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  • U.S. speedskaters get OK to ditch new suits

    U.S. speedskaters get OK to ditch new suits
    SOCHI, Russia – U.S. speedskater Jonathan Kuck took to the ice Saturday for the 1,500 meters in his race suit worn during the World Cup season after the team received  approval from the International Skating Union to ditch the much-hyped but...
  • Shani Davis continues U.S. fade pattern at Sochi Olympics

    Shani Davis continues U.S. fade pattern at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — He had grown weary of the sportsmanlike platitudes and calm explanations. He had just spent 15 minutes discussing the most stunning upset of his career with a steady stare, and enough was enough. Just before exiting the dank...
  • Young no-names save the Sochi Olympics for the U.S.

    SOCHI, Russia — It makes sense that a little-known snowboarder from Utah set the tone for the U.S. team at the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics. "I don't know what to call it," Sage Kotsenburg said. "I have no idea what's actually going on."...
  • Sochi Olympics: U.S. speedskaters avoid shutout with silver in men's 5,000-meter relay

    Sochi Olympics: U.S. speedskaters avoid shutout with silver in men's 5,000-meter relay
    SOCHI, Russia — U.S. long-track speedskaters began the Olympics with expectations of several podium trips. But it's the short trackers who are going home with the hardware. The men's 5,000-meter relay team took silver, giving its beleaguered...
  • Suit change doesn't help U.S. men in Olympic speedskating

    Suit change doesn't help U.S. men in Olympic speedskating
    SOCHI, Russia — The suits showed up. The racers in them did not. When U.S. speedskaters took the ice Saturday in the men's 1,500 meters, they wore racing suits by Under Armour made for their successful World Cup season. Gone were the Mach 39 suits...
  • Sochi Olympics: Dutch sweep 500-meter men's speedskating

    Sochi Olympics: Dutch sweep 500-meter men's speedskating
    SOCHI, Russia — Everyone expected Olympic success from the Dutch speedskaters. But this much — and this soon? The Netherlands has claimed every men's speedskating medal handed out in Sochi, following its 1-2-3 finish in the 5,000 meters...
  • U.S. Speedskating tries to track what went wrong at Sochi Olympics

    U.S. Speedskating tries to track what went wrong at Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia -- The failure of U.S. skaters to win a medal in long-track speedskating in Russia came on the heels of one of the country's most successful World Cup seasons in years, with 28 medals. How did it all go so wrong? The U.S. Olympic Committee...
  • Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype

    Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
    Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection. The...
  • Who's the best speedskater ever? Well, it depends

    Who's the best speedskater ever? Well, it depends
    Shani Davis qualified for the 2014 U.S. Olympic speedskating team in three individual events, winning two of them — the 1,000 and 1,500 meters — at the recent Olympic trials. That gives him a chance to become the first man to win long-...
  • Davis finishes second at World Sprint Championships

    Davis finishes second at World Sprint Championships
    Long-track speedskater Shani Davis won the 1,000-meter race Sunday in the ISU World Sprint Championships to finish second overall at the event in Nagano, Japan.  Defending champion Michel Mulder of the Netherlands won the overall event. The...
  • Speedskating: Men's 1,000

    Speedskating: Men's 1,000
    When: Feb. 12. Best of the U.S.: World record-holder Shani Davis won gold at the last two Games and captured three of four World Cup races this season. Best of the rest: Michel Mulder of the Netherlands is coming off a second straight overall...
  • Speedskating: Men's 1,500

    Speedskating: Men's 1,500
    When: Feb. 15. Best of the U.S.: World record-holder Shani Davis won silver his last two Games and medaled in two of four World Cup races. Best of the rest: First-time Olympian Koen Verweij, 23, of the Netherlands medaled in three races this season...