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  • Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics

    Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia – Things can still be pretty fast and loose at these Winter Games. So Canada’s Patrick Chan, the men’s figure skating favorite, had a sheet of practice ice all to himself rather than sharing it with five others at the...
  • Olympics: Figure skater Ashley Wagner returns to 'Samson and Delilah'

    Olympics: Figure skater Ashley Wagner returns to 'Samson and Delilah'
    Figure skater Ashley Wagner has changed the music and choreography of the long program she will perform at the Sochi Olympics after a mediocre performance that nearly cost her a berth in the Winter Games. Wagner finished fourth at the recent U.S....
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Costas, Remnick, Posner on what Putin wants

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Costas, Remnick, Posner on what Putin wants
    [Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • For Baltimore-born Olympic luger Summer Britcher, risk-taking runs in her blood

    For Baltimore-born Olympic luger Summer Britcher, risk-taking runs in her blood
    She hails from a family of Baltimore firefighters, but Summer Britcher's life runs counter. She battles the ice. One of the youngest members of the Olympic luge team, Britcher, 19, is competing in her first Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Opening...
  • Saturday's Olympics on TV

    CHS. 11, 4 2:30 p.m. Men's ski jumping: individual k-95 competition; men's biathlon – 10km sprint gold-medal final; men's speedskating – 5,000 gold-medal final; women's cross country – skiathlon gold-medal final 8 p.m. Figure skating:...
  • Olympics 2014: Team figure skating pairs free skate results

     
    Warning: Do not keep reading if you'd like to remain spoiler-free for Saturday's (Feb. 8) team figure skating results. The team competition will be featured in NBC's primetime coverage later today....
  • Summer Britcher finishes 15th in Olympic women's luge singles

    SOCHI, Russia – U.S. luger Summer Britcher competes in an individual sport, but these Games have been all about the team for the Baltimore-born teen and her fellow American sliders. Britcher – who finished 15th in the women's event, which...
  • Sochi Olympics: TV makes slopestyle a uniquely 21st century event

    If you're launching a new sport in this country and hope people will watch, there's one thing you definitely don't want: its biggest potential star to drop out just before the competition begins. And there's one thing you definitely do want: big wins...
  • Winter Olympics: Will Figure Skating's Young Darling Charm Sochi's Edgy Games?

    The Winter Olympics are pushing snowboarding and other extreme sports as a way to boost the audience, but ladies figure skating remains one of the biggest draws on TV. Competition is as intense as ever this year, but it will be hard to top the days of...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Figure skating and that pregnant pre-score moment

    The NFL has instant replay and its tense, endless minutes as refs scrutinize ball bobbles under the hood. Basketball has its reviews of three-point lines and halftime buzzer beaters. But for that fraught sports moment just between subjective act and...
  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...