Category Archives: 2014 Sochi Olympics

Hanyu determined to build on success of Sochi

Yuzuru Hanyu has barely had time to dwell on the Olympic and world titles he won in the first quarter of 2014, yet he’s already thinking about how to improve…

Under Armour's Olympic Experience Is Textbook Case For How to Handle Crisis

Under Armour’s Olympic Experience Is Textbook Case For How to Handle Crisis

As apparel sponsor of the U.S. speedskating team, Under Armour collaborated with aircraft firm Lockheed Martin to create what it trumpeted as the fastest, most aerodynamic speedskating “skin” ever: the…

U.S. speed skaters excel at first post-Olympic World Cup

U.S. speed skaters excel at first post-Olympic World Cup

U.S. speed skaters quickly corrected whatever went wrong at the Olympics. Heather Richardson and Brian Hansen won races on the final day of World Cup competition in Inzell, Germany, on Sunday. Brittany Bowe added a…

A first for Southeast Asia: An Olympic figure skater

A first for Southeast Asia: An Olympic figure skater

      There are 88 countries participating at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but some countries are only sending one athlete. One is the Philippines, represented solely by 17…

U-turn on plans to turn Sochi 2014 skating venue into velodrome leaves cycling legacy in doubt

U-turn on plans to turn Sochi 2014 skating venue into velodrome leaves cycling legacy in doubt

    “March 8 – Russian officials have backtracked over plans to turn the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi into a velodrome after admitting that it is likely to remain…

34 years of Olympic upkeep

34 years of Olympic upkeep

LAKE PLACID – Now that the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, have come to an end, the city and the country have the new issue of maintaining what they’ve created….

Shani Davis wins in first race since Olympics, says he’s ‘still really depressed’

Shani Davis wins in first race since Olympics, says he’s ‘still really depressed’

U.S. speed skaters captured two more wins on the second day of World Cup racing in Inzell, Germany, on Saturday, putting Olympic disappointment behind them. Shani Davis won in his first…

Snowboarders uniting to change Olympic format after Sochi struggles

Snowboarders uniting to change Olympic format after Sochi struggles

VAIL — This is the way it should be. Tricks individually scored. Slopestyle features and a halfpipe sculpted by the world’s top park designer. Qualifying and finals on separate days….

A spectacular Opening Ceremony will get the Sochi 2014 Paralympics underway, and insidethegames has live updates through the day

A spectacular Opening Ceremony will get the Sochi 2014 Paralympics underway, and insidethegames has live updates through the day

        14:10 So what can we expect from Sochi’s Opening Ceremony? Well, a soprano and an accordion virtuoso for starters. The ceremony is called “Breaking the Ice”, honouring the…

Sochi 2014: Ukraine Paralympians 'may boycott' Winter Games

Sochi 2014: Ukraine Paralympians ‘may boycott’ Winter Games

Ukrainian Paralympians fear for their country and may boycott the Sochi Games, which start on Friday, following the Russian occupation of the Crimea. Forces from the Paralympic host nation took…