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Stars from Canada's Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic teams have been honoured by Members of Parliament as they visited the House of Commons in the capital Ottawa on the first day of the Celebration of Excellence tour.
Caitlin Cahow, the former ice hockey player who was one of three openly gay figures leading the United States delegation at the Winter Olympics in Sochi earlier this year, has been appointed a White House advisor on sport by President Barack Obama.
Eighty-four per cent of Russians claim to be proud of how their country staged the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, according to the results of a study of 2,093 people from the nation's 143.7 million-strong population.
Canada's Gilmore Junio has been awarded a special commemorative medal to mark his selfless act at Sochi 2014 when he gave up his place in the men's 1,000 metres speed skating competition to team mate Denny Morrison, who went on to claim silver in the event.
Russian freestyle skier Maria Komissarova has a 90 per cent chance of being able to use her legs again after the horrific training incident she suffered during Sochi 2014, but only if she secures funding to enable the treatment to go ahead.
April 30 - Memorabilia from the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi are currently on their way to Lausanne as Sochi 2014 Organisers hand the artefacts over to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of their Host City obligations.
Denver were awarded the 1976 Winter Olympic Games ahead of Sion in Switzerland, Tempere in Finland and Vancouver in Canada at the International Olympic Committee Session in 1970. But in a Colorado referendum in November 1972, voters rejected funding for the event. It is the only time a city has been awarded the Olympics but pulled out. The IOC then offered the Games to Whistler in Canada, but they too declined owing to a change of Government following elections. Salt Lake City offered to host the Games, but the IOC, still reeling from the Denver rejection, declined and selected Innsbruck, the 1964 host city, as a replacement.
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Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles and Ben Stokes have all withdrawn from their sport to protect their mental health and wellbeing. Mike Rowbottom tells the story of a new type of athlete, one that is listening to their mind, as well as their body.