1. Dominant Dutch Speedskaters Continue Their Onslaught at Olympics

    Holland's domination at Sochi's long-track speedskating oval has reached a level that's as ridiculous as the crazy orange hats the Dutch fans wear...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 21,428 reads 8 comments

  2. Shaun White Facing His Biggest Snowboarding Test at 2014 Winter Olympics

    Shaun White 's time has arrived at Sochi, as his pursuit of becoming the first American to conquer the Olympic halfpipe at three consecutive Winter Olympics culminates Tuesday...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 41,158 reads 32 comments

  3. Yulia Lipnitskaya Skates into Pantheon of Young Superstars at Olympics

    Little Yulia Lipnitskaya will have commentators reaching for a thesaurus throughout the Winter Olympics in search of poetic superlatives...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 49,579 reads 27 comments

  4. Pressure Is on Early for Gracie Gold at 2014 Winter Olympics

    Realistically, Gracie Gold's youth and inexperience mean she won't be able to make good on her last name at an Olympics until four years from now, when South Korea hosts the 2018 Winter Games...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 19,742 reads 7 comments

  5. Olympic Speedskating 2014: Claudia Pechstein Eyes Redemption After Drug Scandal

    When German speed skater Claudia Pechstein returns to the Olympics Sunday after being banned in 2010 she will carry with her a two-fold legacy, not all of it good...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 4,239 reads 0 comments

  6. Which Will Give Us the Most Thrills at 2014 Winter Olympics: Snow or Ice?

    Shaun White and Shani Davis are in pursuit of the same piece of history in Sochi: becoming the first American to win the same Winter Olympic event three consecutive times...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 2,615 reads 1 comments

  7. Will US Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Prove She Belongs at 2014 Winter Olympics?

    There will be a hold-your-breath moment on Sunday night when Ashley Wagner takes the ice, hoping to bolster U.S. chances for a medal in figure skating's first ever team event at the Winter Olympics ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 12,221 reads 8 comments

  8. Why Simon Shnapir Should Be the U.S. Flag Bearer for the 2014 Olympics

    One of the greatest honors an American Olympian can receive will be awarded in Sochi this week—and it won't involve a gold medal. U.S...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 39,639 reads 50 comments