Posts tagged "Sochi"

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Reunited with Sochi Puppies, Reveals Two Dogs Died

It was a happy, yet sad reunion for Olympic US silver medalist Gus Kenworthy on Today this morning (March 14, 2014). Kenworthy, with the help of Humane Society International and good friend Robin Macdonald, who stayed behind in Russia for nearly a month after the Olympics, brought the dogs home.

By: Michael Prieve / March 14, 2014

NBC’s Bob Costas Has A Double Eye Infection, Has “No Idea” Where He Is

Poor, chocolate-covered Bob Costas.  The moral compass of sports has been struck down by an infection in both eyes, preventing him from doing any further coverage of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Matt Lauer  and co. called in to check on Costas this morning from the Today show, who informed Lauer that he would be taking…

By: Kelly Lynch / February 11, 2014

Bitch Is Flawless: Johnny Weir’s Sochi Olympics Style

ILY Johnny Weir. The retired figure skater is famous for his costumes, and NBC struck gold when they tapped him to commentate alongside former Olympian Tara Lipinski at this year's Sochi Olympics.

By: Kelly Lynch / February 11, 2014

Sochi 2014: The Russian Police Choir Gets Down to “Get Lucky”

What's funnier than a bunch of foreigners singing a pop song?  A bunch of foreigners in uniform singing a pop song in Russia during the Olympics Opening Ceremony.

By: Kelly Lynch / February 8, 2014

7 Things To Know About The Sochi Olympics

Ah, Sochi.  Billed as a quiet little resort town in a sub-tropical climate, the Russian city is just under 1,000 miles south of Moscow, but uncomfortably close to unstable regions. Sochi won 2014 Winter Olympics bid seven years ago, but it wasn't until recently that the world woke up and asked itself what the f**…

By: Kelly Lynch / February 6, 2014