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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • A rare tie in women's Olympic downhill doubles the golden glow

    A rare tie in women's Olympic downhill doubles the golden glow
    SOCHI, Russia — The women's Olympic downhill at Rosa Khutor did not end Wednesday with American Julia Mancuso winning her fifth Olympic medal and second of these Games. It did not end with race favorite Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany winning her...
  • Lindsey Vonn won't ski at Sochi Games

    Lindsey Vonn won't ski at Sochi Games
    The U.S. Olympic team lost one of its biggest stars — and most recognizable faces — when Lindsey Vonn announced Tuesday that a lingering knee injury will force her to skip the 2014 Sochi Games. Now comes the question: Who on the American...
  • Preparing for the Sochi Winter Olympics

    Preparing for the Sochi Winter Olympics
    The countdown has begun — only 30 days remain until the opening ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Eighty-five countries are expected to bring 5,500 athletes and team members to Russia in early February. They will compete in 98 events spread...
  • Who will U.S. Figure Skating send to the 2014 Winter Olympics?

    Who will U.S. Figure Skating send to the 2014 Winter Olympics?
    BOSTON — Will there be a bump in the night that creates controversy when U.S. Figure Skating announces Sunday which two pairs it is sending to the 2014 Olympics? It will, of course, be pretty much a tempest in a domestic teapot, given the low...
  • Sochi Winter Olympics' all-out effort to keep Games secure

    Sochi Winter Olympics' all-out effort to keep Games secure
    In a few days, Dan Richards will hit the ground in Sochi to begin final preparations for the Winter Olympics. As head of a Boston-based crisis management and response company, Richards has been hired to help protect the U.S. ski and snowboard teams...
  • Sochi Olympic organizers prepare for a rainy — and sunny — day

    Sochi Olympic organizers prepare for a rainy — and sunny — day
    SOCHI, Russia — The sun shines brightly as a gentle breeze rustles palm trees along the shore. The forecast calls for a mostly clear sky with mild temperatures through the week. Welcome to the Winter Olympics. The 2014 Sochi Games will take...
  • Olympics: U.S. falls short against Canada in women's hockey

    Olympics: U.S. falls short against Canada in women's hockey
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Canadian women's hockey Coach Kevin Dineen has seen his share of rivalries during 18 seasons in the NHL followed by nearly another decade as a coach. After Canada pulled off an edge-of-your-seat 3-2 victory over the U.S. at...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. women set records in 9-0 rout of Switzerland

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. women set records in 9-0 rout of Switzerland
    SOCHI, Russia — Amanda Kessel scooped up the puck near center ice, weaved her way through what appeared to be the entire nation of Switzerland and deposited it into the back of the net. It was the prettiest of the avalanche of goals with which the...
  • Shani Davis continues U.S. fade pattern at Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia — He had grown weary of the sportsmanlike platitudes and calm explanations. He had just spent 15 minutes discussing the most stunning upset of his career with a steady stare, and enough was enough. Just before exiting the dank...
  • From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy

    From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy
    SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one. There is a...
  • U.S. Olympic hopefuls turn to crowd-funding to pay way to Sochi

    U.S. Olympic hopefuls turn to crowd-funding to pay way to Sochi
    Her shoes are made special, with scores of tiny spikes to grip the ice, and they never seem to last long enough. The steel runners for her sled cost more than $6,000 and the airlines charge $100 each way to carry her equipment to international races....