Will Games Boost Russian Economy?

The 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi have been laced with problems, from failed graphics, to hotel problems, to terror threats. Needless to say, the Olympic Planning Committee has been fighting an uphill battle. Since the threats of terror never seemed to develop, aesthetic problems, like awkward bathrooms, yellow water and unfinished hotels, have taken center stage in the host city. […]

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Sochi passes the torch

The Americans finished second in the total medal count to host country Russia Olympic expectations for Team USA are always extraordinary. Some athletes live up to the hype, while some falter under the bright lights. Despite finishing second in the medal count to host country Russia, the United States still came home with 28 medals. One sport the U.S. had […]

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Winter Olympics motivates youth

LaHaye Ice Center’s Learn to Skate program experiences increase of sign-ups throughout Sochi games After American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White won gold at the Sochi Olympics, the LaHaye Ice Center has seen a surge in numbers for skating lessons. “Olympic years are the ones where the most amount of kids get involved in skating,” Captain of the […]

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