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US women back looking for Olympic gold vs. archrival Canada

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:48am

To three-time Olympian Hilary Knight, the thought of finally hoisting the gold medal means giving women's hockey a big boost in the United States.

AP PHOTOS: Athletes, fans embrace flags as symbols of pride

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:58am

Flags play an integral role at the Olympics as symbols of national pride.

Finland beats Russians 3-2 for women's hockey bronze medal

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:30am

For the third time in six Olympic women's hockey tournaments, Finland is the best of the rest.

Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:16am

Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history and the United States women's cross-country team won its first medal ever — and it was gold.

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country gold

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:58am

The long Olympic drought is over for the United States in cross-country skiing.

CORRECTS: Marit Bjoergen wins record 14th Winter Olympic medal; US wins 1st medal in women's cross-country skiing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:25am

CORRECTS: Marit Bjoergen wins record 14th Winter Olympic medal; US wins 1st medal in women's cross-country skiing. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said it was the first medal ever for the US in cross-country skiing)

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 12 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:13am

Lindsey Vonn turned in a bronze-medal performance in the last Olympic downhill of her career. Russian Alina Zagitova skated a flawless "Black Swan" routine for a world-record score in the short program and a shot at gold after Friday's free dance. And the U.S. men's hockey team was eliminated from competition after a 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals.

Czechs eliminate US in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:46am

Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of the NHL.

Leman earns Olympic gold for Canada in men's skicross

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:14am

Skicross is built on one very simple tenant: to go as fast as you possibly dare for as long as you possibly dare and hope everything works out in the end with the understanding that it usually won't.

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:50am

Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature event of her singular career. She knew that, but she didn't have an easy time processing it.

Gold drought about to end: Russians 1-2 after short program

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:44am

Friends, rivals, and soon, medalists.

US starts 4-man bobsled training, with some optimism

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:36am

If there was a positive that the Americans took away from the two-man bobsled competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics, it's this: They now know what not to do.

Column: A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:32am

Over coffee last November at Lindsey Vonn's home in Colorado, Sofia Goggia of Italy asked her friend for some advice.

Americans rally after shaky starts in women's short program

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:20am

Bradie Tennell fell during her opening jump combination at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a mistake so rare that the reigning U.S. champion couldn't remember the last time it happened.

U. students get behind-the-scenes look at Olympic broadcasting center

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:56pm

University of Utah students got a unique opportunity this week to see exactly what it takes to broadcast the Olympic Winter Games from Pyeongchang to the world.

Red Gerard takes flight _ then comes back to the Olympics

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:54pm

For Red Gerard, "Big Air" has less to do with vaulting himself off the snowboarding jump, more to do with the journey he's been on since he became an Olympic gold medalist.

NBC's Lindsey Vonn Show takes home Olympic bronze

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:12pm

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

Canada's world champion women slump out of medal contention

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:08pm

Despite entering the Pyeongchang Olympics as world champions and the favorites to win gold, Canada's women's curling team has been eliminated from medal contention after a shocking loss to Britain.

How sweep it is? Loaded US halfpipe team eyes Olympic podium

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:56pm

Don't blame the kids throwing tricks up at Phoenix Snow Park for America's medal woes at the Winter Olympics.