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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - The Olympic Games
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday ignored U.S. warnings to stay of Ukraine, asking for and receiving authority from his parliament to use military forces in Ukraine's strategic region of Crimea.
Russian troops took over Crimea as the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to use the military to protect Russian interests in Ukraine. The newly installed government in Kiev was powerless to react to the action by Russian troops based in the strategic region and more flown in, aided by pro-Russian Ukrainian groups.
Armed men described as Russian troops took control of key airports in Crimea on Friday and Russian transport planes flew into the strategic region, Ukrainian officials said, an ominous sign of the Kremlin's iron hand in Ukraine. President Barack Obama bluntly warned Moscow "there will be costs" if it intervenes militarily.
President Obama on Friday afternoon put Russia on notice that any military action inside of Ukraine will carry "costs," promising the U.S. and its allies in the international community will not allow Moscow to violate the sovereignty of its neighbor.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens are still adjusting to NHL play after a nearly three-week Olympic layoff. And it showed Thursday night.
John Tavares' opinion on NHL players participating in the Olympic Games hasn't changed even though his New York Islanders' season ended on the other side of the world while he was wearing the colors of Canada.
A couple of years ago, Chris Fogt was serving his country in war. On Sunday, he was representing his country on the medal podium at the Olympic Games.
More than 1.5. million people have signed a petition on Change.org that demands an investigation into the ladies figure skating competition at the Olympic Games in Sochi.
Just shy of an elegant and historic finish in a sport where both are in short supply, France's Jonathan Midol provided a comic reminder Thursday that in skicross, order comes from chaos, not the other way around.
At the end of his sixth Olympics, this was no longer about fighting for a medal for Todd Lodwick.
A Russian hockey team with immense expectations lost its shot at an Olympic title Wednesday at a Winter Games tempered by violence both in the host city and in nearby Ukraine.
The Holland Heineken House has always been one of the top party spots at the Olympic Games, with Dutch fans, athletes and sponsors getting together for raucous celebrations night after night.
Carien Kleibeuker's eyes widened and she chuckled upon hearing herself introduced as the Olympic bronze medalist who is 35 years and 344 days old.
Want to see the glasses and goggles that aerials skier Lydia Lassila and snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis wore at the Sochi Olympics? If you go to the website of the company that manufactures their eyewear, you might be in for a shock.
One of the U.S. Navy ships that was tasked to the Black Sea in case of emergency at the Olympic Games in Sochi never made it — it ran aground as it was pulling into Turkey, a senior U.S. military official said.