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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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  • Shaun White's Air + Style sports/music event ramps up at Rose Bowl

     Shaun White's Air + Style sports/music event ramps up at Rose Bowl
    Truth is, you always worried a little about Shaun White. When did he do his schoolwork, or his chores? I mean, how many storied adolescents have we seen turn into dysfunctional adults? Besides me, of course. Turns out little Shauny grew up just fine....
  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships
    She's still a teenager, but that hasn't stopped American skier Mikaela Shiffrin from continuing to dominate on the slopes. Shiffrin, 19, successfully defended her slalom title Saturday in Beaver Creek, Colo., finishing her two runs in a combined time of...
  • Careers Of Madison Pair Taking Off

    Careers Of Madison Pair Taking Off
    If anybody's skiing in Madison, it's probably on water in the summer and not on snow in the winter. The Chamber of Commerce's motto is not "Ski. Shop. Stay," but "Sea. Shop. Stay." So when Mac Bohonnon and Kiley McKinnon, the No. 2 and No. 1-ranked...
  • On track this season, Bowe wins world speedskating gold

    You can look at this as one year too late or better late than never. A year after the U.S. debacle in Olympic long track speedskating – its first Winter Games since 1984 without a medal in the sport – 2014 Olympic team members Brittany...
  • Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment
    The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world's best ski jumpers — including women,...
  • Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships

    Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships
    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Hannes Reichelt of Austria won the super-G at the world championships Thursday, a race in which Bode Miller gashed his right calf after a crash that sent him tumbling down the hill. Reichelt finished the challenging course in 1...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • 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...
  • Lindsey Vonn's comeback brings her World Cup record

    Lindsey Vonn's comeback brings her World Cup record
    The most impressive thing about Lindsey Vonn’s achievement Monday was not the number, 63, which is more career victories than any other woman in the history of World Cup Alpine skiing. It was the iron will and competitive fire that drove her, at...
  • After fast rise, Polina Edmunds hits a few bumps

    After fast rise, Polina Edmunds hits a few bumps
    Polina Edmunds had no time to grow into becoming both the future and present of U.S. women's figure skating, since that all happened in one fell swoop. Then she had to deal with growing out of the body that carried her to the top so quickly. It is no...