Putin Bestows Awards Upon Sochi Olympic Organizers

Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed one of the country's highest civilian awards Monday upon officials tasked with organizing the Sochi Olympics for their role in ensuring the success of the Games.

// Mar. 25, 2014 - 00:00 GMT


Sochi Speedskating Arena to Host Russian Fed Cup Tennis

The Adler Arena used for speedskating during the Sochi Olympics in February is to stage Russia's Fed Cup tennis clash against Argentina next month, competition organizers announced on Monday.

// Mar. 18, 2014 - 09:25 GMT


Best Winter Paralympics Ever' Close in Sochi

International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven declared the Sochi Games closed Sunday in a ceremony celebrating the ambition and ability of disabled people.

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 23:58 GMT


Paralympic Games in Sochi

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 23:58 GMT


Russia Puts Political Distractions Aside to Dominate First Paralympics

As it hosted its first Paralympic Games amid extreme political tension with key competing countries, Russia brushed aside the distractions of the wider world to put on a successful event and dominate the competition.

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 22:52 GMT


Ukraine to Attend Paralympics Closing Ceremony

Ukrainian athletes will take part in the closing ceremony of the Sochi Paralympics Sunday despite a referendum being held the same day on the secession and possible annexation by Russia of the countrys Crimean peninsula. </p>

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 21:48 GMT


France’s Bochet Wins Giant Slalom, Leaves With 3 Gold Medals

French skier Marie Bochet ended the Sochi Paralympics on a high Sunday, winning her fourth gold of the Games in the giant slalom.

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 20:42 GMT


Farkasova Grabs 2nd Alpine Skiing Gold in Sochi

Slovakia's Henrieta Farkasova stormed to her second gold of the Sochi Paralympics on Sunday, blowing away the opposition in the giant slalom visually impaired race.

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 20:17 GMT


German Veteran Eskau Speeds to Cross-Country Paralympic Gold

Veteran German skier Andrea Eskau, 42, put Paralympic setbacks behind her as she sped to victory in the womens 5km sitting cross-country race Sunday. </p>

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 19:38 GMT


Paralympic Games in Sochi

// Mar. 16, 2014 - 19:38 GMT