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At Winter Olympics, an X Games breaks out

Without them the U.S. would have just a few gold medals, and NBC would have trouble getting the younger eyeballs it needs to justify the $775 million it spent to land the Winter Olympics. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko to have back surgery in March

Four-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko will have back surgery on March 2. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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South Korea protests women's figure skating result

The South Korean Olympic Committee has protested the results of the women's figure skating competition, although the sport's international governing body said Saturday it has not yet received the... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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American-turned-Russian Vic Wild completes sweep in snowboard parallel slalom

American-born snowboarder Vic Wild has completed a historic sweep of the Olympic snowboard parallel slalom events and given his adopted country of Russia a boost in the race to top the medals table... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Finland routs US 5-0 for bronze in Olympic hockey

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 26-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi Games. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Men's short-track team earns the only Olympic medal of the 2014 Games for U.S. speedskating

The U.S. men's short-track team earned a silver medal after finishing second to Russia in the 5,000-meter team relay. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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US long track skaters will finish disastrous Sochi Olympics with no medals

Despite very high hopes beforehand, the U.S. long track team will leave the 2014 Olympics without a single medal. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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Canada beats U.S. 1-0 to reach gold-medal game

Jamie Benn scored in the second period, Carey Price made 31 saves, and Canada beat the United States 1-0 Friday night in the semifinals of the Olympic men's hockey tournament. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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Russia takes short track gold; US team takes silver, preventing speedskating shutout

Viktor Ahn crowned himself king of short track Friday night, winning two golds to tie retired star Apolo Anton Ohno for the most career Olympic medals with eight. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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Dutch speedskating coach said the U.S. won no medals because the country loves 'a foolish sport like American football'

The Dutch speedskating coach said the U.S. won no medals because people love a "foolish sport like American football." The violent sport that no one else in the world wants to play will keep the... Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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Sochi 2014: AP photos of the day Feb. 21

The best AP photos from Feb. 21 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Read more »

Feb. 21, 2014

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Olympian, BYU student Kate Hansen cries wolf in Sochi

Olympian and BYU sophomore Kate Hansen recorded what appears to be a wolf roaming the halls of her hotel in Sochi, Russia. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Father tells story of Canada's bobsledding Mormon, David Bissett

Three-time Olympic bobsledder David Bissett has had a strong work ethic and discipline. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Representing different countries, local skiers gain experience, confidence competing in first Olympics

Several local skiers competed for different countries in Wednesday's GS race at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Russia. USA's Jared Goldberg was the highest finisher behind gold medalist and Park City... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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U.S. women earn silver and bronze medals in bobsled

The medals may not be the color they wanted, but the U.S. women's bobsledders were proud of the effort they offered after capturing silver and bronze medals. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Skiers from small nations revel in warm reception, opportunity to bring attention to winter sports and their countries

Skiers from small nations revel in warm reception and the opportunity to bring attention to winter sports and their countries. Alpine ski racing is the most inclusive of any winter sport as more... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Sochi Olympics: Gold medalist goes out of his way to shake hands with last-place finisher

Swiss cross-country skier and gold medalist in the 15K Dario Cologna demonstrated sportsmanship as he went out of his way to shake hands with the athlete who finished in last place. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Sochi 2014: AP photos of the day Feb. 18

The best AP photos from Feb. 18 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2014

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On a stormy night, American David Wise earns first-ever ski halfpipe Olympic gold medal

David Wise, the father of a 2-year-old, used the first of his two final runs to secure the top spot in ski halfpipe's debut at the Olympic Games. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2014

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Winter sports notebook: American short track skaters advance, while US women's bobsled teams in medal position

U.S. short track skaters Jessica Smith, Emily Scott and J.R. Celski will all have one more shot at an Olympic medal. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2014

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Utah ski maker strikes gold in Sochi

American David Wise won the Men’s Ski Halfpipe in Sochi on skis designed and manufactured by 4FRNT Skis in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2014

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