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The 2014 Winter Olympics Come to an Artistic Close

Posted Sunday February 23, 2014 4:50 PM GMT

Putting an end to globe-spanning competitions, the 2014 Winter Olympics came to an end today (February 23), with the final closing ceremony in Sochi, Russia.

Sochi's mayor presented the Olympic flag to the mayor of Pyeongchang, South Korea, the next host of the Winter Olympics, and a massive animatronic bear blue out the iconic Olympic flame.

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Finland Defeats USA for Bronze Medal in Olympic Hockey

Posted Saturday February 22, 2014 3:10 PM GMT

Breaking the hearts of American hockey lovers across the nation, Finland's hockey team took down team USA at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Saturday (February 22), thereby shattering hopes of an American Olympic men's hockey medal.

The showdown took place at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, and Finland team captain Teemu Selanne scored two goals, as Tuukka Rask forced a 26-save shutout, helping Finland beat the United States 5-0.

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Lamar Odom Checks Out his New Spanish Basketball Team

Posted Friday February 21, 2014 12:48 AM GMT

Getting to know his new European teammates, Lamar Odom watched a game after signing with Spanish basketball team Laboral Kutxa on Thursday (February 20).

The former Clippers forward smiled and waved to his new fans in Vitoria as he embarks on a new stage in his career.

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Ashley Wagner Stays Positive Despite Low Score in Sochi

Posted Thursday February 20, 2014 4:20 PM GMT

She received flak for her visibly disappointed reaction to an "unfair score" during last week's Sochi Olympics ice skating competition, and it appears Ashley Wagner learned a lesson.

After finishing her routine to Pink Floyd's "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" in the short program, the 22-year-old skater put on a smile as she joined her coaches on the bench to hear the score.

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Derek Hough Rejoices Over Meryl Davis & Charlie White’s Ice Dancing Gold Medal

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 1:58 PM GMT

He choreographed the Ice Dancing routine for American athletes Meryl Davis and Charlie White, so it’s no wonder Derek Hough was elated when they scored the gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Following the announcement, the “Dancing With the Stars” stud proclaimed, "I've been rooting for them the whole time. It's just unbelievable. I'm so happy for them. It couldn't have happened to two nicer people.”

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Lamar Odom Heads to Spain to Play Basketball

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 12:57 PM GMT

Looking to get his life back on track, Lamar Odom is shipping off to Spain to re-vamp his professional basketball career.

According to reports, the former Los Angeles Lakers star signed a two-month contract with Laboral Kutxa in Vitoria-Gasteiz with an option to extend his stay after the current season.

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White Grab the Gold for Team USA in Ice Dancing

Posted Monday February 17, 2014 7:23 PM GMT

In a historical moment for Team USA, Meryl Davis and Charlie White earned the gold in ice dancing on Monday (February 17).

With a total score of 195.52 points, the duo soared ahead of Canada (190.99) and Russia (183.48) in the competition featuring a short dance and free dance.

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Pharrell Williams & Drake Drop By the 63rd NBA All-Star Weekend

Posted Monday February 17, 2014 1:09 PM GMT

Bringing his funky fresh style to the National Basketball Association, Pharrell Williams showed up to perform at the 2014 All-Star Game in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday (February 16).

The “Happy” singer brought his Vivienne Westwood Buffalo hat as he took the stage at the Smoothie King Center much to the delight of the packed crowd.

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