Irina Rodnina

Russian Figure Skater Apologizes for Obama Tweet

Irina Rodnina is a 10-time figure skating world champion and a triple Olympic gold medallist. Last September, she was in the headlines for a doctored image that appeared on her personal Twitter account. It showed Barack and Michelle Obama staring

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

Luke Steyn

Zimbabwe Sends First Athlete to Sochi

Zimbabwe has seen a sprinkling of snow only once, and it wasn’t even in Luke Steyn’s lifetime. The 20-year-old Steyn will still be the southern African country’s first Winter Olympics athlete when he races in the slalom and giant

US Figure Skating

US Figure Skaters to Train in Austria

The U.S. figure skaters will do some of their training for the Sochi Olympics in Austria. Barbara Reichert, the spokeswoman for U.S. Figure Skating, says the organization secured ice time two years ago at a training facility in Europe

India Olympics

Indian Athletes Forced to do “Walk of Shame” in Sochi

Shiva Keshavan, India’s most prominent Winter Olympics athlete, has no personal coach. He has no funds either. His training is largely supported by private donations and he built his luge sled in his garage. Because India has no luge

USA Women's Hockey

USA Women’s Hockey Prepares for Sochi

On Wednesday, the USA Women’s Hockey General Manager Reagan Carey, Head Coach Katey Stone  and team Captain Meghan Duggan  held a conference call to discuss their upcoming events in Sochi. They travel to Russia on Saturday. Reagan Carey on process of putting team


Damian Cristodero Discusses Team Canada, St. Louis

The Tampa Bay Times writer gives us his thoughts on the Bolts players


Reaction To St. Louis Being Left Off Team Canada

Mike Halford of Pro Hockey Talk weighs in