The United States swept the medals in men's slopestyle skiing at the Socchi Games on Thursday, with Joss Christensen grabbing the gold, Gus Kenworthy the silver and Nick Goepper the bronze. The U.S. now has 12 overall medals, one behind Olympic-leader Norway. The U.S. men's hockey team opened its schedule with a 7-1 win over Slovakia as Paul Stastny scored twice during the Americans' six-goal second period.
U.S. Struggling At Oval, Focus On High-Tech Suits
The U.S. speedskating team is desperately trying to figure out why it's had such a miserable performance the first week of the Sochi Olympics - and much of the speculation has turned to its new high-tech skinsuit.
The much-heralded Under Armour suit was developed with help from aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin. Now, some are wondering if it's actually a drag on performance.
After a strong season on the World Cup circuit, no U.S. skater has finished higher than seventh through six of 12 Olympic events. Team officials huddled in the stands after the women's 1,000 meters, trying to figure out what they can do to turn things around.
Friday was an off day. Coaches are reviewing everything from the suits to the food in the athletes village.
U.S.A.-1 Women's Bobsled In Minor Crash At Olympics
The top U.S. women's bobsled team of driver Elana Meyers and brakeman Lauryn Williams crashed during a training run at the Sochi Olympics on Friday.
After being briefly evaluated, Meyers and Williams made their second run as scheduled. They completed the run in 58.11 seconds, one of the fastest training times.
Training was briefly halted after the crash.
Women's bobsled competes next week.