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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Boston 2024 bid calls on Chicago idea

    Boston 2024 bid calls on Chicago idea
    An unexpected legacy of the failed Chicago 2016 Olympic bid emerged Friday. Dan O’Connell, president of the Boston bid for the 2024 Olympics, credited Chicago bid chairman Pat Ryan for the concept of using insurance policies as a way to provide...
  • Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal in Sochi Olympic doping case

    Nicklas Backstrom drops appeal in Sochi Olympic doping case
    LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Swedish hockey star Nicklas Backstrom has dropped his appeal against the IOC ruling that he committed a doping violation at the Sochi Olympics. In return, he has accepted the minimum sanction of a reprimand. The Court of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Olympic officials won't reopen 2022 bidding after Oslo withdraws

    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....
  • Shaun White to bring Air + Style event to Rose Bowl in February

    Shaun White to bring Air + Style event to Rose Bowl in February
    This could be called the X Games crossed with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. “That’s a fair comparison,” Shaun White was saying during a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon. The action sports icon and two-time...
  • 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...
  • Russian pair back on the right foot

    Russian pair back on the right foot
    On the first anniversary of the injury that kept him out of the 2014 Olympics, Russian pairs skater Alexander Smirnov posted before and after pictures to his Facebook page. The first showed stitches running nearly two feet down his leg from massive...