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  • Sochi Olympics: Russia wins gold in men's biathlon relay

    Sochi Olympics: Russia wins gold in men's biathlon relay
    Russia won gold in the men's 4x7.5-kilometer relay on Saturday, the final biathlon event of the Sochi Olympics.   Anchor Anton Shipulin beat Germany's Simon Schempp on the final lap to give the host nation its first biathlon gold of the Games.  ...
  • Sochi Olympics: Another biathlon gold for Martin Fourcade

    Sochi Olympics: Another biathlon gold for Martin Fourcade
    SOCHI, Russia -- Martin Fourcade won his second biathlon gold medal of the Sochi Olympics on Thursday, overcoming one penalty minute to win the men's 20-kilometer individual race. The Frenchman, who also won the 12.5K pursuit on Monday, finished in 49...
  • Darya Domracheva wins her third gold medal in women's biathlon

    Darya Domracheva wins her third gold medal in women's biathlon
    SOCHI, Russia — Darya Domracheva of Belarus completed an unprecedented hat trick of Olympic gold medals in women's biathlon by winning the 12.5-kilometer mass start race on Monday. Domracheva, who also won the pursuit and individual race last...
  • John Kass: Does the 'Ring of Steel' gleam in the Russian sun?

    SOCHI, Russia -- What do you do in Sochi? I just arrived here, it's late, I'm exhausted, but I'm going to find out. That is, after I sleep for about a day and a half. The Winter Olympic Games open later this week, protected by a security cordon called...
  • Men's biathlon

    Men's biathlon
    When: Feb. 8, 10k sprint; Feb. 10, 12.5k pursuit; Feb. 13, individual 20k; Feb. 16, 15k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 22, 4-x-7.5k relay. Best of the U.S. men: Last year Tim Burke became the second U.S. biathlete to...
  • Women's biathlon

    Women's biathlon
    When: Feb. 9, 7.5k sprint; Feb. 11, 10k pursuit; Feb. 14, individual 15k; Feb. 17, 12.5k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 21, 4-x-6k relay. Best of the U.S. women: Susan Dunklee's recent fourth in a World Cup race...
  • A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again

    A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again
    Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y. And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
  • Two U.S. women have big day on snow

    Two U.S. women have big day on snow
    It was quite a Wednesday for two U.S. women in winter sports where their country has had little or no historic success. Veteran cross-country skier Kikkan Randall added another line to her litany of impressive career firsts when she became the first U....
  • A look at Olympic events then, now and in the future

     
    The Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...
  • Al Michaels' 1980 Olympic hockey gig was 'dumb luck'

     
    HBO profiles NBC's Al Michaels on the "Real Sports" episode debuting Tuesday night. Click below for excerpts, including Michaels discussing the "dumb luck" that landed him alongside former Cornell goalie Ken Dryden for the 1980 Olympic hockey tournament,...
  • Blogging in the new year: More Olympic TV coverage, more laughable figure skating scores

     
    Happy new year! Only 5 1/2 weeks to the opening of the 2010 Winter Olympics. And it's already clear that Olympic junkies will have no trouble getting their TV fix this February. The flagship Olympic network, NBC, will have about......
  • IOC seeks straight dope, action on widespread Russian doping

     
    VANCOUVER, Canada -- International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge is concerned enough about doping among Russian biathletes and cross-country skiers that he has raised the issue with Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev. ``We have...