People look at what scientists believe to be a chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteor, recovered from Chebarkul Lake near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander Firsov)

Meteor medals an extra incentive in Sochi

Interactive: Olympic medal and torch SOCHI, Russia (AP) – There are gold medals, and there are those of the meteoric kind. Regional official…

In this photo provided by, torch bearers pose during a welcome ceremony of the Olympic torch relay in the Caucasus city of Vladikavkaz, the regional capital of North-Ossetia, southern Russia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. The 65,000-kilometer (40,389 mile) Sochi torch relay, which started on Oct. 7, is the longest in Olympic history. The torch has traveled to the North Pole on a Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker and has even been flown into space. (AP Photo/

Interactive: Olympic medal and torch

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The Olympic torch, left, is tested before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Olympic Park, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. The Olympics begin Feb. 7th. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

2014 Winter Olympic TV Schedule

The television schedule for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. All Times EST (Subject to Change) Thursday, Feb. 6 NBC 8-11 p.m. – Figu…