| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:13 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Bloody clashes between government forces and demonstrators in the Ukraine have reverberated through the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where a skier has withdrawn in protest of the violence.
Bogdana Matsotska of the Ukraine will not compete in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Cross-country ski specialist Magnus Moan made up a 25-second deficit on the first leg and Norway outdueled Germany and defending champion Austria to win Olympic gold in the Nordic combined team event Thursday.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Men's Giant Slalom
Ted Ligety is considered a strong threat to take the gold medal. He is the defending World Cup champion and has been dominant in this race in the past. Things got a little easier when Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway pulled out,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety’s first Olympic gold medal in 2006 was such a gift it all but fell out of the sky from a gondola. Ligety was 21 in Turin, Italy, when he struck gold in the super combined, only because Bode Miller blew gold by...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia --American favorite Ted Ligety took a huge lead in the first run of the Olympic giant slalom after the top 30 racers Wednesday.
Only a surprising run by one of the remaining 79 lower-ranked skiers would deprive Ligety of the lead....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Belarus made it two for two in the freestyle aerials when Anton Kushnir combined a five-twist jump with a near-perfect landing to win the men's competition Monday in the Winter Games. Alla Tsuper won the women's division on Friday....
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic dominated women's snowboardcross on Sunday, posting three wire-to-wire victories on her way to Olympic gold.
The 20-year-old Samkova was easily the fastest in qualifying and never trailed in the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:30 PM
This year's Academy Award documentary short subject nominees prove more substantial than their animation and live-action counterparts. Of the three Oscar shorts categories, the docs — a supersized collection of works broken down here into two...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Germany has won eight medals at these Games but six of them have been gold, the most of any country.
One of those on Wednesday was in the obscure sport of nordic combined, a mix of ski jumping and cross-country skiing. This time...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:45 PM
SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8.
Canada was considered the heavy...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
SOCHI, Russia — She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a "medicine bundle" in her backpack and an 80-something "spirit grandma" originally from Bavaria along for the ride.
Jamie Anderson came to...