| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:06 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:37 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
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...