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UPDATE 3-Olympics-Snowboarding-Vaultier edges Olyunin to take cross gold – Reuters

Reuters(Adds quotes). * Vaultier edges Olyunin for gold. * American Deibold wins bronze. * World champion Pullin crashes out early. By Nick Mulvenney. ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 18 (Reuters) – France’s Pierre Vaultier won a thrilling final duel with Russian …Deibold earns bronze for US in snowboard crossChicago TribuneAmerican Alex Deibold takes bronze in men’s […]

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Alex Deibold 3rd in snowboardcross – ESPN

ESPNKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold in men’s Olympic snowboardcross Tuesday. Vaultier fended off several advances by Olyunin in the final, drawing clear over the final jumps …Snowboarding: Vaultier edges Olyunin to take cross goldReutersGold for France in Snowboard Cross, Bronze for USWall […]

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Meryl Davis, Charlie White win ice dancing gold – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeSOCHI, Russia — For a couple of decades it seemed that Soviet ice dancing would be as unassailable as the Kremlin wall. The style had the classic Bolshoi sensibility, the coaches were expert technicians and the well-matched couples stayed together for …Meryl Davis and Charlie White’s gasp-inducing performance in winning ice …Washington PostSochi Olympics: […]

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American Alex Deibold wins bronze in snowboardcross – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Four years ago, Alex Deibold was a wax tech in Vancouver. Now he’s an Olympic medalist. BRENNAN: USA’s ice dancing gold years in the making. SNOWBOARDING: Sage Kotsenburg to receive bacon medal. The Vermont …Vaultier wins men’s snowboardcross at OlympicsMiamiHerald.comFrance’s Vaultier wins men’s snowboard crossKansas City StarSochi 2014: Pierre Vaultier […]

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Davis, White of US win Olympic ice dance gold – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleSOCHI, Russia (AP) — Through 17 years of grueling practices, of defeats and victories, Meryl Davis and Charlie White insist they’ve never considered parting ways. A perfect pairing, they were nearly flawless at the Sochi Olympics, and on Monday they …Linda Robertson: US ice dancers make history with convincing win over rivalsMiamiHerald.comOlympics: Did […]

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Meryl Davis, Charlie White win gold – ESPN

ESPNSOCHI, Russia — Through 17 years of grueling practices, of defeats and victories, Meryl Davis and Charlie White insist they’ve never considered parting ways. A perfect pairing, they were nearly flawless at the Sochi Olympics, and on Monday they became the …Meryl Davis, Charlie White become first Americans to win Olympic ice dancing goldWashington PostSochi […]

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White win first-ever US gold in Olympic ice dancing – CBS News

CBS Newsdavis-white-ap408155070323.jpg. Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States react in the results area after competing in the ice dance free dance figure skating finals at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb.Meryl Davis, Charlie White win goldESPNWinter Olympics 2014: Meryl Davis and Charlie White Win Ice Dancing Gold […]

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Steven Holcomb drives US to first two-man Olympic bobsled medal since 1952 – CBS News

CBS NewsSOCHI, RUSSIA – FEBRUARY 17: pilot Steven Holcomb and Steven Langton of the United States team 1 celebrate after a run during the Men’s Two-Man Bobsleigh on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 17, 2014 in …Zubkov rolls to Olympic 2-man bobsled gold medalMilwaukee Journal SentinelWinter […]

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USA women blast Sweden, head to final – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia – The stage is almost set for yet another gold medal matchup after the U.S. women’s hockey team blasted Sweden 6-1 in Monday’s semifinal game. If Canada beats Switzerland as expected, the rivals will face of Thursday’s championship game …Going for Gold: A Team USA primer with Chris PetersFOXSports.comQualification-round breakdownESPNSochi Olympics: USA […]

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US women’s hockey crushes Sweden to reach gold medal game – CBS News

CBS NewsThe U.S. has medaled in every Winter Games since women’s hockey was added in 1998, and just once – with a loss to Sweden in the 2006 semifinals – failed to reach the Olympic championship game. CBSSports.com: Complete coverage of the 2014 Winter …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: Women’s semifinals underwaySB NationSochi Olympics […]

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South African rescuers try to reach over 200 illegal miners – Reuters

ReutersBENONI, South Africa (Reuters) – South African rescuers were trying to reach more than 200 illegal miners reported trapped underground in an abandoned gold shaft in a suburb just east of Johannesburg on Sunday, an emergency services spokesman said.Scores of SA miners feared trappedBBC NewsSouth Africa: dozens of illegal miners trappedWashington Post200 miners trapped underground […]

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Scores of SA miners feared trapped – BBC News

BBC NewsScores of illegal miners are feared trapped in an abandoned gold shaft near Johannesburg, South African emergency officials say. Emergency services told Reuters that they were communicating with a group of 30 miners trapped near the top of the mine by …200 feared trapped in South African illegal gold mine: RescuersTimes of IndiaHundreds of […]

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Faye Gulini just misses medal in snowboardcross; Lindsey Jacobellis falls again – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Faye Gulini finished fourth in the Olympic snowboardcross final here, ending a disappointing day for the American team that was hoping for at least one medal. Lindsey Jacobellis, who was expected to contend for gold, fell …Samkova dominates for gold; Jacobellis falls short of redemptionKansas City StarSamkova streaks to gold […]

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Alpine skiing: Norwegian raider Jansrud plunders more gold – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) – Special qualities are required to join the elite ranks of the so-called Attacking Vikings and Kjetil Jansrud revealed them in abundance to plunder more gold for Norway in a gripping men’s Olympic super-G race on Sunday.Americans Weibrecht and Miller Win Medals in Super-GNew York TimesJansrud Wins Super-G, Miller Becomes […]

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Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSOCHI, Russia – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud took gold Sunday in the men’s Super-G at the Sochi Olympics, while Americans Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller also reached the podium. Weibrecht was a bronze medal winner four years ago in Vancouver, where …UPDATE 2-Olympics-Alpine skiing-Jansrud strikes gold as Miller medalsReutersJansrud Wins Super-G, Miller Becomes Oldest Alpine […]

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US Speedskating gambles on new suit, loses big – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comSOCHI, Russia — When U.S. Speedskating hooked up with Under Armour to develop a new high-tech speed skinsuit that would revolutionize the sport at the Sochi Olympics, the vision was gold, silver and bronze. The result was a total debacle. Midway …Dutch coach: US suits affect skaters’ confidence more than performanceWashington PostUS speedskaters await word […]

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Mancuso eighth for struggling US ski team – Washington Post

Washington PostU.S. skier Julia Mancuso competes during the Women’s Alpine Skiing super-G at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 15, 2014. (Oliver Morino / AFP/Getty Images). KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – At the midway point of …Austria’s Anna Fenninger wins gold in super-G; USA shut outUSA TODAYAustria’s Anna Fenninger Wins […]

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Austria’s Anna Fenninger wins gold in super-G; USA shut out – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The U.S. ski team remained stuck on one alpine medal in the Sochi Olympics as European stars, as expected, dominated the women’s super-G Saturday. Austria’s Anna Fenninger nailed a fast, seemingly error-free run down …Fenninger wins Olympic super-G; Hoefl-Riesch 2ndMiamiHerald.comAnna Fenninger wins gold medal in super-G; US skiers falterLos Angeles […]

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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan survives two falls to win figure skating gold – CBS News

CBS NewsYuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts during the flower ceremony after he placed first in the men’s free skate figure skating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue …2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Women’s skeleton competition ties up medal countabc7.comSwiss skiers, Japan’s […]

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Japan’s Hanyu wins men’s figure skating gold; Brown ninth – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia — Yuzuru Hanyu stayed crouched in his final pose, head bowed, certain the Olympic gold medal was gone. But three-time world champion Patrick Chan, skating right after the Japanese teenager, faltered even worse and, for once, the judges …Hanyu wins men’s Olympic figure skating goldKansas City Star5 things to know about the […]

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2014 Winter Olympics medal count: Team USA continues trailing Norway – SB Nation

SB NationBe sure to keep SB Nation’s beautiful, constantly-updated medal tracker by your side all Olympics long. Switzerland cleaned up with the first two gold medals on Friday. Sandro Viletta won the men’s skiing super combined slalom by holding off Ivica …Sochi Winter Olympics: Day 7 Medal Predictions, ResultsBleacher ReportJan Rossiter happy with improvements at […]

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014, women’s skeleton – Lizzy Yarnold goes for gold: live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThis page will automatically update every 30 secondsOn Off. Send all your comments about the Winter Olympics to Nick Miller and the best ones will win our respect and earn a place in this live blog.Winter Olympics 2014: Lizzy Yarnold wins first Team GB gold in SochiMirror.co.ukWinter Olympics 2014: ‘As good as it gets’ – […]

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Luge perfection for Germany in Sochi, as Winter Olympics brightens for US – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleLuge perfection for Germany in Sochi, as Winter Olympics brightens for US. Germany’s domination of luge events at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is complete. They have added the team relay gold medal to earlier triumphs in the other three luge …Sochi 2014: Germany achieve luge clean sweep at Winter OlympicsBBC News all […]