Feb 19, 2014 2:06pm

US Figure Skater Polina Edmunds’ ‘Good Luck Toys’

When Polina Edmunds left the ice after making a dazzling debut at the Winter Olympics, the 15-year-old American held two stuffed animals she said are good luck charms as she waited for her score. It turns out lady luck was on Edmunds’ side. After a… Read More »

Feb 19, 2014 1:42pm

Olympic Art, From Watercolors to Etch a Sketch

From Etch a Sketch art to watercolors, Olympics art is proliferating. The Sochi Olympics are serving as a form of artistic inspiration even for the athletes. Ski jumper Peter Frenette (@pfSKIJUMPING) is using Twitter to display his artistic talent, tweeting these photos of his fellow… Read More »

Feb 19, 2014 1:31pm

Former US Olympic Sprinter Wins Silver in Bobsled

Four members of Team USA will be taking the podium today in Sochi for the women’s bobsled awards, following two days of competition that ended with a silver and bronze medal for the U.S. Former summer Olympian Lauryn Williams and teammate Elana Meyers narrowly missed… Read More »

Feb 18, 2014 3:21pm

Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold: Meet the Moms Behind Their Success

  Behind every good kid is a great mom, so they say. And in U.S. figure skaters Ashley Wagner’s and Gracie Gold’s life, that has certainly proven to be true. Long before Wagner’s infamous “disappointed face” went viral and Gold was considered Sochi’s sweetheart, the… Read More »

Feb 18, 2014 3:16pm

US Skier Gets Gold Medal Despite Fall

David Wise overcame heavy snowfall and even a stumble to clinch the gold medal for the United States in the men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe event today. Each skier is given two runs down the halfpipe, with only the highest score of the two runs counting… Read More »

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Feb 18, 2014 2:22pm

Olympians Face Roadblocks Bringing Home Sochi Strays

ABC News’ Alex Mallin filed this report: American Olympians looking to rescue the stray dogs roaming Sochi are quickly finding it’s not as simple as checking a souvenir with their carry-on luggage. “It’s really revealed the differences between Eastern and Western medicine,” said Kelly Backes,… Read More »

Feb 18, 2014 11:45am

The Photo That Shows Why This Olympic Skier Is Devastated

Freestyle skier Byron Wells, from New Zealand, officially withdrew from today’s halfpipe competition, snapping a black and white photo of his wheelchair from his room in the Olympic Village. “Not how I pictured this day. Devastated. Thought I would be lacing up with everyone else…. Read More »

Feb 18, 2014 9:36am

Lolo Jones Lags Behind But Team USA in First in Bobsled

All eyes were on Lolo Jones this morning as the 31-year-old former Olympic track star competed in her first bobsled event at the Sochi 2014 Olympics, but Jones and teammate Jazmine Fenlator placed eleventh on the first day of competition. Team USA’s first bobsled team,… Read More »

Feb 17, 2014 3:00pm

Injured British Skier Tweets Selfie After Concussion

Rowan Cheshire, a halfpipe skier for Britain at the Winter Olympics, took a nasty fall during training on February 16. The athlete had a concussion after landing face-first on the halfpipe. After recovering in the hospital, Cheshire tweeted that she didn’t remember much of her injury…. Read More »

Feb 17, 2014 9:46am

What Got Michael Buble’s Attention at the Winter Olympics

Alex and Maia Shibutani, known to fans as the “Shib Sibs,” made their Olympic ice dancing debut over the weekend to Michael Buble’s “The Best Is Yet to Come.” The Canadian singer was watching and had some high praise for the American brother and sister… Read More »