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Pikus-Pace wins World Cup skeleton finale

01/24/2014 3:52am
Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States won the final World Cup skeleton race of her career Friday, her fourth victory of the season.

South Africa denies teenage skier Sochi place

01/24/2014 5:35am
Teenager Sive Speelman might have been South Africa's version of "Eric the Eel" at the Sochi Olympics, the feel-good story of the games.

Dutch have it all to dominate the Olympic oval

01/24/2014 11:19am
There is nothing more mythical in Dutch sports than an age-old 11-city race skating across lakes and canals in bone-numbing cold from dawn to dusk. No wonder the Netherlands is the greatest speedskating nation in the world.

Japan, Canada bring strong figure skating to Sochi

01/24/2014 11:22am
South Korea's Queen Yuna and America's "Marlie" should be the big headliners at the Winter Olympics. Otherwise, there's likely not much on the Russian ice for their countries.

Dumont's run in Utah an Olympic-sized effort

01/24/2014 11:39am
Simon Dumont will watch the action in Sochi from his couch or, if he's lucky, maybe from a broadcast booth above the halfpipe.

US hopes maturing Kane can help win gold in Sochi

01/24/2014 2:51pm
Patrick Kane says there are things he knows now _ on and off the ice _ that he didn't when he was the youngest player on USA Hockey's team at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

US officials cite security steps for Sochi Games

01/24/2014 5:32pm
Citing rising threats of violence at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, U.S. officials said Friday they are prepared to work with Russian security officials to help protect American athletes and the 10,000 American spectators expected to attend.