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  • Shani Davis continues U.S. fade pattern at Sochi Olympics

    Shani Davis continues U.S. fade pattern at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — He had grown weary of the sportsmanlike platitudes and calm explanations. He had just spent 15 minutes discussing the most stunning upset of his career with a steady stare, and enough was enough. Just before exiting the dank...
  • At Sochi Olympics, figure skater Patrick Chan faces big expectations

     At Sochi Olympics, figure skater Patrick Chan faces big expectations
    SOCHI, Russia — Two Canadian men could sweep the medals in men's figure skating. That apparent mathematical impossibility adds up because Canadian skater Patrick Chan is the favorite and Canadian coach Brian Orser, a two-time Olympic silver...
  • Sochi Olympics: Russia looks to restore lost pride in pairs skating

    Sochi Olympics: Russia looks to restore lost pride in pairs skating
    SOCHI, Russia — No sport reflects Russia's cultural legacy better than figure skating. Go to a ballet performed by St. Petersburg's renowned company, the Mariinsky, and you will see dancers in movements that have become essential parts of skating:...
  • Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov set world record in short program

    Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov set world record in short program
    SOCHI, Russia — Maybe it was the karma created by the presence of the creators. Or maybe it simply was that Russian pair Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov are just way too good for everyone else when they skate without mistakes. Volosozhar...
  • Sochi Olympics: An icy reception for team figure skating? Hardly

    Sochi Olympics: An icy reception for team figure skating? Hardly
    SOCHI, Russia — If adding a team figure skating event to the Olympics means we got an extra chance to see Russian sensation Julia Lipnitskaia soar skyward and land with the lightness of a breeze off the Black Sea, bring it on. If creating this...
  • From 'Miracle on Ice Stop' to '#Sochi'

    From 'Miracle on Ice Stop' to '#Sochi'
    SOCHI, Russia -- My Winter Olympic experiences have gone from telegrams to Twitter, from a small, isolated village in New York's Adirondack Mountains that produced a sports miracle few people knew about as it unfolded to an international resort on Russia'...
  • Figure skater Ashley Wagner shows her true colors at Sochi Olympics

    Figure skater Ashley Wagner shows her true colors at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia – Ashley Wagner could not help but smile about the decor at the Olympic figure skating practice rink. “It’s a very colorful venue ... very rainbow colorful,” Wagner noted, with a laugh, after finishing an early...
  • Sochi Winter Olympics seeks sizzle with new events

     Sochi Winter Olympics seeks sizzle with new events
    The luge seemed tough enough already. Racing down an icy track at 80-plus mph. Flying through twists and turns on your back. Now the Olympics have added one more challenge. In the new mixed relay — each country racing a man, woman and...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Costas, Remnick, Posner on what Putin wants

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Costas, Remnick, Posner on what Putin wants
    [Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...
  • Former ice skating coach convicted of sexually abusing students

    Former ice skating coach convicted of sexually abusing students
    A 30-year-old former ice skating coach has been convicted of sexually abusing two of his underage students, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Donald James Vincent was convicted of felonies including forcible lewd acts...
  • Russians make Evgeni Plushenko their choice for 2014 Sochi Olympics

    Russians make Evgeni Plushenko their choice for 2014 Sochi Olympics
    Three-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko will return to the Games as a discretionary choice for the Russian figure skating team. Plushenko risked missing the 2014 Sochi Olympics after struggling with back surgery and finishing second in his country'...