| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:27 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Halfpipe history was coming down to Maddie Bowman of the U.S. or Marie Martinod of France, and the space right behind the interview area was a curious mosh pit of fun, frolicking and fretting.
Bowman, of South Lake Tahoe, had...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:26 PM
A German biathlete and an Italian bobsledder have been kicked out of the Sochi Olympics after becoming the first athletes to fail doping tests at the Winter Games.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle from Germany and William...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:46 AM
U.S. luge star Kate Hansen and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel pulled off a hoax -- a wolf supposedly walking down the hallway in a dorm at the Sochi Olympics -- that created a worldwide stir, but a spokesman for the International Olympic Committe took the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:29 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The first few days of training on the slopestyle course at the Sochi Olympics did not go smoothly.
Two snowboarders crashed and were carried away on stretchers as much of the field grumbled about treacherous rails and jumps with...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:50 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- While the issue of NHL players’ continued participation in Olympic hockey tournaments remains unsettled, one agreement apparently was reached by NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:15 AM
A Dumb Starbucks in Los Angeles, and now a secret Starbucks in Sochi, Russia.
NBC has set up its own personal Starbucks kiosk on its media grounds.
But this Starbucks isn't just another outlet of the Seattle-based coffee giant. The 15 baristas, who...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:59 AM
WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney, who led the 2002 Winter Olympics in the United States, said Sunday that security threats in Sochi have not been overblown but that the Russians have shown they could keep the Games “reasonably safe.”
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:59 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Legendary German coach Norbert Loch struggled to control his emotions Thursday as he watched his team celebrate its gold medal in the first Olympic luge relay.
He had coached his son, Felix, to two Olympic titles in the last four...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least.
"I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Gay rights activists have planned a protest Friday afternoon in downtown as the U.S. Olympic Committee brings the Road to Sochi Tour to Los Angeles.
The group organizing the event, GetEQUAL, said in a news release that the demonstration will be peaceful...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:44 PM
A Lebanese alpine skier competing in Sochi is in hot water at home after topless photos of her taken during a photo shoot for an Austrian sports calendar surfaced on the Internet.
The calendar pictures, taken a few years ago, show Jackie Chamoun, now...