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

The USA romped to victory with an excellent performance against Switzerland. A 9-0 victory will fill them with confidence before their top of the table clash with Canada. Date: 10-Feb Sport: Women’s Ice Hockey Event: USA-Switzerland Score: USA ...

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Sochi recap: Short track, women’s 3000 meters relay semis

Korea, China, Canada and Italy qualify for the relay final 18 February. Date: 10- Feb Sport: Short track Event: Women’s relay 3000 meters semis How the U.S. Fared: Did not qualify. What happened: In the first semifinal, Korea and Canada separated ...

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Sochi recap: Alpine skiing, women’s combined

Julia Mancuso’s blazing downhill run got the early-rising Twitter crowd excited. German favorite Maria Hoefl-Riesch nailed her slalom and set a pace Mancuso couldn’t match, but Mancuso was thrilled to get down a tough slalom run with the ...

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Sochi recap: Short track, women’s 500 meters heats

American Emily Scott qualifies as the lone U.S. representative in the quarterfinals on Thursday. Date: 10-Feb Sport: Short track Event: Women’s 500 meters heats How the U.S. Fared: Emily Scott fell behind early in heat 4, but scrambled to get into...

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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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