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Winter Olympics 2014

Dogecoins help send Jamaican bobsled team to Sochi Olympics

Initially conceived as a joke, Portland programmer Billy Markus and Australian marketer Jackson Palmer needed a symbol of philanthropy and jest to exemplify their vision of the Internet.

Sochi cleans up as world leaves Olympics behind

After 17 days of global sport and spotlight, Sochi ended the spirited chants of "Ro-ssi-ya! Ro-ssi-ya!" and started cleaning up.

U.S. men's hockey suffers embarrassing 5-0 loss to Finland in bronze medal game

A day after a crippling 1-0 loss to Canada in the men's hockey semifinals, the U.S. hockey team fell flat in an embarrassing 5-0 loss in the bronze medal game against Finland.

Sweden, Canada meet in Olympic men's hockey final

Sweden and Canada are the last two Olympic champions in men's hockey, and they've both gone undefeated so far in Sochi.

Pair of Sochi competitors fail drug tests

A Latvian hockey player and a Ukrainian cross-country skier failed drug tests at the Sochi Olympics and brought the number of doping cases at the games to four.

PHOTO GALLERY: Olympic figure skating combines art and athleticism

At a figure skating exhibition in Sochi, athletes show off the artistry behind their sport.

Matt, 34, wins Olympic slalom; oldest Alpine champ

The Austrian veteran added a safe second run to his fantastic first run, and won the Olympic slalom Saturday night to become the oldest Alpine gold medalist in Winter Games history.

Golden dream gone: U.S. plays Finland for bronze

Canada beat the Americans 1-0, relegating them to the third-place game on Saturday against Finland. It will be a tough mental and physical test for the guys in red, white and blue. The Finns will be more rested and perhaps more ready to bounce back from their 2-1 loss to Sweden.

 

Changing channels: a different Olympics on TVs across the world

Differences in time zones and national cultures mean vastly varied Olympic experiences for views.

FRIDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

The U.S. gets another shot at Canada on the ice in the men's hockey semifinal, and the IOC laughs off wolf video prank.

PHOTO GALLERY: Street performers dance, use stilts, play instruments in Sochi

Street performers fill the Olympic Park.

Ukrainian skier Bogdana Matsotska withdraws from Olympics

Bogdana Matsotska wants to leave the Olympics immediately to join protesters in the camp known as Maidan in Kiev's Independence Square, but said she has been unable to book a flight home.

U.S. women's hockey lose Olympic gold in heartbreaking fashion

The U.S. women's hockey team has lost late in the last four Olympics, but never in such preposterously heartbreaking fashion as this 3-2 defeat on Thursday night.

After Olympic medals, U.S. women's bobsledders look ahead

After winning Olympic medals, the U.S. women's bobsledders turn toward the future, wondering who will be in the driver's seats in 2018.

French sweep medals in skicross at Sochi Olympics

France's last podium sweep in any Olympics came on men's vault during the 1924 Summer Games in Paris. Nine decades later in a sport barely out of its infancy, the bleu, blanc and rouge will drape across the medal stand once again.

THURSDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

Ukrainian skier Bogdana Matsotska has withdrawn from the Sochi Games in response to the violence in her country.

U.S. tops Czechs 5-2, to face Canada in semifinals

Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period, and the Americans went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday to earn a spot in the semifinals for the third time in four Olympics.

 

Finns upset Russian Olympic hockey dreams

In a 3-1 win, Finland beat Russia during the quarterfinals of Olympic men's hockey on Wednesday, denying the Russian team the chance to medal in the Sochi Games.

Canada holds off Latvia in Olympic thriller

Shea Weber scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 6:54 to play, and Canada survived an enormous scare from Latvia to advance to the Olympic men's hockey semifinals with a 2-1 victory Wednesday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winter Olympics and unrest in Ukraine

While most of the world has turned its attention to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, riots and protests continue in other parts of the world with the latest in Kiev, Ukraine.

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