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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
A collection of news and information related to 2014 Winter Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Russia's men's hockey team will feel the heat on home ice

    Russia's men's hockey team will feel the heat on home ice
    SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics. The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
  • Canadian PSA: 'The Olympics have always been a little gay'

    Canadian PSA: 'The Olympics have always been a little gay'
    As the Sochi Olympics kick off, Russia’s anti-gay legislation has drawn high-profile protests from athletes, heads of state and the court of public opinion, but perhaps none is as imaginative as "Luge," by the Canadian Institute of Diversity and...
  • Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?

    Sochi Olympics: Can Mikaela Shiffrin revive the U.S. alpine team?
    SOCHI, Russia — United States alpine star Mikaela Shiffrin has finally arrived in Sochi, but not necessarily as a savior for the ski team's flagging (so far) fortunes. "I don't think I can be the only one," she said at a Saturday press...
  • Apple bought back $14 billion of its stock after shares plunged

    Apple bought back $14 billion of its stock after shares plunged
    Chief Executive Tim Cook said Apple Inc. repurchased $14 billion of its stock over the last two weeks after a weak outlook caused its share price to plunge. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Cook said he was "surprised" by the 8% drop one...
  • U.S. curlers earn a 'fun' victory at Sochi Olympics

    U.S. curlers earn a 'fun' victory at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men Wednesday finally earned a victory in curling, but it took some advice from an unlikely source. American skip John Shuster said he received a text message from his wife, Sarah, the night before the game, telling him to have...
  • Kings' Jonathan Quick to start U.S. men's Olympic hockey opener

    Kings' Jonathan Quick to start U.S. men's Olympic hockey opener
    SOCHI, Russia -- The Olympic prospects of Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick appeared to be in jeopardy when he strained a groin muscle during overtime of a game at Buffalo on Nov. 12 and was forced to miss more than a month of the NHL season. Exactly...
  • Sochi Olympics: Maddie Bowman of the U.S. wins women's freestyle halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Maddie Bowman of the U.S. wins women's freestyle halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — Maddie Bowman of the United States won the first-ever gold in women's Olympic halfpipe skiing. The 20-year-old Bowman scored 89.00 in the finals on Thursday night to edge Marie Martinod of France. Ayana Onozuka of Japan earned...
  • Home isn't safe for Russia's hockey team

    Home isn't safe for Russia's hockey team
    SOCHI, Russia — The Sochi Olympics will continue without the Russian hockey team, which was stifled by Finland in a 3-1 quarterfinal loss Wednesday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome. Russia's elimination probably will dampen the Olympic passion of fans who...
  • Sochi Olympics: Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third

    Sochi Olympics: Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third
    SOCHI, Russia – The storyline was so familiar from four years ago. Hannah Kearney vs. Canada. In 2010, the gripping finale had come down to Kearney vs. Jenn Heil, the home-country favorite. The American freestyler upset Heil in the moguls event to...
  • Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle
    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • Sochi Olympics: Czechs beat Slovakia to earn hockey matchup with U.S.

    Sochi Olympics: Czechs beat Slovakia to earn hockey matchup with U.S.
    SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament. The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....