2012 Olympics

2 medals, strong emotions for Miller, Weibrecht

2 medals, strong emotions for Miller, Weibrecht

"Everything felt pretty raw and pretty connected," Miller said, "so it was a lot for me."

Sunshine-soaked Sochi sees Swiss skiers surge

Sunshine-soaked Sochi sees Swiss skiers surge

With the mercury hitting 13 degrees Celsius (55 degrees Fahrenheit) at the mountain-top venues, Swiss skiers earned goal medals in both the men's classical-style 15-kilometer race and the men's super-combined slalom

Volosozhar and Trankov of Russia win pairs gold

Volosozhar and Trankov of Russia win pairs gold

Russia or the Soviet Union had won gold in 12 straight Olympics in pairs before the streak ended four years ago, when the Russians failed to take home any medal in the event. In the stands for both days of the competition in Sochi was the pair who started it all: Ludmila Belousova and Oleg Protopopov, the Olympic champions in 1964 and '68

Maze and Gisin tie for Olympic downhill gold

Maze and Gisin tie for Olympic downhill gold

"I'm sure glad I'm going to share this gold with Tina," said Gisin, who will get a medal all to herself. "She's such a great woman and one of the greatest athletes of our sport."

5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia | Fast five, Wednesday edition: Things you’ll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics. ___ QUICK IN NET: Jonathan Quick will start in goal in Team USA’s opening game against Slovakia on Thursday. Coach Dan Bylsma made …

5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Fast five, Tuesday edition: Things you’ll want to know about the 2014 Winter Olympics. ___ FLYING TOMATO: Shaun White says he is getting antsy about his upcoming chance to make Winter Olympics history. White says in …

SOCHI SCENE: Colorado's Uhlaender gets helmet eagle

SOCHI SCENE: Colorado’s Uhlaender gets helmet eagle

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia | The public has spoken. Katie Uhlaender will be going with the larger eagle on her helmet for the women’s skeleton competition at the Sochi Games. Uhlaender had two helmets to choose from and couldn’t decide which …

Photos: Putin probably missed Olympic rings glitch

Photos: Putin probably missed Olympic rings glitch

After a few seconds, an image of all five rings illuminating properly then appears on the TV screen. Putin turns toward the monitor, faces it and looks up, seeing the footage of all five rings.

Russians: 'We'll take every game as the last one'

Russians: ‘We’ll take every game as the last one’

"As the host country, you want to get out of gate fast. You need the fans behind you, wanting to see what's next instead of dreading it," said Steve Roush, a former chief of sport for the U.S. Olympic Committee who has consulted for Russia, Brazil, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. "Otherwise, things can run downhill in a hurry."

Mayer beats Miller, Svindal in Olympic downhill

Mayer beats Miller, Svindal in Olympic downhill

"I was very self-confident this week," said Mayer, whose father, Helmut, won the super-G silver at the 1988 Calgary Games. "The turns are just right for me. And the hill is just right for me."