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Winter sports

Extreme biker sets death-defying downhill world record on mountain of ice (VIDEO)
The phrase “don’t try this at home” takes on a new meaning: this extreme driver/mountain biker just broke the world speed record in mountain biking with a staggering 138.75 mph (223 kmph). And he did it off an icy mountain.

07.04.2015 13:29

Jackass in Jockeys: Russian daredevils beat winter blues (VIDEO)
Check out these young Russians carrying on the long-held tradition of extreme winter shenanigans… in nothing but their underwear! The daredevils leap off roofs and perform somersaults.

03.02.2015 05:24

​Two killed in avalanche at Sochi ski resort
Two skiers were killed and four others managed to escape unharmed after a massive avalanche swept down a slope at the former Winter Olympics venue in Sochi, Russia.

23.03.2014 18:20

Making the impossible possible: Sochi Paralympics closes with breath-taking performance
A glittering spectacle has closed the Sochi Winter Paralympic Games, bringing to an end the 2014 Winter Olympic season. The grand finale of the competition united the athletes under the motto “Reaching the impossible.”

16.03.2014 23:07

Sochi Paralympics Day 6: Russians score 50 medals, bagging 2 golds, bronze in slalom
Team Russia’s remarkable success at Sochi Paralympic Games has continued with two gold medals and one bronze in Men’s Slalom Standing and Slalom Visually Impaired. Japan grasped gold in Men’s Slalom Sitting, closely followed by an Austrian duo.

13.03.2014 21:46

Breaking the Ice, breaking down barriers: XI Paralympics open in Sochi (PHOTOS)
A spectacular show kicked off the XI Paralympic Winter Games at Fisht Stadium in Sochi as athletes from around the world set out to prove that it's possible to overcome obstacles, unite, and achieve the unbelievable.

07.03.2014 17:49

#Neverstop: 2014 Paralympic Games kick off in Sochi (PHOTOS)
The Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games have opened with a heartwarming ceremony, paving the way for a show of extreme skills, tough challenges, and unbreakable spirit.

07.03.2014 13:15

How Jimmy Kimmel pranked US media with '#SochiFail: Wolf in my hall' video
A video of a wolf wandering through a hallway of a Sochi Olympic dorm posted by American luger, Kate Hansen, caused media frenzy in the US. Little did they know that the clip was filmed and placed on Hansen’s page by a US comedy talk show.

21.02.2014 14:23

Hockey chiller: Disallowed goal lifts US to beat Russia in extended shootout
​The US men’s hockey team beat Russia in a dramatic shootout in a round robin game in Sochi, after Russian defenseman Fedor Tyutin had a goal chalked off – sparking mass indignation among home supporters.

15.02.2014 19:59

Canada, Netherlands dominate podium on Day 3 of Sochi Olympics
Team Canada took the lead in the overall medals count after grabbing two golds and one silver medal on the third day of the Sochi Olympics. Meanwhile, Dutch athletes performed a second clean sweep, winning three medals in the 500m speed skating event.

10.02.2014 22:42

Why I cried during Sochi Olympics opening ceremony
There is an iconic image from the 1980 Olympic Games, hosted by Moscow. It will be captured during the closing ceremony.

08.02.2014 14:34

Mount Elbrus reconquered: Olympic Flame reaches Europe's highest point (PHOTOS)
With the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi just round the corner, the Olympic Flame has been lit at the summit of the highest point in Europe, Mount Elbrus, which lies in the Greater Caucasus mountain range.

01.02.2014 08:05