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Goalie Maddie Rooney delivers gold medal performance for US

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:50am

Maddie Rooney couldn't stop smiling. She was on top of her game, and it didn't seem to matter that it was a shootout against the powerhouse Canadians.

Wise goes for it, and comes out with another Olympic gold

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:49am

They give their bodies for this sport. Sometimes little pieces of their hearts and souls, too.

SKorea crashes in relay, finishes with 6 short-track medals

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:26am

South Korea won a leading six medals in the nation's favorite Winter Olympic sport of short-track speedskating, although it was denied gold on a historic, collision-filled final night of competition.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 13 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:10am

The U.S. women's hockey team ended a 20-year gold medal drought by beating archrival Canada 3-2 in a shootout thriller. American Mikaela Shiffrin added silver to her burgeoning medal collection, coming in 0.97 seconds behind gold medalist Michelle Gisin of Switzerland in the women's Alpine combined. And Andre Myhrer of Sweden won a surprise gold medal in men's slalom, taking advantage of big favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen failing to finish the race.

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal, country pays fee

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:06am

Within hours of curler Alexander Krushelnitsky being stripped of a bronze medal for a doping violation, the Russian Olympic Committee said it had paid a $15 million fee that was part of the criteria to have its team reinstated at the Pyeongchang Games.

Skating coach returns to orphan roots in South Korea

Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:00am

Kim Muir can now say that she has made it all the way back.

Germany wins Olympic gold in Nordic combined team event

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:52am

Carrying his country's flag in one hand as he crossed the finish line, Johannes Rydzek capped a dominating performance to give Germany more Olympic gold.

What to watch from Pyeongchang on Day 13 of the Olympics

Magan Crane, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:36am

After weather forced a compressed schedule and a doping scandal hit the staid world of curling, competition is heating up in Pyeongchang. We're here to help figure out what to watch on Thursday. (All times Eastern.)

AP PHOTOS: Going upside down is normal at Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:48am

Most people try to avoid having their lives flipped upside down. But it's the norm at the Olympics.

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:06am

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.

South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:46am

Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this year's Winter Games.

Gisin returns from crash to win gold in Olympic combined

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:34am

Michelle Gisin's downhill crash left her with a headache and a little bit of self-doubt.

Shiffrin gets silver in Vonn's last Olympic race; Gisin wins

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:24am

Mikaela Shiffrin already was assured of earning her third career medal, each in a different event, when Lindsey Vonn prepared to propel herself out of the starting gate as the final starter in the final race of her Olympic career.

At Olympics, omnipresent flags are a tricky political dance

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:22am

A group of high school students plan to keep their new flags all their lives, as a souvenir of this historic political and Olympic moment that they traveled across their nation to witness.

Francouz does Hasek impression with Olympic shootout showing

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:59am

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

Dutch apologies galore after double faux pas at Olympics

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:46am

After the Dutch speedskating team botched its men's team pursuit race and had to settle for Olympic bronze, things might have gotten even worse.

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea wraps up Olympics

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:26am

Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrapped up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Thursday without a finish higher than 13th.

Gold, silver, now bronze: Austria's Matts complete the set

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:38am

Three brothers, three Olympics and now three medals, one of each color.