Sochi Olympics Ice Hockey Men

USA downs Czech Republic, 5-2

The United States men's hockey team downed the Czech Republic to move on to Friday's semifinal match against Canada. Five different players …

Sochi Olympics Cross Country Sprint

Drama at end of cross-country sprint

The men's cross-country sprint had a very dramatic finish. Finnish anchor Sami Jauhojarvi changed lanes heading down the final stretch, impe…

USA defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, goaltender Jonathan Quick and forward Blake Wheeler celebrate their 5-2 win over the Czech Republic after the men's quarterfinal hockey game in Shayba Arena at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )

Team USA cruises into hockey semifinals

On a day filled with some dramatic quarterfinals matchups, the Americans continued to assert themselves as a major contender for the gold me…

The cats of the Hermitage

The cats of the Hermitage

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg houses more than 3 million works of art–and, underneath the museum, about 80 cats. Besides kee…

Curling stone handles sit on a table as workers prepare the field of play for the 2014 Winter Olympics inside the Ice Cube Curling Center, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The etiquette of curling

In the "gentleman's game" of curling, integrity is everything — no interrupting, call your own fouls, and acknowledge your opponent. The cu…

A competitor takes a jump during snowboard slope style training at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Take a trip around Rosa Khutor

Just seven years ago, Rosa Khutor was a collection of cabins and huts, but now is bustling with restaurants, bars and shops as Sochi hosts t…

Britain's Aimee Fuller reacts after a run during the women's snowboard slopestyle semifinal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Foreign model Olympians

Hailing from everywhere from just across the border to on the other side of the world, these genetically gifted Olympians have both athletic…

Bobby Brown of the United States reacts after crashing during the men's ski slopestyle final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

An Olympian by any other name

Have you ever tried to look something up in a database and found something you weren't looking for? Here are some 2014 Olympians who share n…

Men's ski slope style bronze medal winner Nicholas Goepper of the United States smells a bouquet of flowers as he stands on the podium at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Nick Goepper’s viral date contest

2014 Olympic slopestyle bronze medalist Nick Goepper took to Twitter for help in the dating department and it quickly went viral.