David Bauder, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 1:59pm
In a room lined with computer terminals buzzing all night during the Olympics, an intern raises a hand. He's spotted an amusing piece of film footage of a dropped walkie-talkie skittering down a mountain closed to competition because of bad weather, eluding the grasp of a couple of skiers trying to stop it.
Beth Harris, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 7:21am
Nao Kodaira burst off the line, furiously pumping her arms and legs to build up speed. She shot around the oval in a blur and crossed the finish line, the 500-meter Olympic speedskating gold medal easily in hand.
The Olympics are known for big moments: huge jumps, surprise victories, agonizing defeats. But sometimes it's worth taking a moment to look at the smaller details: Olympic rings reflected in a fan's sunglasses, the design on a figure skate, an athlete's hand as she holds her medal.
Eddie Pells, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 4:25am
At the bottom of the Olympic aerials landing hill, where crashes are common and the term "slap back" is part of the everyday lingo, skiers spend almost as much time figuring out how to protect their heads as they do working on all those flips and spins.
Steve Reed, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 3:13am
Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo grabbed the Norwegian flag as he headed for the finish line and gave it a big wave, knowing his country's 16-year gold medal drought in the men's 4x10-kilometer relay was coming to an end.