| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:58 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin’s face has been all over Sochi on advertisements themed to promote the Winter Olympics. Finally, the Washington Capitals’ stellar winger arrived in person and practiced with Team Russia at the Bolshoy...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Improvements were made to the much-maligned halfpipe at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park but not enough to satisfy the leading Olympic snowboarders.
The high-profile extreme sports stars had extreme reactions after a practice session...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:52 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Gus Kenworthy does not have any names selected for the potential new additons to his household.
“Dude, I don’t have them yet,” Kenworthy said. “I can’t name them until I’ve got them.”...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:49 AM
The difficult moguls course at the Sochi Olympics has led to quite a few falls. Many have blamed the course, the warm weather, the soft snow.
But finally, the real reason has been uncovered: The moguls course is being protected by Imperial Walkers....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:34 AM
SOCHI, Russia – Among the many points of contention about the 2014 Winter Olympics has been the staggering cost associated with them, a reported $51 billion – and counting.
In answering a question about the spending at a Monday press...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:35 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Matthias Mayer of Austria won the Olympic downhill Sunday as the big favorites struggled in Alpine skiing's signature race.
Mayer completed the Rosa Khutor course in 2 minutes 6.23 seconds. Christof Innerhofer of Italy took silver, 0.06...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:49 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin, the youngest member of the U.S. team at the Sochi Olympic Games, was forced to pull out of the upcoming slopestyle event.
The 15-year-old injured an ankle in training when falling off a rail feature in a...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:47 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen laid down another marker as she claimed a record-equalling sixth Winter Olympics gold medal, leading a Norwegian sweep in the cross-country 30km freestyle at the Sochi Games on Saturday.
Bjoergen, the first Norwegian...
| Feb 2, 2014
For Chris Howarth, 53, the Winter Olympics are a special time. Howarth, who represented Great Britain in the 1980 Games as a figure skater, will be a commentator for the Olympic Broadcasting Service in Sochi. The Games officially open Friday.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:21 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The closing ceremony was intended to celebrate the new face of Russia.
And after a month of intense scrutiny over human rights violations, stray dogs, unfinished hotels and terrorism threats, that face looked largely relieved...