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  • Sochi Olympics: Wednesday's TV best bets

    Sochi Olympics: Wednesday's TV best bets
    Men's Giant Slalom Ted Ligety is considered a strong threat to take the gold medal. He is the defending World Cup champion and has been dominant in this race in the past. Things got a little easier when Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway pulled out,...
  • Eva Samkova takes gold medal in Sochi women's snowboard cross

    Eva Samkova takes gold medal in Sochi women's snowboard cross
    SOCHI, Russia -- Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic dominated women's snowboardcross on Sunday, posting three wire-to-wire victories on her way to Olympic gold. The 20-year-old Samkova was easily the fastest in qualifying and never trailed in the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Maddie Bowman of the U.S. wins women's freestyle halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Maddie Bowman of the U.S. wins women's freestyle halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — Maddie Bowman of the United States won the first-ever gold in women's Olympic halfpipe skiing. The 20-year-old Bowman scored 89.00 in the finals on Thursday night to edge Marie Martinod of France. Ayana Onozuka of Japan earned...
  • Ted Ligety's gold medal in giant slalom ratifies his greatness

    Ted Ligety's gold medal in giant slalom ratifies his greatness
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety’s first Olympic gold medal in 2006 was such a gift it all but fell out of the sky from a gondola. Ligety was 21 in Turin, Italy, when he struck gold in the super combined, only because Bode Miller blew gold by...
  • Czech Films Tour Los Angeles

    Czech That Film, a touring program of current hits from the Czech Republic, will stop in Los Angeles March 27-April 2. Jan Hrebejk will introduce his recent project, "Honeymoon," while Roman Kasparovsky will present the world premiere of his feature...
  • Women's snowboard cross

    Women's snowboard cross
    When: Feb. 16. Best of the U.S.: Lindsey Jacobellis, Faye Gulini and Jackie Hernandez. Best of the rest: Maelle Ricker and Dominique Maltais of Canada, Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic and Helene Olafsen of Norway. Ricker, the defending Olympic...
  • Speedskating: Women's 3,000

    Speedskating: Women's 3,000
    When: Feb. 9. Best of the U.S.: Jilleanne Rookard, currently 15th in the world, finished in 12th in 2010. Best of the rest: Defending Olympic champion and current No. 1 Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic won two of three races this season and...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves

    WASHINGTON — Supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin expect to savor victory as residents of Crimea vote Sunday on splitting from Ukraine. But Western officials and analysts increasingly feel that in the long run, Russians will come to see...
  • Ales Kot talks action, art in ‘Zero,’ ‘Secret Avengers,’ ‘Iron Patriot’

     
    Five years ago, Ales Kot was in a Prague apartment tripping on four hits of acid, trying to figure out […]...
  • Obama Must Do More To Challenge Putin

    Early in the Ukraine crisis, when the Europeans were working on bringing Ukraine into the EU system and Vladimir Putin was countering with threats and bribes, one British analyst lamented that "we went to a knife fight with a baguette." That was three...
  • CinemaCon 2014: '4-D' theater coming to Regal Cinemas L.A. Live

    CinemaCon 2014: '4-D' theater coming to Regal Cinemas L.A. Live
    A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles. Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...