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Michael Phelps to End Retirement

Michael Phelps to End Retirement

MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GETTY IMAGES(NEW YORK) –  Swimmer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement.
The 28-year-old Phelps will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.
Phelps is a 22-time Olymp…

Canada Defeats Sweden, 3-0 to Win Men’s Ice Hockey Gold

Canada Defeats Sweden, 3-0 to Win Men’s Ice Hockey Gold

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Sport(SOCHIT, Russia) — Canada shut down Sweden, 3-0 on Sunday to win their second consecutive gold medal in men’s Ice Hockey.
Center Jonathan Toews put Canada on the board first at 12:55 into the opening period with …

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 17 Results

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 17 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) – Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Final Medal Count
Russia – 33
United States – 28
Norway – 26
Canada – 25
Netherlands – 24
Germany – 19
Men’s Ice Hockey – Finals
Gold Medal Game: Canada defeats Sweden, 3-0
Bobsled – Men’s 4-Ma…

Russia Clinches Medals Title in 50K Sweep

Russia Clinches Medals Title in 50K Sweep

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) –  Alexander Legkov led a sweep of the podium for Russia in the men’s 50-kilometer cross-country race on Sunday, which clinched the overall medals title for the host country at the Sochi Winte…

Vic Wild Wins Second Gold Medal in Sochi

Vic Wild Wins Second Gold Medal in Sochi

Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport(KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) —  American-born Vic Wild rallied to victory in the men’s parallel slalom on Saturday to earn his second gold medal for Russia.
The 27-year-old from White Salmon, Wash., stunned Austria’s B…

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 16 Results

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 16 Results

ABC Sports Radio (NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Medal Count
Russia – 29
United States – 27
Norway – 26
Canada – 24
Netherlands – 24
Germany – 19
Cross-Country – Women’s 30KM Freestyle – Final
Gold:  Marit Bjoergen – Norway – 1:11:05.2
Silve…

Russia Edges the United States in the 5,000 Relay

Russia Edges the United States in the 5,000 Relay

Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) –  Viktor Ahn led Russia to the gold medal in the 5,000-meter relay on Friday, taking the lead over America J.R. Celski with eight laps remaining.
Earlier in the evening, Ahn won the 500.  With tw…

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold in Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold in Slalom

Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images(KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) — American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin made alpine skiing history Friday, becoming the youngest ever winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal.
The 18-year-old Shriffin showed a combination of balanc…

Canada Shuts Out United States, 1-0 Advances to Gold Medal Game

Canada Shuts Out United States, 1-0 Advances to Gold Medal Game

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) – Canada will meet Sweden in the gold medal game after shutting out the United States, 1-0 on Friday in their semifinals matchup.
The lone goal of the game came 18:19 into the second period when Jamie Be…

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 15 Results

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 15 Results

ABC Sports Radio (NEW YORK) –  Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Medal Count
United States – 27
Russia – 26
Canada – 24
Netherlands – 22
Norway – 22
Germany – 16
Freestyle Skiing – Women’s Ski Cross – Final
Gold:  Marielle Thompson – Canada
Silver:&nb…

John Tavares Out for Season with Torn MCL

John Tavares Out for Season with Torn MCL

Streeter Lecka/ Getty Images Sport (SOCHI, Russia) –  New York Islanders forward John Tavares suffered an injury in his left knee during Canada’s quarterfinal win over Latvia at the Sochi Olympics, and will miss the remainder of the NHL season, t…

Canada Stuns United States, 3-2 in Overtime to Win Gold

Canada Stuns United States, 3-2 in Overtime to Win Gold

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — Canada rallied from two goals back to beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday to win their fourth straight gold medal.  
Meghan Duggan got the scoring started 11:57 into the second period…

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 14 Results

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 14 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Medal Count
United States – 25
Russia – 23
Netherlands – 22
Norway – 21
Canada – 20
Germany – 16
Women’s Hockey
Gold: Canada
Silver: United States
Bronze: Switzerland
Freestyle Skiing – Men’s Ski Cr…

United States Rolls Past Czech Republic, 5-2

United States Rolls Past Czech Republic, 5-2

Martin Rose/Getty Images Sport(SOCHI, Russia) — The United States men’s hockey team is headed to the semifinals for the second straight time after crushing the Czech Republic 5-2 on Wednesday.
Dustin Brown scored the go-ahead goal late in the fir…

Ligety Claims First Ever Giant Slalom Gold for USA

Ligety Claims First Ever Giant Slalom Gold for USA

Christophe Pallot/Agence/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — Ted Ligety etched his name in American Olympic lore, winning the gold medal in the Giant Slalom, the first ever for the United States. He becomes just the second ever American to medal in the even…

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 13 Results

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 13 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games
Medal Count
United States – 23
Russia – 22
Netherlands – 22
Norway – 20
Canada – 18
Germany – 15
Snowboarding – Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom – Small Final
Gold: Vic Wild – Russia
Silver: Nevin Galmar…

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 12 Results

Sochi Winter Olympics – Day 12 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games:
Medal Count
United States – 20
Netherlands – 20
Russia – 19
Norway – 18
Canada – 17
Germany – 15
Snowboarding – Men’s Snowboard Cross - Big Final
Gold: Pierre Vaultier – France

Maze Wins Giant Slalom, Second Gold of Olympics

Maze Wins Giant Slalom, Second Gold of Olympics

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — Slovenia’s Tina Maze, who won gold in the Women’s Downhill earlier in the Olympics, picked up her second gold medal of the Games by winning the Giant Slalom. Her time of 2:36.87 seconds narrowly beat…

Maze Wins Giant Slalom, Second Gold of Olympics

Maze Wins Giant Slalom, Second Gold of Olympics

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — Slovenia’s Tina Maze, who won gold in the Women’s Downhill earlier in the Olympics, picked up her second gold medal of the Games by winning the Giant Slalom. Her time of 2:36.87 seconds narrowly beat…

Deibold Wins Bronze in Men’s Snowboard Cross

Deibold Wins Bronze in Men’s Snowboard Cross

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — American Alex Deibold made a pass on the second to last turn to secure a bronze medal for the United States in the Men’s Snowboard Cross at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Deibold narrowly edged Paul-Henri…

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