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How Russia enforces its ban on gay 'propaganda'

MOSCOW (AP) — When the Sochi Winter Olympics begin Friday, many will be watching to see whether Russia will enforce its law banning gay "propaganda" to minors if athletes, fans or activists wave rainbow flags or speak out in protest.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Early start Thursday for Sochi Olympics events

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Competition at the Sochi Olympics has begun, 32 hours before the opening ceremony.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 February 2014

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Ohio State upsets No. 17 Iowa 76-69

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It was easy to forget about Ohio State after a string of losses, including one at home to Iowa, sent the Buckeyes tumbling out of the Top 25.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Shaun White jams wrist, nixes Olympic slopestyle

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Shaun White jammed his wrist on one jump and watched the world's best snowboarders join him in tumbling down the supersized, super-scary Olympic slopestyle course.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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In Sochi, new complaints about Russia anti-gay law

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A U.S. Olympic sponsor and U.N. panel condemned a Russian law criticized as a stifling of gay rights as protests were planned for around the world Wednesday, keeping an irritant to the hosts of the Winter Olympics front and center two days ahead of the opening ceremonies.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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Jamaican bobsledders without equipment in Russia

 

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Jamaica's beloved bobsled team had to raise money just to get to Russia.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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IOC considers independent body for whistleblowers

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The IOC will consider setting up an independent body that allows whistleblowers to report information on doping, match-fixing and sexual abuse without fear of reprisals.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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IOC urged not to pay sports to attend Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 February 2014

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