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- Turkish taekwondo athlete dies after heart attack Updated: Feb-16-14 8:56 am
- Attempt to hijack Turkish plane to Sochi foiled Updated: Feb-07-14 10:20 pm
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - The red-and-white flag of Malta painted on the left cheek of giant slalom skier Elise Pellegrin was nearly washed away by the rain.
BOLSHOI KICHMAI, Russia - While Vladimir Putin and rich Olympic sponsors watch the Winter Games in gleaming arenas, boys in nearby Bolshoi Kichmai herd their goats by tying them to rickety bicycles, riding against the wind through a rocky valley where invading Russian armies slaughtered their ancestors 150 years ago.
ANKARA, Turkey - An official says a 21-year-old Turkish taekwondo athlete has died after suffering a heart attack during a tournament in Luxor, Egypt.
ANKARA, Turkey - A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight to Sochi, Russia, as the Winter Olympics were kicking off Friday, but the pilot tricked him and landed in Istanbul instead, where he was stealthily detained after a four-hour stand-off on a plane full of passengers, an official said.