The 14 most fascinating facts about the final 2014 Winter Olympics medal count
Russia won 13 gold medals in Sochi, two more than runner-up Norway. Overall, Russian athletes won 33 medals, five more than the United States ... medals) did better in Sochi than her entire nation had done at the five previous Winter Olympics.
Team USA Wins the Olympics! That Is How It Works, Right?
The United States ended the 2012 Olympics with 104 medals, including 46 gold ... how many people live in the respective countries or how many athletes those countries sent to compete in the Olympics, it is clear the United States won the 2012 Summer ...
What's that medal worth? Hint: Forget the gold
It was one of the only Olympics to feature solid gold medals ... 1896 Summer Games had 43 events. There were 302 events in the London Games of 2012. It's easy enough to look past the precious metals chart and get a sense for how to value an Olympic ...
Diving, Synchro, Water Polo Had Thrilling Gold Medal Moments at 1984 Olympics
China did score a gold medal ... the silver medal is considered by many to be the best squad fielded, with such notable names as former national coach Terry Schroeder. Schroeder competed in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, and helped coach Team USA to a silver ...
Olympics 2012: Team USA Earns Nine Gold Medals So Far
Only a few days into the 2012 Olympics, Team USA is already showing some impressive victories in London. The country currently boasts 23 medals total, including nine gold, according to Sports Illustrated. Perhaps the biggest highlight from the games so far ...