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Russia Scoops World Media Coverage
Russia has learned to dominate the world news headlines, drawing extensive press coverage with both positive and negative developments.
Dramatic Bends in Viktor An's Life - True Story of Short Track Genius
Korean-born Viktor An stunned the Russian and Korean crowd by snatching three golds in Sochi, leading his teammates to their first incredible victory and popularizing the sport in Russia.
#Sochi2014 as a Perfect Source of Joy
Browse our tweets review to spot the shift from the negative response to a burst of positive emotions among foreign athletes and guests.


Sochi 2014: IOC President Praises Russian Athletes
IOC President Thomas Bach has acknowledged significant progress by Russian athletes after a lackluster performance at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Sochi 2014: Viktor An to Continue Skating Career Until 2015
Viktor An plans to continue his skating career at least until the Moscow championship in 2015.
Sochi 2014: Bobsleigh Racer Zubkov, 39, May Continue Career
Bobsleigh king Alexander Zubkov, 39, did not rule out continuing his sports career.
Sochi 2014: Skobrev Spent Too Much TIme on Media - Official
Russian speedskater Ivan Skobrev was the weak link in the teams race, according to Alexey Kravtsov, head of the Russian Speedskating Union.
Sochi 2014: Speedskating Leader Skobrev Mulls Career Pause
Russian speedskater Ivan Skobrev told the press he was considering a pause in his career, following a dismal performance at the home Olympics in Sochi.
Sochi 2014: 'This Gold More Precious Than Life' - Legkov
50km mass start winner Legkov said he had waiting for this success for 15 years.
Sochi 2014: Sports Minister Urged Legkov to Win Gold
Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko warned Alexander Legkov not to finish the Sochi Olympics without gold.
Sochi 2014: Record 13th Gold in Bobsleigh
Alexander Zubkov-led sled wins 13th gold to secure Russias first place in the total medal count.
Sochi 2014: Gold Medalist Shipulin Regrets Missed Sprint Trophy
Following a successful and stunning performance in the mens relay, biathlete Anton Shipulin regrets he didnt win gold in sprint.
Sochi 2014: 'Women's Performance Was OK' - Pichler
German coach Wolfgang Pichler is satisfied with the performance of the Russian womens team at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Sochi 2014: Figure Skater Trankov to Bear Russian Flag at Closing Ceremony
Maxim Trankov will bear the Russian national flag at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games later on Sunday.
Sochi 2014: Zubkov-Led Bobsleigh Team First After 3 Heats
Russias four-man bobsleigh team led by Alexander Zubkov is leading the race after three heats.
Sochi 2014: Troubled German Coach to Stay with Russia till Season End
Troubled German coach Wolfgang Pichler is set to stay with Russia till the end of the season.
Sochi 2014: Russians Win Podium in Men's 50km Mass Start
Alexander Legkov, Maxim Vylegzhanin, and Ilya Chernousov climb atop the podium in the mens 50km mass start, securing the first place for Russia in the total medal count.
Sochi 2014: Canada's Sled Flipped in Heat 2, No Injuries
Canadian sled flipped in Heat 2 of the four-man bobsleigh race on Saturday but luckily no-one was in injured in the spill.
Sochi 2014: Viktor An to Get Permanent Home
The Russian government has decided to help the six-time Olympic champion, Korean-born Viktor An, to get permanent home.
Sochi 2014: Viktor An Thanks Russian Crowds for Emotional Support
It was the first time in my life when I was so cheered by the whole arena, said Viktor An, a six-time Olympic champion in short track skating.
Sochi 2014: Short Track Skater Elistratov Elated About Success
Short track skater Semyon Elistratov said the victory in the men's 5,000m relay was an unbelievable surprise.
Sochi 2014: Bronze Medalist Garanichev Calm Over Absence in Relay
Biathlete Evgeny Garanichev was not disappointed that he wasnt on the lucky list of the mens relay team that won gold on Saturday evening.
Sochi 2014: 'Many Americans Hate Me' - US-Born Snowboarder
Vic Wild knows snowboarding fans back in his home country are split about his fantastic success at the Sochi Olympics.
Sochi 2014: Female Speedskating Team Grabs Bronze
Russia outskated Japan to secure bronze in womens relay, a victory that gave Russia a lead in the total medal count.
Sochi 2014: Russian Biathletes Beat Germany, Norway to Grab Relay Gold
Biathletes lead Russia to the top of the medal table, securing 11th gold for the host nation.
Sochi 2014: Vic Wild Wasn't a Star - Surprised Coach
Denis Tikhomirov, the chief coach of the Russian snowboarding team, has been surprised by the stirring performance of US-born Vic Wild who has won two gold medals for Russia.
Sochi 2014: Biathlete Vilukhina's Coach Would Not Accept Her Car Gift
Olga Vilukhinas coach said he would accept a car the biathlete promised him earlier at the Sochi Games.
Sochi 2014: Biathlete Glazyrina Suspended From Russian Female Team
Olga Glazyrina has been suspended from the Russian female biathlon team, apparently for her rude remarks on the social media that targeted the team.
Sochi 2014: US-Born Vic Wild Wins 10th Gold for Russia
US-born Vic Wild wins 10th gold for Russia by a tenth of second in men's snowboard parallel slalom at Rosa Khutors Extreme Park.
Sochi 2014: German Coach Pichler Deflects Criticism
Wolfgang Pichler said he would most likely leave the Russian team after the Sochi Olympics.
Sochi 2014: Figure Skating Champions Share Their Emotions
Russia-IC brings you some of the comments made by Russia's Olympic champions in figure skating at the press conference, according to Sovetsky Sport.
Sochi 2014: Short Track King Viktor An Races to Gold in 2 Events
Viktor An won gold in men's 500m individual race and later helped the national team outskate Team USA in the 5,000m relay.
Sochi 2014: Sotnikova Snatches Gold In Figure Skating Thriller
Adelina Sotnikova wins seventh Gold for Russia in figure skating, but the world media fume with acrid comments.
Sochi 2014: Russia Lost 1-3 to Finland in Quarterfinals
The Red Machine has been stopped by Finland who scored three times to secure a berth in the semifinals, leaving Russians without any medals.
Sochi 2014: Russia Knock Out Norway 4-0
Russia have thrashed Norway in a crucial game to progress to the quarterfinals where they will face Finland.
Sochi 2014: Russia Gets Silver in Snowboard Cross - 19th Medal
Nikolay Olyunin has grabbed silver in men's snowboard cross, the first time ever that a Russian climbed an Olympic pedestal in this sport.
Sochi 2014: Russia Wins First Ever Olympic Gold in Bobsleigh
Alexander Zubkov and Alexey Voevoda have won Russia's first ever Olympic gold in bobsleigh.
Sochi 2014: Russia Lost to USA in Shootout
Russia's ice hockey team lost the chance to top Group A. Two goals by Pavel Datsyuk were not enough to beat USA who were more lucky in the shootout.
Sochi 2014: Biathlete Garanichev Wins Bronze to Celebrate Birthday
Russian biathlete Evgeny Garanichev secures a tenth medal for the Russian team at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Sochi 2014: Figure Skating Legend Plyushchenko Retires After Back Injury
Evgeny Plyushchenko has announced that he retires from sports after a back injury during a warmup.
Sochi 2014: Russia Beat Slovenia 5-2 in Ice Hockey
Russia's ice hockey team stunned Slovenia 5-2 in the Group A opener to secure the first three points in the qualification stage.
Sochi 2014: NHL's Varlamov Picked for Opener Against Slovenia
Semyon Varlamov has been picked as the goaltender for the first game of the Russian team that takes place Thursday.

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