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Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 5 Results

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 5 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games:
Medal Count
Norway – 11
Canada – 9
Netherlands – 8
United States – 7
Russia – 7
Skiing – Women’s Slopestyle – Final
Gold: Dara Howell – Canada – 94.20
Silver: Devin Logan – United States – 85.40
Br…

Canada Dominates Women’s Skiing Slopestyle

Canada Dominates Women’s Skiing Slopestyle

Javier Soriano/Getty Images(SOCHI, Russia) — In it’s debut at the Winter Olympics, women’s skiing slopestyle kicked off Day Five with plenty of excitement during the finals. Canada won two medals in the event, bringing home both gold and bronze while …

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 4 Results

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 4 Results

ABC Sports Radio (NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games:
Medal Count
Netherlands – 7
Norway – 7
Canada – 7
Russia – 6
United States – 5
Women’s Super-Combined – Final
Gold: Maria Hoefl-Risech – Germany – 2:34.62
Silver: Nicole Hosp – Austria – 2:35.02
B…

Julia Mancuso Earns Bronze in Women’s Super-Combined

Julia Mancuso Earns Bronze in Women’s Super-Combined

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Sport (KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) –  Female alpine skier Julia Mancuso earned a bronze medal on Monday in the Olympic super-combined with a time of 2:35.15.
Mancuso raced out to an early lead in the downhill port…

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 3 Results

Sochi 2014 Winter Games – Day 3 Results

ABC Sports Radio(NEW YORK) — Sochi 2014 Winter Games:
Medal Count
1.   Norway – 7
2.   Netherlands – 4
United States – 4
Canada – 4
Russia – 4
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Downhill – Final

Germany’s Felix Loch Wins Gold in the Luge

Germany’s Felix Loch Wins Gold in the Luge

ALEXANDER KLEIN AFP(KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) — Germany’s Felix Loch wins gold again. 
The 24-year-old Loch, who won gold in Vancouver four years ago, finished his four luge runs in 3 minutes, 27.562 seconds, which was .0476 seconds faster than …

Russia Earns First Gold of Games in Team Figure Skating

Russia Earns First Gold of Games in Team Figure Skating

Matthew Stockman Getty Images Sport(SOCHI, Russia) — Russia is on the board at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The Russians earned their first gold medal of the Games in the new team figure skating event. 
Russia never finished worse t…

Speed Skater Ireen Wust Wins Gold Medal For Netherlands

Speed Skater Ireen Wust Wins Gold Medal For Netherlands

Quinn Rooney/Getty Image Sport(SOCHI, Russia) –Speed skater Ireen Wust of the Netherlands captured the gold medal at the Winter Games on Sunday in the women’s 3,000 meters.
The 27-year-old Wust finished with a time of 4 minutes, 0.34 seconds wh…

Austria’s Matthias Mayer Victorious in the Olympic Downhill

Austria’s Matthias Mayer Victorious in the Olympic Downhill

Julian Finney/ Getty Images Sport(KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) –  Matthias Mayer of Austria won the gold medal in Olympic downhill competition on Sunday.
Mayer competed the course in 2 minutes, 6.23 seconds.  The silver medal went to Italy’s Ch…

Jamie Anderson Wins Gold in Women’s Slopestyle Snowboarding

Jamie Anderson Wins Gold in Women’s Slopestyle Snowboarding

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Sport (KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) –  Jamie Anderson soared her way to a gold medal in slopestyle snowboarding on Sunday in Russia.
Anderson previously expressed concern over the difficulty of the course during training…

Norway’s Bjoerndalen Wins 7th Gold Medal

Norway’s Bjoerndalen Wins 7th Gold Medal

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Sport (KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) –  Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is now the oldest Winter Olympic individual gold medalist.
The Norwegian biathlete pulled off the upset Saturday with a win in the men’s 10-kilometer sprint …

USA Women’s Hockey Tops Finland 3-1 in Opener

USA Women’s Hockey Tops Finland 3-1 in Opener

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Sport (SOCHI, RUSSIA) — Hilary Knight scored less than a minute into the first period to help the U.S. women’s hockey team defeat Finland 3-1 in the opening match of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games tournament.
The Americ…

USA’s Sage Kotsenburg Takes First Olympic Gold Medal

USA’s Sage Kotsenburg Takes First Olympic Gold Medal

Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport (KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia) –  American Sage Kotsenburg won the first gold medal of the 2014 Olympics, taking the Men’s Snowboarding Slopestyle on Saturday.
Kotsenburg had a score of 93.50 to edge Staale Sandbech o…

Freestyle Skier Maggie Voisin to Miss Olympics with Ankle Injury

Freestyle Skier Maggie Voisin to Miss Olympics with Ankle Injury

ABC Sports Radio (SOCHI, RUSSIA) –  U.S. freestyle skier Maggie Voisin is out of the Olympics due to an ankle injury.
The 15-year-old Voisin is the youngest member of Team USA.  She injured her right ankle during training on Friday and docto…

The 2014 Winter Olympics are Underway in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympics are Underway in Sochi

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Sport (SOCHI, Russia) –  The 2014 Winter Olympics have officially begun.
Russian Hockey legend Vladislav Tretiak and figure skater Irina Rodnina used the torch to light the Olympic cauldron Friday and conclude the …

Sochi Slopes Claim Another Olympic Victim

Sochi Slopes Claim Another Olympic Victim

ABC Sports Radio(SOCHI, Russia) — The slopes of Sochi have claimed another Olympian, fanning fears that the downhill courses are just too dangerous.
American moguls skier Heidi Kloser is the latest athlete to pull out of the Games after fracturing her…

Steven Stamkos to Miss the Winter Olympics

Steven Stamkos to Miss the Winter Olympics

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Team Canada will be missing one of its premier forwards in Sochi.
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced that forward Steven Stamkos has not been medically cleared to play this weekend and will not compete in th…

Sidney Crosby Named Team Canada Captain

Sidney Crosby Named Team Canada Captain

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was named captain of the Canadian team on Sunday.
The 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia are just a couple weeks away and Crosby is looking forward to another opportunity to p…

Lolo Jones Chosen for Bobsled Team

Lolo Jones Chosen for Bobsled Team

Feng Li/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Lolo Jones and Lauryn Williams were selected for the U.S. Olympic bobsled team on Sunday.
The two will become the ninth and 10th Americans to compete in both the summer and winter versions of the Games when t…

Lindsey Vonn to Miss the Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn to Miss the Sochi Olympics

Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  The 2014 Winter Games will be without a big star.   Gold medalist skier Lindsey Vonn announced on her Facebook page Tuesday that she will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury….

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