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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • 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 has big plans after record win

    Lindsey Vonn has big plans after record win
    Now that Lindsey Vonn has set the record for World Cup wins in skiing, the American racer is hoping for something more. As in more fans. "America is very record-centric," she said after her victory in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, on Monday. "Hopefully...
  • 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...
  • Lindsey Vonn could face less competition at world championships

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....