U.S. Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones is packing on the pounds — and proud of it.
Russian businessmen and officials close to President Vladimir Putin have stolen up to $30 billion from funds intended for preparations for next year’s Sochi Winter Olympics, according to a report released on Thursday by opposition leaders.
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Sochi organizers unveiled the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympics on Thursday - and now hope to make sure most of them stay in Russia to make up for the miserable medal performance at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
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SOCHI, Russia - While Moscow digs itself out of a huge snow storm that hit the Russian capital in the last few days, organizers of the Winter Olympics are worried a lack of white powder could become a problem next February.
In an exclusive interview, Lindsey Vonn, one of the most decorated Olympic skiers in history, talks to TODAY’s Matt Lauer about the devastating injury she sustained just one year before the start of the Sochi Olympics, saying she still has “plenty of time to be ready” for the 2014 Games.