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Athletes in Motion

We're enjoying the moment right now

We're enjoying the moment right nowMeryl Davis and Charlie White discuss highlights from Sochi and what's next for the gold medal winners.
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Daily Rewind

Olympic Day in Photos Feb. 21

Olympic Day in Photos Feb. 21Check out the best photos of Feb. 21st from the Winter Games in Sochi.
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Peak Performance

Photos: Men's USA vs Canada hockey match

Photos: Men's USA vs Canada hockey matchFeb 21, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; USA goalie Jonathan Quick (32) makes a save as defenseman Ryan Suter (20) looks to clear the puck against Canada in the men's ice hockey semifinals during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Bolshoy Ice Dome. Mandatory Credit:...
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Athletes in Motion

Canada will play Sweden for Sochi hockey gold medal

Canada will play Sweden for Sochi hockey gold medalCanada has a shot to become the first team since 1988 to win back-to-back gold medals
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Athletes in Motion

Photos: Ladies short track speed skating, 1000m

Photos: Ladies short track speed skating, 1000mFeb 21, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Jessica Smith of the USA, center, during short track speed skating ladies' 1000m Final at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
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Peak Performance

U.S. teen Mikaela Shiffrin wins historic gold in slalom

U.S. teen Mikaela Shiffrin wins historic gold in slalomMikaela Shiffrin, the 18-year-old alpine ski racer is the first American woman to win a slalom gold at the Olympics since 1972.
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Peak Performance

In last chance in Sochi, USA earns silver in short-track relay

In last chance in Sochi, USA earns silver in short-track relayIn the quarterfinal heat for the short track 1,000 meters, Emily Scott slipped and fell backward and into third place
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Athletes in Motion

Petition disputing Russia's figure skating gold medal

Petition disputing Russia's figure skating gold medalYuna Kim's scores had barely registered before cries of scandal in women's figure skating echoed around social media
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Athletes in Motion

Mikaela Shiffrin's marketing power vs. Lindsey Vonn

Mikaela Shiffrin's marketing power vs. Lindsey VonnNot long after Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest woman to win an Olympic gold in slalom she considered how her life might change
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Athletes in Motion

Photos: Ladies alpine skiing giant slalom

Photos: Ladies alpine skiing giant slalomFeb 21, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Marlies Schild (AUT, 7), Mikaela Shiffrin (USA, 6), and Kathrin Zettel (AUT, 12) react after their second run in ladies' alpine skiing slalom during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Mandatory...
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Athletes in Motion

French biathlete hospitalized after collapsing

French biathlete hospitalized after collapsingFrench biathlete Marie Laure Brunet collapsed during the women's biathlon relay on Friday and was taken to a hospital
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Athletes in Motion

Photos: Men's gold medal curling match

Photos: Men's gold medal curling matchFeb 21, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Gold medalists Canada (center) jumps onto the podium after being introduced between silver medalists Great Britain (left) and bronze medalists Sweden (right) in the men's curling gold medal match during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter...
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Peak Performance

USA claims silver, bronze in women's bobsled

USA claims silver, bronze in women's bobsledThe Sochi Olympics women's bobsled race had to end the way it did, with this season's top two pilots seeking gold and history
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Athletes in Motion

Devilish play gives U.S. men's hockey a decided edge

Devilish play gives U.S. men's hockey a decided edgeThe symbol of America's hockey team might be horns and a pitchfork.
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Athletes in Motion

American athlete goes off on U.S. Speedskating

American athlete goes off on U.S. SpeedskatingU.S. speedskater Maria Lamb finished 16th and last in the women's 5,000 meters Wednesday.
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Athletes in Motion

Photos: Ladies competing in figure skating short program

Photos: Ladies competing in figure skating short programFeb 19, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Li Zijun of China performs in the ladies short program during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports
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Athletes in Motion

Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner stand tall in short program

Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner stand tall in short programIt was a good night all around for the Americans, with all three finishing in the top seven Wednesday in short program
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Athletes in Motion

Ted Ligety captures gold medal in giant slalom

Ted Ligety captures gold medal in giant slalomWith a monumental lead of 1.5 seconds over then-leader Steve Missillier of France, skiing last among the contenders, Ligety got to the finish line in a two-run combined time of 2 minutes
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Olympics

Who's to blame for Russian hockey team's ouster?

Who's to blame for Russian hockey team's ouster?Finland upset the Russians' plans Wednesday with a 3-1 win in the quarterfinals that knocks them out of the tournament.
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Athletes in Motion

Jamie Anderson still shining after Sochi | SocialEyes

Jamie Anderson still shining after Sochi | SocialEyesWith her new bling in hand, the 23-year-old slopestyle star plans to relax, promote her charity and connect with fans.
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Athletes in Motion

Jared Goldberg on enjoying skiing's 'main stage'

Jared Goldberg on enjoying skiing's 'main stage'USA TODAY Sports caught up with alpine Skier Jason Goldberg to discuss his time in Sochi and the response from U.S. fans on social media.
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Athletes in Motion

Despite slip-up, Jacobellis proud to be an Olympian

Despite slip-up, Jacobellis proud to be an OlympianUSA TODAY Sports sits down with Lindsey Jacobellis to discuss her 2014 Olympic experience.
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Olympics

Spoiler: Shocking game as US men's hockey face Czechs

Spoiler: Shocking game as US men's hockey face CzechsAfter four games, the Americans are the tournament's highest-scoring team and they have outscored the opposition 20-6.
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Athletes in Motion

David Wise takes ski halfpipe Olympic gold

David Wise takes ski halfpipe Olympic goldWorld champion David Wise of the United States added Olympic gold to his trophy collection with victory in the men's ski halfpipe competition. In a press conference on Wednesday, Wise said he was 'honoured and humbled' to win. Duration: 01:13
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Athletes in Motion

Sarah Burke left lasting legacy on Olympics before death

Sarah Burke left lasting legacy on Olympics before deathIf Sarah Burke were here, she and Roz Groenewoud would stand at the top of the Olympic halfpipe and say 1-2, 1-2.
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Daily Rewind

Olympic hockey daily: How far can Russia go?

Olympic hockey daily: How far can Russia go?USA TODAY Sports' Helene St. James looks ahead to the Olympic quarterfinals, where Russia and Finland square off in the only matchup between hockey powers.
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Athletes in Motion

Team USA medal streak carries on with Wise, Deibold

Team USA medal streak carries on with Wise, DeiboldWith David Wise's gold in freeski halfpipe and Alex Deibold's bronze in snowboardcross, Team USA continues its medal streak winning at least one medal every day of the Winter Olympics.
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Athletes in Motion

Photos: Women's bobsled competition

Photos: Women's bobsled competitionFeb 19, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Team USA 1 piloted by Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams (left) celebrate with Team USA 2 piloted by Jamie Greubel (far right) and Aja Evans celebrate with the American flag after winning the silver and bronze medals in the...
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Athletes in Motion

American snowboarder Trevor Jacob says he shredded ankle

American snowboarder Trevor Jacob says he shredded ankleAmerican Trevor Jacobs raced nearly two full runs on the snowboard cross course on what he believes is a broken ankle
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Athletes in Motion

Ted Ligety wants Olympic gold to cap giant slalom dominance

Ted Ligety wants Olympic gold to cap giant slalom dominanceTed Ligety looking for Olympic gold medal in giant slalom
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Athletes in Motion

Can the men's US ski team redeem itself?

Can the men's US ski team redeem itself?Christine Brennan talks Ted Ligety, the women's short program and 1998 Kwan vs. Lipinski.
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Athletes in Motion

Alex Deibold's family barely there to see bronze win

Alex Deibold's family barely there to see bronze winThe pinnacle of American Alex Deibold's career came as he won the bronze in snowboardcross. But because the event was delayed, his family nearly missed seeing it happen.
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Athletes in Motion

U.S. skier David Wise wins gold in halfpipe

U.S. skier David Wise wins gold in halfpipeWise saw his American teammates Lyman Currier and Torin Yater-Wallace fail to advance out of qualifying. Both fell on their first runs. On his second run, Currier landed his trick but ended in the sitting position with his body twisted. Medical personnel went up the...
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Daily Rewind

Americans celebrate big wins on ice in Sochi

Americans celebrate big wins on ice in SochiThe U.S. women's hockey team dominated over Sweden in a 6-1 win, while Meryl Davis and Charlie White took home gold in ice dancing. American athletes also succeeded in men's bobsled.
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Peak Performance

Meryl Davis, Charlie White win gold in ice dancing

Meryl Davis, Charlie White win gold in ice dancingMeryl Davis and Charlie White took home the first-ever Olympic gold medal in ice dancing for the United States.
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Olympics

Meryl Davis, Charlie White compete for gold

Meryl Davis, Charlie White compete for goldDavis and White were paired when they were about 10 and have been together ever since.
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