How could Meryl Davis and Charlie White be so cold? The beloved ice dancers revealed on Feb. 22 that they wouldn’t defend the Olympic gold medals they won in Sochi, explaining why they’re skipping the 2018 winter games!
Mark your calendars: the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are one year away! Before the world’s best athletes head to South Korea to compete for the gold, get to know 11 of the rising stars looking to achieve Olympic glory history next year!
The NBC sports anchor had to step away from his Winter Olympics hosting gig when he came down with a nasty case of pink eye. Could Botox be to blame?
When Bob Costas took six full days off from his duties as NBC’s primetime host of the Sochi Winter Games, we knew something was up, but are recent claims that Botox caused his pink eye valid? Or more importantly, can vanity cause conjunctivitis?
After an amazing 16 days, the Sochi Games came to an end on Feb. 23 and Russia celebrated the Olympic success with an incredible closing ceremony. Read on to see all the magical pics!
Russia said goodbye to the XXII Winter Olympics on Feb. 23 with a closing ceremony that was as impressive as the opening ceremony from Feb. 7. And with a surprising sense of humor, the Olympic event was a captivating, beautiful way to end the Sochi Games.
The talented skaters from the United States just couldn’t recover from their emotional semifinals loss to Team Canada on Feb. 21, and a day later they were crushed by Team Finland, 5-0, in the Bronze Medal game.
Team USA’s Olympic dreams really ended when they lost 1-0 to Canada on Feb. 21, but the final nail was emphatically driven in by Team Finland in the Bronze Medal game on Feb. 22. The entire American team struggled as the Finnish squad played with pride and energy to the tune of a 5-0 score.
Mikaela, 18, made history for America — and the world — by becoming the Olympics’ youngest-ever women’s slalom gold winner!
On the night of Feb. 21, American skier Mikaela Shiffrin took to the slopes for what was to be a historic run in her challenging and heart-racing event, women’s slalom. At just 18 years of age, the Eagle-Vail, Colorado, teenager beat skilled slalom champions Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany, 29, Tina Maze of Slovenia, 30, and Marlies Schild of Austria, 32, to become the youngest gold medal winner in the history of the event. Yay!
Gord Burke and Jan Phelan looked on in amazement as they watched the women of the Olympic halfpipe — the event their late daughter Sarah fought tooth and nail to bring to the Olympics — honor the fallen skier with a beautiful, heartwarming tribute.
Gord Burke and Jan Phelan watched with a smile as their daughter Sarah Burke’s Olympic halfpipe dreams came to fruition on Feb. 20 in Sochi. Find out what they had to say about the emotional tribute to Sarah below!
The USA gained another gold medal on Feb. 19, when Ted Ligety, 29, finished in first place in the men’s giant slalom event. Americans celebrated the sweet victory but Ted’s reaction was even sweeter!
It was his second career gold medal in the event, but Ted Ligety wanted this victory more than anything. The skier from Park City, Utah had been waiting for years for this moment, and he finished Wednesday’s giant slalom event in a fittingly dramatic way.
The two teen American figure skaters are poised for greatness in their Olympic debut and they are looking great doing it! Here’s how you can get a winning look just like Gracie and Polina!
Gracie Gold, 18, and Polina Edmunds, 15, made America proud as they skated their hearts out on Feb. 19 in Sochi, Russia during the 2014 Winter Olympics. They both looked amazing on the ice during their shining moment — get their beauty looks below!
All bets are off when it comes to the 2014 Olympics. Russia’s Men’s Ice Hockey team was expected to do extremely well, but were shockingly eliminated on Feb. 19 when they lost 3-1 to Finland.
No home-rink advantage there. With a goalie as strong as Tuukka Rask, it was impossible for Russia’s hockey team to overtake Finland’s in the Olympic games in Sochi, causing them to lose in the quarterfinals.
Olympic fans can breathe a sigh of relief because Bob is back! The legendary sports anchor will return to his duties as lead host of NBC’s Winter Olympics primetime coverage on Feb. 17.
Bob Costas is back in action after being sidelined in Sochi thanks to a pesky case of pink eye. The NBC sportscaster gave fans a bit of shock when he appeared on the Sochi Games round-up show on Feb. 6 with his left eye nearly swollen shut. Bob struggled to keep the coverage up in spite of his troublesome infection but on Feb. 11 he passed the torch to Today show host Matt Lauer so he could take time off to heal.