Adelina Sotnikova pulled a stunning upset in beating Kim Yu-na in women's figure skating at the Sochi Olympics Thursday. But not everyone is convinced about the judging scores. Here's a detailed look at how the Russian did it.
Saturday's Sochi Olympics TV coverage highlights will include men's slalom (American Ted Ligety's pursuit of another medal), the men's ice hockey bronze medal game (USA vs. Finland), and the first two runs of the four-man bobsled.
BASE jumper Mael-Baguet of France dives in the air from the Kuala Lumpur Tower during the KL Tower International Jump in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday. BASE stands for the places such jumpers usually jump from: buildings, antennas, spans (bridges) and earth (cliffs).
Ashley Wagner was in sixth place in the Olympics ice skating after the short program Wednesday. Gracie Gold placed fourth. Polina Edmunds seventh. The competition continues Thursday in Sochi with the free skate.
The figure skating scores from Wednesday night's short program reveal a lot, but you need a PhD to understand. Here's your guide to what the judges saw from Gracie Gold, Kim Yu-na, and the other top skaters.
Russia's 3-1 loss to Finland on Wednesday ended the Russian men's hockey team's quest for a medal – and a defining Olympic moment. Having two of the top 10 scorers in the NHL – Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin – didn't help.
Navy ship runs aground: The US Navy frigate USS Taylor ran aground Feb. 12 while preparing to moor at Samsun, Turkey. It is one of two US Navy warships dispatched to the Black Sea to increase security at the Sochi Winter Olympics.