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  1. espnW -- The Winter Games are over, but what are we leaving behin...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    For all the pre-Games speculation, the actual Sochi Olympics put some of our worries at ease. But what still lingers in Bonnie D. Ford's mind are the issues the event, and the journalists covering it, will leave behind.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  2. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Halfway through Alpine events, U.S. team c...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Halfway through the Olympic Alpine events, the U.S. team continues to struggle. Will medal favorites Ted Ligety and Mikaela Shiffrin be able to right the ship during the second week?

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2014
  3. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Victory Is Theirs ... a look at ski slopes...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    In our daily recap Victory Is Theirs, we highlight someone who has earned a big win at the Games. On Thursday, it was Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper, who swept the ski slopestyle podium.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  4. Plushenko keeps Russia in medal hunt

    Bonnie D. Ford

    SOCHI, Russia -- The last time Evgeni Plushenko skated with anything at stake, it was behind closed doors, a special exam to convince Russian officials he deserved to claim the lone men's spot available at the Winter Games. He succeeded, although ...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  5. Freestyle team reflection of sport's competitveness

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Defending moguls gold medalist Hannah Kearney will lead a strong U.S. women's quartet in Sochi, but other freestyle skiing contingents saw their numbers reduced because of the new competitive landscape of this Winter Games. Kearney, who upset 2006...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  6. espnW -- Tracy and Lanny Barnes still in lockstep, even after Oly...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    When Tracy Barnes decided to give up her Olympic team spot to twin sister Lanny, the story went viral. The reaction has been surprising to the biathletes, but Tracy insists it was an easy decision to make.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  7. Recovering Sarah Hendrickson eyes Sochi - espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four months after reconstructive knee surgery, world champion ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson has been cleared to begin training, but her goal is no longer an Olympic gold medal -- she's just hoping to make the team.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2014
  8. Sochi berth at women's ski jumping trials -espnW

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The winner of Sunday's Olympic women's ski jumping trials won't just have bragging rights - she'll make history with a spot in the field of 30 for the inaugural competition.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2013
  9. 2013 World Championships -- Kim Yu-na shows no rust in return to ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Skaters who want to come close to South Korea's Kim Yu-na at the 2014 Sochi Olympics were put on notice Thursday at the world championships -- they have 11 months and counting.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  10. 2012 Olympics -- All these years later, Olympians' stories just a...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Has covering the Summer Games changed in the past 16 years? A lot. But one thing has remained the same -- telling these athletes' stories never gets old.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  11. USOC's weariness to make 2020 bid is valid

    Bonnie D. Ford

    By the summer of 2020, it will have been 18 years since the last Winter Games in the United States and 24 since the last summer extravaganza. While that doesn't approach the record 52-year drought between the two Los Angeles Games in 1932 and 1984 (e...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  12. Mascotology: Rating the Sochi candidates

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Mascot mavens, take note: Saturday via a gala television presentation, Russia will unveil the winner of a national vote for the cute and huggy, warm and possibly fuzzy hood ornament for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympics to be held in the ...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  13. 2010 Winter Olympics -- After record medal haul, what can we expe...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After a record medal haul at the 2010 Vancouver Games, what can we expect from the U.S. Olympic team moving forward?

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2010
  14. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Jeret 'Speedy' Peterson's story is one of...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    There are certain athletes whom you just can't watch competing and think of them or their sports as obscure. Speedy Peterson is one of them.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2010
  15. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Apolo Ohno, Katherine Reutter make differ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The possible end of an Olympic career. The promising start of another one. And that elusive medal count. All points converged in short-track speedskating Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2010
  16. 2010 Winter Olympics -- Brew-ha-ha over Canadian women's team's c...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The IOC's brew-ha-ha over the Canadian women's hockey team's celebration? It's just a blatant example of a double standard.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2010