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Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal, country pays fee

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:06am

Within hours of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky being stripped of a bronze medal for a doping violation, the Russian Olympic Committee said it had paid a $15 million fee that was part of the criteria to have its team reinstated at the Pyeongchang Games.

Skating coach returns to orphan roots in South Korea

Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:00am

Kim Muir can now say that she has made it all the way back.

Germany wins Olympic gold in Nordic combined team event

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:52am

Carrying his country's flag in one hand as he crossed the finish line, Johannes Rydzek capped a dominating performance to give Germany more Olympic gold.

The Latest: World Curling Federation condemns Russian doper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:48am

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

SKorea crashes in relay, finishes with 6 short-track medals

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:42am

South Korea won a leading six medals in the nation's favorite Winter Olympic sport of short-track speedskating, although the host country was denied gold on the crash-filled final night of competition.

What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 13 of the Olympics

Magan Crane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:36am

After weather forced a compressed schedule and a doping scandal hit the staid world of curling, competition is heating up in Pyeongchang. We're here to help figure out what to watch on Thursday. (All times Eastern.)

AP PHOTOS: Going upside down is normal at Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:48am

Most people try to avoid having their lives flipped upside down. But it's the norm at the Olympics.

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:06am

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.

South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:46am

Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this year's Winter Games.

Gisin returns from crash to win gold in Olympic combined

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:34am

Michelle Gisin's downhill crash left her with a headache and a little bit of self-doubt.

Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:24am

Mikaela Shiffrin already was assured of earning her third career medal, each in a different event, when Lindsey Vonn prepared to propel herself out of the starting gate as the final starter in the final race of her Olympic career.

At Olympics, omnipresent flags are a tricky political dance

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:22am

A group of high school students plan to keep their new flags all their lives, as a souvenir of this historic political and Olympic moment that they traveled across their nation to witness.

Francouz does Hasek impression with Olympic shootout showing

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:59am

Pavel Francouz never played in the NHL, let alone won six Vezina Trophies.

Dutch apologies galore after double faux pas at Olympics

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:46am

After the Dutch speedskating team botched its men's team pursuit race and had to settle for Olympic bronze, things might have gotten even worse.

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea wraps up Olympics

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:26am

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrapped up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Thursday without a finish higher than 13th.

Wise gives it all, and comes out with another Olympic gold

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:12am

They give their bodies for this sport. Sometimes little pieces of their hearts and souls, too.

Gold, silver, now bronze: Austria's Matts complete the set

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:38am

Three brothers, three Olympics and now three medals, one of each color.

Myhrer wins Olympic slalom at 35 as favorites ski out

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:36am

The shock wasn't only about who won the Olympic gold medal in the men's slalom, it was also about who failed to even finish the race.