| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:30 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The waiting Monday morning and afternoon was something to be embraced, not detested.
There was no fear in U.S. snowboarder Nate Holland's vocabulary when weather disrupted the Olympic schedule, causing a day's delay to the men's...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
SOCHI, Russia — This has been a tough week for the Ukrainian athletes at the Sochi Olympics.
Sports have seemed far less important amid reports of bloody clashes between the government and opposition demonstrators back home.
So Valj Semerenko...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The Winter Olympics, from Sochi, Russia, on TV.
Many of the most popular events will be broadcast in prime time and on the weekends on NBC. NBCSP is also airing events in prime time and picking up a number of live events in the early-morning hours....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Duathlons and triathlons start gaining momentum around this time of year. Out in Bloomsburg, the Pennsylvania Biathlon Club is holding a running biathlon, that is, a 4-kilometer run with two shooting stops on May 17 at Whitetail Preserve, 118 Boulevard...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- What do you do in Sochi?
I just arrived here, it's late, I'm exhausted, but I'm going to find out. That is, after I sleep for about a day and a half.
The Winter Olympic Games open later this week, protected by a security cordon called...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:34 PM
When: Feb. 8, 10k sprint; Feb. 10, 12.5k pursuit; Feb. 13, individual 20k; Feb. 16, 15k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 22, 4-x-7.5k relay.
Best of the U.S. men: Last year Tim Burke became the second U.S. biathlete to...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:36 PM
When: Feb. 9, 7.5k sprint; Feb. 11, 10k pursuit; Feb. 14, individual 15k; Feb. 17, 12.5k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 21, 4-x-6k relay.
Best of the U.S. women: Susan Dunklee's recent fourth in a World Cup race...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Bobsled, skeleton or speed-skating?
Maybe your gang gets more excited about the jumps and twists snowboarders execute or watching ski racers bomb down the mountain.
This year, do a lot more than just watch the Olympians as the Winter Games get under way...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y.
And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Jack Simes is known as an avid cycling fan and promoter. The Breinigsville resident is the original co-director of what is now the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, and one of the co-founders of the pro championship cycling road race every...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...