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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • 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...
  • Planning a Family Ski Trip

    Planning a Family Ski Trip
    With South Florida’s winter weather in the 80s, it can be easy to forget that the rest of the nation is often a lot colder than we are. But wonderlands of snow exist in the rest of the country, and they are only a plane ride away. If the Sochi...
  • USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder

    USOC corrects DeVry tuition issue for bobsledder
    Three years ago, the United States Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal with DeVry University to provide either full scholarships or discounted tuition in programs for Olympic athletes at the for-profit school and its Keller Graduate School of...
  • IOC making future hosts sign non-discrimination clause

    IOC making future hosts sign non-discrimination clause
    Thomas Bach has been president of the International Olympic Committee barely a year, but he is beginning to turn the hidebound organization inside out. The latest move is philosophically the most significant so far, as long as the IOC backs its words...
  • Lipinski, Weir promoted to No. 1 NBC skating broadcast team

    Lipinski, Weir promoted to No. 1 NBC skating broadcast team
    After their work at the Sochi Olympics drew widespread praise, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have been promoted to be NBC's primary figure skating commentators, according to Tribune sources familiar with the situation. Lipinski, the 1998 Olympic...
  • Shaun White to bring Air + Style event to Rose Bowl in February

    Shaun White to bring Air + Style event to Rose Bowl in February
    This could be called the X Games crossed with the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. “That’s a fair comparison,” Shaun White was saying during a phone conversation on Thursday afternoon. The action sports icon and two-time...
  • Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
    Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union...
  • Olympian Hilary Knight practices with Ducks

    Olympian Hilary Knight practices with Ducks
    Two-time U.S. Olympic women’s hockey player Hilary Knight skated with the Ducks at their Friday practice, infusing some enjoyment to a team spending its fourth consecutive day on drills. “The guys have a game tomorrow. I just wanted to slide...
  • 2022 Olympic site choices now bad and worse

    2022 Olympic site choices now bad and worse
    The U.S. Olympic Committee could kick itself over not having submitted a bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It might look like a slam dunk now. After Norway nixed the Oslo bid Wednesday, the competition to become host of that Winter Games is down to...