02/20/2014 12:14amEven Stefan Luitz called himself an idiot.
02/20/2014 12:35amTwo days after winning her first career medal at the Sochi Games, Tiril Eckhoff helped Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and the rest of the Norwegian biathlon team to an historic gold medal in the first Olympic mixed relay on Wednesday.
02/20/2014 12:44amThe International Olympic Committee says images of the attack on the Pussy Riot punk group in Sochi are "very unsettling."
02/20/2014 2:26amDefending champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch will race in Friday's Olympic slalom despite being slowed by a cold and breathing problems.
02/20/2014 2:26amSoon, Australia will no longer have to fear the beard.
02/20/2014 2:36amThe goggles used by Olympians up on the mountains offer great opportunities for photographers to capture reflections, effectively using a mirror to crate two photos in the space of a single one.
02/20/2014 3:05amA video of the punk band Pussy Riot being assaulted by Russian authorities under a sign that reads "Sochi 2014" is garnering worldwide attention. A Ukrainian skier has pulled out of the Olympics as a political statement against the violence in Kiev. A gay activist drew headlines earlier in the week after being led away from Olympic Park.
02/20/2014 3:12amUSA-1 driver Steven Holcomb ran a few steps on his injured leg before loading into his bobsled as he prepared for this weekend's Olympic four-man event.
02/20/2014 3:17amThe sheer cost, size and scale of the Sochi Olympics has outstripped anything done before. The question for future Winter Games is clear: Can anyone _ should anyone _ try to top that?
02/20/2014 3:44amMikaela Shiffrin came to the Sochi Games hoping for two medals. Didn't matter one bit that she's only 18 or that she's at her first Olympics.
02/20/2014 4:12amWith the Winter Olympics winding down, there's more dissension for U.S. Speedskating.
02/20/2014 4:27amThe IOC's reluctance to allow competitors to wear black arm bands, or any other individual badge, to honor fallen loved ones might seem on the surface to be insensitive. That's hardly the intent, the Olympic committee says.
02/20/2014 4:39amNorway's speedskaters withdrew from the men's 10,000 meters at the Sochi Olympics to prepare for the team pursuit, a move second-guessed by four-time gold medalist Johann Olaf Koss.
02/20/2014 5:13amNorwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen and Canadian women's hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser have been elected to the IOC.
02/20/2014 5:26amFast five, Thursday edition: Five things you'll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics.
02/20/2014 5:44amCurling fever has gripped Britain _ again.
02/20/2014 6:03amEveryone wants to get their picture taken in front of the Olympic rings in Sochi. The U.S. men's hockey team is no different.
02/20/2014 7:06amAfter failing to win a medal at the Vancouver Olympics, the country that spawned Nordic combined more than 125 years ago made quite a comeback in Sochi.
02/20/2014 7:08amThe International Skating Union is looking to make Olympic speedskating more exciting for fans, and it's considering things like mass start events and mixed team pursuit races.
02/20/2014 7:38amJessica Lutz broke a third-period tie with 6:17 to play and Switzerland rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat Sweden 4-3 and claim the bronze medal in Olympic women's hockey on Thursday.
02/20/2014 7:43amJust shy of an elegant and historic finish in a sport where both are in short supply, France's Jonathan Midol provided a comic reminder Thursday that in skicross, order comes from chaos, not the other way around.
02/20/2014 7:58amThe way the Switzerland women's hockey team was euphorically celebrating their victory, and the way the Swedes were crestfallen in defeat, you would have thought that the two teams were playing in the Olympic gold medal game.
02/20/2014 8:42amWhen Nik Zoricic began his skicross career, he didn't have the right pants, so he wore blue jeans to the mountain.
02/20/2014 9:03amA Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics in response to the deaths of anti-government protesters in her country.
02/20/2014 9:14amThe losing didn't bother the Swiss women's hockey team, even as it was slogging through the round-robin without a victory and finishing last in its group.
02/20/2014 9:24amAlmaty has most of the venues already in place to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and would spend only a fraction of what Russia invested in the Sochi Games, leaders of the bid from Kazakhstan said Thursday.
02/20/2014 9:57amUkrainian Olympic chief Sergei Bubka said he has "great sympathy" with the desire of his athletes to wear black armbands to remember those killed in the political unrest in Kiev.
02/20/2014 10:01amThe head of Tokyo's 2020 Olympic organizing committee has criticized Japanese figure skater Mao Asada's performance in the women's short program at the Sochi Olympics.
02/20/2014 10:25amSweden coach Par Marts got his first chance to publicly reflect on his prediction that added another layer to a long-standing rivalry with Finland on and off the ice.
02/20/2014 11:30amHer gold medal-clinching rock wasn't even halfway to the house when Canada skip Jennifer Jones put her hands to her face, soaked in the moment, then jumped up with her broom hoisted in the air.
02/20/2014 12:12pmIt's a bird. It's a plane. It's a gold medal winner.
02/20/2014 1:19pmThe American women's hockey team was 3:26 seconds away from its first Olympic gold medal since 1998. Then everything went wrong.
02/20/2014 1:22pmRussia's stunning elimination from the Olympic hockey tournament was followed by somber family news for Alex Ovechkin, whose father is recovering from heart surgery after falling ill in Sochi.
02/20/2014 1:37pmAdelina Sotnikova won the women's figure skating gold medal at the Sochi Olympics pretty much because of one extra triple jump.
02/20/2014 2:09pmAs Adelina Sotnikova finished her gold medal-winning skate, only the Olympic ice felt nothing, because it is cold and hard. Russian hearts _ passionate, patriotic and on this night bursting with warmth _ melted for their new champion.
02/20/2014 2:46pmRussia's cupboard was so bare of world-class female figure skaters that the sport's most dominant nation had to turn to the kids a few years ago.
02/20/2014 2:46pmThe puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and stopping in front of the crease.
02/20/2014 3:06pm"Inches. Inches. Bad day." _ USA forward Jocelyne Lamoureux, on the puck that hit the post late in a gold medal game her team would eventually lose, 3-2 in overtime, to Canada.
02/20/2014 3:12pmAshley Wagner marvels at how far coach Rafael Arutyunyan has pushed her in the past month. She can only imagine what she might accomplish in four years.
02/20/2014 3:46pmA two-goal lead blown in the final four minutes. A long shot that clanged off the post of an empty net. Two perplexing penalties in overtime, setting up a golden goal for Canada.
02/20/2014 4:15pmCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him.
02/20/2014 6:15pmChris Fogt represented the U.S. wearing camouflage in Iraq and red, white and blue in Sochi.
02/20/2014 8:39pmMeet Alicia Kendig the woman responsible for making sure U.S. athletes are putting the right stuff into their bodies.
02/20/2014 11:00pmWhen the moguls take a toll on the U.S. skiers they go to one man — Utah's Doug Flint.
02/20/2014 11:41pmSarah Burke's parents looked up the hill and saw the halfpipe workers making one last trip down in the formation of a heart.