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

    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...
  • Future looks bright for U.S. action athletes at Winter Olympics

    Future looks bright for U.S. action athletes at Winter Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — What will be the secret to future Olympic success for the extreme-sports crowd? That's easy. Just keep adding new events and the medal count for U.S. snowboarders and freestyle skiers will probably stay at a high level....
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S.-born Vic Wild wins second gold medal for Russia

    Sochi Olympics: U.S.-born Vic Wild wins second gold medal for Russia
    SOCHI, Russia — For snowboarder Vic Wild, the difference to make up after one run in the final of the parallel slalomĀ — 0.12 seconds — was nothing like the deficit he faced the other day in the parallel giant slalom final, more than half...
  • Vic Wild, Julia Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom

    Vic Wild, Julia Dujmovits take gold in snowboard parallel slalom
    Vic Wild captured his second gold medal in four days when he won the Olympic debut of men's parallel slalom in snowboarding while Julia Dujmovits of Austria inched past Germany's Anke Karstens at the finish to win gold in the women's event Saturday. The...
  • Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium

    Sochi Olympics: In ski cross, Canada's Thompson creates space on the podium
    SOCHI, Russia — Marielle Thompson heard a voice, someone calling "inside," up high on the course in the women's ski-cross final at the Winter Olympics. It was her Canadian teammate, Kelsey Serwa. Thompson gave Serwa a little space on the first...
  • Weather in Sochi disrupts Olympic schedule

    Weather in Sochi disrupts Olympic schedule
    SOCHI, Russia — The waiting Monday morning and afternoon was something to be embraced, not detested. There was no fear in U.S. snowboarder Nate Holland's vocabulary when weather disrupted the Olympic schedule, causing a day's delay to the men's...
  • Sochi Olympics: From wax room to Olympic podium for Alex Deibold

    Sochi Olympics: From wax room to Olympic podium for Alex Deibold
    SOCHI, Russia — He was not quite the domestique of the U.S. snowboard cross team four years ago in Vancouver, but close enough, as one of the wax technicians. Alex Deibold's journey from support man to Olympic bronze medalist has been a study in...
  • Sochi Olympics: David Wise of U.S. wins gold in freestyle ski halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: David Wise of U.S. wins gold in freestyle ski halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — David Wise soared through sleet and snow and ended up with gold — a mighty nice present to bring home to his daughter. Skiing with a heart-shaped rock he got from his wife and in front of a crowd waving pictures of his 2-...
  • Sochi Olympics: Families bolster athletes, in the stands or from home

    SOCHI, Russia — A bright sun shone on the Caucasus Mountains as snowboarders flew one after another down the hill. It was the men's slopestyle final on the second day of the Sochi Olympics. The competitors spun across metal rails painted red...
  • Thrill of victory — and agony of defeat— in NBC's Olympics coverage

    Thrill of victory — and agony of defeat— in NBC's Olympics coverage
    U.S. athletes have earned mixed marks at the Sochi Games; for every triumph in a sport such as slopestyle or luge, there's been a disappointment in skiing or speed skating. The same might be said of NBC, whose decision to broadcast the most hours ever...
  • Sochi Games: Snowboard cross competition delayed by fog

    Sochi Games: Snowboard cross competition delayed by fog
    SOCHI, Russia -- U.S. snowboarder Nate Holland had one inspection run on a foggy day in the mountains with limited visibility on the Olympic course. He got busy trying to think how he would handle it if the competition went forward on Monday. “...