Best/worst, Sochi medal projections vs. reality: Feb. 9

Norway is now projected NOT to break the USA’s record of 37 medals set in 2010. Wait, you say, doesn’t Norway lead the medal count? Yes. But Norway is already three medals behind the projected pace. The projections called for … Con...

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Sochi recap: Men’s Ski Jump Normal Hill

The medal rounds of the Men’s Ski Jump Normal Hill was dominated by northern European countries. Kamil Stoch of Poland called the hill at RusSki Gorki Jumping Center a “mean girl” in warm ups, but it turned out to be … Contin...

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Sochi recap: Alpine skiing, men’s downhill

The glamorous downhill event turns up some surprises, and this was no exception. Matthias Mayer, who had never won a World Cup race and never finished higher than fifth in downhill, is the gold medalist. Date: 9- Feb Sport: Alpine skiing Event: Me...

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Sochi recap: Men’s luge

German Felix Loch won his second-consecutive gold medal in luge, while the Americans extended the country’s dry spell in singles luge to 0-80. Date: 9- Feb Sport: Luge Event: Men’s singles, runs 3 and 4 Medalists: Felix Loch (GER), Albert Demche...

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Sochi recap: Figure skating, team event

Russia took home the Gold in an emotional and powerful evening of competition. The USA’s Gracie Gold made her Olympic debut and Russia’s Yulia Lipnitskaya declared a new era of excellence. – Date: 9-Feb – Sport: Figure skating...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s slopestyle finals

In the women’s slopestyle final, Jamie Anderson for Team USA brought in a gold medal in front of Enni Rukajarvi for Finland and Jenny Jones for Great Britain, respectively. Date: 9-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Women’s slopestyle finals ...

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

Russia began its quest for a medal on home ice with a come-from-behind 4-1 win over a plucky German squad. Date: 9-Feb-2014 Sport: Women’s Hockey Event: Russia vs. Germany Score: Russia 4 – Germany 1 What happened: Whatever the Russian &h...

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Sochi recap: Biathlon, women’s sprint

The favorites fell short, Russia picked up a solid silver, and former Russian (now Slovakian) Anastasiya Kuzmina repeated as gold medalist in a surprising biathlon sprint. Date: 9- Feb Sport: Biathlon Event: Women’s sprint (7.5k) Medalists:...

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