

    8:31 am PST 02/21/2014
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    Arrested during an Kremlin rally in May 2012, their sentencing has been delayed until Monday, the day after the Winter Olympics' closing ceremony. READ MORE

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  13. Pussy Riot Mocked by Chicken-Costumed Putin Supporters in Moscow

    7:22 am PST 02/21/2014
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    The band's pro-Putin opponents waved U.S. flags, suggesting that feminist punk rockers spread Western values. READ MORE

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  14. Sochi: Olympic Medal-Winning Skier Nick Goepper Talks Twitter, Tinder, Newfound Fame

    6:32 pm PST 02/20/2014
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    From an online dating contest and Tinder in the athletes' village, to getting mobbed by fans in New York and that coveted bronze medal, the 19-year-old slopestyle skier opened up to THR about life as an Olympian. READ MORE

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  15. Jimmy Kimmel Pulls Off Wolf-Sized Olympics Hoax (Video)

    3:27 pm PST 02/20/2014
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    UPDATED: One day after Olympian Kate Hansen posted a 17-second YouTube video featuring a wolf wandering outside her Sochi room, the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" host tweeted about his involvement. READ MORE

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  16. TV Ratings: Sochi Improves From Wednesday, 'Idol' and 'Super Fun Night' Fall

    9:53 am PST 02/20/2014
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    Still down from Vancouver, NBC's Winter Games improve on Wednesday as original competition falters. READ MORE

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  17. Sochi: Pussy Riot Release Protest Music Video Shot Near Olympics (Video)

    3:27 am PST 02/20/2014
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    "Putin Will Teach You How to Love Your Motherland" shows the band wearing ski masks and getting beaten by a Russian militia in front of a sporting venue in Sochi. READ MORE

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  18. Sochi Olympics: 15 Watercooler Moments From the 2014 Winter Games

    12:40 pm PST 02/19/2014
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    THR takes a look at the memorable moments, including the opening ceremony malfunction, Bob Costas' pinkeye, Shaun White's failure to medal and figure skater Ashley Wagner's meme-inspiring reaction to her scores. READ MORE

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  19. Sochi: BMW-Designed Bobsled Delivers Silver and Bronze for U.S. Women's Team

    11:21 am PST 02/19/2014
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    The radical sled set a Sochi course record Tuesday. On Monday, Team USA's Steve Holcomb scored a bronze medal driving the sled in the two-man competition. READ MORE

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  20. Sochi: Pussy Riot Members Whipped by Cossack Militia (Video)

    10:37 am PST 02/19/2014
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    "The vast majority of the region's population doesn't share this band's views -- however, all the guilty parties should be punished," said Krasnodar governor Alexander Tkachev, promising to investigate the incident. READ MORE

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