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U.S. speedskater blasts organization after last race over long track futility in Sochi Games

Three-time Olympian Maria Lamb, who skated the 5,000 meters Wednesday, blasted U.S. speedskating, especially its high performance director, after her race in the 2014... 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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American teen Mikaela Shiffrin chases gold in slalom, her specialty

Mikaela Shiffrin came to the Sochi Games hoping for two medals. Didn't matter one bit that she's only 18 or that she's at her first Olympics. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Mass starts and mixed team pursuit races: ISU looking at making speedskating more exciting

The International Skating Union is looking to make Olympic speedskating more exciting for fans, and it's considering things like mass start events and mixed team... Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Canada wins gold in women's Olympic curling

Canada won the gold medal in women's Olympic curling Thursday, beating Sweden 6-3 and avenging a loss to the Swedes in the final at the Vancouver Games in 2010. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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US-Canada hockey rivalry hits Olympic semifinals

The U.S.-Canada hockey rivalry starts from childhood, particularly for players who grow up near the border. Although they're often pals and teammates in the NHL, their... Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Russian Adelina Sotnikova wins gold in women's figure skating; American Gracie Gold 4th

Bursting from the shadow of her adored teammate, Adelina Sotnikova gave Russia its first gold medal in women's Olympic figure skating. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Canada women beat US 3-2 in overtime for Olympic gold

Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth... Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Investigations into US, Canada, Norway speedskating failures, Dutch domination planned

ernational Skating Union is going to investigate why major speedskating nations like the United States, Canada and Norway failed so badly at the Olympics, allowing the... Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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Park City's Steven Holcomb healing for 4-man bobsledding event Saturday

Moments after Steven Holcomb left the track, an incredulous Russian TV reporter couldn't wait to point out something to USA-1's driver. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2014

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French sweep medals in skicross at Sochi Games

The sport may be unpredictable. The results looked like anything but a free-for-all. 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... 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... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Under the pressure of being the favorite, Park City's Ted Ligety dominates and delivers in Olympic giant slalom race

Park City's Ted Ligety won gold in the giant slalom, a discipline he's dominated for the last several years. He's the reigning world champion in GS and he becomes the... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2014

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Russia knocked out of Olympic men's hockey tournament by Finns

Finland eliminated Russia from the Olympic men's hockey tournament with a 3-1 victory Wednesday, putting a stunning end to the Russians' enormous expectations at home. Read more »

Feb. 19, 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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