2014 Sochi Winter Olympics


  • Duluth's Ringsred 26th at Olympic Games

    Sunday, Feb 9 at 10:15 PM

    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.

  • Family Proud of Duluth Native, Team USA Coach

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The hockey resume of Duluth, Minn. native Robb Stauber stretches pages and pages, but the one thing it's missing is an Olympic gold medal --- something he could win in the next couple weeks with the United States women's hockey team.

  • UMD Teammates Set to be Olympic Opponents

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) freshman Lara Stalder and junior Tea Villila have a somewhat complicated relationship --- the two are teammates now, will be opponents later, and consider each other friends afterward.

  • Saints' Samela to Broadcast at Sochi Games

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- St. Scholastica nordic ski coach Chad Salmela might get the most TV air time out of any Northlander as he gets ready to be a part of the NBC broadcast for his third Olympic Games in Sochi.

  • Wild's Parise Named Team USA Captain

    St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise was named captain of Team USA on Friday while his teammate, defenseman Ryan Suter, will serve as one of the assistant captains at the 2014 Sochi Games.