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All eyes on Russia as Sochi opening ceremony marks start of Winter Olympics

Russia kicks off the opening ceremony on Friday in Sochi as the world turns its attention to the costliest Olympic Games in history.

A tour of the Sochi Olympic Village

Amid security anxieties, indignation over Russian politics, the furore over unfinished media accommodation and astronomic costs, one key component of the Winter Olympics has been all but forgotten: the thousands of athletes streaming into Sochi

Sochi in Louisiana

While all eyes will be on Sochi starting Feb. 6, many people here in the Baton Rouge Area are also involved in winter sports themselves.

Americans stay away from expensive Sochi

Many American winter sports fans will stay away from next month's Sochi Games, put off by the eye-watering cost and hassle of traveling to the Russian resort.

US Olympians, fans express worries about Sochi security

Seven days until the winter Olympics kick off right here on NBC33 While most people will be watching from home, some athletes who were supposed to go may be doing the same.

US Olympic uniforms unveiled for opening, closing ceremonies

The uniforms the US Olympic team will be wearing for Sochi’s opening and closing ceremonies were unveiled on the today show Thursday morning.

LSU students proud of Lolo Jones' rare accomplishment

Lolo Jones gets to continue her Olympic dream. The former LSU track star earned a spot on the bobsled team bound for Sochi. She becomes one of only ten Americans ever picked for both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

Lolo Jones competes in 3rd Olympic games

Lolo Jones, a former LSU Tiger, has officially been named a member of the U.S. Olympic bobsled team. Baton Rouge locals might remember Jones from her time as an LSU track and field standout.

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics by the numbers

The 22nd Winter Olympic Games open in Sochi, Russia, in less than a month. Here's a look at some key facts and figures related to what appears will be among the most expensive Olympics ever.

Lindsey Vonn out of Sochi Olympics

 Lindsey Vonn's knee troubles apparently are too much to overcome in time for Sochi.

Michael Phelps: Is the 'Baltimore Bullet' set for a return?

Is the greatest Olympian of all time making a comeback?

Track stars Lolo Jones, Lauryn Williams one step closer to Winter Olympics

It's a good bet that Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams won't be wearing singlets for this Olympics. But it's also safe to assume that -- once again -- they'd be plenty fast.

Wrestling reinstated to Olympic program for 2020 Games in Tokyo

Wrestling has been reinstated to the program for the 2020 Games in Tokyo after a vote Sunday by members of the International Olympic Committee in Buenos Aires.

Monty Williams selected as USA Basketball men’s national team assistant coach

USA Basketball and Syracuse University veteran coach Jim Boeheim, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, and New Orleans Pelicans head coach and former USA Basketball player Monty Williams, today were announced as USA Basketball Men’s Na

Wrestling dropped from 2020 Olympics, Brusly team reacts

The world’s oldest competitive sport could be dropped from the 2020 Olympic Games.