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2014 Sochi Games News

Vernon's Josh Dueck named flag-bearer

Mar 16, 2014 / 8:24 am

Josh Dueck has been named Canada's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games. The 33-year-old sit-skier, originally form...

Josh Dueck wins Canada's third gold

Mar 14, 2014 / 7:19 am

Canada has its third gold medal at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games. Sit-skier Josh Dueck won the men's super combined on Friday after putting down a...

Canada gets first gold at Paralympics

Mar 10, 2014 / 7:20 am

Canada has its first gold medal at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games. Cross-country skier Brian McKeever won the men's visually impaired 20-kilometre race...

Vernon's Gaudet to carry Paralympic flag

Mar 5, 2014 / 7:36 am

Sonja Gaudet will carry Canada's flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Paralympics. Whether the most decorated wheelchair curler in history sticks...

Olympic focus shifts to South Korea

Feb 24, 2014 / 8:11 am

With the curtain having finally closed on the Sochi Olympics, all eyes are turning on the 2018 Winter Games, with some wondering whether Pyeongchang, South...

Rockets come up big at Olympics

Feb 23, 2014 / 2:28 pm

It was already known that the Kelowna Rockets would be well represented at the 2014 Sochi games, but no one knew exactly what to expect from each player as they...

Russia closes costliest Olympics ever

Feb 23, 2014 / 12:07 pm

Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity on Sunday night with a...

Steve Yzerman to leave Team Canada

Feb 23, 2014 / 12:04 pm

Steve Yzerman won't be going for a third Olympic gold medal. Team Canada's executive director says he will not lead the team into the 2018 Olympics in...

Canada finishes fourth in medal count

Feb 23, 2014 / 11:00 am

Canada fell a medal short of "maintaining the gain" at the Sochi Olympics. The host team's 26 medals four years ago in Vancouver set a new Winter...

Our game, our gold

Feb 23, 2014 / 6:20 am

Team Canada held onto the puck all game, and after 60 minutes at Bolshoy, also kept the honour of Olympic champions. Jonathan Toews, Sidney Crosby and Chris...

Canada's flag bearers will be ...

Feb 23, 2014 / 5:56 am

The amazing ride for Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse didn't end at the Sanki Sliding Center. Canada's Olympic bobsled champions received one of the...

Olympic goals out of reach for Canada

Feb 22, 2014 / 2:31 pm

Finishing with the most medals appears out of reach, but Canada can still match its Olympic performance from four years ago. Canada's Olympic team heads...

Kripps, teammates walk away from crash

Feb 22, 2014 / 11:04 am

Summerland's Justin Kripps and the rest of his team were able to walk away from a crash during the second of four runs in the men's four man bobsleigh...

Finland shuts out US for bronze

Feb 22, 2014 / 9:58 am

Teemu Selanne scored two goals and Tuukka Rask had a 26-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday to win hockey bronze at the Sochi...

BC not serving beer for gold medal game

Feb 22, 2014 / 8:13 am

What do Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba have in common? They’re all letting bars serve booze during the men’s gold medal hockey game Sunday...

Orange crush: Dutch dominate on ice

Feb 22, 2014 / 7:36 am

The Netherlands claimed its 22nd speedskating medal of the Sochi Olympics on Saturday, beating South Korea in the final of men's team pursuit with an...

Serwa: 'Wow, this really happened'

Feb 21, 2014 / 4:58 pm

Yes Kelsey, it really happened. Kelowna skier Kelsey Serwa won a silver medal early Friday morning in women's ski cross at the Sochi Olympics. Serwa was...

Benn lifts Canada over US

Feb 21, 2014 / 11:11 am

A second period goal from former Kelowna Rocket Jamie Benn was the difference in a hard-fought men’s Olympic ice hockey semifinal match that saw Canada...

Biathlete/bobsledder ejected for doping

Feb 21, 2014 / 10:40 am

A top German biathlete and an Italian bobsledder were kicked out of the Sochi Olympics on Friday in the first doping cases of the Winter Games. Former two-time...

Cournoyer races to bronze in Sochi

Feb 21, 2014 / 10:30 am

Charle Cournoyer has won a bronze medal for Canada in the men’s 500m short track. The 22-year-old qualified smoothly to the finals. In the race he was out...

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