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  • Bickering pairs skaters...and other suggestions for Pyeongchang 2018

    As the torch is extinguished on another Winter Olympics, it's time for organizers to sit back, sip an expensive vodka and reflect on their accomplishments: Athletes and journalists from around the world can now fluently say, "Why does my room contain...
  • When sports become hobbies

    I could barely watch the Winter Olympics last month because at 44-years-old, I was finally aware that I would never win a gold medal at the half pipe. So much so that when I went away skiing with my family last weekend, I couldn't even bring myself to...
  • 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...
  • Tina Maze, Dominique Gisin tie for gold medal in women's downhill

    Tina Maze, Dominique Gisin tie for gold medal in women's downhill
    SOCHI, Russia --In a rare tie in Alpine skiing, Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland each won Olympic gold Wednesday in the women's downhill. The pair sped down the 1.69-mile Rosa Khutor course in 1 minute 41.57 seconds. Lara Gut...
  • 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....
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Slopestyle sweep, skating slip

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Slopestyle sweep, skating slip
    With slopestyle, figure skating and skeleton all in action Thursday, it was a day without one big narrative but plenty of juicy smaller ones. Russian figure-skating superstar Evgeni Plushenko practically set off a local media riot when he had an 11th-...
  • Sochi Olympics TV moment: Pikus-Pace and the too-personal problem

    Sochi Olympics TV moment: Pikus-Pace and the too-personal problem
    Let's say you suffered an intensely personal tragedy. And let's say you also happened to have an incredible professional triumph at an Olympics, coming back from retirement and beating the odds at well past athletes’ average age, in a sport that...