SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Russia is having a tough time winning on the Olympic ice, and the Netherlands can't seem to lose.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A pair of skiers from Switzerland collected gold medals at the Sochi Games on Friday, and a teenager from Japan overcame a pair of falls to become the first Asian man to win an Olympic title in men's figure skating.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sidney Crosby is pretty sure Canada shook off all of its jet lag in its Olympic hockey opener.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - A newly minted American medalist was sharing his thoughts - something about making history - when a certain song ringing out from fans in the stands stopped him midstream.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - From wild cheers to stunned silence, the Sochi Olympics said goodbye Thursday to one of figure skating's all-time greats.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - It was one of those Olympic-style pauses. Two minutes. Three minutes. To the four women sitting on the bench at the bottom of the halfpipe, it felt even longer.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - What a stunning sight: Shani Davis gliding around the speedskating oval, head down in defeat, staring glumly at the ice.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sweden scored early and often. Switzerland waited until the last minute.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - When Slovenia's Tina Maze and Switzerland's Dominique Gisin were both timed in 1 minute, 41.57 seconds in the women's downhill at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday (American hopeful Julia Mancuso was eighth) each was awarded a gold medal.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Maybe it was all too much. Or maybe just one of those bad nights. That debate will last a long time.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The most decorated country in Winter Olympic history earned four more medals Tuesday, and the most famous snowboarder in the world had his hopes for a third straight gold in the halfpipe dashed.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Shaun White says he's antsy about his upcoming chance to make history on the halfpipe and, in a shoutout to his fans, thanks them for supporting his decisions.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Different American, same result for Maria Hoefl-Riesch - another Olympic gold in the super-combined.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A master showman and four-time Olympic medalist, Evgeni Plushenko knows brilliance on the ice.
Competition at the Sochi Olympics started even before Friday's formal opening ceremony because 12 men's and women's medal events have been added since the Vancouver Games four years ago. About 6,000 athletes and team members, a record for the Winter Olympics, will come for 98 medal events.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Novak Djokovic opened the defense of his Dubai Championships title with a straight sets victory over Denis Istomin, while second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro had to retire from his first-round match on Tuesday.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - By the busload, the world's athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi's airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success and that the Olympic movement's chief enthusiastically labeled a victory for the region and the host nation. "Yes! We did it!" one Olympic volunteer exulted as she darted into the night.
LONDON (AP) - For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it's time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party's over? What happens to the athletes' villages? What is the legacy of the games? Here's a look at what some past Summer and Winter Games sites around the world look like post-Olympics.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Sidney Crosby skated in alone on Henrik Lundqvist, faking Sweden's goalie to the ice with a textbook-quality deke and sliding a perfect backhand into the net.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - 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.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - For the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The Olympic men's figure skating gold medalist is 19 years old. The women's champion is 17.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and stopping in front of the crease.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - It was a day of firsts.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - For hockey fans, it should be a fantastic Friday.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Vic loves Alena. Alena loves Vic.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Anxiety and energy. Conviction and courage.
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) - Bode Miller's Sochi Olympics are over, one race earlier than he had hoped.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - A Russian hockey team with immense expectations lost its shot at an Olympic title Wednesday at a Winter Games tempered by violence both in the host city and in nearby Ukraine.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Phil Kessel is the first American in more than a decade to score a hat trick in an Olympic hockey tournament.