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Ukraine sends message to Putin at opening ceremony of Winter Paralympics

SOCHI, Russia - With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-07/ukraine-sends-message-pu
Blue Jackets prevail as Maple Leafs continue slide

...Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Monday night.Toronto dropped its third in a row since the Winter Olympics. The Maple Leafs had won seven consecutive at home, their best stretch there since a nine-game run in the 2006-07...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-03-03/blue-jackets-prevail-maple
Getting back to work

...made-products during the next 10 years. The company is promoting the initiative in a series of ads broadcast during the Winter Olympics that featured narration from celebrity pitchman Mike Rowe, best known as host of the cable-TV show Dirty Jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/getting-back-work
Who needs Sochi? South has its own winter games

The enjoyment of the Winter Olympics has been interrupted by winter.While athletes from around the world are enduring 61-degree weather in balmy Sochi, Russia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/who-needs-sochi-south-ha
White says he's at peace with decision to skip slopestyle, focus on halfpipe

White says he's at peace with a controversial decision to skip the brand new slopestyle event to focus on an attempt at winning a third consecutive gold medal in the halfpipe competition.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-08/white-says-hes-peace-dec
Kidnap threat names Austrian athletes, not regarded as 'acute threat' by Austrian Olympic Committee

A kidnap threat - delivered via a letter in German - that names a pair of female Austrian athletes is not regarded as an 'acute threat' by the Austrian Olympic Committee at this time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-04/kidnap-threat-names-aust
Mitt Romney believes Sochi Games will have 'very adequate security'

...impact," he said. RECORD ATHLETES: Competitors from 88 countries are set to compete in Sochi, a record for the Winter Olympics.The IOC released the final list of national Olympic committees that will be participating in the Sochi Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-02/mitt-romney-believes-soc
Exchange cemented lasting bond with Ukrainians caught in turmoil

...journalist, and it's easy to see he loves his work.Anatoliy will be in Sochi, Russia, this month to cover the Winter Olympics. His wife, Olga, is the secretary and second in command at the newspaper, and they have two beautiful children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-01/exchange-cemente
Advances will help in Olympic drug testing in Sochi

...you'll pay the price.That's the challenge laid down to drug cheats thinking they can dope their way to success at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.International Olympic and anti-doping officials are implementing the toughest drug-testing program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-28/advances-will-help-olymp
Veteran Ed Jovanovski sparks Panthers to win over Sabres with goal, assist

...Jimmy Howard has been ruled out for a week after injuring his left knee, putting his spot on the U.S. team for the Winter Olympics in doubt.Howard insisted Tuesday he is not concerned about missing the Sochi Games, saying he wants to get healthy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-01-21/veteran-ed-jovanovski-spar