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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - The Summer Games
Austria will attempt to win its third consecutive team large hill gold medal when the event closes out the Sochi Olympics Nordic combined program at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Center on Thursday.
She scrambled to find her camera before the flower ceremony began. Lolo Jones wasn't going to miss any of it.
Lolo Jones remains on a quest for Olympic gold. For now, she'd settle for cold.
Unlike when Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang made a major Olympic breakthrough for Asian men, Yuzuru Hanyu's historic gold medal for Japan in figure skating looks less a flash in the pan and more of a significant shift in his sport's center of gravity.
The main news conference room at the media center in Sochi has seemed comically oversized for most of these games, with a couple dozen reporters filing into the 530-seat hall for various question-and-answer sessions.
With temperatures rising on the Black Sea coast, the Sochi Olympics are starting to feel more like the Summer Games.
Hosting the Olympics comes with so many pitfalls.
The IOC launched a debate Wednesday on the future of Olympic bidding, including the possibility of individual country or joint bids rather than the tradition of choosing a single host city.
International Olympic and anti-doping officials are implementing the toughest drug-testing program in Winter Games history, using intelligence to target athletes and events considered most at risk.
Go ahead - just try to get away with it. If you're willing to take the risk, you'll pay the price.
They are now positioned to join a group of eight other Americans who have competed in both the Summer and Winter Games. Williams is a three-time summer Olympian who helped the U.S. win a gold medal in the 400-meter relay at the London Games. Jones is a two-time veteran of the Summer Games in the 100-meter hurdles, missing out on gold in Beijing after a late stumble.
Lauryn Williams and Lolo Jones have been selected for the U.S. bobsled team that will compete in next month's Sochi Olympics.
Stockholm dropped out of the race to host the 2022 Winter Games on Friday, becoming the latest city to reject an Olympic bid because of the financial costs.
The 16-year-old from Bethesda, Md., barely missed the world record in the 400 freestyle, but there was no doubt it would fall in the 1,500. Ledecky and defending world champion Lotte Friis went at it stroke for stroke much of the race, the Danish swimmer slightly ahead.
Sidney Crosby's overtime goal to beat the United States and win gold for Canada at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics is one of the two or three most memorable moments in the history of the sport. Nearly 35 million viewers were tuned in to watch it, roughly twice the average audience for the Masters, the Daytona 500 and the NCAA basketball finale.