Ice Hockey

Ovechkin can compete in Sochi, says Capitals owner

By James Crook

Ovechkin250113January 25 - Russian ice hockey star Alex Ovechkin will be allowed to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi regardless of whether National Hockey League (NHL) players are permitted to, after the owner of his club, the Washington Capitals, stated that it was "a once-in-a-lifetime thing for him" and that he would not stand in his way.