Lauryn Williams

Former Miami Athlete To Make Olympic Bobsled Debut

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – After overcoming obstacles during training, Lauryn Williams’ first Olympic bobsled run is less than a day away. The former Miami track and field superstar and two-time Olympic medalist will push USA-1, piloted by teammate Elana

Shani Davis

Another Sochi Upset: USA’s Shani Davis Fails to Three-Peat

SOCHI, Russia — In the biggest speed skating upset of the Winter Games, Shani Davis lost his chance at Olympic history when Netherlands’ Stefan Groothuis claimed gold in the men’s 1,000 meters, well ahead of the 31-year-old American, who


Bode Miller Needed Lasik Before Olympics

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) – The way Bode Miller skis, vision is everything. So it was somewhat surprising when the most decorated Alpine skier in U.S. ski team history revealed Tuesday that he needs Lasik eye surgery and regrets

Super star nowboarder Shaun White  is headed back to the Winter Olympics

Friday Selection Day for Men’s Downhill

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Friday is selection day for the Austrian and U.S. men’s downhill squads at the Sochi Olympics. Each team has four starting spots for Sunday’s race. For Austria, Matthias Mayer and Max Franz have already

Japan Figure Skating

Japan Takes the Lead in Figure Skating

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu gave Japan the lead in the new team figure skating competition Thursday night at the Sochi Olympics. Skating last, he beat Russian star and three-time Olympic medalist Evgeni Plushenko by 6½ points with


Why Do Games Start Before Opening Ceremony?

The Winter Olympics began Thursday morning in Sochi which is 34 hours before the start of the Opening Ceremony. To some it doesn’t make sense but to others, it does. So why do the games begin before the Opening Ceremony? Scheduling Twelve

Jamaican Bob Sled Pilot

Jamaican Bobsled Team Finally Practices in Sochi

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The Jamaican bobsled team has finally gotten in some practice runs at the winter games. The team members had to cool their heels earlier in the week, waiting for their equipment to arrive. Driver

Sochi Skiing

Sochi Skiing Mountains Exposed

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — No one knows Olympic ski courses better than Bernhard Russi, and he likes the ones in the mountains above Sochi. Alpine skiing’s master architect has been creating and adapting the Russian slopes since 2006. His

Skiing Winter Olympics

Concussion Experts to Be in Sochi

In another sign of the growing concern about head trauma in sports, the NHL and the U.S. ski team will each have at least one concussion expert at the Sochi Olympics. Dr. Jeff Kutcher, a Michigan-based neurologist, will be

Anders Johnson

U.S. Ski Team Athlete Profile: Anders Johnson

Anders Johnson earned a spot on the 2006 Olympic team when he was only 16 years old. Since then, he’s earned four U.S. titles, been a part of seven Junior World Championships teams and two World Championships teams. He