Tag: 2014 Sochi Olympic Games

After 2 years out, Kasper skis back into Olympic picture

WENGEN, Switzerland — Of all the 2014 Olympians aiming to return to the Winter Games next month, American skier Nolan Kasper's path might be...
Shiffrin set up as Olympics star; Vonn, Hirscher big, too

If Mikaela Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest star of the...
4 years on in Sochi, cocktails replace steroid samples

SOCHI, Russia — Would you drink a sample from the Sochi doping lab? ...
Russian skier waits for Olympic invite in clean Alpine team

WENGEN, Switzerland — Placing second in a World Cup race on Friday, unheralded Russian skier Pavel Trikhichev looked a candidate for an Olympic medal...
Who needs gold? Alpine ski star Hirscher insists he doesn’t

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Think a gold medal is the end-all and be-all for Winter Games athletes? Well, meet Marcel Hirscher , who can...
Brule, Raymond, Roy among ex-NHL vets on Canada Olympic team

CALGARY, Alberta — Canada's Olympic hockey team won't have current NHL players on the ice, but plenty of players from other leagues. ...
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LONDON — A British bobsledder will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a stroke. ...
Germany, again, will be the team to catch in Olympic luge

There's some sort of mystical power when it comes to Germany and luge. ...
Host Korea seeks an Olympic sliding breakthrough in skeleton

Korean skeleton star Yun Sungbin is absolutely obsessed with Iron Man. He collects the figurines. He's seen the movies. He knows every aspect of...
Column: The North Koreans are coming, and the Russians, too

The North Koreans are coming, a surprising development that adds a bit of intrigue to the Winter Olympics. ...

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