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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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  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine
    From Russia to Denver to Fresno and several local places in between, 2014 proved to be an interesting year for several La Cañada Flintridge individuals and high school teams. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out...
  • 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...
  • 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...