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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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  • Covering the Olympics really is an amazing race

    SOCHI, Russia -- The hardest part about covering the Winter Olympics, by far, is getting here and staying healthy. The coverage breakdown is 95% logistics and 5% throat lozenges. Writing about Bode Miller, comparatively, is a breeze. Every easy...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S.' Ted Ligety wins gold medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: U.S.' Ted Ligety wins gold medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety won the giant slalom at the Sochi Games with a dominating performance Wednesday, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing. Leading after the first run, Ligety sped down the Rosa...
  • Sochi 2014: Drew Doughty leads Canada past Finland, 2-1, in overtime

    Sochi 2014: Drew Doughty leads Canada past Finland, 2-1, in overtime
    SOCHI, Russia — With four goals to his credit in the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament, Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has single-handedly outscored Team Slovakia (2), Team Norway (3) and Team Switzerland (2). As he did at Vancouver in 2010,...
  • Kings' music man Dieter Ruehle earns trip to Sochi Olympics

    Dieter Ruehle had a busy day Saturday. First, he stopped by Staples Center, as he normally would for Kings’ games since he’s the music director for them and the Lakers. But before the game ended, he had to leave for LAX to begin his...
  • Darya Domracheva wins her third gold medal in women's biathlon

    SOCHI, Russia — Darya Domracheva of Belarus completed an unprecedented hat trick of Olympic gold medals in women's biathlon by winning the 12.5-kilometer mass start race on Monday. Domracheva, who also won the pursuit and individual race last...
  • Sochi Olympics: Sweden wins bronze medal in men's curling

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sweden won the bronze medal in men's Olympic curling on Friday, beating China 6-4 in a nerve-jangling game that hinged on the final shot in an extra end and two major technical blunders by the Chinese. China skip Liu Rui had...
  • Paul Stastny leads U.S. past Slovakia, 7-1, in Olympic men's hockey

    Paul Stastny leads U.S. past Slovakia, 7-1, in Olympic men's hockey
    SOCHI, Russia—Twenty years ago, in Slovakia’s first Winter Olympics appearance as an independent nation, Peter Stastny was given the honor of carrying the country’s flag into the opening ceremony of the Lillehammer Games. In an odd...
  • Sochi Olympics: Snowboard design not an homage to Pussy Riot

    SOCHI, Russia -- The man behind the design of the snowboard of Russian Alexey Sobolev said the inspiration came from old EC horror comic books, not the feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot. Clarity came from artist Brian Romero, who emerged on Instagram...
  • Sochi Olympics: Another gold medal for Felix Loch in the luge

    Sochi Olympics: Another gold medal for Felix Loch in the luge
    SOCHI, Russia -- Felix Loch won his second straight Olympic gold medal in men's luge on Sunday, easily defeating the world's top sliders. The 24-year-old German finished four runs down the Sanki Sliding Center track in 3 minutes, 27.526 seconds. Russia'...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. on brink of elimination in women's curling

    SOCHI, Russia — Canada got a third straight win in women's Olympic curling Wednesday, beating Britain 9-6 in a tense game that went down to the final stone. The U.S., meanwhile, lost again to move to the brink of elimination. Against Canada,...
  • Maiken Caspersen Falla wins Olympics women's cross-country freestyle sprint

    Maiken Caspersen Falla wins Olympics women's cross-country freestyle sprint
    SOCHI, Russia -- Maiken Caspersen Falla led a Norwegian double to take gold in the women's cross-country freestyle sprint at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday. Despite pre-race favorite Marit Bjoergen going out in the semifinals, Norway still took the top...