Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who have just returned from the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia with the United States’ first ice dancing Gold Medal in history, will appear as part of the cast of the “2014 Stars on Ice Tour,” with a performance at Rosemont’s Allstate Arena at 7:30 p.m. on May 3.
Olympic medalists not only win gold, silver or bronze. They also win a cash prize, up to $25,000 with the gold medal. And, for the next four years, those U.S. athletes who medaled at the Winter Olympics in Sochi also win free bowling at Lucky Strike locations nationwide, the company announced Thursday. “Everyone at Lucky
Now that the Olympics are over in Sochi, comes one huge question: What will happen to all of the Olympic venues in the years to come?
Sunday’s event had a little bit of everything, from fireworks, a tour through Russian history, athletes dancing to Daft Punk and of course, “Nightmare Bear,” as he’s been nicknamed.
SOCHI, Russia — This wasn’t one of those ordinary Jonathan Toews goal celebrations — a stoic look and a mild, cool and confident fist shake. No, this was one of those howling, one-knee, ferocious fist-pump jobs. The kind of reaction Toews only busts out for the big ones — playoff goals, game-winning goals, and yes, golden
Team USA has its last chance for a medal in men’s hockey this morning, playing Finland for the bronze. Our reporters in Sochi are live-blogging that game. If that’s getting too depressing to watch, there’s always the four-man bobsled. Stay tuned to our Olympics website for updates as the last full day of the Winter
By Rick Morrissey SOCHI, Russia — Mikaela Shiffrin, the 18-year-old American who won gold in the slalom, met with the media Saturday morning and had some of us shaking our heads at her thoughtfulness, graciousness and intelligence. You know, just like we do with all those pro athletes we cover at home. “Miracles are random,”
SOCHI, Russia — Jonathan Toews and Marcus Kruger are two of the top faceoff men in the NHL, but they rarely go up against each other in practice. Toews tends to go up against Andrew Shaw, while Kruger and Michal Handzus work together. On Sunday, Toews and Kruger are bound to meet at the dot
SOCHI, Russia — The morning after its team’s stunning loss to Belarus in the 2002 Olympic quarterfinals — one of the biggest upsets in hockey history — a national newspaper plastered the mugshots of the vanquished players, one by one, along with their names and their salaries. The headline read: “Guilty: They betrayed their country.”
SOCHI, Russia — They lost former MVP Henrik Sedin before the Olympics to a rib injury. They lost power forward Johan Franzen before the Games to a concussion. And they lost captain and star Henrik Zetterberg after their first game to a back injury. Yet here the Swedes are, in the gold medal game, where