Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 6:05am
When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not because of the tired cliche that curling isn't a real sport (and therefore, why would a curler need to dope?) But because doping goes against the very essence of what curling is all about.
At the Pyeongchang Olympics, most days are very cold and very bright. As the sun moves through the sky, shadows contract and lengthen. Athletes are silhouetted as they trudge to starting lines and soar through the air.
Teresa M. Walker and Stephen Whyno, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 3:00am
The women's hockey tournament will be expanded from eight teams to 10 for the 2022 Olympics in Beijing and the head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says he believes the talent gap between the North American powerhouse teams and the rest of the world will close much faster than it took on the men's side of the game.
Barry Wilner, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 19th - 12:37am
As she sat in the kiss-and-cry area awaiting the marks, Yura Min already had tears rolling down her cheeks. And when she saw the short dance numbers from the judges for her and partner Alexander Gamelin, she bawled like a baby.
Dave Skretta, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 18th - 11:23pm
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir sat flanked by their training partners, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron on one side, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue on the other, both having just skated in the Olympics for the first time.