The U.S. women's hockey team ended a 20-year gold medal drought by beating archrival Canada 3-2 in a shootout thriller. American Mikaela Shiffrin added silver to her burgeoning medal collection, coming in 0.97 seconds behind gold medalist Michelle Gisin of Switzerland in the women's Alpine combined. And Andre Myhrer of Sweden won a surprise gold medal in men's slalom, taking advantage of big favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen failing to finish the race.
Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 2:44am
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.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:11am
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.
Will Graves, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 21st - 10:18pm
Anna Gasser grew up wanting to be a gymnast, making it all the way to the Austrian national team before life took her in another direction. She didn't even start snowboarding until she was 18, drawn not by the lure of the Olympics but of simply challenging herself to push higher, go farther and become more than just some gymnast who gave snowboarding a shot.