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Russia's Evgeni Plushenko Withdraws from Skating Competition – Then Retires

Evgeni Plushenko Withdraws from Men's Figure Skating Competition – Then Retires

Originally posted 02/13/2014 12:10PM

It's a disappointment for the Russians and for figure-skating fans alike: Evgeni Plushenko of Russia was forced to withdraw from the men's figure skating competition at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games due to an injury.

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5 Things to Know About Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso

Julia Mancuso: 5 Things to Know About the Olympic Skier

Originally posted 02/12/2014 01:25PM

Olympic skier Julia Mancuso took the bronze in Monday's super-combined event in Sochi, adding to the two silver medals she already has from the 2010 games in Vancouver and the gold from 2006 in Turin.

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Style Gold? The Fun Olympic Fashion Moments You Can't Miss | Winter Olympics 2014

Style Gold? The Fun Olympic Fashion Moments You Can't Miss

Originally posted 02/12/2014 07:00AM

From funky uniforms to major bling, we roundup some standout style statements from Sochi

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Check Out U.S. Luger Kate Hansen's Killer Dance Moves to Beyoncé

Kate Hansen Has Beyoncé to Thank for Her Killer Dance Moves

Originally posted 02/10/2014 05:15PM

Every athlete has his or her own way of warming up for the Olympic Games and Kate Hansen is no exception. The U.S. luger, 21, gets her "mojo" going to the sounds of Beyoncé

  "My girl, B – she just gets me fierce and I get stoked and I have to," Hansen told NBC Sports when asked about her unusual (and funny) warm-up routine. 

  "I have good mojo going on, so it's just how I roll," she said with a big smile. 

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The Look of Luge: 8 Game Faces from Sochi (PHOTOS) | Winter Olympics 2014

The Look of Luge: 8 Game Faces from Sochi

Originally posted 02/10/2014 02:00PM

The luge is easily one of the most terrifying events at the Winter Olympics. Lying down on a small sled and hurtling down a narrow chute made of ice would be scary enough without the insane speed factor: The top recorded speed for a luge run was nearly 96 m.p.h., in 2010. Bearing that in mind, the faces lugers make before, during and after their runs don't seem so strange, but they're still entertaining. Here are our favorites.

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Oops! Olympian Celebrates Her Medal Win with a Wardrobe Malfunction

Olga Graf Celebrates Bronze Medal Win with a Wardrobe Malfunction

Originally posted 02/09/2014 08:00PM

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Russian Snowboarder Puts Phone Number on His Helmet, Gets Thousands of Texts

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Alexey Sobolev Puts Phone Number on His Helmet, Gets Thousands of Texts

Originally posted 02/09/2014 10:30AM

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Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg Nabs First U.S. Gold Medal at Sochi Olympics

Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg Nabs First U.S. Gold Medal at Sochi Olympics

Originally posted 02/08/2014 11:00AM

(Warning: This post contains spoilers. If you want to watch the broadcast Saturday on NBC, don't read any further.)

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All About Liza Temnikova: The Flying Girl from the Sochi Opening Ceremonies

All About Liza Temnikova: The Flying Girl from the Sochi Opening Ceremonies

Originally posted 02/07/2014 10:30PM

The Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony featured many striking moments, but seeing a young girl lifted high into the Fisht Olympic Stadium's rafters was perhaps the most memorable.

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Venezuela's Lone Winter Olympian Has More Than One Great Reason to Dance | Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

Venezuela's Lone Winter Olympian Has More Than One Great Reason to Dance

Originally posted 02/07/2014 10:15PM

Anyone watching the procession of nations during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics had to be struck by Venezuela's lone athlete, alpine skier Antonio Pardo, who enthusiastically danced his way around the stadium.

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