All posts tagged "Sochi Olympics"

  • Lee Seung-hoon competes in the men’s 10,000-meter speed skating event at the Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 18. He, along with teammates Kim Cheol-min and Joo Hyong-jun, will compete in the men’s team pursuit in attempt to redeem himself for failing to medal in the 
5,000-meter and 10,000-meter events. (Yonhap)
    Last chance for gold

    By Kwon Ji-youn The Sochi Olympics has given rise to some of the biggest upsets in winter sports. Snowboarding megastar Shaun White failed to medal in men’s halfpipe as did American skater Shani Davis, and Russia crashed...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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    Korean curling team hits Great Wall

    By Jung Min-ho Korea’s female curlers lost to China 11-3 after their worst performance at the Ice Cube Curling Center, Friday (KST), moving further away from their hope of reaching the semifinals on their first Olympic appearance....

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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  • Lee Sang-hwa successfully defended her Olympic title. (Yonhap)
    The One and OnLEE

    Lee Sang-hwa delivers the first and only medal for Korea in Sochi  Sets two Olympic records to win second straight gold medal She can’t be denied. South Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa continued her domination of women’s 500...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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    Korea registers first-ever Olympic Curling win

    Defeats Japan 12-7, then loses to Swiss 6-8 Korea defeated Japan 12-7 in its opening round robin match of women’s curling at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday. It was Korea’s first-ever Curling win in Olympics, but they...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • Sung Eunryung of S. Korea cheers after her final run during the women's singles luge competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
    U.S. gets first-ever luge singles medal

    Erin Hamlin of New York earns bronze in Sochi Olympics  La Canada’s Kate Hansen 10th, Korea’s Sung Eunryung 29th  (CNS) La Canada Flintridge resident Kate Hansen finished 10th today in the women’s singles luge at the XXII...

    • Posted February 11, 2014
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  • Lee Seung-hoon shows his disappointment. He still has a chance to defend his Olympic title in 10,000 meters. (Yonhap)
    Disappointing start

    Korea’s ‘leadoff hitter’ Lee Seung-hoon finishes 12th in men’s 5,000m   For U.S., Sage Kotsenburg delivers first gold in men’s snowboard slopestyle South Korea’s ‘leadoff hitter’ Lee Seung-hoon finished a disappointing 12th in the men’s speed skating 5,000 meters...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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  • Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
    Grand Opening !

      Russia kicked off its first-ever Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi on Friday, setting off for a 17-day run with a dozen new competitions added to the program from the previous...

    • Posted February 7, 2014
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