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  • Daniel Radcliffe Goes for 'Gold'

    LONDON -- In the run-up to the AFM, Daniel Radcliffe has been confirmed to star in "Gold," which tells the story of Sebastian Coe's rivalry with fellow athlete Steve Ovett in the years leading up to the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. Pic will reunite...
  • Westjet's new MIA-Calgary route launches

    Westjet's new MIA-Calgary route launches
    Miami International Airport officials will welcome the newest international route from WestJet in a ceremony Tuesday at 8 a.m. The Canadian low-cost carrier will operate four weekly flights between Calgary and Miami now through Dec. 14, airport...
  • Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners

    Thousands march in Moscow, demand release of political prisoners
    MOSCOW -- Several thousand people demanding the release of political prisoners took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday in the biggest protest action so far this fall. On a gray, overcast afternoon, protesters marched along Moscow's central Boulevard...
  • Venturing out into Jamaica

    Venturing out into Jamaica
    Unless you're old enough to remember when Harry Belafonte was selling millions of calypso records, visiting Jamaica, for most leisure travelers, has come to mean three things: 1. All-inclusive resorts, most equipped with beaches. 2. Being advised by...
  • LA84 Foundation awards nearly $500,000 in grants

     The LA84 Foundation, which invests proceeds from the 1984 Olympic Games, has awarded nearly $493,000 in grants to 22 youth sports programs in Southern California. The American Youth Soccer Organization Region 1031 in South Los Angeles received $20,...
  • On the Road | Brazil

     
    The South American colossus of Brazil faces massive changes and challenges as it prepares for the world's spotlight during the World Cup next year and the Olympic Games in 2016. Images from the sprawling metropolis of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro contrast...
  • Film Review: 'Putin's Games'

    An epic account of waste, mismanagement and corruption that makes bridges to nowhere everywhere look like small potatoes, "Putin's Games" sheds scandalous light on the infrastructural problems surrounding Russia's bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics....
  • Sochi Olympic torch takes plunge into world's deepest lake

    Sochi Olympic torch takes plunge into world's deepest lake
    The longest Olympic torch relay in history paid a visit, and took a plunge, into the world's deepest freshwater body at Russia's Lake Baikal. The Sochi Winter Olympic Games organizers released video of the event and tweeted about the occasion. The 39,...
  • Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride

    Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride
    Want a free subway ride in Russia? All you have to do is work up a little sweat. In an effort to promote both the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi and a healthier lifestyle, the Moscow metro has set up a special vending machine that offers travelers...
  • Review: 'Adventure in Space and Time' a fun take on 'Doctor Who' start

    Review: 'Adventure in Space and Time' a fun take on 'Doctor Who' start
    Had it come even a few years into its 21st century rebirth, the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who," the BBC series about a space-time-traveling alien and the humans he corrals into keeping him company, would not be the worldwide event it is now. But event...
  • Bob Costas to host NBC's prime-time, late-night Winter Olympics

    Bob Costas to host NBC's prime-time, late-night Winter Olympics
    Bob Costas will serve as host for NBC's prime-time and late-night coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Costas has been prime-time host for every NBC-covered Olympic Games since 1992, including the 2012 London Games, which was the most-...
  • Netflix 'Lilyhammer' Premiere: Steven Van Zandt Learns to Love Norway's Frozen Wasteland

    Steven Van Zandt's mumbling mobster in "Lilyhammer" is back for more comical mayhem in the Norwegian wilderness -- and the multihyphenate says both he and his character have become "more integrated" into the local scene. "I have been eating a lot of cod,...