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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Record run: Lindsey Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

    CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn never thought she would make it this far. Perhaps that's why, after matching the World Cup's all-time record for wins Sunday, she rated it "right below" her Olympic gold medal on her lengthy list of career...
  • Boston beats out L.A. to be sole U.S. bidder for 2024 Olympics

    Boston beats out L.A. to be sole U.S. bidder for 2024 Olympics
    From the start, Los Angeles seemed like a safe choice to bid for the 2024 Olympics. The Summer Games had been here twice before, in 1932 and 1984, and both times were successful. From the Rose Bowl southward to StubHub Center, there were ample...
  • Boston 2024 bid calls on Chicago idea

    Boston 2024 bid calls on Chicago idea
    An unexpected legacy of the failed Chicago 2016 Olympic bid emerged Friday. Dan O’Connell, president of the Boston bid for the 2024 Olympics, credited Chicago bid chairman Pat Ryan for the concept of using insurance policies as a way to provide...
  • Would hosting 2024 Summer Games be worth it for Bay Area

    As the U.S. Olympic Committee likely decides this week to choose the American city it will champion to host the 2024 Summer Games, the focus once again returns to the spectacle's familiar motto of "Higher, Faster, Stronger." But critics hoping to...
  • IOC expects high level of interest in bidding for 2024 Summer Games

    After a troubled 2022 race marred by the withdrawal of several candidates, the IOC is bracing for a possible "overwhelming wave" of interest in bidding for the 2024 Olympics. The International Olympic Committee on Thursday launched a new "invitation...
  • Doping case against Nicklas Backstrom finally over

    Doping case against Nicklas Backstrom finally over
    The doping case against Washington Capitals star Nicklas Backstrom seems to have come to a close. Finally. After "constructive discussions" with antidoping officials, Backstrom agreed on Thursday to drop his appeal in exchange for receiving the...
  • Sports book roundup: Chris Chelios' memoir, more

    Sports book roundup: Chris Chelios' memoir, more
    You Can't Make This Up by Al Michaels with L. Jon Wertheim, William Morrow, 288 pages, $28.99 Nobody has documented more sports history in the past 50 years than Al Michaels. You name it, he's done it: Super Bowls, World Series, Olympics, NBA Finals....
  • Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal in Sochi Olympic doping case

    Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal in Sochi Olympic doping case
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom has dropped his appeal against the IOC ruling that he committed a doping violation at the Sochi Olympics. In return, he has accepted the minimum sanction of a reprimand. The Court of...
  • Breaking down the bids: Comparing the 2022 Olympic bids of Almaty and Beijing

    The race for the 2022 Winter Olympics is down two Asian cities that are not constricted by the same financial, political and public opinion concerns that led several European contenders to drop out last year. The Kazakh city of Almaty and the Chinese...
  • Year in Review: The stories of 2014 in the Buffalo Grove area

    Year in Review: The stories of 2014 in the Buffalo Grove area
    When we look back on 2014 years from now, what residents might remember most could be something that actually never happened: a built-from-scratch downtown Buffalo Grove development. Tempers flared and political alliances forged around the proposal...
  • 2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...

    2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...
    The countdown of one fan’s view of the most intriguing local sports stories of 2014 continues/concludes today with the ranking of the top five. To review, Nos. 6-10 included Grant High senior track star Jonathan Wells; North Chicago football...