Which Olympic athletes are the fittest?
February 7, 2014, 12:04 p.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Olympians focus on the types of exercises that will benefit them the most, but experts agree that they all need a foundation of strength training.
Even at the Olympics, figure skating has physical limitations
February 6, 2014, 10:29 a.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
The quadruple jump is about all the human body can stand: When skaters land after the jump, they're landing with seven times their body weight.
Snowmaking at 70 degrees? It's possible (with a $2 million device)
February 4, 2014, 3:13 p.m. by John Platt
The Sochi Olympic Games aren't relying on a single flake of natural snow.
What Sochi's Winter Olympics sites look like from space
January 30, 2014, 10:30 a.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
Satellite images show a unique perspective of the city's venues and slopes.
Olympic torch returns to Earth along with 3 space travelers
November 11, 2013, 12:13 p.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
The returning crew, including NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, will present the torch to the Olympic Committee after landing.
Sochi Olympic torch heads to space station
November 7, 2013, 12:10 a.m. by Robert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com
While two other Olympic torches have been flown into space, the Sochi torch will be the first to be taken on a spacewalk.
Olympic oops: Russia's games aren't as 'zero-waste' as promised
October 30, 2013, 12:19 p.m. by John Platt
Construction waste for the Sochi Olympic village has been dumped into an illegal landfill.
Sen. Lindsey Graham suggests Olympics boycott
July 17, 2013, 9:44 a.m.
Video: Responding to the case of Edward Snowden and other ongoing tensions with Russia, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham suggested the U.S. consider threatening a boycott of the winter Olympics in Sochi to pressure Vladimir Putin.