| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:50 PM
MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Sochi, where he intends to inspect the venues for the upcoming Winter Olympics, his spokesman said.
“In the coming days, the president will examine in detail all the [five] venues of the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:32 AM
When a long-time opponent says you're slowing down, it is either time to get re-energized or realize a brilliant tennis career is on the downswing.
At the ATP World Finals in London this week, Novak Djokovic took note that Federer's ranking has...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For viewers, the Winter Olympics are just 18 days of sports and entertainment.
But for NBCUniversal, they're part of vast exercise in planning and logistics that stretches back to the end of the 2012 summer games in London -- and won't end for weeks...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"Scandal," "The Americans," "The Walking Dead," "Portlandia," "Ripper Street," "Vikings," "House of Cards," "Hannibal"—February sees the return of several TV favorites. New series also launch, including "The Red Road" on Sundance, "Mixology" and the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The U.S. won't send a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the White House announced Monday in response to Russia's military advances in Ukraine.
President Obama is still in full support of the U.S. athletes and wishes...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:23 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday warned that Russia's seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula will be a “costly proposition” and vowed that U.S. and Western allies will impose painful economic sanctions if Moscow does not stand...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:07 AM
"Dancing With the Stars" has never shied away from the world of sports in selecting its cast members, and Season 18 is no exception.
The list of competitors for the latest edition long-running ABC competition series was announced Tuesday, and it...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:51 AM
A Ukrainian won a gold medal she dedicated to her country, which has been invaded by Russia.
A Ukrainian orphan took silver, meaning she now has won medals for the United States in the winter and summer Paralympics.
A Russian orphan trying to match...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics.
Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:08 AM
The redoubtable Tatyana McFadden has done it again.
The young woman for whom nothing seems impossible joined the group of athletes who have won medals in winter and summer Paralympic competition when she took silver in Wednesday’s sit ski sprint...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that his country wasn't responsible for the turmoil in Crimea, describing Sunday's vote on whether the strategic peninsula should secede from Ukraine as a crisis of a purely "domestic nature."
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin -- who has a lot on his mind these days -- took a few minutes Monday to thank his country's athletes for their dominant performance in the Sochi Paralympics.
The Russian team won 30 golds and a total of 80 medals ...