All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘2014 Sochi Olympics’

Lindsey Vonn Ties All-Time Record for World Cup Wins, Could Break 35-Year-Old Record on Monday

Lindsey Vonn has tied a 35-year-old record for most World Cup wins after winning a downhill Sunday. Sunday’s tie was all the sweeter after Lindsey Vonn’s comeback from two serious knee injuries to match Annemarie Moser-Proell’s record of 62 World Cup wins. Sunday’s win in Cortina was her third downhill win this season and the eighth of her career. Lindsey …

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Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir’s Expertise (And Fashion Sense) Land Them Top Figure Skating Spot for NBC

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski have been promoted from their secondary roles to become the top figure skating broadcast team for NBC. After attracting attention for their rapport and fashion sense at the Sochi Olympics, NBC announced on Wednesday that the duo would be the commentators for the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, making the former Olympians TV’s most visible …

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Meredith Vieira Makes Television History

By now most people have either heard about or seen Bob Costas’s nasty looking eye infection, which has recently spread to his other eye. Photos of the infection made the Internet rounds last week, just a little bit after the Sochi Olympics got underway. And while Today Show host Matt Lauer filled in for Costas the past few nights, it …

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Bobsled Accident in Sochi Breaks Both of Man’s Legs

A bobsled accident at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Thursday resulted in a worker being airlifted to a nearby hospital with a concussion and two broken legs. The unidentified man was working near the end of the track at the Sanki Sliding Center when he was hit by a sled. The forerunning sled was being used to test the …

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Shaun White Says Sochi’s Not His Last Olympics

Tuesday was a tough day for champion snowboarder Shaun White. White failed to reach his goal of becoming the first male American to win three straight gold medals in an individual event. While his time in Sochi didn’t land White the prize he was aiming for, he did say that he might be coming back in a few years to …

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