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Hard work yields bronze for Deibold – ESPN

ESPNAlex Deibold Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Few expectations were placed on Alex Deibold in Sochi. The lack of pressure helped him relax. KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — They went to sleep Monday night in the same room in the same athlete village at the …From helper to winner, Alex Deibold nabs unlikely bronzeWashington PostVaultier wins men’s snowboardcross […]

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Tina Maze wins giant slalom; Mikaela Shiffrin fifth in debut – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Teen sensation Mikaela Shiffrin’s first Olympic race wasn’t remarkable but was totally respectable, as she finished fifth in the women’s giant slalom Tuesday that was won by Slovenia’s Tina Maze, who claimed her second …Winter Olympics: Slovenia’s Tina Maze takes second gold medal in women’s …New York Daily NewsOlympics-Alpine skiing-Women’s […]

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From helper to winner, Alex Deibold nabs unlikely bronze – Washington Post

Washington PostThird-placed Alex Deibold of the U.S. poses with his national flag after the men’s Alex Deibold poses with an American flag after the men’s snowboard cross. (Dylan Martinez/Reuters). KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Technically, this was Alex Deibold’s …Alex Deibold wins bronze medal in men’s snowboardcrossNew York Daily NewsAmerican Alex Deibold wins bronze in snowboardcrossUSA […]

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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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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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Weibrecht, Bode reach podium again – ESPN

ESPNKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — At age 36 and skiing in his fifth Olympics, Bode Miller earned his sixth medal Sunday to became the oldest medalist in alpine history. The greatest male skier in American history won that medal by tying Canada’s Jan Hudec …Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller win medals in super-GWashington PostAt 36, Bode […]

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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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USA’s Matt Antoine claims bronze in men’s skeleton – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — For three heats in men’s skeleton, good friends Matt Antoine and John Daly of the USA alternated between third and fourth place, each knowing a medal was within reach. Teammate vs. teammate and friend vs. friend for …UPDATE 3-Olympics-Skeleton-Russian Tretiakov rockets to goldReutersRussian Tretiakov rockets to goldChicago TribuneA slip on […]

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Sandro Viletta wins super combined; USA shut out of medals – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The defending gold medalist (Bode Miller) and the reigning world champion (Ted Ligety) weren’t factors Friday in the Olympic men’s super combined. Switzerland’s Sandro Viletta, a career one-time winner (in super-G) who …Bode Miller finished outside the top 10 in the super combined downhill. (USATSI)CBSSports.comOlympics: Americans Bode Miller, Ted Ligety […]

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Slopestyle sweep highlights American dominance of freestyle sports – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – There was no official medal ceremony at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, but there was one rendition of the national anthem. As America’s three ski slopestyle medalists made their way from interview to interview Thursday …Olympics: Park City’s Joss Christensen golden in US slopestyle ski sweepSalt Lake TribuneWinter Olympics 2014: Joss […]