SOCHI, Russia | Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia | David Wise considers himself a dad and husband first, a freestyle skier second.
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In another sign of the growing concern about head trauma in sports, the NHL and the U.S. ski team will each have at least one concussion expert at the Sochi Olympics.
Dr. Jeff Kutcher is going to Russia as a volunteer for the U.S. Olympic Committee to look out for the well-being of Americans’ neurological health in every sport.
GARY | Join a star gazing club at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday and learn about the Orion nebula, the Pleiades cluster and Perseus. Participants will also learn basic star identification using teles…
ASPEN, Colo. | Nick Goepper's road to the Olympics really began on the doorsteps of rural Indiana, where he rang doorbells, handed out flyers to share his dream and offered to do odd jobs for neighbors for a buck or two.
Nick Goepper celebrates after being announced to the U.S. Olympic freeskiing team following the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday in Park City, Utah.
In this photo provided by Olympictorch2014.com, Olympic torch bearers Vyacheslav Kokorin, left, and Konstantin Bakulev hold Olympic torches during the torch relay in Kirov, Russia, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. The relay for the Sochi Winter Games, which began on Oct. 7 2013 in Moscow, will pass thr…
LONDON | Whether in a match, a set, a game — or even within a single point — Sabine Lisicki simply cannot be counted out.
Sabine Lisicki of Germany plays a return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their singles semifinal match Thursday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.
People walk past a security camera installed outside the Olympic Park that is under construction for the the 2014 Winter Games, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday. Russian sports officials said they will beef up security at sports events and the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in t…
MOSCOW | The naming of two Chechen brothers as the suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing is reviving fears about security at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the resort town on the edge of Russia's restive southern republics. But officials insist they are prepared to protect Olympic …
VAL DI FIEMME, Italy | Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins gave the United States its first gold medal in cross-country skiing at the Nordic world championships Sunday with a victory in the women's team sprint.
Until this winter, I'd never heard of bumper cars on a skating rink. And it wasn't until recently that I had my first chance to carve turns down a ski hill on a snowbike.
Within a two-hour drive of Northwest Indiana are several ski parks that offer programs and slopes for all ages, and help you maintain your fitness level during the winter.
Having watched the video several times, I still can't believe Oakland A's – and former White Sox – pitcher Brandon McCarthy was able to stand up and walk off the field with little assistance last Wednesday after being struck on the right side of the head by a line drive.
LA TOUSSUIRE, France | Try as they might, rivals of Bradley Wiggins can't take his yellow jersey.
SALT LAKE CITY | Sarah Burke was an X Games star with a grass-roots mentality — a daredevil superpipe skier who understood the risks inherent to her sport and the debt she owed to it.
Grant Peterson, of Milwaukee, Wis., enjoys the South Side Snow Rail Jam last month at Millennium Park in Homewood. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District made the snow from the ice at the H-F Ice Arena and invited skiers and snowboarders for a day of fun on Oct. 15.
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