Julia Lipnitskaia - updates

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Russia crash out of ice hockey, Kim glides towards gold

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:13 AM

In the mountains above Sochi four time world champion skier Ted Ligety won the men s giant slalom; Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen takes record 13th medal; and a married couple both get medals

RUSSIA DOWN AND OUT. Teemu Selanne (L) of Finland scores a goal against goalie Semyon Varlamov (R) of Russia in the quarter final match between Finland and Russia at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, Sochi, Russia, 19 February 2014. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Comparison of Sochi Winter Olympics with Hitler Games riles Russians

Feb 12, 2014 - 12:33 AM

A Russian opposition radio station prompted angry rebukes on Tuesday for publishing a blog that compared the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to the 1936 Olympics hosted by Adolf Hitler

TOO FAR? Russian figure skater Julia Lipnitskaia (pictured) was compared unfavorably to a 1936 German Olympian. Photo by Tibor Ilyes/EPA

Winter Olympics: Plushenko, Lipnitskaia lead Russia to first Sochi gold

Feb 10, 2014 - 2:54 AM

National idol Yevgeny Plushenko and rising star Julia Lipnitskaia got hosts Russia off the mark on Sunday sealing gold in the inaugural team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics

GOLDEN BOY. Yevgeny Plushenko of Russia performs during figure skating men's short program at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games in 2006. Photo by Sergey Chirikov/EPA