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AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 11 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:28am

Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled and twizzled their way to Olympic gold in ice dancing, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in games history. Cassie Sharpe of Canada gave her country its first medal in Olympic freestyle halfpipe skiing. And the U.S. men's hockey team beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification round to advance to face the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals.

The Latest: Germans make change to mixed relay biathlon team

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:08am

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

Joint Koreas hockey team ends historic Olympic run

Kim Tong-Hyung and Tong-Hin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 1:18am

They cheered. They cried. They hugged. They watched as fans by the thousands shouted, "We are one." Unification flags for the two Koreas, longtime rivals and sometimes bitter enemies, flapped across the Olympic arena.

Skating coach making emotional return to South Korea

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 1:18am

A 6-month-old girl was left next to a trash bin on the streets of Seoul in the winter of 1974 and wound up in an orphanage for a few years. She later stood at the bedside of her adopted parents as they slept, making sure they weren't going to leave her, too.

Cassie Sharpe soars in a gold-medal tribute to Sarah Burke

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 12:34am

Cassie Sharpe won the gold medal. If she could divide it into pieces, there would be plenty of places to spread it around.

Slovenian hockey player Ziga Jeglic tests positive for doping at Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 12:15am

Slovenian hockey player Ziga Jeglic tests positive for doping at Olympics.

American triumph and disappointment in Olympic ice dance

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:42pm

Ecstasy, heartbreak and a crash.

Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold medal

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:26pm

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance.

Shiffrin relaxed, fast and focused on Olympic combined event

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:18pm

Relaxed, fast and excited.

French ice dancer doesn't risk another wardrobe malfunction

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:19pm

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

Pat Graham and Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:04pm

Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games.

Before the curling, icemasters go to work on Olympic surface

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:52pm

Before all the shouting and the sweeping and the rolling of rocks at the Olympic curling venue can begin, that's when Shawn Oleson gets to work.

Olympic hammer champion Litvinov dies aged 60

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:41pm

Sergei Litvinov, the 1988 Olympic gold medalist in the men's hammer throw, has died. He was 60.

Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:24pm

The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.

Injured Alpine ski racers miss years, not days, at a time

Howard Fendrich and Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 1:21pm

Just the thought of being at the Olympics on Tuesday made Swiss ski racer Lara Gut smile broadly, and that had nothing to do with it being the last opportunity to train for the downhill, an event in which she earned a bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games.

The Latest: Norway wins 2 gold, Canada and Germany share 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:54am

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

Johansson leads Norway to Olympic ski jumping team title

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:49am

The red handlebar mustache finally has a golden accoutrement.

Americans off to slow start in sliding, aim at turnaround

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:33am

The U.S. wasn't exactly counting on getting a medal in two-man bobsledding at the Olympics, which isn't a surprise given how the Americans have claimed only one in the last 66 years.

Fit to be tied: Canada, Germany share 2-man bobsled gold

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:29am

Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz were thoroughly confused when they crossed the finish line. They knew they had just won an Olympic gold medal for Canada, and were puzzled why the rival Germans were running their way to celebrate.