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2014 Winter Olympics

2014 Winter Olympics
A collection of news and information related to 2014 Winter Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top 2014 Winter Olympics Articles

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  • Under Armour suits not to blame for speedskaters' lackluster Olympics

    Under Armour suits not to blame for speedskaters' lackluster Olympics
    The controversy over whether Under Armour's high-tech skinsuits contributed to U.S. speedskaters' poor showing at the Sochi Olympics seemed over when the Baltimore-based sports brand renewed its sponsorship of the sport through two more Winter Olympics...
  • For Baltimore-born Olympic luger Summer Britcher, risk-taking runs in her blood

    For Baltimore-born Olympic luger Summer Britcher, risk-taking runs in her blood
    She hails from a family of Baltimore firefighters, but Summer Britcher's life runs counter. She battles the ice. One of the youngest members of the Olympic luge team, Britcher, 19, is competing in her first Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Opening...
  • With Olympics underway, Russia's gay-rights record leaves some Marylanders uneasy

    With Olympics underway, Russia's gay-rights record leaves some Marylanders uneasy
    When Maryland first lady Catherine Curran O'Malley sits down to watch the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, she'll feel a little uneasy. Like many Marylanders and others around the world, the start of the games has left O'Malley wondering what more...
  • The Sochi lesson: Just say no to hosting the Olympics

    The Sochi lesson: Just say no to hosting the Olympics
    A lot of attention has been paid to the lead up to the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia this week. While there was a lot of anticipation for fans to watch the games themselves (I'm fond of curling myself) folks here in Maryland need to...
  • Severna Park resident's ice dreams took shape at Millersville rink

    Severna Park resident's ice dreams took shape at Millersville rink
    Christalyn Trimilove was about 6 years old when her father, Paul, took her skating at the Benfield Pines Ice Rink in Millersville, a once-popular local facility that has since closed. Trimilove, a lifelong resident of Severna Park, has mixed memories of...
  • U.S. speedskaters will hang up new Under Armour suits for old

    U.S. speedskaters will hang up new Under Armour suits for old
    U.S. speedskaters will resume competition Saturday in an older racing suit from Baltimore-based Under Armour, hanging up the company's high-tech Mach 39 suit introduced for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Some skaters worried the new suit might be hurting...
  • Red Maryland week in review

    From the Blog From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page Greg Kline notes that Maryland's Democrats are soft on crime, particularly troubling wth the widespread violence impacting Baltimore right now. Hogan wins Red Maryland Poll  Larry Hogan won the Red...
  • Dedication and determination add up for Carroll figure skater

    Dedication and determination add up for Carroll figure skater
    When American figure skater Gracie Gold competes Wednesday and Thursday at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Erin Coyne, a 13-year-old spectator from Westminster with a special interest in the event, will be paying careful attention. "I love watching it,"...
  • The Sochi experiment [Commentary]

    The Sochi experiment [Commentary]
    During the past seven years, Russia has spent over $50 billion to produce what President Vladimir Putin promises will be the best winter Olympics ever. It has been estimated that as much as half or more of this money has been stolen or wasted. Also...
  • Swimmers Meyers, Silverman set world records at Paralympic CanAms

    Swimmers Meyers, Silverman set world records at Paralympic CanAms
    Baltimore's Becca Meyers and Ian Silverman set world records on the opening day of the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Swimming Spring National Championships/Spring CanAms on Thursday at Miami's Ransom Everglades School. The event, which runs through Saturday,...
  • Ballroom blitz hits Baltimore as dancers arrive for national competition

    Ballroom blitz hits Baltimore as dancers arrive for national competition
    Hyunhwa Thomas Yu and Yuko Naululani Yu hail from different countries in Asia, but the world of ballroom dance brought them together in America. About six years ago, while each was seeking a dance partner, the two discovered one another and quickly...
  • Stop the Russia bashing [Letter]

    Stop the Russia bashing [Letter]
    I'm glad I'm not the only one who's detected blatant Russia bashing in media coverage of the Olympics ("A distorted view of Russia," Feb. 16). It's a case of chronic American superiority. A lot of people condemn Vladimir Putin's position on gay rights...
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  • Wizards announce Summer League roster and schedule

    The Washington Wizards announced their roster and schedule for the Las Vegas Summer League. They will play in three preliminary-round games this week before competing in a tournament concluding with the July 21 championship game. Washington will play...
  • City schools officer pleads guilty to federal drug-dealing charge

    City schools officer pleads guilty to federal drug-dealing charge
    A Baltimore City schools police officer pleaded guilty Monday to drug conspiracy charges in U.S. District Court, and faces no less than five years in prison. Napoleon McLain Jr., 31, a four-year veteran whose father was a longtime Baltimore Police...
  • Ex-Navy star Billy Hurley III denied first PGA win at Greenbrier Classic

    Former Navy star Billy Hurley III, who had a two-shot lead after three rounds in the Greenbrier Classic, shot a 3-over-par 73 in the final round Sunday and fell to a seven-way tie for fourth at 9-under 271. Hurley took the lead in the second round and...
  • Randallstown woman killed by drunken driver in College Park, police say

    Randallstown woman killed by drunken driver in College Park, police say
    A Randallstown woman was killed by a drunken driver in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday in College Park, Prince George's County police said. Janelle Marie Oni, 21, was crossing U.S. 1 near Hartwick Road about 3 a.m. Sunday when she was struck by a...
  • Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

    Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary
    Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats. Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
  • Man shot and injured in Randallstown

    Man shot and injured in Randallstown
    A man was shot Friday morning in Randallstown, though he was initially expected to survive his injuries, Baltimore County police said. The man was found around 10 a.m. in the 9900 block of Cervine Lane, police said. He was shot at least once and was...
  • Baltimore County seeks to curb uptick in pedestrian accidents and fatalities

    Baltimore County seeks to curb uptick in pedestrian accidents and fatalities
    Twenty-two pedestrians died after being hit by cars in Baltimore County in 2013 — that's a five year high, and officials say the county is on pace to match it this year. Trying to lower those numbers, county officials Thursday launched a "Heads...
  • City, county expand summer free meal programs

    City, county expand summer free meal programs
    When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
  • Richard A. Pitts Sr., BGE instructor

    Richard A. Pitts Sr., BGE instructor
    Richard A. Pitts Sr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. instructor and Air Force veteran, died Thursday of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 70. The son of David Augustus Pitts, a supervisor in the city...
  • Doris M. Jones, social worker's aide

    Doris M. Jones, social worker's aide
    Doris M. Jones, a retired social worker's aide and longtime West Baltimore resident, died June 11 of lung cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 73. The daughter of Leon Alexander Clark Sr., a truck driver, and Goldie Olivia Clark,...
  • Howard County tennis season recap

    Howard County tennis season recap
    During the 2014 Howard County tennis season, teams and individuals alike put their talents on display in a big way. As a result, there was much to celebrate as the spring dwindled to a close. River Hill's Nicholas Zhu and Prateek Swamykumar collected...
  • Campbell a poor choice for county executive [Letter]

    I would like to personally thank The Sun's editorial board for providing the questionnaire responses of candidates for the primary election. I particularly would like to reference those provided by Tony Campbell, a Republican running for Baltimore...