Countdown to Sochi: Figure skater Gracie Gold

02/06/2014
If any athlete is poised to become a star at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, it is American figure skater Gracie Gold. With a name tailor-made for an Olympic podium, the 18-year-old Californian...
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Gracie Gold

Countdown to Sochi: Snowboarder Shaun White

02/05/2014
As a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Shaun White comes to Sochi as a leading contender once again in the snowboard halfpipe. In Russia, White will attempt to become the first male American athlete...
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Shaun White

Countdown to Sochi: Ski jumper Lindsey Van

02/03/2014
Ski jumping has been an Olympic staple for 90 years, but a big change is coming this month in Sochi. For the first time, women will be able to fly on skis in the Olympics as the event has been added...
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Germany Ski Jumping Ladies World Cup

Countdown to Sochi: Bobsledder Lolo Jones

02/02/2014
After hitting a hurdle and missing out on a gold medal in Beijing back in 2008, Lolo Jones came up empty again four years later at the 2012 London Olympics. At that point, Jones decided to give up...
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Lolo Jones

Countdown to Sochi: Alpine skier Julia Mancuso

01/30/2014
Julia Mancuso will ski in her fourth Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, having competed in Salt Lake City before winning gold in the giant slalom at Torino 2006 and a pair of silver medals four years ago...
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Julia Mancuso

Countdown to Sochi: Team USA’s Hilary Knight

01/29/2014
If Team USA is going to win the women's ice hockey gold medal that has eluded them since the 1998 Nagano Games, chances are two things need to happen: they'll have to beat Canada and get a big...
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Hilary Knight

Countdown to Sochi: Figure skater Jeremy Abbott

01/28/2014
After finishing a disappointing ninth place in Vancouver four years ago, American figure skater Jeremy Abbott heads to Sochi with hopes of a medal this time around. Abbott should be confident of his...
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Jeremy Abbott