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  • Olympics closing ceremony live: Tchaikovsky and fireworks

    Olympics closing ceremony live: Tchaikovsky and fireworks
    The 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony has ended in Sochi, Russia. Tchaikovsky and fireworks marked the final moments of the proceedings Sunday. The Olympic flag was handed over by Sochi's mayor to the mayor of Pyeongchang, South Korea, host of the...
  • With Sochi Olympics approaching, a history of Winter Olympic medals

    More than 2,500 medals have been awarded in the history of the Winter Olympics, which began with 1924 Games in Chamonix, France. Norway is the overall leader with a total of 303, followed by the United States (254) and Germany (209). Norway is the...
  • Americans Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G at Sochi

    Americans Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G at Sochi
    SOCHI, Russia -- Kjetil Jansrud won the fourth consecutive Olympic super-giant slalom gold medal for Norway, topping an early run by eventual bronze medalist Bode Miller U.S. and then watching a late charge fall just short by silver medalist Andrew...
  • Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle
    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • Sochi Olympics: Sweden wins gold in women's cross-country relay

    Sochi Olympics: Sweden wins gold in women's cross-country relay
    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Charlotte Kalla erased a 25-second deficit on the final leg and won a three-way sprint at the end to give Sweden the Olympic gold in the women's 4x5-kilometer cross-country relay. Heavy pre-race favorite Norway failed to win...
  • Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race

    Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen laid down another marker as she claimed a record-equalling sixth Winter Olympics gold medal, leading a Norwegian sweep in the cross-country 30km freestyle at the Sochi Games on Saturday. Bjoergen, the first Norwegian...
  • Sochi Olympics: Norway wins gold in team Nordic Combined

    Sochi Olympics: Norway wins gold in team Nordic Combined
    SOCHI, Russia — Cross-country ski specialist Magnus Moan made up a 25-second deficit on the first leg and Norway outdueled Germany and defending champion Austria to win Olympic gold in the Nordic combined team event Thursday. Final-leg skier...
  • Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third

    Canada 1-2 in women's moguls; Hannah Kearney third
    SOCHI, Russia — Hannah Kearney's voice was breaking and no doubt her heart was doing the same. “Right now, I would like very much to ski again,” Kearney said. “I think instead I will try my absolute best to let it go. I think...
  • Norwegian ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal

    Norwegian ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal
    The Winter Olympic record for most medals is in position to be broken after Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won the men's biathlon 10-kilometer sprint. The Norwegian won his 12th medal and seventh gold. He is tied with fellow Norwegian cross-country legend...
  • Sochi Olympics: Tiny school is the heart of U.S. cross-country team

    Sochi Olympics: Tiny school is the heart of U.S. cross-country team
    SOCHI, Russia — The campus at Alaska Pacific University isn't quite large enough for a football stadium. The small liberal arts college near downtown Anchorage has no basketball arena. There is no softball field. But when it comes to sports, APU...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia — Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...
  • Mip TV: Zodiak Greenlights Scandi Political Thriller 'Occupied' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- European powerhouse Zodiak has assembled a strong creative team and cast for "Occupied," the dystopian political thriller created by Jo Nesbø ("Headhunters") and produced by Yellow Bird ("The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"). Charlotte Brandstrom...