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April 28 - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who played a leading role in the preparations for Sochi 2014, was today among a group of individuals and companies targeted by the United States as tension over the Ukraine continued to escalate.
April 28 - Plans to shut down Russian news agency Ria Novosti have stepped up a level after dedicated English language arm R-Sport closed today after fulfilling its mandate to cover the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
April 6 - London-based hotel and interior design firm Dexter Moren have been appointed to design the first Extreme Hotel at the Rosa Khutor Ski Resort in Krasnaya Polyana in an early example of the Sochi 2014 sporting legacy being realised.
April 3 - Awe and respect were the dominant themes highlighted by President Barack Obama and wife Michelle when they welcomed the United States Winter Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House for a special Ceremony.
April 2 - Outstanding America athletes who competed at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have today been honoured by the United States Olympic Committee in the inaugural Best of the US awards programme.
March 26 - Russian President Vladimir Putin is bringing back the "The Ready for Labour and Defence" fitness programme first implemented by former Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin, using surplus funds left over from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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Naomi Osaka, Simone Biles and Ben Stokes have all withdrawn from their sport to protect their mental health and wellbeing.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.