The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi77° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi79° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo54° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi83° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo57° Clear

Saturday

Hi86° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo57° Clear

Commentary: Olympics breathtaking but difficult to embrace

Send to Kindle
Print This

SOCHI, Russia — The Sochi Winter Olympics were like the craggy peaks of the Caucasus Mountains and rocky beach of the Black Sea, which were both visible from Fisht Stadium, site of a victory celebration for Russia on Sunday night.

Like their setting, like Russia itself, the Sochi Games were breathtaking but difficult to embrace.

View my optionsorSign in