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  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of Austrian psychiatrists (Austria, winners of 17 medals, including three golds in Alpine skiing, of which one was Mario Matt's improbable win in the slalom). It was certainly an odd paradox, some of the most death-defying physical acts in the world understood through an act of extreme couch-potato-ing.
  • Newer sports took the gold for excitement

     
    (Philippe Desmazes / AFP/Getty Images My new favorite sports to which I’ll pay absolutely no attention for the next four years are snowboard cross and ski cross racing. They’re both basically hell-for-leather, side-by-side dashes down a...

    Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals

    Snowboarding diary: Costa Mesa's Swanson prepped for nationals
    Editor's note: Costa Mesa High sophomore Sammy Swanson, a decorated snowboarder, is in Colorado to compete in the 2014 USA Snowboarding Assn. nationals in boardercross. This is his first-person diary of the trip: I've been snowboarding since I was 4 1/2...

    Un total de 88 países en los Juegos de Putin, los más caros de la historia

     Un total de 88 países en los Juegos de Putin, los más caros de la historia
    Adrian R. Huber Madrid, 5 feb (EFE).- Un total de 88 países competirán en los Juegos Olímpicos de invierno más caros de la historia, los de Sochi (Rusia), donde mañana, jueves, arrancará la competición y el viernes se celebrará la Ceremonia Inaugural de...

    Sochi Olympics: TV makes slopestyle a uniquely 21st century event

    If you're launching a new sport in this country and hope people will watch, there's one thing you definitely don't want: its biggest potential star to drop out just before the competition begins. And there's one thing you definitely do want: big wins...