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  1. Jamaica keeps bobsled faith

    Jim Caple

    SOCHI, Russia -- Jamaica will not compete in the four-man bobsled this weekend but it was represented in the two-man competition here. And team president Chris Stokes says the country not only will be back in 2018, it could be on the podium. "With...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  2. espnW -- After missing the gold in the two-woman bobsled, U.S. te...

    Jim Caple

    After the disappointment of missing the gold in the two-woman event, members of the U.S. women's bobsled team are turning their attentions to what lies ahead.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  3. espnW -- Lauryn Williams, not Lolo Jones, bobsledder to watch

    Jim Caple

    If she and driver Elana Meyers hold on to their lead, American Lauryn Williams will become the first woman to win a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  4. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Despite injury, Steven Holcomb drives to t...

    Jim Caple

    Despite an injured calf, U.S. driver Steven Holcomb, along with pusher Steve Langton, drove to Olympic bronze, ending a 62-year U.S. medal drought in two-man bobsled.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  5. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Bobsledding takes athletic ability and yea...

    Jim Caple

    It takes athletic ability and years of training to careen down an icy track inside a sled

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
  6. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Why 1994 Lillehammer Olympics were best Wi...

    Jim Caple

    From the weather to the dramas to the inspiring stories, the 1994 Lillehammer Games not only set the standard, they also best represented the Olympic ideal.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  7. Vonetta Flowers' legacy opens door to more diverse bobsled progra...

    Jim Caple

    Vonetta Flowers became the first African-American bobsledder from any country to win a gold medal in the Winter Olympics when she and Jill Bakken topped the podium at the 2002 Salt Lake Games. And the current U.S. women's bobsled team diversity refle...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  8. espnW -- Lolo Jones, the Olympic bobsledder? It could happen

    Jim Caple

    After another disappointing end at the Summer Games, Lolo Jones needed a distraction. Her answer? Bobsled. Now, the track star is eyeing a new goal: making a Winter Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  9. espnW -- Kaillie Humphries again finds new life on the bobsled tr...

    Jim Caple

    Just when Kaillie Humphries thought her Olympic dreams were shattered, she found new life as a bobsled driver and the world has been chasing her ever since.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  10. Steven Holcomb: 'There is always hope'

    Jim Caple

    Five years ago, bobsled driver Steven Holcomb was deeply depressed. His U.S. four-man bobsled team was peaking and had a strong chance to win the first American gold medal in the event since 1948 at the 2010 Olympics. But despite devoting a decade of...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  11. By recent standards, U.S. skeleton a success at Games

    Jim Caple

    Even though they didn't win a medal, the U.S. skeleton team has a successful two days at the Games, if you consider recent standards.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2006