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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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  • Olympics 2014: Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training

    Olympics 2014: Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso shine in downhill training
    SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. Alpine skiing team got off to a rousing Sochi start Thursday by winning two medals on the first day of downhill training. Oh wait, they don’t hand out medals for training runs, but skiing fast in practice is still...
  • Vic Wild wins second snowboard gold at Sochi Olympics

    Vic Wild wins second snowboard gold at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Congratulatory messages started coming from time zones near and far. One, however, was particularly startling to the new Olympic gold medalist. Vic Wild, the American-born snowboarder who is competing for Russia, received a message...
  • Martin St. Louis added to Canada's Sochi Olympics hockey team

    Martin St. Louis added to Canada's Sochi Olympics hockey team
    SOCHI, Russia — Canada’s Olympic hockey selection committee snubbed speedy Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis when it submitted its Sochi roster a month ago. The committee didn’t make that mistake again Thursday, when it had to...
  • Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium

    Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium
    SOCHI, Russia — Marielle Thompson heard a voice, someone calling "inside," up high on the course in the women's ski-cross final at the Winter Olympics. It was her Canadian teammate, Kelsey Serwa. Thompson gave Serwa a little space on the first...
  • Jonathan Quick in a different place this year on Olympic hockey team

    Jonathan Quick in a different place this year on Olympic hockey team
    SOCHI, Russia — When Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was named to the U.S. Olympic team for the 2010 Vancouver Games, he knew he wouldn’t see much action behind Ryan Miller and Tim Thomas. And he didn’t, dressing as the backup for only...
  • Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games

     Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games
    SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least. "I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...
  • Sochi Olympics: Joss Christensen honors late dad; 'I did it for him'

    Sochi Olympics: Joss Christensen honors late dad; 'I did it for him'
    SOCHI, Russia -- Joss Christensen wanted to make his father proud of him. Those were among the last words he said last year to his dying father, James Dale “JD” Christensen, who was fighting a congenital heart condition. And those were among...
  • Jimmy Kimmel's fake wolf video gets a laugh from IOC spokesman

    Jimmy Kimmel's fake wolf video gets a laugh from IOC spokesman
    U.S. luge star Kate Hansen and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel pulled off a hoax -- a wolf supposedly walking down the hallway in a dorm at the Sochi Olympics -- that created a worldwide stir, but a spokesman for the International Olympic Committe took the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Steven Holcomb hanging tough in four-man bobsled

    Sochi Olympics: Steven Holcomb hanging tough in four-man bobsled
    SOCHI, Russia — U.S. bobsled pilot Steven Holcomb planned to sleep well Saturday night, but he wouldn't say the same for his German competitors. Holcomb's four-man crew sits in fourth place after the first day of competition, just one-hundredth of...
  • Sochi Olympics: Families bolster athletes, in the stands or from home

    SOCHI, Russia — A bright sun shone on the Caucasus Mountains as snowboarders flew one after another down the hill. It was the men's slopestyle final on the second day of the Sochi Olympics. The competitors spun across metal rails painted red...
  • U.S. flag bearer Todd Lodwick overcomes injury for Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia -- Now that he has been chosen as the U.S. team's flagbearer for the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Todd Lodwick faces a potentially painful challenge. Holding the flag. Less than a month ago, the Nordic combined athlete fell...