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British women curlers lose on rare hog line violation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:53am

Defending Olympic bronze medalist Eve Muirhead picked a bad time to hog a rock for the first time.

American women try to sharpen aim for semifinal vs. Finland

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:33am

Shooting the puck is not an issue for the Americans. Finding the back of the net is, especially considering how many shots they are taking at the Olympics.

Czechs beat Swiss 4-1 for 3rd win in Olympic hockey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:21am

The Czech Republic will finish top of Group A in the Olympic hockey tournament after beating Switzerland 4-1 on Sunday.

Norway continues cross-country dominance with relay win

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:13am

Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo grabbed the Norwegian flag as he headed for the finish line and gave it a big wave, knowing his country's 16-year gold medal drought in the men's 4x10-kilometer relay was coming to an end.

American men in danger of being shut out of Alpine medals

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:13am

For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 9 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:59am

Marcel Hirscher of Austria won his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics by a huge margin in the giant slalom. Oystein Braaten, a 22-year-old from Norway, captured the gold medal in ski slopestyle, far outdistancing American Gus Kenworthy, who came in last. And Norway also triumphed in the men's 4x10-kilometer relay, winning its fifth cross-country skiing gold of the games.

Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

Claire Galofaro and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:57am

A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world.

Hirscher: 2nd gold by largest Olympic GS margin in 50 years

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:27am

Here's one way to explain just how dominant Marcel Hirscher was Sunday: His winning margin of 1.27 seconds was the largest in the men's giant slalom at an Olympics in 50 years.

Hanyu's path to 2nd Olympic gold was paved with patience

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 12:33am

Yuzuru Hanyu was on crutches with a badly injured ankle when his coach Brian Orser asked the 2014 Olympic champion what his goal was for 2018.

Ted Ligety finishes 15th in Olympic GS title defense

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:51pm

Ted Ligety knew he hadn't turned in the best opening run in defense of his Olympic giant slalom title. What he couldn't tell as he was heading down the hill was just how poorly he'd done.

NBC searches for Olympic clips to go viral

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:47pm

In a room lined with computer terminals buzzing all night during the Olympics, an intern raises a hand. He's spotted an amusing piece of film footage of a dropped walkie-talkie skittering down a mountain closed to competition because of bad weather, eluding the grasp of a couple of skiers trying to stop it.

NBC's ski announcers attempt to explain their blunder

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:17pm

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

Russians face unfamiliar wait for first Olympic gold

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:01pm

The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don't have a gold medal.

Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom, his 2nd gold medal at Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:53pm

Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom, his 2nd gold medal at Pyeongchang Olympics.

Where you from? Sometimes, skaters have surprise answer

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:49pm

There's a Russian skating for Australia who at first thought she was headed to Austria.

What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 9 of the Olympics

Scott Mayerowitz and Magan Crane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:29pm

It's Sunday and the perfect day to curl up on the couch and watch, well, more curling! And if that isn't your speed, there is a lot more going on in Pyeongchang. Here are some highlights to look out for (all times Eastern):

American ice dancer still relies on mom to make her costumes

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:43pm

Susan Hubbell once found a piece of lace from the 1920s, probably the last such piece in existence, and paid hundreds of dollars so she could cut it up for a figure skating costume.

Earnhardt ready to hit South Korea for NBC Olympics gig

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:39pm

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won a checkered flag before he leaves to check out Olympic gold.

Moon won't discuss possible summit with North Korea's Kim

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:33pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that he hopes his efforts to engage rival North Korea at the Olympics will also lead to better ties between the North and its other major rival, Washington, as well as help set up talks on ridding the North of its nuclear bombs.