Winter Olympics

Dacha, chacha and a gay bar: 9 ways Sochi surprises

Dacha, chacha and a gay bar: 9 ways Sochi surprises

The Winter Olympics locale is also a popular holiday spot for oligarchs and trained Russia's first space monkeys
Riders perform squats for a free ride on Moscow subway

Riders perform squats for a free ride on Moscow subway

The fitness initiative is part of Russia's promotion of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi
Korean Olympic skating champ seeks Russian citizenship

Korean Olympic skating champ seeks Russian citizenship

Surprisingly, Koreans are not up in arms as Ahn Hyun-soo trades in Korean citizenship for a Russian passport
S. Korea's 2018 Winter Olympics venue: Spectacular Pyeongchang

S. Korea's 2018 Winter Olympics venue: Spectacular Pyeongchang

So what exactly does the mountain region of Pyeongchang have to offer? Here’s an inside look just a few years before the Olympians start packing their bags
Zhou Yang: Skating on thin ice

Zhou Yang: Skating on thin ice

Olympic gold medalist comes under fire for her honest responses to empty gestures
Were China’s Winter Olympics a success?

Were China’s Winter Olympics a success?

China might have walked away with 11 medals, but the question remains, do Chinese people care?
Warm climate nations at the Winter Olympics: Hong Kong's struggle

Warm climate nations at the Winter Olympics: Hong Kong's struggle

Lack of ice and snow has not stopped subtropical Hong Kong from participating in the Winter Games, but lack of government support might
Where to watch the Olympic men's hockey final in Hong Kong

Where to watch the Olympic men's hockey final in Hong Kong

For many the highlight of the Games -- USA v Canada. Trouble is it's on at a ridiculous time in Hong Kong and viewing options are few and far between
Vancouver Olympics: Chinese female athletes leave male peers in the powder

Vancouver Olympics: Chinese female athletes leave male peers in the powder

With eight medals to their names, Chinese Olympic athletes are doing well, or at least, the women are. Where are the men?
India's Winter Olympians: Beaten (quite badly) but unbowed

India's Winter Olympians: Beaten (quite badly) but unbowed

Ignored by the government, the results from our three lonesome Indian athletes are a warning for future Games not to abandon countrymen in the cold snow!
Why Olympic curling is wooing new fans and new respect

Why Olympic curling is wooing new fans and new respect

Don't be seduced by the alarming amount of arm visible during the Vancouver Games -- these women actually know how to clean up around the house
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