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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.

Ledecka gets second Olympic gold, this time in snowboarding

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:43pm

Nobody could touch Ester Ledecka on this slope. Nobody should be too surprised that she took another gold medal, either.

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

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:11pm

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

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.

Head of US Alpine team to AP: 'Have to rebuild' before 2022

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:37pm

U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml began his trek back to Utah before the last ski race of the Olympics was done. He knows he has work to do after the country produced its fewest golds in the sport since 2002, fewest medals since 2006.

Confusion reigns as IOC hedges on what to do about Russians

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:34pm

Confusion reigns over how the International Olympic Committee will decide what to do with the banned Russian Olympic Committee. They could readmit them, continue the ban or hedge with what the IOC says might be a "partial solution."

Tough bobsled season for the US men coming to an end

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:20pm

The last official day of bobsled season is Sunday, and the American men probably can't wait for the finale.

Olympic commercial glory: 'Reminds me of Black Friday sales'

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:14pm

All Amber Batchelder wanted was a postcard.

US biathlon team to boycott IBU World Cup meet in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:44pm

The United States biathlon team has announced it will boycott the final IBU World Cup meet in Russia next month.

Germany in position for another sliding gold, this in 4-man

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:16pm

The only nation to come to an Olympics and leave with all three bobsled gold medals was Germany, which pulled off the title triple 12 years ago.

China stumbling on path to Olympic glory at 2022 home games

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:54pm

At least Jeff Pain knows what is expected of him.

Park City man chosen as English Olympics announcer for 6th time

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:28pm

For the sixth time, Carl Roepke was chosen to be the English voice for an Olympic venue.

Ivanka Trump set to watch some Olympic events

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:46pm

Ivanka Trump will get a taste of Olympic action on the final full day of events at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn's Olympic career is over

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:20pm

Mikaela Shiffrin is not quite convinced Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career is done.

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.