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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Sochi 2014

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'Be prepared for the drop after the peak': the stark realities of being an Irish winter athlete
Conor Lyne was flag-bearer at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.
The Sochi gold medallist who swapped the slopes for Senegal as a Sightsavers ambassador
Northern Ireland’s Kelly Gallagher picked up gold
Vanessa-Mae found to have fiddled her way into Winter Olympics
The violinist has now been banned from skiing for four years.
Northern Ireland's Kelly Gallagher claims Paralympic gold
The 28-year old from Down won the visually-impaired Super-G even this morning.
From Russia with love: 7 examples of sportsmanship at the Sochi Olympics
It’s time to pack up your skeletons and stray dogs, folks.
Now that Sochi's over, here's 5 Winter Sports you can try in Ireland
From snowboarding to curling, there’s a chance you could make the next Winter Olympics.
Winter Olympic Village: Day 15
It’s all over bar the shouting in Sochi.
Winter Olympic Village, Day 14
We revisit the penultimate day of action in Sochi
Conor Lyne ensures Ireland sign off from Sochi on a positive note
Mario Matt claims slalom gold as Ireland’s interest in the Winter Olympics comes to an end.
'Loser Keeps Bieber' bet on Olympic hockey game goes hilariously wrong
This amazing billboard really sums it all up.
Winter Olympic Village: Day 13
Pull up a stool and join us for some Schnapps.
Disappointment for Bell as Mikaela Shiffrin becomes America's golden girl
Florence Bell failed to finish the women’s slalom in Sochi.
South Korean fury at Yuna Kim figure-skating defeat
Websites were flooded with angry comments by ordinary South Koreans who felt that “Queen Yuna” had been robbed of the title.
That 'Sochi Wolf' video was an epic Jimmy Kimmel prank
Here’s how he did it.
Here's why the Olympic figure skating final wasn't fixed
The website of the popular online campaigning forum,, last night crashed as hundreds of thousands logged on to sign a petition calling for a review of the judges’ scores.
Winter Olympic Village: Day 12
Join us for an apres-ski shandy.
Olympic ski race ends in insane crash at the finish line, three-way photo finish
Check out how this one came to an end.
Lolo Jones forgot to hit the brakes at the end of her bobsleigh run, nearly crashed
The track athlete showed her lack of experience in Sochi.
Winter Olympic Village: Day 12
If you’re Russian, look away now.
Defeated Russian hockey coach gives amazing interview: 'Eat me alive right now'
“Dear friends, life has not come to an end. But this is a severe and annoying defeat,” the Russian commentator said, meanwhile.
Sad Sochi bear is the symbol of Russia's ice hockey heartbreak
When the Russian ice hockey team loses, a nation cries.
Why you really need to care about Yuna Kim and Julia Lipnitskaya's figure skating showdown
Don’t like figure skating? Doesn’t matter.
Jeers as Russia crash out of ice hockey tournament in Sochi
Finland stunned the hosts in Sochi this afternoon.
Conor Lyne crashes out of Giant Slalom competition
Irish skiier “disappointed” after falling on his Olympic debut.
Winter Olympic Village: Day 11
Imagine tearing your ACL and winning Olympic gold two months later…
The finish in the men's biathlon couldn't have been much closer
Emil Hegle Svendsen won gold in the 15km mass start… just about.
Conor Lyne cleared to compete despite Olympic injury scare
Skiier injured his shoulder during a training session in Sochi 10 days ago.
Florence Bell fails to complete course in women's slalom
The teenage hopeful will chalk this one down to experience.
The 14 stages of realising you're a Winter Olympics superfan
AKA the journey from zero to obsessed.
GIF: Snowboard cross race ends in dramatic crash at photo finish
Alex Deibold just about scraped into the final, but then came away with bronze.
Pussy Riot members say they have been arrested in Sochi
The two band members were released from prison last year.
Emotional bronze reward for ill Japanese ski jumper
The ski jumper may be suffering from Churg-Strauss syndrome, an illness with initial symptoms resembling asthma but potentially deadly.
Winter Olympic Village: Day Ten
There was disappointment for the Jamaican bobsleigh team among other events in Sochi today.
Cruel runnings: Fairytale over for Jamaican bobsleigh team despite kissing 'lucky egg'
it’s the end of the road for the most popular team in Sochi.
These screaming curlers are the new stars of the Winter Olympics
WARNING: You may want to turn the volume down before hitting the play button.
Here's how 18-year-old Rowan Cheshire looks after crashing on Sochi halfpipe
The Team GB athlete tweeted this image from her hospital bed this morning.
Heroic cat falls through ceiling of Sochi skating arena, walks away
And it was all caught on CCTV.
Winter Olympic Village: Day Nine
Looks like Marty McFly’s crazy, hovering future is not so far away.
It was 30 years ago today: 13 haunting pictures from 1984's Winter Olympics venues
The Sarajevo Olympic park is being reclaimed by nature.
Steady on, lads! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring Darran O’Sullivan’s thoughts on Michael Carrick and Irish Winter Olympian Florence Bell’s new best friend.