Author Archives: William Bretherton

Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, United States-Czech Republic

After a wild start to the game, the U.S. settled in a defeated the Czech Republic 5-2 on Wednesday to setup a rematch of the 2010 gold medal game in this year’s semifinals against Canada. Date: 19-Feb-2014 Sport: Men’s ice … Contin...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey, Czech Republic-Slovakia

Once upon a time, the Czech Republic and Slovakia would have combined  forces to face the rest of the world. On Tuesday, they competed as rivals on the ice, and the Czech Republic prevailed 5-3 to reach the quarterfinal round … Continue readi...

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Sochi recap: Women’s ice hockey

With the Americans winning the first semifinal over Sweden 6-1 earlier on Monday, the potential for a rematch of the 2010 gold medal game was set. The Canadians did not disappoint, as they defeated Switzerland 3-1 to reach the gold … Continue ...

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Sochi recap: Men’s ice hockey

In the final game of the preliminaries before the elimination round begins on Tuesday, the Russians were stunned yet again. This time, Slovakia – who had allowed 10 goals in its previous two games – held Russia scoreless though regulation...

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Sochi recap: Alpine skiing, women’s Super G

On a day where it was difficult just to complete the course, Austria’s Anna Henninger was able to not only complete the course but also finish with the gold medal in the women’s Super G on Saturday. Date: 15-Feb-2014 Sport: … Conti...

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Sochi recap: Luge, team relay

This year, if there was a luge event, then there was a German standing atop the podium. With Thursday’s victory in the first team luge event, Germany swept Gold in all four luge events this Olympic games. Date: 13-Feb-2014 Sport: … Conti...

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

After starting with a pair of losses to the United States and Canada, both Finland and Switzerland would not be faulted for having a letdown in their matchup. But Wednesday’s game was far from it, as Finland won 4-3 in … Continue reading...

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Sochi recap: Alpine skiing, women’s downhill

Slovenia’s Tina Maze and Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin shared gold on Wednesday, as both skiers finished their downhill runs in a time of 1:41.57. Date: 12-Feb Sport: Alpine skiing Event: Women’s downhill Medalists: Tina Maze (Slove...

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