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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
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Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • 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...
  • Olympic officials won't reopen 2022 bidding after Oslo withdraws

    Olympic officials won't reopen 2022 bidding after Oslo withdraws
    A day after Oslo dropped out of the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Olympic officials said they would choose from the two remaining candidates rather than reopen the process. That means the either Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be selected....
  • Under Armour suits not to blame for speedskaters' lackluster Olympics

    Under Armour suits not to blame for speedskaters' lackluster Olympics
    The controversy over whether Under Armour's high-tech skinsuits contributed to U.S. speedskaters' poor showing at the Sochi Olympics seemed over when the Baltimore-based sports brand renewed its sponsorship of the sport through two more Winter Olympics...
  • Krakow, Poland, says no to bidding for 2022 Winter Olympics

    For the second time in six months, a major city has pulled out of the running for the 2022 Winter Olympics. On Monday, officials in Krakow, Poland, published the results of a public referendum that saw 70% of voters say "no" to bidding for the Games....
  • USA Luge slides into La Cañada

    USA Luge slides into La Cañada
    LA CAÑADA — Perhaps poetically, as a passel of aspiring lugers laid back upon their 14-wheeled sleds Saturday, adjacent to them on Foothill Boulevard were a pair of street signs that read “No Stopping Any Time.” PHOTOS: Kate Hansen...
  • Olympic officials set aside $300,000 for Ukrainian athletes

    Olympic officials set aside $300,000 for Ukrainian athletes
    Olympic officials have set aside $300,000 to help Ukrainian athletes continue training and competing amid political upheaval in their country. Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, said the athletes' situation has...
  • CEO Steve Burke brings turnaround at NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke, who acknowledges being a bit of a taskmaster, is in unfamiliar territory. He took over the top job at a time when NBC Entertainment was hemorrhaging $600 million a year. Now the network is poised to end the...
  • Kate Hansen forgoes upcoming World Cup luge season

    Kate Hansen forgoes upcoming World Cup luge season
    USA Luge released its fall roster Monday for the upcoming World Cup season and noticeable by her absence was Kate Hansen. The 2014 Olympian and La Cañada Flintridge resident has decided to take time off from competitive sliding while she studies at...
  • Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov have 'happily reconciled, skater says

    Johnny Weir, Victor Voronov have 'happily reconciled, skater says
    Johnny Weir and husband Victor Voronov are officially back together after dipping their toes in a very ugly divorce pond, the Olympic skater turned TV personality announced Tuesday.  "My husband and I have happily reconciled," Weir tweeted overnight....