Day in Review: Day 16 POSTED: Feb 27, 8:32p ET | UPDATED: Feb 28, 1:27a ET Steve Holcomb wins the United States' first gold medal in bobsled since
1948, Jasey-Jay Anderson grabs Canada's second snowboarding gold,
figure-skating woes for Russia and more from Day 16 in Vancouver.
Razzoli wins slalom; Miller, Ligety ski out POSTED: Feb 27, 12:37p ET | UPDATED: Apr 19, 12:22p ET Giuliano Razzoli became the first Italian male since Alberto Tomba in 1992 to win Olympic gold in Alpine. Croatia's Ivica Kostelic won his second silver medal, followed by Sweden's Andre Myhrer. Nolan Kasper was the top American, in 24th.
Kostelic's silver medal is a true family affair POSTED: Feb 21, 9:04p ET | UPDATED: Feb 21, 9:05p ET Ivica Kostelic's silver medal added to the Olympic legacy of one of the great Alpine ski racing families. Second behind Bode Miller in Sunday's super-combined, Kostelic got advice from his younger sister Janica on how to master a slalom course set by their father and coach, Ante.
Super! Bode Miller rallies for first Olympic gold POSTED: Feb 21, 1:28p ET | UPDATED: Feb 22, 7:09a ET American Bode Miller advanced from seventh place after the downhill to win the gold medal in the men's super-combined, U.S.'s eighth Alpine medal of the Games. Croatia's Ivica Kostelic was second, Switzerland's Silvan Zurbriggen third.
Defago leads super-combined training POSTED: Feb 20, 5:32p ET | UPDATED: Feb 20, 5:32p ET Didier Defago of Switzerland maintained his sterling form and led downhill training for Sunday's Olympic super-combined race.
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen saw his hopes for a sixth gold medal disappear in a flurry of snow and errant shots.
France's Jay sprints to Olympic biathlon gold POSTED: Feb 14, 3:25p ET | UPDATED: Feb 15, 2:36a ET With only one World Cup podium finish to his name -- fittingly enough in Vancouver -- Vincent Jay of France won the men's 10km sprint for his first Olympic title.
Notes: Cuche's double makes him speedy favorite POSTED: Jan 25, 6:31p ET | UPDATED: Jan 28, 2:17p ET By Brian Pinelli, Special to Universal Sports Switzerland's Didier Cuche established himself as the favorite in next month's Olympic speed events, pulling off a dynamic double at the Austrian mecca of ski racing. A German and Croatian also won, the Americans fought for Olympic roster spots and the Austrians were about average. News and notes from the 70th edition of the Hahnenkamm races this past weekend in Kitzbuehel, Austria.
Memorable weekend in Wengen POSTED: Jan 18, 9:27p ET | UPDATED: Jan 27, 2:12p ET By Brian Pinelli, Special to Universal Sports In the 1969 movie, "Downhill Racer," Robert Redford portrayed a cocky young American ski racer named Dave Chappelet who clashed with his coach, Eugene Claire, played by Gene Hackman. Many of the scenes were shot in Wengen, Switzerland. Bode Miller played a starring role in Wengen this past weekend, as did a couple of popular veterans.
Notes: Beards, Bode and Ted's adventures and more POSTED: Jan 11, 4:11p ET | UPDATED: Feb 11, 9:27p ET By Brian Pinelli, Special to Universal Sports It was another wild weekend on the slopes, with the topics of conversation ranging from heavy fog to thick beards. Alpine insider Brian Pinelli was in Adelboden for the men's races. Which Frenchman shaved his beard and then won? How did Americans Bode Miller and Ted Ligety fare? Brian talks about these issues and a whole lot more in his notebook.
Recovering Kostelic returns to training POSTED: Dec 28, 2:54p ET | UPDATED: Dec 29, 2:44p ET Croatian ski champion Ivica Kostelic said his sights are set firmly on the Vancouver Olympics after returning to training this weekend following a recent knee injury scare.