Bobsledder Steve Holcomb was found dead in his room at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y., yesterday at the age of 37.
Damn, Johnny Quinn just cannot catch a break. Just two days after having to Incredible Hulk his way through a bathroom door that wouldn't open, the American bobsledder has once again found himself victimized by the jankiness of the Sochi Olympic facilities.
Lolo Jones turned 31 last night. She also got a surprise visit from the PED police, which wasn't supposed to be part of the celebration. But Jones refused to let that spoil her good time, so she brought 'em along!
Lolo Jones still has yet to win a gold medal in the Olympics, but today, she added a new and extra random addition to her small pile of world championship medals—she now has two golds for 60m hurdles, and one for the combined bobsled-skeleton team event at the Swiss winter world championships. She was the brakewoman…
Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is a manly sort, who's never met a sporting photo op he didn't like. Yesterday he visited a training complex outside Moscow to watch the Russian national team train, but couldn't resist hopping in the two-man sled for a ride, despite his fur-lined parka and complete lack of training.