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Winter Olympics 2014

Russia's snowboard couple medals together in Sochi

Vic Wild, an American native who now competes for Russia, captured the Olympic gold medal in parallel giant slalom about 15 minutes after his wife, Russia's Alena Zavarzina, won the bronze.

Kim wins short program, former MU High School attendee Gracie Gold places fourth

Nerves almost got the best of Yuna Kim in the short program Wednesday night. Then she showed she is still the favorite to win another title.

WEDNESDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Olympic athletes gather speed

This gallery of images from the Olympics features the beauty and intensity of speed, even sports such as ice skating or curling that not typically associated with speed.

Race for 1-2-3 in women's bobsled seems decided

Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams are the leaders after two bobsled runs, over Canada's reigning gold medalists, Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse.

David Wise wins on halfpipe for another American gold

Soaring through sloppy snow and sleet, David Wise won the first gold medal in the young sport of halfpipe skiing Tuesday, outclassing a field in Sochi that had trouble with the slow, waterlogged conditions.

Pierre Vaultier wins men's snowboard cross at Sochi Olympics

Vaultier took the gold medal for France in the third-ever Olympic event for the sport. Nikolay Olyunin of Russia snowboarded to a silver, and Alex Deibold of the U.S. walked away with the bronze.

TUESDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

A member of the punk group Pussy Riot said she and one her bandmates were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi.

Davis, White of US win Olympic ice dance gold

Through 17 years of grueling practices, of defeats and victories, Meryl Davis and Charlie White insist they've never considered parting ways. A perfect pairing, they were nearly flawless at the Sochi Olympics, and on Monday they became the first Americans to win an ice dance gold medal.

Gay-rights activist detained at Olympic Park

Vladimir Luxuria, a former Communist lawmaker in the Italian parliament who has become a prominent transgender rights crusader and television personality, was stopped by four men and then driven away by police in a car with Olympic markings.

U.S. women's hockey coasts to gold medal game

The United States beat Sweden 6-1 to advance to the gold medal game, where the U.S. team will face Canada.

Bob Costas returns to Olympic coverage

Bob Costas returns as host for NBC's prime-time Olympic coverage Tuesday night, if still not exactly clear-eyed, at least with a sharpened sense of respect for the colleagues and crew who covered for him during a six-day absence.

Disallowed goal heats up Russian hockey fans

Demonstrators gathered in Moscow on Monday to protest a referee's call disallowing a Russian goal in the match that Russia ultimately lost in a penalty shootout.

Holcomb, Langton win bronze in two-man bobsled for U.S.

Steven Holcomb and Steve Langton won the bronze medal in two-man bobsledding at the Sochi Games, the first Olympic medal by an American sled in the event since 1952.

MONDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

Heavy fog has delayed men's snowboardcross and the men's 15-kilometer mass-start biathlon race.

PHOTO GALLERY: Olympic athletes go airborne

A collection of images featuring athletes airborne during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Missouri's Emily Scott crashes, takes fifth in 1,500m race

Emily Scott of Missouri took fifth in the short track 1500m race Saturday after crashing. She recovered but was unable to catch up.

PHOTO GALLERY: Faces of the Olympic Competition

The faces of Olympic athletes before, during and after competition.

St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie leads USA hockey past Russia in shootout

T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and put the winner between Bobrovsky's legs in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 on Saturday in the thrilling revival of a classic Olympic hockey rivalry.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the Olympics

For the first time in more than 30 years, the Olympics are taking place on Russian soil. How much do you know about about this year's Olympics and the history of the games? Test your knowledge by taking our quiz.

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