Russian police continue to harass the protest-rock group, “Pussy Riot” who have dared to speak out against Putin’s authority; arresting members of the band in trumped-up theft charges in Sochi.
Japanese figure skate, Takahashi, performs in the Olympics to “Sonatina for Violin” by discredited composer Samuragochi who hired a “ghost writer” to compose the piece and who also faked deafness to gain fame and comparisons to Beethoven.
Russia’s new punitive anti-gay laws provoke calls for an Olympic Boycott over fears that gay tourists and athletes could be fined or jailed
The International Olympic Committee votes to remove the ancient sport of Wrestling from the Olympic Games
London Mayor Boris Johnson stuck on zipline during Olympic Promo Event.
Could this be part of Britain’s strategy to win the lion’s share of medals at the Games?
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