• Leaving Sochi

    Bonnie D. Ford on why we can't forget all that we're leaving behind in Sochi.

  • Risk/Reward

    Julie Foudy says the U.S. women's hockey team reminds us sports are tough, but rewarding.

  • Destination: Sochi

    From Elana Meyers to Hilary Knight, relive eight athletes' inspiring journeys at the Sochi Games.

Golden Goal

Skier lives up to hype in Sochi

Mikaela Shiffrin has been hailed as the "next Lindsey Vonn." And after she locked up her first gold medal in slalom at just 18 years old, it is likely a fair assessment. But Shiffrin's deserved confidence and disciplined focus help the teenager stand alone. Despite any fanfare, she says, "I'm still going to be the same girl, still going to be looking for speed on the mountain. Bonnie D. Ford »

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VIDEO: HAVE YOU SEEN ... ?

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    Golden Age Video

    The win by a young Canadian team has Burnside and LeBrun looking to 2018.

  • Video
    'We Made It' Video

    Julie Foudy and Wayne Drehs look back at their most memorable moments in Sochi.

The Polaroid Prince

Sochi

Understanding Hubertus von Hohenlohe: Mexican skier, Olympic bon vivant, and the most interesting Most Interesting Man in the World. Grantland »


SIGHTS & SOUNDS

  • Images of Day 17 Photo Gallery

    Hockey gold for Canada and a medal sweep for Russia on the final day in Sochi.

  • Goodbye Sochi Photo Gallery

    With a lavish closing ceremony, the Sochi Winter Olympics come to an end.