Feb 10, 2013 | 8:58The National Putin's deal Video
The National Putin's deal Feb 10, 2013 | 8:58Next year's XXII Olympic Winter Games are putting Chechnya in the spotlight, there's worry rebels from the nearby region will try to stage an attack. Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone to great length to stamp out insurgents.
Feb 10, 2013 | 3:38The National From the X Games to Sochi Video
The National From the X Games to Sochi Feb 10, 2013 | 3:38It’s been just over a year since the Canadian X Games superstar Sarah Burke died following a training accident on the halfpipe. Universally called a freestyle skiing pioneer, Burke is largely credited for waging a successful lobby to get her sport included in the Sochi Games. Now, a year before the ski halfpipe discipline makes its Olympic debut, Burke’s teammates are reflecting on new challenges, pushing boundaries, and honouring an old friend.
Feb 7, 2013 | 2:39The National One year to go Video
The National One year to go Feb 7, 2013 | 2:39The 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, open in exactly one year. Today, organizers put on a show to mark the occasion under the watchful scrutiny of Vladimir Putin.