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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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  • Olympian Hilary Knight practices with Ducks

    Two-time U.S. Olympic women’s hockey player Hilary Knight skated with the Ducks at their Friday practice, infusing some enjoyment to a team spending its fourth consecutive day on drills. “The guys have a game tomorrow. I just wanted to slide...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    AILENE VOISIN, Sacramento Bee, on THE NEED FOR THE RAIDERS TO HIRE JON GRUDEN Raiders owner Mark Davis should stop fretting about his team winning its first football game of the season. His team is 0-4. So, no, this is not the year of the great...
  • Olympic officials won't reopen 2022 bidding after Oslo withdraws

    A day after Oslo dropped out of the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Olympic officials said they would choose from the two remaining candidates rather than reopen the process. That means the either Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be selected....
  • Lipinski, Weir promoted to No. 1 NBC skating broadcast team

    Lipinski, Weir promoted to No. 1 NBC skating broadcast team
    After their work at the Sochi Olympics drew widespread praise, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have been promoted to be NBC's primary figure skating commentators, according to Tribune sources familiar with the situation. Lipinski, the 1998 Olympic...
  • Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
    Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union...
  • 2022 Olympic site choices now bad and worse

    2022 Olympic site choices now bad and worse
    The U.S. Olympic Committee could kick itself over not having submitted a bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It might look like a slam dunk now. After Norway nixed the Oslo bid Wednesday, the competition to become host of that Winter Games is down to...
  • Putin rules out Internet curbs despite cyber attacks

    Putin rules out Internet curbs despite cyber attacks
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he would not restrict Internet access for Russians but Moscow must protect state domains against a surge of cyber attacks since the Ukraine crisis began. His remarks were intended to douse...
  • Russian Zhukov heads 2022 Games bids evaluation team

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Russian Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov has been picked to head the team that will evaluate the 2022 winter Olympic bids ahead of next year's decision, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday. Zhukov, a former Deputy Prime...
  • Planning a Family Ski Trip

    Planning a Family Ski Trip
    With South Florida’s winter weather in the 80s, it can be easy to forget that the rest of the nation is often a lot colder than we are. But wonderlands of snow exist in the rest of the country, and they are only a plane ride away. If the Sochi...
  • USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder

    USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder
    Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
  • DISQ fitness fans look like action figures, train like multitaskers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some cutting–edge fans of cardiovascular fitness are going a bit bionic as they strap on belts, step into stirrups and grab hand loops on the DISQ, a recently-arrived wearable contraption of adjustable resistance cords. Fitness...