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Socialympics: Photo of 'Rambo' arcade game in Olympic Village takes gold

Socialympics: Photo of 'Rambo' arcade game in Olympic Village takes gold
In our ongoing coverage of the Sochi Socialympics, the U.S. athletes continue to deliver. Here’s a look at the medalists for Jan. 31.

Event: Olympic Village Shot

Gold: Katie Uhlaender, Skeleton

Found my favorite game in the village! #rambo #awesome #SochiDa !! pic.twitter.com/xSFSEQH5rt

— Katie Uhlaender (@KatieU11) January 31, 2014

Silver: John Daly, Skeleton

Nice view of the Black Sea from the Olympic village rooms. #Olympics #Sochi2014 #teamusa pic.twitter.com/zDcLWr2Dl3

John Daly (@JohnDalyUSA) January 31, 2014

Bronze: Brian Hansen, Speed Skating

Our view from the Olympic village of waves crashing on the shoreline of the Black Sea pic.
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Socialympics: As the athletes begin to arrive in Sochi, we start handing out medals for best tweets

With still a week to go until competition begins at the Sochi Olympics (some events start Feb. 6, before the Feb. 7 opening ceremony), Team USA may not realize that the pressure is already on. We’re declaring the 2014 Socialympics officially open! Here are the U.S. athletes that medalled for Jan. 30 (eligibility began at 5 p.m. Et the previous night.)

Event: Travel

Gold: Bobsledder Nick Cunningham

Push training in an airplane? @united really is #TeamUSAfriendly as we head to Sochi pic.twitter.com/mzkqczgshv

Nick Cunningham (@Bobsledr) January 30, 2014

Silver: Tie: Slopestyle skiers Nick Goepper and Gus Kenworthy

Dis plane is going to the Olympics.
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2010 Winter Olympics: Medal count

The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver was greeted warmly despite the chilly weather.

The U.S. started off strong with its first gold medal on Saturday, Feb. 13, courtesy of women's freestyle skier Hannah Kearney.

Evan Lysacek, Lindsay Vonn, Apolo Ohno, Bode Miller, Shaun White, Julia Mancuso and Johnny Spillane also took home some hardware for the United States.

Before Sunday night's (Feb. 28)  closing ceremonies, the hockey gold had to be determined. After USA tied things up 24.4 seconds before the final period, the game went into sudden death overtime. After a close game, Canada's Sidney Crosby scored the winning goal, and USA went home with silver.

USA took home the most medals overall, 37, but Canada got the most golds, 14.

Here's a breakdown of the U.S. medal count*:

Gold - Hannah Kearney, Freestyle skiing women's moguls

Gold - Seth Wescott, Men's snowboarding cross

Gold - Shani Davis, Speed skating, men's 1000 meters

Gold - Lindsey Vonn,
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2010 Winter Olympics: Medal count

The 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver was greeted warmly despite the chilly weather.

The U.S. started off strong with its first gold medal on Saturday, Feb. 13, courtesy of women's freestyle skier Hannah Kearney.

Evan Lysacek, Lindsay Vonn, Apolo Ohno, Bode Miller, Shaun White, Julia Mancuso and Seth Wescott also took home some hardware the United States.

Saturday (Feb. 27) saw the United States win its first gold medal in the four-man bobsled in 62 years, thanks to driver Steve Holcomb and his team. The U.S. still has the overall medal lead, but Canada now has the most gold medals with 13.

Here's a breakdown of the U.S. medal count*:

Gold - Hannah Kearney, Freestyle skiing women's moguls

Gold - Seth Wescott, Men's snowboarding cross

Gold - Shani Davis, Speed skating, men's 1000 meters

Gold - Lindsey Vonn, Alpine skiing, women's downhill

Gold - Shaun White, Snowboarding, men's halfpipe

Gold - Evan Lysacek,
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