All posts tagged "Sochi 2014"

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    Lipnitskaya not on Yuna’s mind

    By Jung Min-ho When reporters questioned Kim Yuna about Yulia Lipnitskaya, she laughed and followed it with a Zen-like comment. ”My goal at the Sochi Games isn’t exactly doing better than others. It’s more about reaching the...

    • Posted February 12, 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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  • 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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  • Viktor Ahn of Russia celebrates placing third in the men's 1500m short track speedskating final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
    Viktor Ahn 1, Korea 0

    The much-anticipated Viktor Ahn versus Korea showdown almost didn’t happen. And when it did, their drama proved merely a foil to the greatness of Canada’s Charles Hamelin, who won his third-career Olympic gold in the men’s 1,500-meter...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • Mo Tae-bum was left scratching his lead after his fourth place finish at Sochi. (Yonhap)
    Speed Bumps

    S. Korea still seeking medal after three days in Sochi South Korea remained without a medal after the third day of competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics, as short trackers and speed skaters fell short of expectations....

    • Posted February 10, 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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  • Seo Jung-hwa
Mogul skier
    Mogul skiers to start Games tonight

    By Jung Min-ho Mogul skiers Seo Jung-hwa and Seo Ji-won will begin Korea’s Olympic quest in Sochi before the Games’ official opening on Friday (PST). At Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, a mountainous region just...

    • Posted February 5, 2014
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