2014 Sochi Winter 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.

  • All-Minnesotan Team Shuster Ready for Sochi

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The United States men's curling team will represent the nation next month at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, and the team will also a represent just a single state in Minnesota thanks to four guys who now call Duluth home.

  • Chisholm Native Shuster Feels Sochi is Safe

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Chisholm, Minn. native and three-time United States Olympian John Shuster feels confident security will be tight at next month's 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games and doesn't anticipate any problems.

  • Ex-'Dogs Vafina, Gavrilova Land on Team Russia

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) forwards Aleksandra Vafina and Iya Gavilrova both officially made the Russian Olympic Team after the roster was officially announced on Tuesday.

  • Ex-'Dog Ouellette Named Captain for Canada

    (NNCNOW.com) --- Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD women's hockey standout Caroline Ouellette will captain Canada's national team at the Sochi Games in her fourth Olympics, it was announced late Sunday.