Back To Mobile Site

New Olympic sports for 2014

Published: Feb 04 2014 07:17:03 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will feature a record 12 new events, making them the biggest Winter Games ever.

new Olympic sports - intro
1 / 31
Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi will feature a record 12 new events, making them the biggest Winter Games ever. Click on to see what the new events are and what you need to know about them.

Local Sports Stories

White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0

AP

There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda's performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka's dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too.

Reds' Cueto shuts out Pirates in 4-0 win

AP

That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn't any more special.

Gee, Mets complete 3-game sweep of Diamondbacks

AP

Dillon Gee allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, and the New York Mets beat Arizona 5-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep over the Diamondbacks.

Teheran 3-hits Phillies; Braves win 1-0

AP

The brisk air brought out Julio Teheran's best more so than facing Cliff Lee.

Parkettes' Price tops world rankings

Elizabeth Price gets Olympians welcome at Parkettes

Parkettes' gymnast Elizabeth Price is now the number one ranked gymnast in the world after an all-around win in Canada.

View More
Advertisement
 

2014 Sochi Olympic medal count

COUNTRY
G
S
B
TOTAL
Russia
13
11
9
33
United States
9
7
12
28
Norway
11
5
10
26
Canada
10
10
5
25
Netherlands
8
7
9
24
Germany
8
6
5
19
Austria
4
8
5
17
France
4
4
7
15
Sweden
2
7
6
15
Switzerland
6
3
2
11
China
3
4
2
9
South Korea
3
3
2
8
Czech Republic
2
4
2
8
Slovenia
2
2
4
8
Japan
1
4
3
8
Italy
0
2
6
8
Belarus
5
0
1
6
Poland
4
1
1
6
Finland
1
3
1
5
Great Britain
1
1
2
4
Latvia
0
2
2
4
Australia
0
2
1
3
Ukraine
1
0
1
2
Slovakia
1
0
0
1
Croatia
0
1
0
1
Kazakhstan
0
0
1
1
Medal count will be updated at the conclusion of each day's medal events.
 
Advertisement