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Orem native Noelle Pikus-Pace sits in second place midway through skeleton competition

Slowed by a back injury, the Orem native and mother of two may have to settle for silver. The consolation may be that her teammate joins her on the podium. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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Zhang Hong pulls Olympic stunner in 1,000m speedskating; Utah residents Richardson, Bowe finish seventh, eighth

Zhang Hong put up an early time that no one could beat, giving China its first gold medal ever in speedskating with a stunning victory in the women's 1,000 meters... Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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US crushes Slovakia 7-1 in men's Olympic hockey

Paul Stastny scored twice during a six-goal barrage in the second period, and the United States got off to a spectacular start in the Olympic men's hockey tournament... Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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To bail or keep shredding? When Olympians give up

Canadian skier Alex Beaulieu-Marchand stood at the top of the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park slopestyle course, then leaned forward to make the first of his two runs in the... Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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Sochi track worker broke both legs after being struck by forerunning bobsled

An Olympic track worker struck by a bobsled broke both his legs and may have a concussion, IOC officials said Thursday. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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Speedskater Denny Morrison wins surprise silver after taking teammate's place in Sochi

A text message popped up on Denny Morrison's cell phone: "Are you ready for a 1,000 meters? Yea or nay?" Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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In rare winter sweep, US rules Olympic slopestyle

For only the third time in Winter Games history, the United States swept the podium, capturing the top three spots Thursday in slopestyle skiing's Olympic debut to... Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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Shani Davis doesn't make history or win an Olympic medal for the U.S. speedskaters

Shani Davis, who lives and trains in Utah, hoped to make history by winning gold in the 1,000 meters for the third time in his third Olympic appearances. He finished... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Salt Lake's Preston Griffall leaves Sochi with memories, life lessons but no medal

Preston Griffall and his partner, Matt Mortensen, finished 14th in Wednesday's luge competition. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Kaitlyn Farrington of S.L. learned toughness needed to earn gold in Sochi while ranching in Idaho

While many expected a U.S. woman to win gold in Wednesday night's halfpipe competition, no one expected that woman to be Salt Lake's Kaitlyn Farrington. Her teammate,... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Canadian cross country coach Justin Wadsworth saves the day for Russian skier in memorable Olympic moment

Lost in the midst of winning and the medal count, Team Canada cross country ski coach Justin Wadsworth reminded everyone what the Olympics is all about Tuesday. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Three reasons we love the Olympics

Fifty weeks out of the year, our TV sits like a cold stone in the corner of the basement. We’re just not big television viewers. But we are BIG into the... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Canada beats Britain 9-6, U.S. close to elimination

Canada beat rival Britain 9-6 on Wednesday for a third straight win in women's Olympic curling and the U.S lost again to move to the brink of elimination. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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2 golds: Maze, Gisin tie in Sochi Olympic downhill + video

Slovenia's Tina Maze and Switzerland's Dominique Gisin took different paths on an Olympic downhill filled with flats and turns, jumps and bumps, across slender trees'... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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American speedskater Shani Davis falters in 1,000 meters, Groothuis wins again for Dutch

Shani Davis flipped back his hood, put his hands on his knees, and coasted around the practice lane at Adler Arena, staring straight down at the ice. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Volosozhar and Trankov of Russia win pairs gold

Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov won the Olympic gold medal in pairs figure skating Wednesday night as Russia took the top two spots to reclaim its dominance of... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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The best photos from Day 4 of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Here are Tuesday's best 23 photos from the Associated Press' photographers. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Winter Games roundup: Park City's Devin Logan wins silver in debut of slopestyle skiing

First-time Olympian Devin Logan earned silver in the debut of slopestyle skiing, while four-time Olympian Kikkan Randall suffers heartbreak in the race where she was... Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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Cleared for takeoff: Women soar in first ever Olympic ski jumping event

The most important victory in women's ski jumping belonged to all of the women competing in the inaugural event at RusSki Gorki Jumping Center Tuesday night. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Tender moments from the Sochi Olympics

Olympic coaches, athletes and families display "the true spirit" of the Olympics at Sochi 2014 in the midst of fierce competition and pressure. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2014

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