SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The cost of the 2014 Winter Games in the Russian city of Sochi now stands at $51 billion, making it the most expensive Olympics in history. More than half of the bill is being footed by Russian state-controlled companies and business tycoons. Show More Summary
Man who presided over London Games security staffing fiasco steps down One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 11:42 ON Tue 21 May 2013 NICK BUCKLES, boss of security giant G4S, is to step down at the end of this month after overseeing a staffing...Show More Summary
Beam her up: Gabby Douglas is back in the gym via Rickey.org The Olympic all-around champion returned to the gym Monday, going through her first practice since the London Games after meeting with coach Liang Chow to discuss her comeback plan. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
With 15 months to go to the second edition of the summer Youth Olympic Games, the Coordination Commission, chaired by Alexander Popov, congratulated NYOGOC on its continued dedication and commitment, and was particularly pleased to see...Show More Summary
The short and sharp career of Greg 'Idra' Fields, videogaming genius and part-time offensive lout One day videogames will be an Olympic event. The games that will be played probably don't exist yet, but their predecessors do – and prime among them is Blizzard Entertainment's Starcraft II. Show More Summary
Coach K could be back on the sidelines for Team USA. Mike Krzyzewski is reportedly in discussion to return as the coach of the United States Olympic men’s basketball team for the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. Coach K talked about the possible Team USA return with SI.com, saying that he and USA Basketball chairman [...]Show More Summary
Just incase you were wondering, SEGA has confirmed that both Sonic Lost World and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games are indeed part of the 3-game Sonic deal stated in today's Nintendo Direct. The third title is yet to be announced. We'll speculate about that Mario Kart crossover until then! Link
To mark the high-definition release of the Resident Evil Revelations video game, Capcom will be opening a “blood-filled” swimming pool near the Olympic stadium in London. The red pool — which would have taken the blood of 11,327 people to fill — will have floating human torsos, eyeballs, and blood clots, as well as zombie [...]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, the host city for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, said on Friday he hoped the Russian government would back a UN General Assembly resolution calling for observation of an Olympic Truce during the event.
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Next edition in series to feature Game Pad-specific features. Nintendo and Sega have signed a new partnership to develop Mario & Sonic at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Click here to read the full article Related Stories Wonderful 101, Pikmin...Show More Summary
Playing a sport is easy, being good at one is hard, but being great at loads requires levels of speed, strength, and stamina that only portly plumbers and hedgehogs can summon. Next year's Winter Olympics brings another opportunity for Mario, Sonic and friends to show off their sporting prowess and by gum, they're jazzed to do so. Show More Summary
Nintendo has announced a new Mario & Sonic: Olympic Winter Games title…
The FWG called for the establishment of an Olympic Movement monitoring system based on the one in place during the London 2012 Olympic Games that would be made available to the International Federations during major competitions to share information regarding suspicious betting activity. Show More Summary
The Wii U's next big sports game will star Mario and Sonic. Read more...
Next edition in the Sega and Nintendo series to feature Game Pad-specific features. Nintendo and Sega has signed a new partnership to develop another instalment of Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games. Click here to read the full article...Show More Summary
The increasingly friendly rivals face off on the slopes and rinks...
Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised? The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii Remote Plus and GamePad play for events. Show More Summary
In the Japanese capital’s on-going quest for the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo governor and chairman of the bid, Naoki Inose, sadly proved with his slight against Muslims that many attitudes in Japan are nowhere near as modern as the games Tokyo would like to host. Thankfully, however, the city itself is. Sort of.
Nine months from this week, cowbells will be ringing and fans cheering as the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games alpine racing events take center stage. All the U.S. Alpine Ski Team athletes will be on their A game and mining for heavy metal - gold, silver and bronze.... Read Full Post