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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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  • Sochi Olympics: Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third

    Sochi Olympics: Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third
    SOCHI, Russia – The storyline was so familiar from four years ago. Hannah Kearney vs. Canada. In 2010, the gripping finale had come down to Kearney vs. Jenn Heil, the home-country favorite. The American freestyler upset Heil in the moguls event to...
  • Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle
    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • U.S. flag bearer Todd Lodwick overcomes injury for Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia -- Now that he has been chosen as the U.S. team's flagbearer for the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Todd Lodwick faces a potentially painful challenge. Holding the flag. Less than a month ago, the Nordic combined athlete fell...
  • Sochi Olympics: Czechs beat Slovakia to earn hockey matchup with U.S.

    Sochi Olympics: Czechs beat Slovakia to earn hockey matchup with U.S.
    SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament. The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....
  • Sochi Olympics: Russian hockey dream fizzles in loss to Finland

    Sochi Olympics: Russian hockey dream fizzles in loss to Finland
    SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
  • Sochi Games about transformation, lasting or not

    Sochi Games about transformation, lasting or not
    SOCHI, Russia — Thomas Bach, the German who now is International Olympic Committee president, was chairman of the IOC bid city evaluation commission two decades ago when Sochi first became interested in hosting the Winter Olympics. "I came here...
  • Closing ceremony lacks block-party atmosphere

    Closing ceremony lacks block-party atmosphere
    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...
  • Kostner gets tough draw in women's short program

    Kostner gets tough draw in women's short program
    SOCHI, Russia  - Carolina Kostner drew the short straw. The 2012 world champion from Italy skates Wednesday’s Olympic short program immediately after Russian sensation Yulia Lipnitskaya, when the roar from the crowd undoubtedly will still be...
  • Sochi Olympics: Men's hockey playoff schedule set; Kopitar feels better

    SOCHI, Russia -- Host Russia, forced to play an extra game because it didn’t finish in the top four in preliminary-round play and didn’t get a bye into the hockey playoff quarterfinals, will face Norway at 4:30 p.m. (local time) Tuesday in one...
  • Sochi Olympics: Meryl Davis, Charlie White grow older and golder

    Sochi Olympics: Meryl Davis, Charlie White grow older and golder
    SOCHI, Russia — His shaggy blond hair flew, her porcelain body floated, the two old friends leaned on each other, spun off each other and moved together in the synchronicity of a lifetime. On a chilling Monday night at the Winter Olympics,...
  • So far, a quiet, secure feeling in Sochi Olympic Park

    SOCHI, Russia — If there really are 50,000 Russian soldiers and police assigned to protect the upcoming Winter Olympics by creating a “Ring of Steel” around Sochi, they either have not all mustered in the area, or they are being very...