Ole Einar Bjoerndalen - updates

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Russia crash out of ice hockey, Kim glides towards gold

Feb 20, 2014 - 9:13 AM

In the mountains above Sochi four time world champion skier Ted Ligety won the men s giant slalom; Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen takes record 13th medal; and a married couple both get medals

RUSSIA DOWN AND OUT. Teemu Selanne (L) of Finland scores a goal against goalie Semyon Varlamov (R) of Russia in the quarter final match between Finland and Russia at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, Sochi, Russia, 19 February 2014. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Record-equalling Bjoerndalen leads golden oldies at Sochi

Feb 09, 2014 - 9:26 AM

Bjoerndalen wins a record equalling 12th Winter Olympic medal as Sochi s senior citizens nudge aside younger rivals

RECORD-MAKER. Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen competes in the Men's Biathlon 10 km Sprint at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 8, 2014 in Rosa Khutor. Odd Andersen/AFP

First Winter Olympics medals up for grabs after dazzling opening

Feb 08, 2014 - 4:29 PM

Olympic athletes were competing for the first medals of the Sochi Winter Games on Saturday after Russia staged a thrilling opening ceremony that impressed even foreign skeptics

SNOWED OUT. Laurenne Ross of USA in action during the Alpine Skiing Ladies' Downhill training in Rosa Khutor Alpine Center at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Photo by Michael Kappeler/EPA