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  • United States’ Bode Miller is joined by his wife Morgan after he finished the second run in the men’s giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

    Bode Miller out of slalom after tweaking left kneeFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Bode Miller’s Sochi Olympics are over, one race earlier than he had hoped. Given that he’ll be 40 by the time the 2018 Games roll around, the American’s Olympic career might very well be done, too. Miller will skip the last event on the Alpine schedule, the slalom, after tweaking his surgically repaired left knee while finishing 20th in Wednesday’s giant slalom with a two-run time of 2 minutes, 47.82 seconds, more than 2 seconds slower than gold medalist Ted Ligety.

     
  • Czech Republic defenseman Michal Rozsival pins USA forward Dustin Brown agains the glass during the second period of men's quarterfinal hockey game.

    Images: Winter Olympics, Wednesday, February 19thFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images of Wednesday at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Highlights include a victory for Team USA men's hockey, bobsled, short program figure skating, and much more.

     
  • Gold medal winner Ted Ligety of the United States skis Wednesday during the second run of the men’s giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

    Ligety dominates for gold in Olympic giant slalomFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ted Ligety won the giant slalom at the Sochi Games with a dominating performance Wednesday, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing. Leading after the first run, Ligety sped down the Rosa Khutor course in a two-leg combined time of 2 minutes, 45.29 seconds.

     
  • Unrest ‘worried’ 1st Venezuelan Olympic skierFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    As he prepared to become Venezuela’s first Alpine skier at an Olympics, Antonio Jose Pardo Andretta had plenty on his mind about the unrest back home. Hundreds of students in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas have spent the past week alternating between peaceful daytime protests and nighttime battles with police.

     
  • SOCHI SCENE: Sochi heats upFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM

     
  • Canada’s Jill Officer releases the rock during the women’s curling semifinal game against Britain at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

    Canada, Sweden advance to women’s curling finalsFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Canada’s curlers gathered in a circle, hoisted their brooms into the air and jumped for joy. Sweden’s players linked arms in a huddle and squeezed tight as their tears flowed. After surviving tense semifinal games that sent emotions soaring at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi, Canada and Sweden will play for the gold medal in women’s curling for the second straight Winter Games.

     
  • In the days since the United States men’s hockey team win over Russia, forward T.J. Oshie, left, has become the hottest U.S. import here since the iPad.

    Oshie in Sochi becomes an overnight sensationFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    His cover is blown. T.J. Oshie, the mild-mannered forward who morphed into Superman and single-handedly outscored Russia in a shootout for the ages, won’t sneak up on anyone again soon, let alone against the Americans’ next opponent in Wednesday’s Olympic quarterfinals. In the days since the win over Russia, Oshie has become the hottest U.S. import here since the iPad.

     
  • Gold medalist Jorrit Bergsma of the Netherlands celebrates after the final race in the men’s 10,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.

    Jorrit Bergsma knocks off Kramer in 10,000 metersFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jorrit Bergsma set an Olympic record and led another Dutch speedskating sweep Tuesday, winning the 10,000 meters with an upset of countryman Sven Kramer. Kramer wanted this gold more than any other after giving away the longest race with an inexplicable mistake at the 2010 Vancouver Games.

     
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  • USA-1 teammates Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams hold a comfortable lead over Canada-1 and USA-2 after two runs of women’s Olympic bobsled.

    USA-1 leads in Olympic women’s bobsled in SochiFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    USA-1 teammates Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams hold a comfortable lead over Canada-1 and USA-2 after two runs of women’s Olympic bobsled. Americans Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans of Chicago are third, 0.56 seconds back.

     
  • Oak Park’s Emery Lehman of the U.S. competes in the men’s 10,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.

    Oak Park teen speedskater Lehman wraps up 1st OlympicsFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Oak Park’s Emery Lehman sat on the pads next to the ice, his chest heaving in and out, and grabbed for a red bucket. The 17-year-old American speedskater felt nauseous after going 25 grueling laps in the 10,000 meters at the Sochi Olympics and lowered his head to use the pail labeled “vomit bin.” “I’ve never really thrown up after a race, but might as well do it at the Olympics,” he said, laughing.

     
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  • Five women wearing balaclavas, two of whom are members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot, make their way through a crowd after they were released from a police station, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Adler, Russia. No charges were filed against the Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, in the blue balaclava, and Maria Alekhina, in the pink, who were held along with several other people near the city’s ferry terminal.

    2 members of punk group Pussy Riot releasedFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Two members of the punk group Pussy Riot ran out of a police station in their trademark garish balaclavas Tuesday after being released following several hours of questioning in Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics.

     
  • Goaltender Jonathan Quick will start for Team USA Wednesday in the finals of the Sochi Games.

    US and Canada to start goaltenders Quick and PriceFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    The U.S. and Canada have chosen to sit the goaltenders that played in the 2010 gold-medal game at the Vancouver Olympics. The Americans plan to start Jonathan Quick — not Ryan Miller — on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Games. The Canadians are going with Carey Price — not Roberto Luongo.

     
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  • Goalkeeper Nana Fujimoto of Japan blocks Germany’s Jacqueline Janzen shot Tuesday during the second period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women’s ice hockey game at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia.

    IIHF: Dropping women’s hockey ‘will never happen’Feb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    omen’s hockey isn’t in danger of being kicked out of the Winter Olympics because of a lack of competition, the head of the sport’s international governing body said at the Sochi Games on Tuesday. “That will never happen,” IIHF President Rene Fasel told a news conference. “I can guarantee that will never happen.”

     
  • Ice dance figure skating gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States pose with their medals.

    Images: Winter Olympics, Tuesday, February 18thFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Images of Tuesday at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Highlights include ice dance, bobsled, freestyle skiing, and much more.

     
  • The team from the United States USA-3, piloted by Jazmine Fenlator with brakeman Lolo Jones, high-five after their first run during the women’s two-man bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

    Williams, Jones officially become dual OlympiansFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lauryn Williams and Lolo Jones have become the ninth and 10th Americans to compete in different sports at the Summer and Winter Olympics. Williams and Jones both raced for the U.S. in the women’s bobsled event that started Tuesday night.

     
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