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The Fabulous ForumHere's the long and short of it: This was a golden day for the biggest current U.S. star in each of speedskating's two disciplines, long and short track. For Shani Davis, it was more of the same. The 1,000-meter gold......
The Fabulous ForumSo here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
The Fabulous ForumWhen U.S. speedskating coach Ryan Shimabukuro turned on his cellphone after he and several skaters landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport at 6 p.m. local time Monday, he found several messages asking if they were all right. Shimabukuro, who had flown.......
L.A. Times Olympics BlogI know it's not an exact analogy, but imagine winning the World Series and then going back to make up some regular-season rainouts. That's what Olympic champions like Lindsey Vonn and Shani Davis are doing. And that's what makes the......
-------------------- Adande's runner-up column: Students struggle with goodbyes after tragedy -------------------- TURIN, Italy -- The greatest moment for black people at these Olympics was not when Shani Davis won his speedskating gold medal. It was...
Speedskating is split into two sports. One, long track, is against the clock. Each "race" has two athletes, with overall results determined by finishing time. The other, short track, is a race to the finish, like running events in track and field....
The United States racked up a record 37 medals, including nine gold, at the 2010 Winter Olympics. With the pre-Olympic World Cup and world championship winter sports season over for U.S. athletes, it’s a good time to look at the U.S. chances for...
Chicago's Shani Davis earned his 11th individual career medal at the World Single Distance Speedskating Championships by finishing second in the 1,500 meters Thursday on the 2014 Olympic oval in Sochi, Russia. Davis's time of 1 minute, 46.83 seconds was...
Tags: Speed Skating, Awards and Prizes, Sports
It has been a season of firsts for Brian Hansen of Glenview. Saturday, the long track speedskater had the first World Cup win of his career, taking the 1,000-meter race in Erfurt, Germany. In November, the 22-year-old had won his first Cup...
They installed the first outdoor Olympic rings Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, a 60-by-30-foot reminder that Thursday marks a year to go before the opening of the 2014 Winter Games. The temperature was 61. That incongruity brings up the first of a baker's...
Clearly recovered from the groin injury that knocked him out of the season-opening lomg track speedskating World Cup meet a month ago, Shani Davis won his first 1,000-meter race of this season in Saturday's World Cup in Harbin, China. The 30-year-old...
Jonathan Kuck of Champaign and Emery Lehman of Oak Park finished 1-2 in the all-around scoring as the U.S. Long Track Speedskating Championships ended Monday in Kearns, Utah. After winning Monday's 10,000 meters, 2010 Olympian Kuck finished with 151.723...
Tags: FIFA World Cup, Speed Skating, Sports
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