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Before the curling, icemasters go to work on Olympic surface

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:52pm

Before all the shouting and the sweeping and the rolling of rocks at the Olympic curling venue can begin, that's when Shawn Oleson gets to work.

Olympic hammer champion Litvinov dies aged 60

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:41pm

Sergei Litvinov, the 1988 Olympic gold medalist in the men's hammer throw, has died. He was 60.

Sharpe soars to gold in women's freestyle halfpipe

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:33pm

Cassie Sharpe put on a show in the women's freestyle halfpipe final on Tuesday, soaring to a 95.80 during her second run to give Canada its first Olympic medal in the event pioneered by the late Canadian star Sarah Burke.

Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

Pat Graham and Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:06pm

Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games.

Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:24pm

The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.

Slow Sunday in Olympic ratings; another wardrobe malfunction

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:29pm

Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

Injured Alpine ski racers miss years, not days, at a time

Howard Fendrich and Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 1:21pm

Just the thought of being at the Olympics on Tuesday made Swiss ski racer Lara Gut smile broadly, and that had nothing to do with it being the last opportunity to train for the downhill, an event in which she earned a bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games.

The Latest: Norway wins 2 gold, Canada and Germany share 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:54am

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

Johansson leads Norway to Olympic ski jumping team title

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:49am

The red handlebar mustache finally has a golden accoutrement.

Americans off to slow start in sliding, aim at turnaround

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:33am

The U.S. wasn't exactly counting on getting a medal in two-man bobsledding at the Olympics, which isn't a surprise given how the Americans have claimed only one in the last 66 years.

Fit to be tied: Canada, Germany share 2-man bobsled gold

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:29am

Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz were thoroughly confused when they crossed the finish line. They knew they had just won an Olympic gold medal for Canada, and were puzzled why the rival Germans were running their way to celebrate.

Freestyle skier's complex path offers Olympic Rorschach test

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:29am

The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing. She meant them. All of them.

US women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:24am

The Americans played their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the Olympic gold medal.

Canada women beat Russia 5-0, will meet US in hockey final

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:17am

It's part of the routine now, as much a staple of the Winter Games as the medal ceremonies, the doping scandals or the sequins on the figure skating costumes.

Lorentzen puts Norway back on Olympic speedskating map

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:11am

At an Olympics where almost everything is going Norway's way, even its speedskaters are back on top.

US coach: No fear of suspension for women's hockey final

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:52am

U.S. women's hockey coach Robb Stauber said he doesn't expect captain Meghan Duggan to face disciplinary action that would keep her out of the Olympic gold medal game after a collision in the semifinals that required two people to virtually carry Finland's Ronja Savolainen off the ice.

Canada and Germany tie for Olympic gold in 2-man bobsledding

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:56am

Canada and Germany tie for Olympic gold in 2-man bobsledding.

Dutch, Japan top women's team pursuit qualifying at Olympics

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:31am

The Netherlands is in position to win another gold medal in speedskating at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Olympic curling world stunned by Russian doping scandal

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:05am

When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not because of the tired cliche that curling isn't a real sport (and therefore, why would a curler need to dope?) But because doping goes against the very essence of what curling is all about.