Day 8: February 13, 1998
U.S. Hockey Lost in Space
U.S. has trouble with the size of the international rink and falls to Sweden, 4-2.
Ice Hockey Section | Story
The Day's Headlines
Surprise Winner in Downhill
France's Cretier wins after a safe, smart race.
Alpine Skiing Section
U.S. Wins First Luge Medals
Doubles teams end a long lack of success.
Russians Win Dance Compulsories
Russian ice dancers excel as usual.
Figure Skating Section
Maier Is One Tough Guy
Michael Wilbon: Now we understand why they call him "The Herminator."
Suspensions May Carry Over
NHL taking harsh look at Olympic injuries.
Gold: Jean-Luc Cretier, France
Silver: Lasse Kjus, Norway
Bronze: Hannes Trinkl, Austria
Gold: Steffan Krausse & Jan Behrendt, Germany
Silver: Christopher Thorpe & Gordy Sheer, U.S.
Bronze: Brian Grimmette & Brian Martin, U.S.
Men's 15K Freestyle
Gold: Thomas Alsgaard, Norway
Silver: Bjorn Daehlie, Norway
Bronze: Vladimir Smirnov, Kazakhstan
Gold: Bjarte Engen Vik, Norway
Silver: Samppa Lajunen, Finland
Bronze: Valerij Stoljarov, Russia
Quote of the Day
"I'd rather have a Frenchman win than an Austrian any day."
American Tommy Moe, the 1994 Olympic champion, on the surprising win of Frenchman Jean-Luc Cretier in the men's downhill