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Latest news from Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Latest news from Sochi 2014 Winter OlympicsCheck out the latest news and notes from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
Peak Performance

No medal for Team USA, Russian surpise winner of the gold

No medal for Team USA, Russian surpise winner of the goldSpoiler Alert: USA Gracie Gold and Polina Edmunds goes for gold in women's figure skating
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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
Peak Performance

American Maddie Bowman wins gold in ski halfpipe

American Maddie Bowman wins gold in ski halfpipeAmerican Maddie Bowman wins gold in ski halfpipe
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  • 9 months ago
Peak Performance

Photos: Men's snowboarding in parallel giant slalom

Photos: Men's snowboarding in parallel giant slalomFeb 19, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Vic Wild (RUS) celebrates after winning gold in the men's parallel giant slalom big final during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Mandatory Credit: Guy Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports
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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
Olympics

Russia knocked out of men's hockey tournament by Finland

Russia knocked out of men's hockey tournament by FinlandRussia knocked out of men's hockey tournament by Finland
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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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  • 9 months ago
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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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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Athletes in Motion

Kaitlyn Farrington sets the golden standard

Kaitlyn Farrington sets the golden standardGold medal winner Kaitlyn Farrington talks to Sochi Studios about the emotions of winning a gold.
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  • 9 months ago
Peak Performance

Top Americans fail to even place at Olympics

Top Americans fail to even place at OlympicsSaturday was a rough day for many top American athletes halfway through the Sochi Olympic games. A first-time Olympian was the only one from team U.S.A. to medal.
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Peak Performance

Bode Miller Wins His "Worst" Medal Ever

Bode Miller Wins His "Worst" Medal EverBode Miller Discusses his performance and motivation
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Athletes in Motion

Men's large hill ski jumping, individual

Men's large hill ski jumping, individualFeb 15, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Nicholas Alexander (USA) oh his first round jump at the men's ski jumping large hill during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
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Peak Performance

Speedskating gold medal determined by 0.003 seconds

Speedskating gold medal determined by 0.003 secondsThese Games have had a finish so close — so infinitesimally small — an arena's scoreboard couldn't handle the difference.
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Peak Performance

Brennan: USA vs. Russia hockey evokes powerful memories

Brennan: USA vs. Russia hockey evokes powerful memoriesUSA TODAY Sports columnist Christine Brennan previews the upcoming day at the Sochi Olympics, including the men's hockey showdown between the USA and Russia.
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Peak Performance

T.J. Oshie leads USA to thrilling shootout win over Russia

T.J. Oshie leads USA to thrilling shootout win over RussiaT.J. Oshie's magic in shootouts was a frequent topic of conversation when general manager David Poile and his selection committee chose the U.S. Olympic team roster.
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Athletes in Motion

Men's USA vs RUS preliminary round ice hockey game

Men's USA vs RUS preliminary round ice hockey gameFeb 15, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; USA goalie Jonathan Quick (32) shakes hands with Russia forward Alex Ovechkin (8) after a men's preliminary round ice hockey game during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Bolshoy Ice Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA...
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Peak Performance

This is Olympic sportsmanship at its finest

This is Olympic sportsmanship at its finestn Friday, Dario Cologna of Switzerland won his second gold medal of the Sochi Olympics, finishing first in the men's 15k Classic in 38:29.
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Peak Performance

Peak Performance: 10-year-old visits Sochi thanks to Make a Wish Foundation

Peak Performance: 10-year-old visits Sochi thanks to Make a Wish FoundationPeak Performance report is about 10-year-old Ben Hughes, who has been battling leukemia the past two years. He's in Sochi thanks to the Make a Wish Foundation. He recently had the chance to meet one of his favorite athletes,
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  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Olympics

Ivica Kostelic makes it clear: He's thankful for silver

Ivica Kostelic makes it clear: He's thankful for silverCroatia's Ivica Kostelic won silver in the men's super combined Friday .
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Spoiler: A surprise win in men's figure skating

Spoiler: A surprise win in men's figure skatingSpoiler: Who won men's figure skating gold
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