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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev mocked for ‘taking nap’ during Olympic ceremony

Russia's sidelined Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was mercilessly mocked by bloggers Saturday after apparently falling asleep during the high-octane ceremony to open the Sochi Winter Olympics. Medvedev served as Russian president between 2008 to 2012……

British snowboarder ‘stoked’ to kick off Sochi Olympics as first-ever slopestyler

The first events got under way at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Thursday, with Britain’s Billy Morgan the first competitor in action in snowboarding. Morgan, 24, was taking part in the slopestyle qualification event at the snowboard park at Rosa Khutor — in the mountains above Sochi, which will hold…

Cher rejects Russian oligarch’s invite: I won’t play Winter Olympics due to country’s anti-LGBT laws

Singer claims to have rejected invitation from oligarch friend to perform at ceremonies over concerns about recent legislation Cher claims to have rejected an invitation to perform at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Although she was asked to participate in February’s official opening ceremonies, the singer said she “immediately” refused out…

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