Russians Win Gold and Silver in Men’s Sprint

With three men lined up in the final, including perhaps the most dominating sprinter in the short history of the event and his teammate, the best all around skier in the world, Norway looked good to put the ghosts of 2006 to rest for good. With Marit Bjoergen winning the women’s final, the team had already captured their first Olympic Gold since 2002 – a drought of unacceptable proportions for the ski powerhouse.  But the...