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  1. Tearful Shani Davis returns to the top at World Championships

    Feb 14, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Davis, who has talked about retirement, wins first World title in four years.

  2. Shani Davis will retire if results don’t improve

    Feb 11, 2015, 2:33 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Four-time Olympic medalist has barely touched the podium this season.

  3. Stephen Colbert and the Olympics

    Dec 18, 2014, 3:33 PM EDT

    Stephen Colbert

    Colbert had a memorable time at the 2010 Olympic speed skating oval and in an interview with Bob Costas in Vancouver.

  4. Shani Davis leads U.S. speed skating team for fall World Cups

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

    Shani Davis

    One of the U.S.’ strongest skaters from last season is not on the team.

  5. Shani Davis ‘not completely healed’ from Sochi, still eyes record

    Oct 23, 2014, 8:11 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Sochi disappointment gave Davis a deeper appreciation for past success going into post-Olympic season.

  6. U.S. speed skaters excel at first post-Olympic World Cup

    Mar 9, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Heather Richardson

    Americans put Olympic struggles behind them.

  7. Shani Davis wins in first race since Olympics, says he’s ‘still really depressed’

    Mar 8, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

    Shani Davis

    U.S. speed skaters continue strong form after Olympic disappointments.

  8. WATCH LIVE: U.S. seeks speed skating redemption in team pursuit

    Feb 21, 2014, 8:15 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Speedskating

    Men’s and women’s preliminary rounds take place.

  9. What to watch on Day 14 of Sochi Olympics

    Feb 21, 2014, 12:30 AM EDT

    Mikaela Shiffrin

    The compelling events, athletes and storylines for Friday.

  10. Shani Davis feels ‘defeated,’ but not by suits

    Feb 15, 2014, 10:50 PM EDT


    SOCHI, Russia – One thought became clear as Shani Davis meandered through post-race media responsibilities, a half-hour that could best be described as melancholy. This was about far more than speed skating suits. A wardrobe change couldn’t save Davis and his teammates in the 1500m on Saturday. The four-time Olympic medalist was 11th in his…

  11. Shani Davis: Looks like U.S. speed skating going medal-less

    Feb 15, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Speedskating Men

    “…The way things are looking, we might not get any, and it’s sad because we’ve had a lot of potential, a lot of talent, a lot of things going for us and looking good going forward.” – Davis

  12. U.S. speedskaters shut out of medals in men’s 1500m

    Feb 15, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Speedskating Men

    Brian Hansen finished seventh to lead the Americans while Shani Davis, who had won silver in this distance at the last two Olympics, finished 11th.

  13. WATCH LIVE: Shani Davis goes for elusive speed skating 1500m gold

    Feb 15, 2014, 8:18 AM EDT

    Shani Davis of the U.S. leads Koen Verweij of the Netherlands during the men's 1,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

    He won silver in the distance in 2010 and 2006.

  14. What to watch on Day 8 of Sochi Olympics

    Feb 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    All the key events for Saturday.

  15. UPDATE: U.S. Speedskating gets permission to change suits

    Feb 14, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    Shani Davis of the U.S. looks at his time after competing in the men's 1,000 meters speed skating race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

    Through the first six speedskating events in Sochi, the best result for a U.S. speedskater has been seventh.

  16. Shani Davis finishes 8th in 1000m; Netherlands’ Groothuis wins

    Feb 12, 2014, 10:28 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Speedskating Men

    Davis, in the 18th of 20 pairings, logged a time of 1:09.12 that put him in seventh before he was bumped down one more spot by the finish.

  17. What to watch on Day 5 of Sochi Olympics

    Feb 11, 2014, 11:31 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Here’s a look at the compelling events, athletes and storylines.

  18. WATCH LIVE: Speed skating men’s 500m, featuring Shani Davis

    Feb 10, 2014, 7:55 AM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Shani Davis, the two-time defending Olympic champion speedskater in the 1000m, begins his Sochi Olympics program this morning in the 500m.

  19. Shani Davis, Heather Richardson make podium at World Sprint Championships

    Jan 19, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Shani Davis and Heather Richardson won silver and bronze, respectively, at the World Sprint Speed Skating Championships, the final major international event before the Olympics. Davis used the event as a warm-up before Sochi. The World Sprint Championships consist of two 500m races and two 1000m races over two days. In the 1000m, Olympic champion Davis and world…

  20. Shani Davis talks Sochi with former teammate Apolo Ohno

    Jan 15, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Few athletes know Shani Davis better than Apolo Ohno. Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian of all time, has known Davis for 18 years. They used to skate short track together. Ohno, now with NBC Olympics, recently sat down with Davis as he prepares for the Sochi Olympics. In February, Davis could become the first U.S. man…

  21. Shani Davis, Heather Richardson sweep again at U.S. Olympic Trials (video)

    Dec 31, 2013, 7:35 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Shani Davis will get a chance to defend Olympic medals in two distances in Sochi. Heather Richardson has a shot at the podium in three individual races. Davis won his second event at the U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Trials, while Richardson took her third in the 1500m at the Utah Olympic Oval on Tuesday. They both won the…

  22. Davis, Richardson win 1000m at speed skating trials; redemption for Garcia

    Dec 29, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Shani Davis left no doubt in the 1000m Sunday, one day after a strange disqualification allowed him to qualify for the Olympics in the 500m. Jonathan Garcia, whose personal best skate was wiped out because he didn’t wear ankle transponders Saturday, is also likely headed to the Sochi Olympics in the 1000m. Davis won the 1000m…

  23. Strange DQ as Heather Richardson, Shani Davis qualify for Sochi (video)

    Dec 28, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT

    Heather Richardson

    Heather Richardson and Brittany Bowe can make plans for Sochi. Shani Davis is looking good, too. The three biggest stars of US Speedskating headlined the second day of the U.S. Olympic Trials in Kearns, Utah, on Saturday. Richardson and Bowe went one-two in the 500m. That put Richardson on her second U.S. Olympic Team and all but assured Bowe’s first…

  24. U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Trials preview

    Dec 26, 2013, 1:04 PM EDT

    Shani Davis

    Up to 20 more athletes will qualify for Sochi at the U.S. Olympic Speed Skating Trials in Salt Lake City over the next week. The U.S. has won more medals in speed skating than any other Winter Olympic sport, and it is projected to add to that total of 67 in Sochi. Shani Davis is a…

  25. Shani Davis, Heather Richardson win bronze at Berlin World Cup

    Dec 7, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT

    Shani Davis

    U.S. speed skaters bagged two more medals on the penultimate day of the final World Cup before the Sochi Olympics on Saturday. Shani Davis and Heather Richardson won bronze in the 1000m and 500m, respectively. The Berlin World Cup concludes with a men’s 500m and 5000m and a women’s 1000m and team pursuit Sunday. It’s the final opportunity…