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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
By United Press International

Sunday's Olympic Highlights

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Highlights from Sunday's action at the Winter Olympics:
Olympic Roundup: Oshie becomes new U.S. sporting hero

Olympic Roundup: Oshie becomes new U.S. sporting hero

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. speed skating team changed Olympic uniforms Saturday and found it made no difference. Maybe they could have used what T.J. Oshie was wearing.

Olympic speed-skating race decided by .003 of a second

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Zbigniew Brodka of Poland won an incredibly close speed-skating race Saturday in the Olympic 1,500-meter event, denying the Netherlands yet another gold medal.

Olympic Medal: Men's 1500m Speed Skating

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Zbigniew Brodka of Poland won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in the 1,500-meter speed skating race.
U.S. Speedskating looks for uniform switch

U.S. Speedskating looks for uniform switch

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. speedskating team is looking to change its uniforms in the wake of an unexpectedly poor showing at the Winter Olympics, it was reported Friday.
U.S. speedskating team may have been slowed by Under Armour suits

U.S. speedskating team may have been slowed by Under Armour suits

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Some blame the U.S. team's new Under Armour suits after no American finished better than seventh place in any of the six long-track speedskating events.
Evan Bleier

Wednesday's Olympic Highlights

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Highlights from Wednesday's action at the Winter Olympics:
Olympic Roundup: American disappointments accumulate

Olympic Roundup: American disappointments accumulate

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A snowboarder whose surgeries have far outnumbered her gold medals put some life back into an increasingly frustrating American Olympic effort Wednesday.
Farrington puts life in U.S. effort with snowboard gold

Farrington puts life in U.S. effort with snowboard gold

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Kaitlyn Farrington outshone her more heralded rivals Wednesday to win the women's halfpipe and earn the United States its third gold medal of the Olympics.
U.S. Speedskater Shani Davis misses out on third straight gold

U.S. Speedskater Shani Davis misses out on third straight gold

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. speedskater Shani Davis failed to secure a record third-straight gold medal in the men's 1,000-meter competition at the Sochi Games.
Ananth Baliga

Dutch add to their speed skating haul, Davis fades

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Stefan Groothuis and Michel Mulder added to the Netherlands' domination of Olympic speed skating Wednesday with a 1-3 finish in the 1,000-meter race.

Olympic Medal: Men's 1000m Speed Skating

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Stefan Groothuis of the Netherlands won the Olympic gold medal Wednesday in 1,000-meter speed skating.
Olympic Roundup: Mulders, not Bjorndalen, make Olympic history

Olympic Roundup: Mulders, not Bjorndalen, make Olympic history

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Spectators trudged through the snow Monday to see Olympic history as it happened. They turned out to be at the wrong spot.
Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics set to begin in Russia

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics set to begin in Russia

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Winter Olympics, which as much as any other huge sporting enterprise has adapted itself to the winds of change, convenes this week amid concerns about possible terrorism.
MIKE RABUN, UPI Sports Writer
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