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Winter Olympics 2014

Ovechkin Apologizes For Russia Hockey Performance

AP | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin has apologized for Russia's disappointing performance in the hockey tournament at the Winter Olympics. ...

How Would You React To Winning An Olympic Medal?

Posted 02.24.2014 | Sports

The Olympics provided a reminder that "jumping for joy" is an actual behavior and not merely an expression used to describe a state of happiness. As ...

PHOTOS: These Are All The Gold Medalist From Sochi

Posted 02.24.2014 | Sports

There were 98 medal events contested in the 2014 Winter Olympics even if the numbers in the "gold" column in your medal counter add up to 99 thanks to...

U.S. Officials Defend Team Performance In Sochi

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 02.24.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The speedskaters flopped, and the hockey team was blanked when it mattered most. If it wasn't for some brand new sports, the me...

PHOTOS: Day 16 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

The 10 Hottest Countries At The Sochi Olympics Don't Even Get Cold

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 02.21.2014 | World

When temperatures soared in Sochi last week, questions arose as to why the 2014 Winter Olympics were being held in a subtropical, Black Sea resort wit...

Italian Bobsledder Kicked Out Of Sochi Games

AP | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Bobsledder William Frullani was kicked out of the Sochi Games after a positive doping test, the Italian Olympic comm...

U.S. Skier Wins 1st Ever Gold In Olympic Women's Halfpipe

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Sarah Burke's parents looked up the hill and saw the halfpipe workers making one last trip down in the formation of ...

PHOTOS: Day 15 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

Canadian Hockey Star Out For Rest Of Olympics

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Canada forward John Tavares will miss the rest of the Olympics with a leg injury. Tavares was injured in a big hit along the b...

PHOTOS: Day 14 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

Bickering Pair Skaters and Other Suggestions for PyeongChang 2018

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.21.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Now Olympic organizers have four years to breathe some life into those tired old events before the torch is relit in PyeongChang, South Korea. Here are a few suggestions.

Russia Knocked Out Of Olympic Hockey

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Russians dutifully shook the Finns' hands and then skated to the center of a rink built to showcase their return to Olympic...

Every Sport Is Very Gay

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.19.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel is hardly the first to point out that the two-man luge has more than a tinge of homoeroticism to it, but in this montage, he proves that ...

Where Are You From?

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 04.20.2014 | New York
Tinatin Japaridze

Does rooting for America in hockey and Russia in figure skating make me a "multi-nationalist" or a "patriotically challenged" citizen?

Dutch Sweep Speedskating Events

AP | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Jorrit Bergsma set an Olympic record and led another Dutch speedskating sweep Tuesday, winning the 10,000 meters with an upset ...

Early Celebration Almost Cost Biathlete Gold Medal

Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

Emil Hegle Svendsen got a little bit a ahead of himself near the finish line of the men's 15-kilometer mass start and it nearly cost him a gold medal....

PHOTOS: Day 11 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

PHOTOS: Day 10 Of The Olympics

Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? W...

PHOTOS: Fog Postpones Biathlon Race In Sochi

AP | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The men's biathlon 15-kilometer mass-start race at the Sochi Olympics has been postponed for one day because of fog....

Hat Trick Helps U.S. Blow Out Slovenia

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Phil Kessel scored two of his three goals in the opening five minutes and became the first U.S. player to record an Olympic hat...

More Injuries On Extreme Course Mar Women's Snowboard Cross

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

* Two snowboarders crash early in competition * Course not to blame, says IOC (adds Moioli injury in para 11) By Nick ...

Suit Change Doesn't Help U.S. Speedskaters

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — When U.S. Speedskating hooked up with Under Armour to develop a new high-tech skinsuit that would revolutionize the sport at th...

USA Grabs Surprise Medal In Skeleton

AP | By TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — One year after a giant meteor streaked across Russia's sky, Alexander Tretiakov flashed by. Accelerat...

Olympians Turn Medals Into Social Media Buzz

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — When Jenny Jones won Olympic bronze at the Sochi Games, her following on Twitter exploded. The audience for @jennyjonessnow has...