On Wednesday in Sochi, the US' Ted Ligety won gold in the giant slalom, and the Finnish men's hockey team knocked the Russians, a favorite to medal, out of the tournament.
There was action today on the alpine and Nordic skiing courses, ski jump hills, the hockey and speed skating arenas, and snowboard cross and halfpipe venues. These are some of our favorite photos of the day.
Here are some of our favorite photos from Day 11 of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Here are some of our favorite photos from Day 10 of the Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In Sochi today, The U.S. men's hockey team beat Team Russia in an exciting Group A preliminary round game 3-2, in a shootout.
Athletes with connections to Minnesota are flying high at the Sochi Winter Olympics -- quite literally in the case of skier Keri Herman from Bloomington.
In Sochi today, the U.S. men's hockey team crushed Slovakia, Canada won their fifth straight in women's curling and Evgeni Plushenko retired from competitive figure skating shortly after withdrawing from the men's competition.
Chris Gibbs' first attempt at traditional winter camping in the Boundary Waters didn't end well. "We had a 20 below night and our Stove Top stuffing froze to the bottom of the bowl," Gibbs said. "We kind of decided to pull the plug on that one very quick -- we weren't very well prepared." He's quickly learned what's necessary to adequately prepare for a camping trip in the Minnesota winter. Here are some of his photos.
In Sochi today, the US women's hockey team fell to their arch-rival Canada; the US men curlers finally notched a win, but the US women lost to China.
Today's Olympic highlights include: Norway won double gold in the cross-country freestyle sprints; Canadian Dara Howell won the gold in women's slopestyle skiing; and the first qualifying round for men's snowboard halfpipe began.
Among Monday's highlights in Sochi: Charles Hamelin of Canada raced to the 1,500-meter short track speedskating gold, and Viktor Ahn earned the bronze to give Russia its first-ever short track medal; Michel Mulder of the Netherlands earned the 500-meter speedskating gold; and Martin Fourcade won the 12.5-kilometer biathlon pursuit.
The 64th Annual Waseca Sleigh and Cutter Festival held some of its main attractions Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.