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AP EXPLAINS: What's N. Korea up to with provocative visit?

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:32am

It seems a brazen choice, even for North Korea.

2nd Russian athlete tests positive for doping at Olympics

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:18am

A second Russian athlete failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony.

Snowboarder eyes comeback after breaking neck at Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:12am

The Austrian snowboarder who broke his neck in a crash at the Olympics last week is considering a return to the sport.

Norway to get Olympic curling medal stripped from Russians

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:04am

Norway's mixed doubles curling team will be presented Saturday night with the Olympic bronze medal that was stripped from the Russian team.

South Korea to play Sweden in women's Olympic curling final

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:32am

The hometown crowd, new to the Olympic sport of curling, roared as South Korea's last shot in the final end of regulation knocked away a Japanese stone and slid across the target.

The king, the demon and a Swedish Olympic biathlon win

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:28am

As Fredrik Lindstroem cruised to the finish line to secure gold for Sweden in the men's biathlon relay Friday night, the stadium announcer at the Alpensia Biathlon Center belted out "the king is on fire!"

AP PHOTOS: Olympic achievements spark magnificent reactions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:15am

The scream of victory. The tears of defeat.

The 'Garlic Girls': South Korean curlers a global sensation

Kristen Gelineau and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:04am

Forget Lindsey Vonn and Adam Rippon. The real rock stars of the Pyeongchang Olympics are a humble group of Korean curlers who have no idea they've become a global sensation.

The Latest: Zagitova gives Russians 1st gold in Pyeongchang

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:54am

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

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Zagitova

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:44am

A few years back, Alina Zagitova nearly was sent home from training for not working hard enough.

Nuis gets 2nd skating gold with Olympic assist from Poutala

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:36am

Kjeld Nuis won his second gold medal in speedskating, and he had Mika Poutala's Olympic spirit to thank for it.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 14 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:54am

Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating competition over her training partner Evgenia Medvedeva, becoming the first Russian gold medalist at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada's Kelsey Serwa raced to victory in women's skicross, giving her a gold medal to go with the silver she won in Sochi four years ago. And Sweden routed powerhouses Norway and Germany to capture gold in the men's 4x7.5-kilometer relay in front of their king, Carl XVI Gustaf, to close out the biathlon competition.

NBC hypes figure skating showdown between 2 Russians

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:52am

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

Silent Shani: Davis finishes 7th in 1,000 at 5th Olympics

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:06am

Shani Davis let his skating do his talking in his last event at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Jessie Diggins picked to carry US flag at Olympic closing

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:58am

Jessie Diggins has one more big Olympic moment awaiting her.

Russians finally celebrate gold at Olympics after scandals

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:48am

After two weeks of Olympic competition, the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" finally have a gold medal.

American curlers go from 'Team of Rejects' to Olympic medals

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:26am

John Shuster was already a three-time Olympian and the most successful American curler in history when he applied for the U.S. high performance program after the Sochi Games.

What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 14 of the Olympics

Magan Crane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:02am

Figure skating may be over at the Pyeongchang Games, but don't worry, there is still curling! And lots of other events to watch Friday at the Olympics. We've got the lowdown on what to look out for. (All times Eastern.)

Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexander Zubkov says Nadezhda Sergeeva has failed a doping test at the Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 3:00am

Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexander Zubkov says Nadezhda Sergeeva has failed a doping test at the Olympics.