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Winter Olympics 2014

T.J. Oshie's success adds to successful lineage from Warroad, Minn.

As T.J. Oshie was leading the U.S. men's team to a dramatic 3-2 shootout win over Russia in Sochi on Saturday, his tiny Minnesota hometown was celebrating the Olympic success of yet another of its hockey players and wondering if he'd be the latest to medal.

Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova undergoes surgery on fractured spine

Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova of Russia underwent a 6½-hour operation on her fractured spine following a training accident Saturday.

Americans still without medal in speedskating at Sochi

Despite shedding their new, high-tech skinsuits for their old-fashioned gear, American speedskaters are still without a medal at the Sochi Olympics.

Missouri curling teams gain popularity because of Olympics

Kelly Cunningham, an MU graduate who belongs to Kansas City Curling Club, also compares the sport to chess.

 

PHOTO GALLERY: Women yell to sweepers during Olympic curling event

Women compete in curling during the Olympics on Friday.

Hanyu wins men's Olympic gold, Chan silver, Ten bronze

Kazakhstan's Denis Ten, the world silver medalist, won bronze in Sochi in a final that was a two-man showdown between Hanyu, now the first Asian man to win an Olympic title, and three-time world champion Chan.

American curling facing up to early elimination

After a loss to Denmark, the U.S. curling team was left with a 1-5 win-loss record, tied for last place in the standings and with plenty of soul-searching to do.

US struggling at oval, focus on high-tech suits

Through the first six events, no U.S. skater finished higher than seventh and much of the focus has been on the new suits.

FRIDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

Russian figure skater Evgeni Plushenko criticized for dropping out, and the U.S. wonders if skinsuits are dragging down performances.

Missouri's Olympic speedskater comes up short in 500m, looks forward to next race

Craig Scott said his daughter prefers long distances and is likely to be more confident going ahead.

PHOTO GALLERY: Olympic athletes show off their tongues

Here's a look at some Olympic athletes and their conscious or unconscious use of their tongues.

THURSDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

U.S. men sweep freestyle ski slopestyle, and the warm temperatures continue in Sochi.

Newcomers likely to claim men's singles gold in Sochi

Barring a shocking result in the free skate, one country will celebrate its first ever Olympic gold medal in men's figure skating Friday.

U.S., other men's hockey favorites ease into Olympics

Four favorites in Olympic men's hockey (Russia, Canada, the U.S. and Finland) started the Sochi Games with wins.

Men's super-combined opens Alpine skiing weekend at Sochi

The men's super-combined on Friday opens a stretch of three Alpine skiing races in three days at the Sochi Olympics.

UPDATE: Figure skater Plushenko retires after Olympic withdrawal

The 31-year-old Evgeni Plushenko is the only modern-era figure skater to win medals in four Olympics. He helped Russia win the team gold over the weekend.

WEDNESDAY: 5 things to know about the Sochi Olympics

Jonathan Quick will start in goal for Team USA's opening game against Slovakia on Thursday. Quick was selected over Jimmy Howard and Ryan Miller.

Karlsson leads Sweden past Czechs in hockey opener

Sweden's Erik Karlsson scored two goals in his first Olympic game, captain Henrik Zetterberg added a goal and Sweden beat the Czech Republic 4-2 Wednesday night in preliminary-round play in men's hockey.

Swiss top Latvians 1-0 with 7.9 seconds left

Simon Moser was credited with a goal that caromed off Latvian defenseman Georgijs Pujacs in front of the net with 7.9 seconds left in the game, lifting Switzerland to a 1-0 win in the Olympic opener for both teams.

Farrington edges Bright for women's halfpipe gold

Kaitlyn Farrington, the 24-year-old from Idaho whose parents sold off their cattle to bankroll her career, sparked the second upset on the halfpipe in two nights. She smoothed out a near-flawless run Wednesday to edge Aussie Torah Bright and take down the American favorite, Kelly Clark.

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