Author Archives: Laura Taylor

Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Canada – USA

In the latest chapter of the fiercest rivalry on ice, Canada defeated the United States 3 – 2 in overtime to capture their fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal. Date: 20-Feb Sport: Women’s ice hockey Event: Canada-USA, gold medal game Sco...

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Sochi recap: Cross-country skiing, men’s team sprint

Finland brought some joy to their country with a rare win in the men’s team sprint. Date: 19-Feb Sport: Cross-country skiing Event: Men’s team sprint (classical) Medalists: Finland, Russian Federation, Sweden SportsMyriad projections:...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Finland-Sweden

With a semifinal meeting against the USA at stake, Sweden upset Finland 4-2 in Sochi’s Shayba Arena. Date: 15-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Finland vs. Sweden Score: Finland 2 – Sweden 4 What happened: Familiar foes Finland and...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Sweden-Russia

A raucous home crowd (including Vladislav Tretiak) was on hand to help lift Russia to a 3-1 victory over Sweden and a favorable quarterfinal matchup vs. Switzerland. Date: 13-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Sweden vs. Russia Score: Swe...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Finland-Austria

A Michael Grabner hat trick was no match for a formidable Finland team that slotted eight goals past Austria to open play in Group B. Date: 13-Feb-2014 Sport: Men’s Hockey Event: Finland vs. Austria Score: Finland 8 – Austria 4 What happen...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Japan-Germany

Germany finished its Olympic tournament with a win over fan favorite Japan. Date: 13-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Japan vs. Germany Score: Japan 0 – Germany 4 What happened: Two goals by Franziska Busch and one each from Manuela...

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Sochi recap: Luge, men’s doubles

Germany’s Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt capped a 2013-14 World Cup season-for-the-ages with their first Olympic gold medals. Date: 12-Feb Sport: Luge Event: Men’s Doubles – Runs 1 and 2 Medalists: Tobias Wendl/Tobias Arlt (German...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey, Canada-USA

Medals weren’t at stake today, but with so little separating Canada and the USA, the battle for momentum was no less valuable. Date: 12-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Canada vs. USA Score: Canada 3 – USA 2 What happened: Team USA&...

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