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  • Sochi Olympics: Meryl Davis, Charlie White grow older and golder

    Sochi Olympics: Meryl Davis, Charlie White grow older and golder
    SOCHI, Russia — His shaggy blond hair flew, her porcelain body floated, the two old friends leaned on each other, spun off each other and moved together in the synchronicity of a lifetime. On a chilling Monday night at the Winter Olympics,...
  • Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics

    Favored Chan gets an early jump on Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia – Things can still be pretty fast and loose at these Winter Games. So Canada’s Patrick Chan, the men’s figure skating favorite, had a sheet of practice ice all to himself rather than sharing it with five others at the...
  • Letter from Ottavio Cinquanta to other top ISU officials

    Letter from Ottavio Cinquanta to other top ISU officials
    To: ISU Council Members Chairs of the ISU TCs   copy to: ISU Legal Advisors ISU Treasurer ISU Director General ISU Sports Directorate ISU TCs members ISU Medical Commission ISU Development Coordinator ISU Disciplinary...
  • Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week

    Amy Purdy doing OK after 'DWTS' injury, hoping to dance next week
    Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy is "doing okay" after suffering a back spasm on Monday's episode of "Dancing With the Stars." The athlete, who had her legs amputated at age 19 after she contracted a type of bacterial meningitis, performed a sensual...
  • Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics

    Social in Sochi: The Internet has fun with the Sochi Olympics
    The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi are quickly becoming known for the offbeat moments and social media attention as much as the competitions themselves. From the poor condition of Sochi hotel rooms to U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner's negative...
  • Battle of the Olympic athlete video parodies

    Battle of the Olympic athlete video parodies
    Ah, the Olympic athlete parody video. Since the U.S. swimmers made it popular in 2012 with the "Call Me Maybe" spoof, it's up to the 2014 competitors to raise the bar. Since this is the Winter Games, we present reviews in the style of figure skating...
  • Charlie White and Meryl Davis: shining 'Stars'

    Charlie White and Meryl Davis: shining 'Stars'
    In the month since winning gold in the Winter Olympics, partners Charlie White and Meryl Davis have traded the hard-packed ice for a ballroom dance floor on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." The two are facing off against an unlikely opponent: each other....
  • Sochi Olympics: TV makes slopestyle a uniquely 21st century event

    If you're launching a new sport in this country and hope people will watch, there's one thing you definitely don't want: its biggest potential star to drop out just before the competition begins. And there's one thing you definitely do want: big wins...
  • Winter Olympics: Will Figure Skating's Young Darling Charm Sochi's Edgy Games?

    The Winter Olympics are pushing snowboarding and other extreme sports as a way to boost the audience, but ladies figure skating remains one of the biggest draws on TV. Competition is as intense as ever this year, but it will be hard to top the days of...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Figure skating and that pregnant pre-score moment

    The NFL has instant replay and its tense, endless minutes as refs scrutinize ball bobbles under the hood. Basketball has its reviews of three-point lines and halftime buzzer beaters. But for that fraught sports moment just between subjective act and...
  • NBC's Winter Olympics coverage begins on Thursday; here's schedule

     
    Stamford, Conn, - February 5, 2014 - NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi begins Thursday, at 8 p.m. ET on NBC with men’s and women’s snowboard slopestyle and team figure skating, which are both debuting in...
  • Picture this: Russian hugging Russian skater she judged

    Picture this: Russian hugging Russian skater she judged
    SOCHI, Russia — The image of a woman Korean television identified as Russian judge Alla Shekhovtseva hugging Russian gold medalist Adelina Sotnikova is being circulated as alleged evidence of a conspiracy to defeat South Korea’s Yuna Kim in...