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UEFA Suspends Russia For EURO 2016
The Euro 2016 tournament has been marred by issues involving opposing fans throughout a number of cities in France. Both Russian and England fans have taken to hospitals with various injuries from violence in the streets of France before their team's matches...
Russian Olympic Medalists Rewarded With Cars
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.
Medvedev reportedly gave away dozens of white Mercedes-Benz cars, decorated with the Russian Olympic team logo...
Sochi Games End With Grand Ceremony
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With a nod to Russia's Olympic past and 900 children carrying small flames, a giant bear has extinguished the flame of the Sochi Games.
The 26-foot (8-meter) bear shed a single tear down from his left eye after blowing out a cauldron inside FischtOlympic …
Upstate New York Native ‘Shocked’ To Win Silver
As American Andrew Weibrecht crossed the finish line of the Super G for a silver medal last Sunday, the announcers on TV were shocked. Apparently, they weren't the only ones.
"I was a little bit shocked myself," said Weibrecht, when he called into 104...
U.S. Women Lose Lead Late, Fall to Canada
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title.
Canada trailed 2-0 before Brianne Jenner and Poulin scored in the final 3:26 of regulation, and P…
Sochi Security Relaxing
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sochi hotel guests are walking, unchecked, past unused metal detectors. Security guards are no longer poking around at the pockets and ankles of every single person entering Olympic facilities. Tangerines and bottles of Coke are making it through security barriers that ban…
Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin Called From Sochi
On Wednesday afternoon, U.S. bronze medalist Erin Hamlin called into Armen Williams' show on 104.5 The Team.
Just moments after receiving her medal for the women's singles luge, Hamlin was on her way back to the Olympic Village.
Part I: Erin Hamlin on 104...
White Falls Short In Olympics
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — In an Olympic stunner, Shaun White failed in his quest for three straight halfpipe gold medals Tuesday, falling to Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov.
In fact, White didn't even win a medal.
Podladtchikov, known as the "I-Pod," landed th…