Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 8:03am
Their nicknames, bestowed upon them long ago: "Kimchi 1" and "Kimchi 5," babies born aboard a ship that was helping them flee a war and a regime that, thanks to their rescuers, they'd never have to face.
Czech snow star Ester Ledecka won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom to go with her surprise skiing victory in the Alpine super-G a week earlier. Norway's third-place finish in the new Alpine skiing team event gave the country a record 38 medals at a single Winter Olympics. And the U.S. beat Sweden 10-7 for a decisive upset in the men's gold medal curling game.
Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 4:53am
They've had their moment on prime-time TV, the skiers and skaters who dazzled or flopped in the Winter Olympics. But fame can be fleeting, and a lot of Olympians are quickly forgotten as we concentrate on other sports in the four years between games.