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Noelle Pikus-Pace: Silver Medal Is a ‘Fairytale Ending’ | Winter Olympics 2014

Noelle Pikus-Pace: Silver Medal Is a ‘Fairytale Ending’

Originally posted 02/22/2014 01:30PM

"After all of the hard work to achieve this dream, it came in those minutes, those seconds," she tells PEOPLE

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Team USA Loses Hockey Bronze to Finland

Team USA Loses Hockey Bronze to Finland

Originally posted 02/22/2014 01:00PM

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 Olympic Games.

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Mikaela Shiffrin on Her Road to Gold

Mikaela Shiffrin Becomes Youngest Olympic Gold Medalist in Slalom Skiing

Originally posted 02/21/2014 10:00PM

Mikaela Shiffrin, the teen skiing sensation from Vail, Colo., won gold Friday in Sochi in a dramatic slalom race, marking the first win by a U.S. woman in the event since 1972.

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Bobsledder Elana Meyers 'Beating Myself Up' Over Missing Gold

Lauryn Williams, Bobsledder, Makes Olympic History But Narrowly Misses Gold

Originally posted 02/20/2014 01:45PM

It was a record-breaking day Wednesday for the U.S. Women's bobsledders.

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Meet Olympic Hockey Star T.J. Oshie's Fiancée

Meet Olympic Star T.J. Oshie's Fiancée, Lauren Cosgrove

Originally posted 02/19/2014 11:50AM

With T.J. Oshie emerging as the breakout star of Olympic hockey, it was only a matter of time before the spotlight shifted to his fiancée, Lauren Cosgrove.

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Gracie Gold's Mom Shares Her Sochi Diary

Gracie Gold's Mom Shares Her Sochi Diary

Originally posted 02/19/2014 11:15AM

Denise Gold has flown halfway around the world to watch – with tens of millions of others – her daughter, Gracie Gold, compete at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

Gold, 18, already dazzled on the Olympic ice with her performance in the team event and helping the Americans win bronze. On Wednesday, she begins (with her short program) in what many consider to be the Games' main event – the ladies' individual figure skating competition.

So what's a mother to do? If you're Denise, you check out the local sights, look for those Black Sea porpoises (that "everyone" but you has seen) and try to keep your nerves in check. Shortly before her daughter goes for the gold, the skater's mom shares some details from her days in Sochi with PEOPLE:

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How Nick Goepper Taught Himself Slopestyle Skiing

How Did Nick Goepper Teach Himself Slopestyle Skiing in His Backyard?

Originally posted 02/16/2014 11:00AM

Johnny Dodd is a reporter and writer for PEOPLE, currently in Sochi covering the 2014 Winter Olympics. You can follow him on Twitter @Johnny_Dodd.

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U.S. Skaters Reflect on Their 'Kind of Neat' Encounter with President Putin

Winter Olympics 2014

USA Ice Skaters Reflect on Their 'Kind of Neat' Encounter with President Putin

Originally posted 02/14/2014 02:35PM

Johnny Dodd is a reporter and writer for PEOPLE, currently in Sochi covering the 2014 Winter Olympics. You can follow him on Twitter @Johnny_Dodd.

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What Does Holding a Silver Medal Feel Like? PEOPLE Finds Out

Olympian Devin Logan Says Medal 'Feels Like a Dream'

Originally posted 02/13/2014 01:45PM

Johnny Dodd is a reporter and writer for PEOPLE, currently in Sochi covering the 2014 Winter Olympics. You can follow him on Twitter @Johnny_Dodd.

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Russia's Evgeni Plushenko Withdraws from Skating Competition – Then Retires

Evgeni Plushenko Withdraws from Men's Figure Skating Competition – Then Retires

Originally posted 02/13/2014 12:10PM

It's a disappointment for the Russians and for figure-skating fans alike: Evgeni Plushenko of Russia was forced to withdraw from the men's figure skating competition at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games due to an injury.

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