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  • Lolo Jones hopes to add name to 'Olympics of the underdogs'

    Lolo Jones, who finished fourth and seventh as a hurdler in two Summer Games, has her sights set on a medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. OK, she understands she's a long shot in the U.S. No. 3 bobsled, but so far it's mainly lesser-name...
  • Sweden's Valentina Wallner ordered to cover Olympics helmet tribute

    SOCHI, Russia -- Swedish women’s hockey goaltender Valentina Wallner has been told she can’t display a picture of her late mentor and compatriot Stefan Liv on the helmet she will wear during the tournament here. She had the portrait added to...
  • A Pussy Riot homage? Alexey Sobolev's Olympics board raises questions

    A Pussy Riot homage? Alexey Sobolev's Olympics board raises questions
    ROSA KHUTOR, Russia -- Russian snowboarder Alexey Sobolev crashed near the end of his second run at Thursday morning's slopestyle qualification round at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. However, not all of the questions from reporters afterward were about...
  • Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso focus on Olympics skiing, not politics

    Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso focus on Olympics skiing, not politics
    SOCHI, Russia -- Bode Miller and Julia Mancuso have strong personalities and opinions, but this might not be the time or the place. Miller and Mancuso are the stars of the U.S. Alpine team and winners of a combined eight Olympic medals. At a...
  • Sochi Olympics 2014: Canadian snowboarders vs. Shaun White, Day 2

    Sochi Olympics 2014: Canadian snowboarders vs. Shaun White, Day 2
    Canadian snowboarders Sebastien Toutant and Max Parrot took to Twitter and called out extreme-sports star Shaun White for withdrawing from the slopestyle event at the Olympics. They deleted the tweets and Toutant apologized. But they weren’t...
  • Olympics Matjaz Kopitar preparing Slovenia for big Sochi hockey moment

    Olympics Matjaz Kopitar preparing Slovenia for big Sochi hockey moment
    SOCHI, Russia—Matjaz Kopitar is a familiar sight around the Kings’ practice rink in El Segundo, usually watching proudly from upstairs while his son, Anze, hones the skills that have made the younger Kopitar one of the NHL’s top centers....
  • U.S. flagbearer Todd Lodwick overcomes injury for Sochi Olympics

    SOCHI, Russia -- Now that he has been chosen as the U.S. team's flagbearer for the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremony, Todd Lodwick faces a potentially painful challenge. Holding the flag. Less than a month ago, the Nordic combined athlete fell...
  • Sochi Games: Shaun White, Danny Davis qualify for halfpipe final

    Sochi Games: Shaun White, Danny Davis qualify for halfpipe final
    SOCHI, Russia -- The halfpipe was upgraded from decidedly subpar  -- or as Hannah Teter called it a "junk show" -- but conditions were still far from ideal for Olympic snowboarders on Tuesday in men's qualifying. U.S. snowboarders Shaun White and...
  • Sochi Olympics: David Wise of U.S. wins gold in freestyle ski halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: David Wise of U.S. wins gold in freestyle ski halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — David Wise soared through sleet and snow and ended up with gold — a mighty nice present to bring home to his daughter. Skiing with a heart-shaped rock he got from his wife and in front of a crowd waving pictures of his 2-...
  • Olympics: Another snowboarder injured on slopestyle course

    Olympics: Another snowboarder injured on slopestyle course
    One snowboarder turned and quietly asked his coach who crashed on the dicey slopestyle course during a training session at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Tuesday. This time, it was Marika Enne of Finland, a 21-year-old with a concussion history, and her...
  • Sochi Olympics: Shaun White fails to medal in men's halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Shaun White fails to medal in men's halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — Shaun White was not at the top of the Olympic podium. In fact, White did not make it to the podium at all. The face of the sport and the man considered the best snowboarder of his generation finished fourth in the men’s...
  • Sochi Olympics: What to expect on Saturday [Video]

    Sochi Olympics: What to expect on Saturday [Video]
    Times Deputy Sports Editor John Cherwa and Chicago Tribune sports editor Mike Kellams will be supplying a daily video log from Sochi, previewing each day of the Winter Olympics. On Saturday, you can expect the women's portion of the new Olympic team...