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  • 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...
  • Dario Cologna wins his second gold medal at Sochi Olympics

    Dario Cologna wins his second gold medal at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Dario Cologna, skiing in short sleeves on another warm and sunny day, won his second gold medal at the Sochi Olympics on Friday with a dominant performance in the 15-kilometer classical-style cross-country race. The Swiss led by...
  • Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games

     Sochi Olympics' warm weather adds challenging element to Games
    SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least. "I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...
  • Some of Obama's ambassador picks are no Shirley Temples

    As an adult, Shirley Temple Black shed her signature ringlets, became a Republican fundraiser and went on to a career as a respected diplomat in the Nixon, Ford and George H.W. Bush administrations. Even her boss, Henry Kissinger, was impressed, calling...
  • Men's super combined

    Men's super combined
    When: Feb. 14. Best of the U.S.: Ted Ligety, Bode Miller. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Alexis Pinturault (France), Marcel Hirscher (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Pretty good, given Ligety won combined gold in 2006 at Turin and...
  • TrustNordisk Inks More Deals On Berlinale Competition Player 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    Scandi sales outfit TrustNordisk has closed further deals on Hans Petter Moland's "In Order of Disappearance" following its Feb.10 unspooling in competition at the Berlinale. New deals were closed for Italy (Teodora Film), Switzerland (Xenix...
  • Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing

    Sochi Olympics: Kikkan Randall falters in cross-country skiing
    SOCHI, Russia — No one had to tell Kikkan Randall that a historic opportunity had slipped away. The cross-country skier entered Tuesday's sprint free event as a heavy favorite and was hoping to end a 38-year medal drought for the U.S. in the...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. women are routed in curling
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Things are not going well for U.S. curling. The women's team set an Olympic record Tuesday, but not a good one. It gave up a seven-point end (like baseball's innings) leading to the mercy rule being called in a 12-3 loss to...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    SOCHI, Russia¬†— In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8. Canada was considered the heavy...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • 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...
  • Bode Miller poised to make 'epic' final run in men's downhill

    Bode Miller poised to make 'epic' final run in men's downhill
    SOCHI, Russia — Bode Miller hasn't won a World Cup race since December 2011, the Beaver Creek downhill in Colorado. He is 36 years old and coming off micro-fracture knee surgery that forced him to miss all of last season. He was born in the...