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Olympic Speedskating

The U.S. Olympic Committee and U.S. Speedskating Won't Sanction My Molester, Who Is Still Free to Abuse Others

Bridie Farrell | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Bridie Farrell

The curtain has closed on the Sochi Olympics. The public media hype has died down, but the memories of being repeatedly molested 16 years ago by an Olympian are still raw.

High-Tech Uniforms To Blame For U.S. Struggles?

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — U.S. skaters were looking to rebound from an awful start in the Sochi Olympics by slipping back into old suits that should have...

Chinese Speedskater Pulls Off Olympic Stunner

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.13.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Zhang Hong put up an early time no one could beat. Not the Dutch, though they are still flying high at the Sochi Olympics....

MAJOR Upset In 1,000M Speedskating

AP | By Paul Newberry | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — For the Dutch, another gold medal at the speedskating oval. For Shani Davis, a stunning defeat. Davis' shot at Olympic hi...

Putin 'Cuddled' With Bisexual Gold Medalist

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin had just watched his country's ice dance team take Russia's first gold of the Sochi Olympics. What bet...

Russia Finally Wins A Medal

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.09.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Ireen Wust made the Netherlands 2-for-2 at the Olympic speedskating oval. Wust won the women's 3,000 meters Sunday, knocking o...

Flying Dutchman Sets Olympic Record

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Sven Kramer of the Netherlands set an Olympic record and defended his title in the men's 5,000 meters Saturday, winning gold wi...

U.S. Olympian Wants Family To Stay Away From Sochi

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Olympic speedskater Tucker Fredricks is heading to the Winter Games in Russia next month. But he's asked his family to stay ...

Olympic Speedskater Admits To 'Biggest Mistake Of My Life'

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY -- Olympian short-track speedskater Simon Cho said Friday he agreed to a coach's demand to tamper with a Canadian rival's skates last y...

Olympic Speedskater Speaks Out In Coach Scandal

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Katherine Reutter feels torn over a coaching scandal that has rocked U.S. Speedskating. Yes, embattled coach Jae ...