Olympics begin with new sport qualifying
Day 1 of Olympic competition introduced snowboard slopestyle to the games. The Canadians have brought a confident attitude and trash talk to Sochi.
News to know
American moguls skier Heidi Kloser is out of the Olympics after injuring her leg during warm-ups yesterday.
Quote of note
"It's something we are really excited to be a part of. It is exciting for our sport. Really, figure skating is in the limelight during the Olympics, and for us to have an opportunity to share in even a bigger experience is amazing." - Charlie White, talking about the Winter Olympics to ESPN. White and Meryl Davis will skate in the short dance team event Saturday. The duo won silver at Vancouver.
Opening ceremony on TV
The 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony will be broadcast on TV tonight at 8:30 EST.