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While you were sleeping: Fog covers Sochi, delays events

Germany's Andreas Wank soars through heavy fog during men's ski jumping training. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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Germany's Andreas Wank soars through heavy fog during men's ski jumping training. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

While the United States slept, things were busy on the other side of the globe. Here is our recap of everything Olympics you may have missed overnight.

*Thick fog covered Sochi, forcing officials to delay the men’s biathlon race and cancel seeding runs in men’s snowboard cross.

Team USA Alpine skier Ted Ligety shared a photo of the mist:



*A less-than-sensitive NBC interview with super-G bronze medalist Bode Miller, whose younger brother died last year of an apparent seizure, sparked Internet outrage after the Olympian broke down in tears. (To be fair, reporters have to ask the tough questions. And this questioner was a former Olympic skier – not a Pulitzer prize winner – who probably had a producer in her ear.) Watch it here.

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The backlash:

*The U.S. women’s curling team finished in last place for the second consecutive Winter Games after losing (11-2) to South Korea. From the Associated Press:

''This team is a better team than our performances this week,'' said U.S. curler Ann Swisshelm, who had tears in her eyes as she left the ice. ''That's pretty heart-breaking.

*The American men’s curling team aren't faring much better: They were eliminated yesterday from play-off contetion.

The good news? We learned why everyone’s screaming.


*Someone found footage of a cat falling through the roof of a $32 million Winter Olympics arena. (Don’t worry! It scampered away.)

*American sweetheart Gracie Gold met South Korean figure skating goddess Yuna Kim:


*And Team USA hockey all-star Amanda Kessel shared a baby photo:


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