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US will mine for gold by the Black Sea

Canada set out to “own the podium” in Vancouver in 2010, but it was its southern neighbor that took possession with 37 medals, even if the hosts did set the gold standard.

Though the US Olympic team could well top the table again at next year’s Winter Games in Sochi, it’s unlikely that the Americans will find as much precious metal around the Russian Riviera.

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