Another Olympiad has come and gone. The XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia came to a close on Sunday with a spectacular closing ceremony that followed a surprisingly successful games. Despite the fears of terrorist attacks, the imposing presence of Russian president Vladimir Putin, hotels that were too small, water that didn’t look like water, weather that was too warm and facilities that were finished at the last second, the games went on with nary a hitch and few complaints. In fact, according to most sources, it was a smooth and organized games that were praised by many members of the foreign media. But as per usual, not everything went well in terms of the competitions. There are winners and losers. Therefore here are the good, the bad and the ugly of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The gold medal game in women’s hockey will go down as a…
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