Category: ‘2014 Winter Olympics’

NBC Sports Group and United States Olympic Committee Set for Best of U.S. Awards Show on April 7
April 3rd, 2014 at 1:10 PM
NBC Sports Group and the United State Olympic Committee (USOC) will present an inaugural Best of U.S. Awards Show which will honor outstanding performances by the United States in both the 2014 Sochi Olympics as well as the Paralympic Games.  TODAY's Willie Geist will be the show's host and former Olympic figure skaters Johnny...

2014 Sochi Olympic Recap; United States Takes Home 28 Medals
February 24th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** As of Sunday evening, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics were officially over. Thousands of people cheered and applauded while fireworks lit up the Russian sky to represent the end of a 17-day celebration of global competition.  The host country, which invested $51 billion in the event, topped the 2008 Summer Games...

Canada Defeats Sweden 3-0 to Win Gold in Men’s Hockey
February 23rd, 2014 at 9:17 AM
For the second straight Winter Olympics, Canada has won gold in men's hockey.  In 2010, they needed overtime to defeat the United States 3-2 with Sidney Crosby scoring the "golden goal".  This year it was a different story.  Canada took care of Sweden on Sunday by defeating them 3-0.  Jonathan...

Canada Shuts Out the United States 1-0 to Advance to Gold Medal Game in Men’s Hockey
February 21st, 2014 at 11:43 AM
As if the women's gold medal game between Canada and the United States wasn't intense enough on Thursday, the men brought another level of intensity on Friday.  In the second semifinal of the day, Canada and the United States squared off to see who would take on Sweden for the...

United States Skier Ted Ligety Captures Gold in Giant Slalom
February 20th, 2014 at 10:04 AM
After completing his second run in the giant slalom on Wednesday, Ted Ligety made Olympic history by becoming the first American to win gold in the event. Ligety, who was the overwhelming favorite to win the gold, finished with a time of 2:45:29 in the two-run combined event. Steve Missillier and...