| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:15 AM
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.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:44 AM
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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:55 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:34 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:36 PM
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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:33 PM
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....
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2009
| 4:30 PM
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,...
| Jan 3, 2010
| 4:34 PM
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......
| Feb 8, 2010
| 9:34 PM
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...