American Alex Deibold spent the last Olympics as a technician


American Alex Deibold took bronze in snowboardcross, an amazing feat after spending last Olympics as a technician. Pierre Vaultier of France took the gold, but Deibold was the inspiring story of the event.

Olympians fly high over Sochi Games

Bloomberg's Adam Johnson highlights the photos illustrating headlines from around the world.

Quote of note

"Next Olympics I go to, I'm sure as heck not getting fifth." - U.S. teen Mikaela Shiffrin, who took fifth place in her Olympic debut in the giant slalom. Shiffrin missed a medal by 0.23 seconds.


Today's highlights:

- Men's speedskating, 10,000 gold medal final, 3 p.m. EST, NBC

- Men's Nordic combined, individual K-125 large hill gold medal final, 3 p.m. EST, NBC

- Women's Alpine skiing, giant slalom gold medal final, 8 p.m. EST, NBC

- Men's freestyle skiing, halfpipe gold medal final, 8 p.m. EST, NBC

- Women's bobsled, 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Go to to see the full lineup of events on TV today.

Medal count

The U.S. and Russia lead with 19 medals overall, followed by Norway (18) and Netherlands (17). Germany has the most golds with eight. The U.S. has five golds.

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