Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
The 22nd Winter Olympic Games run Feb. 7-23 in Sochi, Russia
Matt Dunham, AP
Feb. 14, 2014 4:34 p.m.
So far, no U.S. speedskater has finished better than seventh in Sochi while wearing a new race suit. Now some American skaters want to switch back to the ones they wore during a successful World Cup season.
Harry E. Walker, MCT/Landov
Feb. 15, 2014 11:36 a.m.
At the Vancouver games, Canada won the most gold medals. Now fans are cheering on their teams in Russia: A moving, yelling, living, breathing mass of Canadian pride.
Michael Sohn, AP
Feb. 18, 2014 4:02 p.m.
After coming out of a two-year retirement, Noelle Pikus-Pace wins a medal that long eluded her. At 31, eight years after she was first seen as an Olympics favorite, she celebrated with her two children in Sochi.
Feb. 19, 2014 7:25 a.m.
Outside temperatures are warm in Sochi, which means it's a challenge to keep ice in the various skating venues perfect. Athletes have been raving about how well the ice has been treated.
Igor Lagunov, Magnitigorsk
Feb. 22, 2014 9:47 a.m.
Valeriy Klamm felt the preconceived images of Russia were too narrow. So he started a photography website to change that.
Dita Alangkara, AP
Feb. 23, 2014 7:08 a.m.
Russia racks up 33 medals, with 13 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze. Team USA will finish with 28 medals, 9 gold, 7 silver and 12 bronze.
David J. Phillip, AP
Feb. 23, 2014 10:42 a.m.
After 17 days of the world's highest-level competition in winter sports, Sochi puts on one last extravaganza to mark the end of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Olivier Morin, AFP/Getty Images
Feb. 22, 2014 7:41 p.m.
We've been sifting through the questions people ask about the Sochi Games on the knowledge-sharing site Quora. Here are some of our favorites.
Alexander Roslyakov, AP
Feb. 20, 2014 2:42 p.m.
Bogdana Matsotska said she would not compete in the slalom event on Friday. The alpine skiing competition was considered her best event at the Winter Games.
Feb. 19, 2014 8:05 a.m.
A Pacific Northwest snowboarder is predicted to be a medal contender when snowboard giant slalom racing begins Wednesday at the Winter Olympics. But...
Feb. 20, 2014 3:50 p.m.
More Olympic hardware is coming home to the Northwest, but it comes via a heartbreaking loss.
Sarah Brunson, U.S. Ski Team
Feb. 21, 2014 2:45 p.m.
Short track speedskater J.R. Celski of Federal Way, Wash., led Team USA to a silver medal in the men's 5000-meter relay Friday, ending a medal drought...
Atos International, Wikimedia Commons
Feb. 23, 2014 3:40 p.m.
Athletes with ties to the Northwest won three gold and two silver medals at the Winter Olympics that just wrapped up in Russia.
Feb. 16, 2014 4:12 p.m.
U.S. alpine skier Andrew Weibrecht's finish in the men's super-G earned him a silver medal on Sunday. It was a remarkable follow-up to the bronze medal he won four years ago in Vancouver.
Tom Banse/Northwest News Network
Feb. 17, 2014 10:16 a.m.
At the winter Olympics in Sochi, the U.S. has collected no medals so far in speedskating, an uncharacteristic result. The Americans' best remaining...
Larry W. Smith, EPA/Landov
Feb. 19, 2014 7:15 a.m.
The team that's been under the most pressure to win lost to Finland, 3-1.
Feb. 13, 2014 1:19 p.m.
Joss Christensen was being called the most unlikely gold medal winner in Sochi. He barely made the team, but now he's making history.
Sarah Brunson, U.S. Snowboarding
Feb. 13, 2014 5:31 p.m.
Sun Valley, Idaho native Kaitlyn Farrington maintained her composure as the Star Spangled Banner played in front of a big, cheering crowd at the medals...
Feb. 14, 2014 4:23 a.m.
Some unfortunate falls have changed the outlook for men's figure skating. We get a Winter Olympic update.
Alessandro Trovati, AP
Feb. 14, 2014 7:56 a.m.
The IOC says it's pleased with how the games have turned out so far. Meanwhile, Sandro Viletta of Switzerland took gold Friday in men's super-combined slalom, a sport American Ted Ligety had been expected to dominate.