Monday, February 17, 2014
Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic hailed the moustache she paints on her face as a lucky charm after she stormed to Olympic snowboard cross gold on Sunday.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Yuzuru Hanyu and Brian Orser were walking together along the Black Sea just over a year ago, a skater and a coach still getting to know each other.
Lydia Lassila already has a gold medal sitting back home in Australia. At these Olympics, she was looking for something better.
Austrian Anna Fenninger claimed Olympic gold in a drama-packed women's super-G on Saturday that saw 12 of the top 30 racers fail to finish the demanding course.
China's Zhou Yang defended her Olympic 1,500m short track title Saturday while Victor Ahn gave his adopted Russian homeland victory in the men's 1,000m.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Alpine ski stars Ted Ligety and Alexis Pinturault were under pressure Friday in the Olympic super-combined as Russia struggled to come to terms with the shock retirement of figure skating icon Yevgeny Plushenko.
Dario Cologna, skiing in short sleeves on another warm and sunny day, won his second gold medal at the Sochi Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the 15-kilometer classical-style cross-country race.
Martin Fourcade has a long way to go to match Ole Einar Bjoerndalen's record of seven Olympic gold medals in biathlon. He's off to a good start, though.
Sweden ended China's unbeaten run in men's Olympic curling with a tense 6-5 victory in overtime, and Canada produced its best performance of the tournament to defeat Norway 10-4 on Friday.