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You haven't seen anything until you witness athletes overcome disabilities and play at a high level. I did that.

Brad Rock: Should Utah make another run at hosting the Olympics?

If the Olympics are a beacon for the world, Salt Lake makes complete sense. It’s frugal, experienced and full of willing volunteers. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Park City's Eric Heiden and hockey star Caitlin Cahow represent the U.S. government

President Barack Obama selected a half dozen athletes to represent him at the opening and closing ceremonies. Among them are Park City doctor Eric Heiden, winner of five gold medals, and former... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: American Mikaela Shiffrin skis to gold to prove miracles are not random

The 18-year-old from Vail, Colo., discussed becoming the youngest U.S. woman to win an Olympic gold medal in slalom. Her assessment of ski racing transcends sport. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Russia's Zubkov takes slim lead in Olympic 4-man; Park City's Steven Holcomb in 4th

Alexander Zubkov has close company in his pursuit of Olympic history. Trying to become the sixth driver to win two bobsled gold medals in the same games, Zubkov has a narrow lead over Latvia's... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Rock, classical, Broadway at Sochi figure skating exhibition gala

With the pressure off and no medals at stake, it was time for the Olympic figure skaters to have some fun. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Mario Matt, 34, wins Olympic slalom; oldest Alpine champ

One racer called the course "borderline unsportsmanlike." Another said it was "brutal." Five of the top eight skiers in the opening leg failed to even finish the second. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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5 golds? American teen Mikaela Shiffrin dreaming big for next Olympics

You can see it in the freshness of the 18-year-old American's face, the gleam in her eye after snaring her first gold medal and the enthusiasm in her voice as she takes every question head on. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Speedskater Shani Davis ponders future after Olympic shutout

Shani Davis wanted to end his Olympic career with a flourish. Instead, one of America's greatest speedskaters endured a miserable time with the rest of his U.S. teammates at the Sochi Games. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Jamaican bobsled team faces uncertain future

The Jamaican bobsled team was the life of the party once again at the Winter Olympics, laughing and joking its way through a trip to Sochi that was fraught with enough financial hardship and travel... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Sweden, Canada play for gold in men's hockey final

Henrik Lundqvist already has a gold medal at home, tucked away in memory of two fantastic weeks in Turin eight years ago. Nearly half of Canada's roster has the same souvenir from Vancouver in 2010. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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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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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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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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