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[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Sochi Winter Olympics

[VIDEO] Op Ed Live: Sochi Winter Olympics

February 14, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion

Staff columnists Harry Brown and Adam Fazilbegu dissect the politics of the Sochi Winter Olympics, including LGBT rights, Putin's image, the expensive cost of the games and threats of terrorism. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JG4VUpDvtMI[/youtube]

Music fit for an Olympian

Music fit for an Olympian

February 7, 2014


Filed under Arts

Do you have a playlist prepared for your 2014 Olympics gathering? We do, and we're more than happy to share. Check out the songs below for tributes to France, Ireland, Mexico and more. Be sure to follow nyunews on Spotify....

Sochi Winter Olympics to commence amid controversy

Sochi Winter Olympics to commence amid controversy

February 6, 2014


Filed under Sports

The 22nd Winter Olympics kick off this Friday, Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia. This is the first Olympics that will be held in Russia since the fall of the U.S.S.R. There are 98 different events will be played across 15 different sports in this Olympics including three new events, ski slopestyle, snowboard slopestyle and s...