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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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  • Jimmy Kimmel's fake wolf video gets a laugh from IOC spokesman

    Jimmy Kimmel's fake wolf video gets a laugh from IOC spokesman
    U.S. luge star Kate Hansen and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel pulled off a hoax -- a wolf supposedly walking down the hallway in a dorm at the Sochi Olympics -- that created a worldwide stir, but a spokesman for the International Olympic Committe took the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Steven Holcomb hanging tough in four-man bobsled

    Sochi Olympics: Steven Holcomb hanging tough in four-man bobsled
    SOCHI, Russia — U.S. bobsled pilot Steven Holcomb planned to sleep well Saturday night, but he wouldn't say the same for his German competitors. Holcomb's four-man crew sits in fourth place after the first day of competition, just one-hundredth of...
  • Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling

    Sochi Olympics: Canada wins gold in men's curling
    SOCHI, Russia — Canada won a third consecutive Olympic title in men's curling with an overwhelming 9-3 victory over Britain in eight ends Friday to complete the country's sweep of the gold medals at the Sochi Games. Canada beat Sweden in the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Canada defeats U.S., 1-0, in men's hockey semifinal

    Sochi Olympics: Canada defeats U.S., 1-0, in men's hockey semifinal
    SOCHI, Russia—Canada will have the opportunity to defend the gold medal it won four years ago at Vancouver, a chance it earned Friday with a thoroughly sound defensive effort that stifled a fast and prolific U.S. team in the Sochi Olympic hockey...
  • Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women's slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold in women's slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Mikaela Shiffrin made Alpine skiing history Friday as the youngest ever winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal after making an astonishing recovery midway through her second run. The 18-year-old American showed impressive balance...
  • Medal game is often a mental one at the Olympics

     Medal game is often a mental one at the Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Twelve hours wasn't nearly long enough to ease their pain. The morning after losing in overtime to rival Canada, the U.S. women's hockey players talked about the anguish of walking away from the Sochi Olympics with silver medals...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ukraine wins gold in women's biathlon relay

    Sochi Olympics: Ukraine wins gold in women's biathlon relay
    SOCHI, Russia — Ukraine won the Olympic women's 4x6-kilometer biathlon relay on Friday for its first gold medal of the Sochi Games. The team of twins Vita and Valj Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma and Olena Pidhrushna missed five targets but avoided...
  • Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin leads after first slalom run

    Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin leads after first slalom run
    SOCHI, Russia -- U.S. slalom superstar Mikaela Shiffrin was in prime position for a gold medal after a blazing first run Friday at Rosa Khutor. The 18-year-old from Vail,  Colo., starting with the No. 6 bib, finished her run in 52.62 seconds, nearly a...
  • Johannes Duerr becomes fifth athlete to fail doping test at Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia -- Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duerr was kicked out of the Sochi Olympics on Sunday after testing positive for EPO. It is the fifth doping case — and most serious so far — at the Winter Games. “It is a black day...
  • Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov have 'happily reconciled, skater says

    Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov have 'happily reconciled, skater says
    Johnny Weir and husband Victor Voronov are officially back together after dipping their toes in a very ugly divorce pond, the Olympic skater turned TV personality announced Tuesday.  "My husband and I have happily reconciled," Weir tweeted overnight....
  • Sochi Games: Canada beats U.S. in men's hockey, protects birthright

    Sochi Games: Canada beats U.S. in men's hockey, protects birthright
    SOCHI, Russia — Aw, Canada. It's hard to work up any sort of serious dislike for those quaint neighbors living in America's attic, but this hockey thing is getting ridiculous. Twice during a 24-hour period at the appropriately named Bolshoy...