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Column: American curling team creates a new 'Miracle on Ice'

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:37am

Move over, Mike Eruzione.

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

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:26am

John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.

IOC leaves decision on Russians at Olympics until Sunday

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:04am

The International Olympic Committee has left a decision whether to reinstate Russia to the Pyeongchang Olympics until the day of the closing ceremony.

Predicting the future for these Olympians

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:53am

They've had their moment on prime-time TV, the skiers and skaters who dazzled or flopped in the Winter Olympics. But fame can be fleeting, and a lot of Olympians are quickly forgotten as we concentrate on other sports in the four years between games.

Russian cross-country success led by doping-tainted coach

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:37am

They are hailed as the vanguard of a new generation of clean Russian cross-country skiers, all are under the age of 23 and all are coached by a man who was once suspended for doping offenses.

Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:44am

On a snowboard and skis, Ester Ledecka is a history-making Olympic gold medalist.

Canada's Sebastien Toutant soars to gold in men's Big Air

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:15am

Sebastien Toutant kept waiting for the pain in his back to ease. For three months leading up to the Olympics, it didn't.

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.

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.

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.

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.