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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
A collection of news and information related to 2014 Winter Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Ugly Olympic conflict breaks into open at Sochi conference

    Never in recent memory has the Olympic movement seen anything quite like this. It came like a thunderbolt Monday — an Olympic powerbroker publicly rebuking the IOC and its president at a global conference. Launching the withering broadside was...
  • Sport federations' chief Marius Vizer attacks IOC

    The head of the association representing international sports federations launched a scathing attack on the IOC on Monday, accusing the Olympic body of running a system that is "expired, outdated, wrong, unfair and not at all transparent." With IOC...
  • Paris council clears way for 2024 Olympic bid

    Paris took a decisive step toward a bid for the 2024 Olympics on Monday when the city council approved a resolution in favor of bringing the games back to the French capital for the first time in 100 years. The bid, which is expected to receive the final...
  • Highland Park's Jason Brown is fourth on world stage

    Highland Park's Jason Brown is fourth on world stage
    Highland Park native Jason Brown continued his climb up the world figure skating rankings as he finished fourth at last weekend's World Championships in Shanghai, China. The 20-year-old won the U.S. Championships earlier this year and this was his first...
  • Winter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit

    IOC inspectors left Beijing Sunday after offering praise for the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games. The inspectors' departure follows a news...
  • IOC panel visits bid sites; China fires back on human rights

    IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday as Chinese organizers fired back at critics of the government's human rights record. The International Olympic Committee inspection is a key test...
  • Snow problems in Boston send a chill through 2024 Olympic bid

    Snow problems in Boston send a chill through 2024 Olympic bid
    The hundreds of grumpy commuters crammed into South Station vented to one another as they waited to see whether their trains would be canceled or delayed. The snowiest winter on record had already exposed deep gaps in this city's infrastructure and soured...
  • After costly Sochi shutout, Brittany Bowe regains championship speedskating form

    For all but two weeks of the last two seasons, Brittany Bowe has been a consistent medalist on the world speedskating circuit. The performance gap came at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the worst time possible for a U.S. athlete in a sport her country...
  • Shaun White's Air + Style sports/music event ramps up at Rose Bowl

     Shaun White's Air + Style sports/music event ramps up at Rose Bowl
    Truth is, you always worried a little about Shaun White. When did he do his schoolwork, or his chores? I mean, how many storied adolescents have we seen turn into dysfunctional adults? Besides me, of course. Turns out little Shauny grew up just fine....
  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships
    She's still a teenager, but that hasn't stopped American skier Mikaela Shiffrin from continuing to dominate on the slopes. Shiffrin, 19, successfully defended her slalom title Saturday in Beaver Creek, Colo., finishing her two runs in a combined time of...
  • Careers Of Madison Pair Taking Off

    Careers Of Madison Pair Taking Off
    If anybody's skiing in Madison, it's probably on water in the summer and not on snow in the winter. The Chamber of Commerce's motto is not "Ski. Shop. Stay," but "Sea. Shop. Stay." So when Mac Bohonnon and Kiley McKinnon, the No. 2 and No. 1-ranked...