| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:04 AM
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.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:23 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:10 PM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:38 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:51 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:47 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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'...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:06 AM
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...