2014 Sochi Winter Olympics


  • Ex-'Dog Vafina Scores Game-Winning Goal

    Tuesday, Feb 11 at 3:23 PM

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) standout Aleksandra Vafina scored the game-winning goal for Russia on Tuesday in their 2-1 win over Japan at Shayba Arena in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

  • Duluth's Shuster Rink Falls in Olympic Opener

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Chisholm, Minn. native John Shuster and the United States men's curling team fell 7-4 on Monday morning to Norway in the Americans' opening qualification match of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

  • Canada Tops Finland, Clinches Semis Spot

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Three former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) players helped Team Canada on Monday morning to a 3-0 victory over Finland, securing a berth for the Canadians in the semifinal round.

  • Ex-UMD Coach Chu, USA Top Switzerland

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey assistant coach Julie Chu had an assist on Monday morning as the United States women's hockey team earned a 9-0 win over Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

  • Duluth's Ringsred 26th at Olympic Games

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth, Minn. native Anna Ringsred finished in 26th place on Sunday in the 3,000-meter speedskating race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

  • Team USA Skates Past Villila, Team Finland

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) assistant coach Julie Chu made her fourth appearance in the Winter Games on Saturday as Team USA defeated current UMD defenseman Tea Villila and Team Finland.

  • Ex-'Dog Larocque Scores as Canada Wins

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) standout Jocelyne Larocque left her mark in her first Olympic game with Team Canada after scoring less than two minutes into the game in the opening round at the Sochi Games.

  • Ex-'Dogs Vafina, Gavrilova Prep for Games

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Former Bulldogs Aleksandra Vafina and Iya Gavrilova joined the Russian delegation on Friday night for their country's opening ceremonies to kick off the 2014 Winter Games, both in their second Olympics.

  • Duluth's Ringsred Set to Race on Sunday

    Sochi, Russia (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth native and Team USA speedskater Anna Ringsred took part in the opening ceremonies for the Sochi Games on Friday night, just two days before she'll make her Olympic debut in the women's 3,000 meters.

  • Wild's Koivu Out for Finland at Sochi Games

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu was scheduled to captain Team Finland in the upcoming Sochi Games but announced on Friday morning that he will not participate after injuring his ankle in January.