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.
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.
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.
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.