| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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'...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:48 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 12:30 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Two days after being named a member of the preseidential delegation to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, figure skating champion Brian Boitano announced he is gay.
Boitano, the 1988 men’s singles gold medalist, becomes the third openly gay member of...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:45 AM
There is no guarantee that U.S. ski star Lindsey Vonn will compete again before the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Recovering from offseason knee surgery, Vonn returned to racing earlier this month and hoped to enter one or two World Cup events in January....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:49 PM
MONTREAL, Canada -- For a moment, it seemed like a rock star had wandered into the Kings’ locker room at the Bell Center after Tuesday’s morning skate, so many reporters and videographers had clustered around one person.
The focus of their...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Three athletes headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics have made the Forbes “30 Under 30: The Best in Sports” list.
The magazine picked an elite group of athletes who boast strong personal brands along with young executives making a mark on the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
If there's a gold medal for tweeting, we have a winner.
When Stacy St. Clair arrived in Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics for the Chicago Tribune, she probably wasn't expecting to tweet this. And she definitely wasn't expecting this tweet to go viral....