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Page 2's suggested Olympic mascot revisions

Updated: February 28, 2011, 5:15 PM ET
By Kurt Snibbe

The mascots for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were recently announced, with a snowboarding leopard, a figure-skating bunny and a polar bear claiming the popular vote in a nationally televised gala in Russia.

But there is already controversy about the choices, after the first choice, Russian Father Christmas Ded Moroz, the equivalent to Santa Claus, was thrown out by organizers. Also, the snowboarding leopard, who just happened to be praised by Prime Minister ...

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