Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Dara Howell continued Canada's dominance at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, soaring to Olympic gold in women's slopestyle skiing on Tuesday.
Martin Fourcade won gold and Jean Guillaume Beatrix earned bronze in Monday's 12.5-kilometer pursuit, putting France onto the medals table at the Sochi Olympics.
Alex Bilodeau carried the Canadian flag along with the prodigy who pushed him to history. Moments later, the greatest moguls skier of his time bearhugged his inspiration, pulling him over the fence in the process.
Michel Mulder led another Dutch sweep at the Olympic speedskating oval Monday, edging teammate Jan Smeekens by 12-thousandths of a second, while Mulder's identical twin brother Ronald got the bronze.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch defended her Olympic super-combined gold in superb fashion on Monday, proving she was the woman to beat in the discipline.
National idol Yevgeny Plushenko and rising star Julia Lipnitskaia got host Russia off the mark on Sunday, sealing gold in the inaugural team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics.
Polish ski jumper Kamil Stoch wasn't feeling too good early Sunday.
Furiously fast and fluid, Felix Loch is an Olympic gold medalist again.
The streets of one town on the snowy Japanese island of Hokkaido are festooned with pink banners in support of one of its daughters — 17-year-old Sara Takanashi, who is bidding to make Olympic history in the first women's ski-jump.
Anastasiya Kuzmina became the first woman in biathlon to successfully defend an Olympic title by winning gold in the 7.5-kilometer sprint Sunday at the Sochi Games.