The Olympian who cried wolf
…And meant it! US luger Kate Hansen got a shock when she spotted a wolf wandering around the corridor outside her accommodation.
— Kate Hansen (@k8ertotz) February 20, 2014
While many are guessing it’s merely a dog, the pup does bear striking similarities to a grey wolf, which is common in Russia.
The men’s hockey semifinal between the USA and Canada will take place in Sochi today and the pressure to win has just increased tenfold. A billboard in Illinois has found a way to raise the stakes by threatening the losing side with popstar Justin Bieber. Bieber is Canadian but lives in the US and his recent antics have prompted many Americans to call for his deportation – looks like today’s match could be the decider.
Nothing is higher than the stakes of tomorrow’s game. pic.twitter.com/usqJ9EPTpg
— Command Sign (@CommandSign) February 20, 2014
Continuing the trend of outrageous facial hair started by Australian skier Anton Grimus, here’s Slovenian freestyle skier Filip Flisar with a moustache that could outshine even Tom Selleck or that guy from Mythbusters.
— Meredith Frost (@MeredithFrost) February 21, 2014
If you’re committed enough to fly to Sochi (not exactly a hot tourist spot) then you’re already a true fan. But these lean, mean cheering machines raise the bar even higher with their eccentric costumes and dramatic emotional reactions.
Japan really loves figure skater Kanako Murakami: