Latest 2014 Sochi Olympic Games News

Ski jumper Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria retires

Sep. 21, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Ski jumping record-holder Gregor Schlierenzauer retired on Tuesday, only a few months before trying to compete at his fourth Olympics. The 31-year-old Austrian, a two-time winner of both the overall World Cup title and the prestigious Four...

'Bittersweet' Alvarez accepts 2nd silver, this one in Summer

Aug. 07, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Eddy Alvarez had to be consoled — scolded, even — after his first silver medal. “My coach had to bring us together and make us snap out of it," he said. "He yelled at us. ... He basically said, ‘You know, you’re silver medalists.’ And...

Organizers apologize to Ukraine for calling them Russian

Aug. 05, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers apologized Thursday after Ukrainian athletes in artistic swimming were announced as Russians at a medal ceremony. “It was purely an operational mistake,” organizing committee spokesman Masa Tanaka said of the error on Wednesday...

NBC's Gannon adds Olympic gymnastics to versatile resume

Jul. 26, 2021 19:29 PM EDT

Terry Gannon has become the voice of some of the most-watched sports at the Olympics. Gannon has called figure skating at two Winter Games and is doing gymnastics at a Summer Games for the first time this year after Al Trautwig had called the past five. Gannon has been...