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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Sochi recap: Speedskating, women’s 3,000 meters

Date: 9 – Feb Sport: Speedskating Event: Women’s 3,000 meters Medalists: Irene Wüst 4:00:34 (Netherlands), Martina Sablikova 4:01:95 (Czech Republic), Olga Graf 4:03:47 (Russia) SportsMyriad projections: Martina Sablikova (Czech Repub...

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Sochi recap: Cross-country skiing, men’s skiathlon

Dario Cologna, whose favorite status was in doubt after an injury slowed him through the World Cup season, made the decisive move on the torturous uphill before the finish and held on for gold, while Russia endured another fourth-place result. &helli...

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

Sweden overcame a stubborn Japan side to record a 1-0 victory that puts them top of Group B. Asserholt grabbed the only goal. Date: 9-Feb Sport: Women’s Ice Hockey Event: Sweden-Japan Score: Sweden 1 Japan 0 What happened: Group B of the Women...

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