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Canadian athlete detained after taking a car at Olympics

Hyung-Jin Kim and Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:10am

South Korean police say they've detained a Canadian ski cross competitor, his wife and a coach for allegedly taking a car during the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Chapter 2: Ledecka wins gold again, this time on a snowboard

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:06am

When the book is closed on these Olympics — all Olympics, really — Ester Ledecka will have her own chapter.

AP PHOTOS: Olympians rush toward gold in games' last weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:04am

In the waning days of the Pyeongchang Olympics, athletes are pressing to win now or wait four years for their next chance.

The Latest: Still no Olympics coverage in North Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:55am

The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

Niskanen's tactics pay off, Finland wins 1st Olympic gold

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:51am

Iivo Niskanen put on new skis with 10 kilometers remaining in the 50-kilometer cross-country mass start race.

As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:37am

While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event.

American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:33am

The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 15 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:27am

Czech snow star Ester Ledecka won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom to go with her surprise skiing victory in the Alpine super-G a week earlier. Norway's third-place finish in the new Alpine skiing team event gave the country a record 38 medals at a single Winter Olympics. And the U.S. beat Sweden 10-7 for a decisive upset in the men's gold medal curling game.

Confusion reigns as IOC hedges on what to do about Russians

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:23am

Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. They could readmit them, continue the ban or hedge with what the IOC says might be a "partial solution."

United States wins Olympic gold medal in men's curling, beats Sweden 10-7 in final

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:11am

United States wins Olympic gold medal in men's curling, beats Sweden 10-7 in final.

Russian bobsledder Sergeeva admits to doping at Olympics

Chris Lehourites, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:37am

A Russian bobsledder who tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics has admitted to doping and has been disqualified from the games.

Who's likely to field strong figure skating team in Beijing?

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:35am

Four years can be an eternity in figure skating. Injuries, ennui, growth spurts, coaching changes, even rules alterations play a role in getting from one Olympics to another.

Alpine team event debuts without some big names; Swiss win

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:59pm

They held a new Olympic skiing event on an Olympic course with Olympic medals at stake in front of a loud, rowdy Olympic crowd Saturday. The only thing missing, really? Some of the top Olympic talent.

US remains unbeaten in Basketball World Cup qualifying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:52pm

Rodney Purvis scored 14 points, Xavier Silas had 13 and sparked the Americans' strong start, and the U.S. beat Cuba 84-48 on Friday night to remain unbeaten in qualifying for the 2019 Basketball World Cup.

Ester Ledecka wins 2nd gold medal of Pyeongchang Olympics, adding parallel GS snowboard title to super-G in skiing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:52pm

Ester Ledecka wins 2nd gold medal of Pyeongchang Olympics, adding parallel GS snowboard title to super-G in skiing.

Head of US Alpine team to AP: 'Have to rebuild' before 2022

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:37pm

U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml began his trek back to Utah before the last ski race of the Olympics was done. He knows he has work to do after the country produced its fewest golds in the sport since 2002, fewest medals since 2006.

Tough bobsled season for the US men coming to an end

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:20pm

The last official day of bobsled season is Sunday, and the American men probably can't wait for the finale.

Olympic commercial glory: 'Reminds me of Black Friday sales'

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:14pm

All Amber Batchelder wanted was a postcard.

US biathlon team to boycott IBU World Cup meet in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:44pm

The United States biathlon team has announced it will boycott the final IBU World Cup meet in Russia next month.