April 18, 2014

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Injured skier Lindsey Vonn skipping Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn is going to skip the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury. Her personal publicist, Lewis Kay, says in a statement Tuesday that Vonn "will have surgery shortly." (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow)

Lindsey Vonn will miss the Sochi Olympics because of a right knee injury, leaving the Winter Games without one of its biggest stars. The 29-year-old from Vail, Colo., announced her decision Tuesday, exactly one month before the opening ceremony in Russia. Her personal publicist, Lewis Kay, said in a statement that Vonn “will have surgery Read More…

Sheffield Village native makes Olympic hockey team

Brianne McLaughlin

Elyria Catholic grad and Sheffield Village native Brianne McLaughlin Bittle was officially named to the U.S. women’s hockey team set to compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. “I am extremely excited to be representing the USA for another round at the Olympics,” McLaughlin told The Chronicle on Wednesday night. “Hopefully (fellow Ohioan) Kelli (Stack) and Read More…