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Oops! Don't forget that miracles can happen in sports

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:07am

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

'Is this a kind of mistake?' Snowboarder wins Alpine gold

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:01am

This made no sense to Ester Ledecka. Just simply couldn't be. Could. Not. Be.

King of large hill, Stoch wins Olympic gold in ski jumping

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:54am

After missing the podium a week ago, defending Olympic champion Kamil Stoch came up big on the large hill.

Slovenia tops Slovakia 3-2 in shootout at Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:13am

Gasper Kroselj stopped four of the five shots he faced in a shootout and Ziga Jeglic's slap shot high into the net was the difference Saturday night as Slovenia beat Slovakia 3-2 in preliminary-round play at the Olympics.

The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:11am

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

Hanyu wins history-making gold, Ledecka stuns in super-G

Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:53am

Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong — and expected — performance in the men's free skate.

Yarnold wins second straight Olympic women's skeleton gold

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:49am

Lizzy Yarnold picked the perfect time to end a three-year winless streak, and extended Britain's dominance in women's skeleton in the process.

Canadian women curlers finally get Olympic win, beat US 11-3

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:39am

Canada heaved a collective sigh of relief on Sunday after the defending world champion women's curling team finally nabbed its first win of the Olympic round robin, a much-needed victory for a team that had inexplicably fallen to last place.

Kuzmina grabs 3rd medal, 1st gold at Pyeongchang Olympics

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:29am

After two silver medals, Anastasiya Kuzmina finally found Olympic gold.

Canada, US earn Olympic gold and silver in short track

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:21am

Samuel Girard yelled and signaled No. 1 with both index fingers as he crossed the finish line first. Just behind him, John-Henry Krueger spread his arms in a can-you-believe-it gesture.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 8 at the Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:07am

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan won figuring skating gold, becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button. American Nathan Chen didn't make the podium, but redeemed himself after a disastrous short program with a historic free skate.

Erin Jackson, speedskating 'newbie,' is surprise Olympian

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:01am

Erin Jackson is the rawest of Olympic rookies. As a kid careering around roller rinks in Florida, she never dreamed of gold.

Marit Bjoergen ties Winter Olympic record with 13th medal

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:39am

Marit Bjoergen crossed the finish line, thrust her ski poles in the air and was promptly mobbed by teammates.

Column: US Olympic movement keeps failing young athletes

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:12am

Some advice to all the parents out there, particularly those swept up in the soaring passion and tear-jerking emotion of the Olympics.

AP PHOTOS: Thrills _ and spills _ at Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:43am

Sometimes the Olympics feature soaring moments of glory. Other times, athletes come crashing to the ground.

Column: A visit to Observation Post 717 in the DMZ

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:09am

The view into North Korea is spectacular from high above, a wide panorama stretching from craggy islands just off the coast to the mountains in the interior.

Russian women, Finland advance to semifinals with big wins

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:25am

The Russian team and Finland have set up a pair of rematches for the women's hockey semifinals with a couple of big wins.