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Protesters in cities around the world targeted major Olympic sponsors Wednesday, just ahead of the Winter Games in Sochi, urging them to speak out against Russia's law restricting gay-rights activities. Two more sponsors of the U.S. Olympic team condemned the law, but leading global sponsors did not join them.
To say Anita DeFrantz has waited 34 years for this moment would not be an exaggeration.
Lolo Jones is telling the story about how she became a bobsledder, her words becoming difficult to decipher as she tries to keep herself from crying.
As a hurdler, Lolo Jones was always alone, often feeling unwanted. As a bobsledder, she's never alone — her teammates go just about anywhere she does.
The United States will bring 230 athletes to the Sochi Olympics, the largest delegation ever for any country at the Winter Games.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has warned athletes to keep their Team USA uniforms under wraps outside of the games' venues amid heightened concerns about security in Sochi, Russia.
Lolo Jones' selection to the U.S. Olympic bobsled team is being strongly defended by those who made the pick, amid growing criticism that her popularity played a role in the decision and overshadowed the results of other hopefuls.
A day after offering to help Russia with security at the Winter Olympics, the White House expressed concern Wednesday about the potential for terrorist attacks at the games, citing increased threats.