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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating

    Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating
    Amber Glenn has hit some ruts in the ice since she won the junior women’s title with two exceptional performances at last January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships. How exceptional? In the free skate, she tossed off two triple-triple...
  • Viktor Tikhonov dies at 84; Soviet coach who lost in 'Miracle on Ice'

    Viktor Tikhonov dies at 84; Soviet coach who lost in 'Miracle on Ice'
    Viktor Tikhonov, the stern hockey coach who led the Soviet Union's "Big Red Machine" to three Olympic gold medals and eight world championships but was on the losing side when Herb Brooks' American college kids pulled off the "Miracle on Ice" at the...
  • 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...
  • Russian women dominate at Skate America; Gold takes 3rd

    Russian women dominate at Skate America; Gold takes 3rd
    For the second straight season, the most compelling women's figure skating competition will take place in Sochi, Russia. Last season, it was the 2014 Winter Olympics. This season, it is the Russian Championships, where the field should be so deep in...
  • Alexander Kaptarenko, oldest Olympic torchbearer, dies in Russia

    Alexander Kaptarenko, the Russian athlete who drew international attention by way of endurance and a frozen salmon, has died at 102. The former table tennis player set an age record by participating in the torch relay for the Sochi Winter Olympics...
  • Nagasu finds unnerving parallel in Madame Butterfly

    Nagasu finds unnerving parallel in Madame Butterfly
    From the moment she first appeared before national media, as the 13-year-old surprise winner of the 2007 U.S. junior figure skating title, listening to Mirai Nagasu always had been a pure pleasure. Over the next few years, as she won a senior national...
  • Olympic leaders welcome United Nations resolution

    The Olympics and politics have never made an easy pair, not with a tradition of nations boycotting, or threatening to boycott, the Games. So it makes sense that the International Olympic Committee would praise a United Nations resolution calling for...
  • Since Sochi games, Russia has gained territory, but not many tourists

    Since Sochi games, Russia has gained territory, but not many tourists
    Who’s itching to visit Russia right now? Anybody? Less than nine months after the Sochi Winter Olympics -- which were supposed to usher in a new era of tourism for that region and Russia as a whole -- the flow of Americans and other foreigners...
  • Skiing violinist Vanessa Mae banned over fixed Olympic qualifiers

    Skiing violinist Vanessa Mae banned over fixed Olympic qualifiers
    Pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for four years over the manipulation of giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympic Games at the last minute. An FIS panel also banned five...
  • Pop star Vanessa-Mae banned from competitive skiing

    It seems that pop violinist Vanessa-Mae won't be moonlighting as an elite skier for a while. The popular Thai musician has been banned from competition for four years after officials confirmed that she raced in a series of events rigged to help her...
  • Nicklas Backstrom can't escape failed drug test

    Nicklas Backstrom can't escape failed drug test
    A failed drug test at the 2014 Sochi Olympics continues to shadow Nicklas Backstrom some nine months later. The Swedish hockey player thought he was at least partially exonerated by the International Olympic Committee, but the Hockey News has reported...