Olympics

Team USA hopeful looks for Paralympic curling debut in Sochi

Team USA hopeful looks for Paralympic curling debut in Sochi »Play Video

Olympians competing in the sport of curling never fail to captivate viewers around the world in the Winter Games. 

Oregon's only dedicated curling facility is in Beaverton. That's where you can find Team USA hopeful Cathy Cummins, who has her sights set on next month's Paralympic Games in Sochi.

“It's just so difficult to do, it requires so much focus. On the other end there is a chess game going on,” said Cummins.

What does it take to become an Olympic skier?

What does it take to become an Olympic skier? »Play Video

So your kids have been watching the Winter Games, and now they have dreams of standing on the podium.  The KATU Problem Solvers spent time on the slopes with some local would-be Olympians and discovered that gold medal dreams come with an Olympic-sized commitment from kids and parents, alike.

Winter Olympics broadcast schedule

Winter Olympics broadcast schedule

Coverage of the Winter Olympic Games continues #LiveOnKMTR. Here's a look at this week's Olympic coverage, including event coverage set to air on NBCSN, CNBC, MSNBC and USA networks.

Sneak peek: Fireworks at Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

President Vladimir Putin on Friday opened the Winter Olympics Games in Sochi, after a stunning ceremony where Russia sought to convince the world it is a worthy host.

Watch the Opening Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics #LiveOnKMTR at 7:30 p.m.

Shaun White pulls out of slopestyle at Olympics


Day one of Olympic competition introduced snowboard slopestyle to the games. The Canadians have brought a confident attitude and trash talk to Sochi, with one competitor taking aim at American Shaun White after the top American pulled out of the event.

Team USA in hunt for gold for ice dancing


The first-ever Olympic figure skating 'team' event is getting underway in Sochi. And while the U.S. team does have a shot at a medal, the primary focus will soon shift to the individual events, where U.S. ice dancers are expected to shine.

'I think people with special needs are more rounded than we are'

'I think people with special needs are more rounded than we are' »Play Video

With the Sochi Winter Olympic games in full swing, athletes from Team USA are in the midst of competition.

But there are also some local athletes that have been training since last October to go for gold of their own.