Friday, February 14, 2014
World champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov put Winter Games hosts' Russia back on the top of Olympic pairs figure skating as they reclaimed the title on front of an emotional crowd on Wednesday night.
It was one of those Olympic-style pauses. Two minutes. Three minutes. To the four women sitting on the bench at the bottom of the halfpipe, it felt even longer.
Taiwan's Wu Ching-kuo, an executive member of the International Olympic Committee, has had the rare opportunity to meet with Russia's head of state in the runup to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Wu's office said yesterday.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Carina Vogt of Germany has never won a World Cup event. She now owns women's ski jumping's first-ever Olympic gold medal.
Japanese teen sensation Sara Takanashi was left wondering what went wrong on Tuesday as she failed to medal in the first ever women's ski jumping event at Olympics.
If Lee Sang-hwa was feeling any pressure about defending her Olympic title, she didn't show it.
Maybe it was all too much. Or maybe just one of those bad nights. That debate will last a long time.
Finally, Olympic gold for Germany's Natalie Geisenberger.
Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze finished in a thrilling dead heat as an Alpine skiing gold medal was shared for the first time in Winter Olympics history on Wednesday in a dramatic women's downhill.