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US women win bronze to end speedskating medal drought

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:04am

Mia Manganello crossed the finish line, glanced at the videoboard and let out a yell.

Japan and Norway dethrone Dutch in team pursuit at Olympics

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:52am

Finally, Norwegian veteran Havard Bokko stood atop the highest platform on the Olympic podium. And glancing down to his left, a step lower, he saw the orange-clad Dutch.

Jamanka wins Olympic gold for Germany, denying Meyers Taylor

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:30am

Up in the starting area on a frigid night in the mountains, only three women's bobsled pilots remained. One was the two-time defending Olympic gold medalist. Another was the reigning world champion. And the third was someone without a single victory of any international significance on her resume.

The Latest: Bjoergen becomes most decorated Winter Olympian

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:29am

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

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:12am

As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough.

Germany stuns Sweden in OT, will face Canada in semifinals

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:04am

Patrick Reimer scored in overtime and Danny aus den Birken made 31 saves to put Germany into the Olympic semifinals with a stunning 4-3 upset of top-seeded Sweden in the quarterfinals Wednesday night.

Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:04am

Marit Bjoergen and Kikkan Randall have shared a special bond since competing against each other at their first Olympics in Salt Lake City 16 years ago.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 12 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00am

Lindsey Vonn turned in a bronze-medal performance in the last Olympic downhill of her career. Russian Alina Zagitova skated a flawless "Black Swan" routine for a world-record score in the short program and a shot at gold after Friday's free dance. And Norwegian Marit Bjoergen became the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time by taking bronze in women's cross-country skiing.

Czechs eliminate US in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:54am

Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of the NHL.

Francouz does Hasek impression with Olympic shootout showing

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:46am

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

CAS to hear doping case against Krushelnitsky on Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:16am

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will hear the doping case against Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky on Thursday.

US women back looking for Olympic gold vs. archrival Canada

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:48am

To three-time Olympian Hilary Knight, the thought of finally hoisting the gold medal means giving women's hockey a big boost in the United States.

AP PHOTOS: Athletes, fans embrace flags as symbols of pride

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:58am

Flags play an integral role at the Olympics as symbols of national pride.

Finland beats Russians 3-2 for women's hockey bronze medal

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:30am

For the third time in six Olympic women's hockey tournaments, Finland is the best of the rest.

CORRECTS: Marit Bjoergen wins record 14th Winter Olympic medal; US wins 1st medal in women's cross-country skiing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:25am

CORRECTS: Marit Bjoergen wins record 14th Winter Olympic medal; US wins 1st medal in women's cross-country skiing. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said it was the first medal ever for the US in cross-country skiing)

Leman earns Olympic gold for Canada in men's skicross

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:14am

Skicross is built on one very simple tenant: to go as fast as you possibly dare for as long as you possibly dare and hope everything works out in the end with the understanding that it usually won't.

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:50am

Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature event of her singular career. She knew that, but she didn't have an easy time processing it.

Gold drought about to end: Russians 1-2 after short program

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:44am

Friends, rivals, and soon, medalists.