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  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir Putin, called "The Man Without a Face," in the title of a recent biography, invaded neighboring Ukraine.
  • Creveling first Lehigh Valley native to win Winter Olympics medal

    Creveling first Lehigh Valley native to win Winter Olympics medal
    Chris Creveling knows he didn't do it alone, but last February, his heads-up effort competing in the biggest relay race of his life on the biggest stage of his life helped land the United States its only short track speedskating medal of the 2014 Sochi...

    Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating

    Amber Glenn looking for smooth skating
    Amber Glenn has hit some ruts in the ice since she won the junior women’s title with two exceptional performances at last January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships. How exceptional? In the free skate, she tossed off two triple-triple...

    Coopersburg's Browne living full life of a world-class inline skater

    McKenzie Browne laced up her pink and red plastic Barbie skates in preparation for the 2003 SportsFest 5K race around Dieruff High School. Then 8 years old, McKenzie was ready to take on this new sport. Then came a hill. "I was afraid to go down,"...

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics

    Synchro figure skating, mass start speed race proposed for 2018 Olympics
    Synchronized skating, a figure skating discipline, and a mass start speed skating event open to both long track and short track athletes could be on the program for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. International Skating Union...