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The Olympic Games: The Winter Olympics

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

There has been considerable controversy surrounding the Sochi Olympics. Check out the following articles regarding a possible boycott of these games:

Caple, J. (2013, August 7). Six months to Sochi: let them play. Retrieved from http://espn.go.com/olympics/story/_/id/9545819/2014-sochi-olympics-controversy-not-competition-dominates-headlines-six-months-out

Hersh, P. (2013, September 8). Sochi wants IOC help to stop anti-gay law controversy. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved from http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-09-08/sports/chi-sochi-wants-ioc-help-to-stop-antigay-law-controversy-20130908_1_sochi-games-olympic-charter-lgbt

Murray, R.W. and Weinert, M.S. (2013, August 7). Does anti-gay law justify Sochi Olympic boycott? Vancouver Sun. Retrieved from http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Does+anti+justify+Sochi+Olympic+boycott/8760227/story.html

Lehrer, E. (2013, September 9). The case for Boycotting the Sochi Olympics . . .  and the Rio ones too. Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-lehrer/the-case-for-boycotting-t_b_3850236.html

Peter, F. (2013, August 8). Russia's homophobia worth a boycott. Sydney Morning Herald, The. p. 47.

Webster, A.(2013, August 6). IOC silence on gay laws speaks volumes. Sydney Morning Herald,. p. 47.

Grim to be gay; Human rights in Russia. (2013, August 24). The Economist, 408(8850), 50(US). Retrieved from http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA340413698&v=2.1&u=naal_usam&it=r&p=ITOF&sw=w

Ratnesar, R. (2013). Terrible idea: Boycotting The Olympics. Bloomberg Businessweek, (4342), 33-34.

Past Winter Olympics