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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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  • Opening Ceremony: Commentators already threaten to ruin Olympics

    Opening Ceremony: Commentators already threaten to ruin Olympics
    NBC didn’t air the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering“Get Lucky” or T.a.T.u’s defiantly gay-friendly performance. But Friday night’s telecast of the opening ceremony for the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi...
  • Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope

    Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Sochi, where he intends to inspect the venues for the upcoming Winter Olympics, his spokesman said. “In the coming days, the president will examine in detail all the [five] venues of the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kaitlyn Farrington wins gold in women's halfpipe

    SOCHI, Russia -- It wasn't supposed to end up this way, but Kaitlyn Farrington is glad it did. The U.S. snowboarder defeated favorites Kelly Clark and Torah Bright to win the gold medal in women's halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday. Her...
  • Sochi Olympics: Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for USA

    Sochi Olympics: Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for USA
    SOCHI, Russia -- It was a gold-medal sweep for U.S. snowboarders in the slopestyle event this weekend at the Winter Olympics. Whereas Sage Kotsenburg's trip to the top of the podium was unexpected, Jamie Anderson was one of the favorites on the women'...
  • Sochi Olympics: Anastasiya Kuzmina wins gold in women's biathlon

    Sochi Olympics: Anastasiya Kuzmina wins gold in women's biathlon
    SOCHI, Russia -- Anastasiya Kuzmina won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 7.5-kilometer sprint Sunday, defending her title from the Vancouver Games four years ago. The Slovakian shot flawlessly and finished in 21 minutes, 6.8 seconds for her third...
  • Johannes Duerr becomes fifth athlete to fail doping test at Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia -- Austrian cross-country skier Johannes Duerr, who placed eighth in the Sochi Olympics skiathlon, has tested positive for performance-boosting EPO, the Austrian Olympic Committee said on Sunday. Duerr, 26, is the fifth athlete to test...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ducks' Jonas Hiller leads Swiss to win over Latvia

    Sochi Olympics: Ducks' Jonas Hiller leads Swiss to win over Latvia
    SOCHI, Russia — Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller made 21 saves Wednesday as Switzerland opened the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament with a 1-0 victory over gritty Latvia, but he wasn’t even the best goalie on the ice at Shayba Arena. Latvia&...
  • Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics

    Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia – Things can still be pretty fast and loose at these Winter Games. So Canada’s Patrick Chan, the men’s figure skating favorite, had a sheet of practice ice all to himself rather than sharing it with five others at the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kamil Stoch of Poland wins men's normal hill ski jump

    Sochi Olympics: Kamil Stoch of Poland wins men's normal hill ski jump
    Kamil Stoch of Poland made his first Olympic medal a gold one, winning the men's normal hill individual ski jump at the Sochi Games on Sunday after a stunning first-round jump put him in control. Down the hill last among 50 starters in the first round,...
  • 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...
  • 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...