Topic: 2018 Winter Olympics
In Pakistan's isolated Naltar Valley the Pakistani Air Force is training children who learned to ski on wooden planks tied to boots with wire for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee's selection of Pyeongchang, South Korea means the 2018 Winter Olympics will be held in Asia for the first time since the 1998 Games took place in Nagano, Japan.
07/06/2011 04:16 pm
The bogus second conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oil tycoon turned prominent dissident, calls for both President Obama and President Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister Putin's protégé, to stand up strongly for the rule of law in Russia.
12/27/2010 01:56 pm
Amplifying a recent trend, the 2010 Winter Olympics will be split between two cities – Vancouver and Whistler – almost completely separate from each other. Critics say it undermines the Olympic spirit of unity.
02/11/2010 05:06 pm