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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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  • Where's the IOC love for L.A. '84?

    Where's the IOC love for L.A. '84?
    Ten thoughts about matters Olympic: 1.  The 1984 Los Angeles Games may have saved the OIympics, but you would never know that from the International Olympic Committee’s indifference to the recent 30th anniversary of those Summer Olympics....
  • Ukrainian biathletes are a unifying force of hope at Sochi Olympics

    They had stood crammed together against metal barriers for nearly two hours in the gusting cold, strangers squeezed into neighbors, a mass of wildly varied dialects and different colored flags. The temperature dropped, the wind grew, but they would...
  • Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics

    Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics
    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are quickly becoming known for the offbeat moments and social media attention as much as the competitions themselves. From the poor condition of Sochi hotel rooms to U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner's negative...
  • Sochi Games: Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty not fans of wider ice surface

    SOCHI, Russia — So you think playing on the wider international ice surface would be the best way to increase scoring in the NHL and liven up the game? Think again, according to Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and forward Jeff Carter, who are...
  • Will new suit revolutionize speedskating?

    The locker room in suburban Salt Lake City was secured by a password-locked door. Cellphones were prohibited. Those entering signed a guarantee they wouldn't share information. Waiting inside was the result of more than two years of work by an...
  • From La Cañada to Sochi, Kate Hansen's love of luge has carried her to Olympics

    From La Cañada to Sochi, Kate Hansen's love of luge has carried her to Olympics
    There really is nary a moment to ponder the romanticism of it all — the danger, the glory, the adrenaline. The slightest of wrong moves has the potential to produce the most phenomenal of falls. “If you think, then you’re on your...
  • 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...
  • Peyton Manning's legacy is assured, regardless of Sunday's outcome

    If I hear one more time in a talk-radio discussion that Peyton Manning's legacy will be tainted if he can't win another Super Bowl, my head might explode. Peyton Manning has nothing left to prove. Period. His legacy is established at least as one of the...
  • No time to nap for Canada's hockey team at Sochi Olympics

    No time to nap for Canada's hockey team at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia—Team Canada Coach Mike Babcock issued a strong and unusual directive to his players after they arrived in Sochi and held a brisk practice Monday at the Bolshoy Dome: Don’t go to sleep. Instead of giving in to jet lag, he told...
  • U.S. speedskating team left to look for answers

     U.S. speedskating team left to look for answers
    SOCHI, Russia — About midway through the Winter Olympics, U.S. speedskater Patrick Meek had just finished his workout for the day. At the time, Meek and his teammates were still competing in Under Armour's Mach 39 race suit, designed for and...
  • Sochi Olympics: Jet-lagged Alex Ovechkin joins Russia for practice

    Sochi Olympics: Jet-lagged Alex Ovechkin joins Russia for practice
    SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin’s face has been all over Sochi on advertisements themed to promote the Winter Olympics. Finally, the Washington Capitals’ stellar winger arrived in person and practiced with Team Russia at the Bolshoy...