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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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  • Sochi Olympics: Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin withdraws after injury

    Sochi Olympics: Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin withdraws after injury
    SOCHI, Russia -- Freestyle skier Maggie Voisin, the youngest member of the U.S. team at the Sochi Olympic Games, was forced to pull out of the upcoming slopestyle event. The 15-year-old injured an ankle in training when falling off a rail feature in a...
  • Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race

    Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen laid down another marker as she claimed a record-equalling sixth Winter Olympics gold medal, leading a Norwegian sweep in the cross-country 30km freestyle at the Sochi Games on Saturday. Bjoergen, the first Norwegian...
  • American Sage Kotsenburg wins first gold medal of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics  determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • Canadian PSA: 'The Olympics have always been a little gay'

    As the Sochi Olympics kick off, Russia’s anti-gay legislation has drawn high-profile protests from athletes, heads of state and the court of public opinion, but perhaps none is as imaginative as "Luge," by the Canadian Institute of Diversity and...
  • Sochi Olympics: Russian hockey dream fizzles in loss to Finland

    Sochi Olympics: Russian hockey dream fizzles in loss to Finland
    SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
  • Sochi Olympics: Johnny Weir is just being his out, open self

    Sochi Olympics: Johnny Weir is just being his out, open self
    SOCHI, Russia — The surprise American star of these Olympics is walking through a rainstorm, not a drop on his black leggings and ankle-high boots, not a splotch on his styled hair and pale makeup, when suddenly he stops. "Wait, I want to finish...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. slalom struggles expected to continue
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety is going home with his giant slalom gold so, all in all, things worked out well in Sochi for the men's U.S. Alpine team. Andrew Weibrecht scored a shocking silver medal in super-G and teammate Bode Miller held on to...
  • Injuries keep Team USA GM David Poile from traveling to Sochi Olympics

    Injuries keep Team USA GM David Poile from traveling to Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck in a freak accident. Poile underwent surgery to...
  • Sochi Olympics: Tiny school is the heart of U.S. cross-country team

    Sochi Olympics: Tiny school is the heart of U.S. cross-country team
    SOCHI, Russia — The campus at Alaska Pacific University isn't quite large enough for a football stadium. The small liberal arts college near downtown Anchorage has no basketball arena. There is no softball field. But when it comes to sports, APU...
  • Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin can't sneak by veterans for a medal

    Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin can't sneak by veterans for a medal
    SOCHI, Russia — Youth was not served Tuesday. Instead, age was served on a rain-soaked platter. The four women who ruined 18-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin's red-carpet debut had a 33-year total age advantage on the young American. The top three...
  • Taking the Kids -- and unleashing your inner Olympian

    Taking the Kids -- and unleashing your inner Olympian
    Bobsled, skeleton or speed-skating? Maybe your gang gets more excited about the jumps and twists snowboarders execute or watching ski racers bomb down the mountain. This year, do a lot more than just watch the Olympians as the Winter Games get under way...