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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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  • A year after Sochi Olympics, Russian oligarchs unload some assets, recoup millions of dollars

    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...
  • World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016

    World Cup of Hockey tournament set for 2016
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The World Cup of Hockey will be making a long-awaited return in 2016. The tournament will feature eight teams with the games played in Toronto before NHL training camps open in September. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and...
  • Lindsey Vonn could face less competition at world championships

    Lindsey Vonn could face a significantly slimmed-down field of racers at the world championships in Colorado next month. The reigning world and Olympic downhill champions suffered injuries during this week's super-G race in Italy and might be sidelined...
  • Chock, Bates Win First U.S. Title In Ice Dancing

     Chock, Bates Win First U.S. Title In Ice Dancing
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Madison Chock and Evan Bates had dinner this week with Charlie White, one of the people who changed the perception of U.S. ice dancing. White and Meryl Davis became the first Americans to win Olympic gold in the sport last year....
  • 'Red Army' explores Russia's soul through Olympic hockey, Slava Fetisov

    'Red Army' explores Russia's soul through Olympic hockey, Slava Fetisov
    Few moments in Cold War mythology were as thrilling as the U.S. hockey team's 1980 Olympic defeat of a superior club of Soviet players who personified the skill and collective beauty the communist world held up as a buttress to the freedoms and capitalist...
  • Shaun White gears up for snowboarding comeback

    Shaun White gears up for snowboarding comeback
    ASPEN, Colo. -- About a dozen Winter X Games stars — more than a few of them owners of Olympic gold medals — were milling about the tent before the action began. Only one drew a crowd. Shaun White. Now 28 and coming back after the most...
  • Skater Polina Edmunds has revised goals as U.S. championships arrive

     Skater Polina Edmunds has revised goals as U.S. championships arrive
    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 all in one fell swoop. Then she had to deal with growing out of the body that carried her to the top so fast. It is no...
  • 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...
  • From Jameis to Johnny to Jeter, it was a year to remember and forget

    From Jameis to Johnny to Jeter, it was a year to remember and forget
    This is a nostalgic look back at the sports year. Before we get going, a note to fans of Danica Patrick, Kim Jong Un and Will Muschamp's gameplans. Except for the stuff about Jameis Winston being a North Korean spy, this is largely satirical. So as...
  • 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...