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Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:35am

As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough.

Japan and Norway dethrone Dutch in team pursuit at Olympics

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:20am

Japan and Norway dethroned the Netherlands in the team pursuit Wednesday and restored a semblance of balance in Olympic speedskating at the Gangneung Oval.

Jamanka wins Olympic gold for Germany, denying Meyers Taylor

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:18am

Women's bobsledding has a new star, and a surprise Olympic champion.

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 12 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00am

Lindsey Vonn turned in a bronze-medal performance in the last Olympic downhill of her career. Russian Alina Zagitova skated a flawless "Black Swan" routine for a world-record score in the short program and a shot at gold after Friday's free dance. And Norwegian Marit Bjoergen became the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time by taking bronze in women's cross-country skiing.

Czechs eliminate US in shootout in Olympic quarterfinals

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:54am

Instead of waiting for his turn for this Olympic shootout, T.J. Oshie was sitting at home along with the rest of the NHL.

Francouz does Hasek impression with Olympic shootout showing

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:46am

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

CAS to hear doping case against Krushelnitsky on Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:16am

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will hear the doping case against Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky on Thursday.

US women back looking for Olympic gold vs. archrival Canada

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:48am

To three-time Olympian Hilary Knight, the thought of finally hoisting the gold medal means giving women's hockey a big boost in the United States.

AP PHOTOS: Athletes, fans embrace flags as symbols of pride

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:58am

Flags play an integral role at the Olympics as symbols of national pride.

Finland beats Russians 3-2 for women's hockey bronze medal

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:30am

For the third time in six Olympic women's hockey tournaments, Finland is the best of the rest.

Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:16am

Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history and the United States women's cross-country team won its first medal ever — and it was gold.

CORRECTS: Marit Bjoergen wins record 14th Winter Olympic medal; US wins 1st medal in women's cross-country skiing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:25am

CORRECTS: Marit Bjoergen wins record 14th Winter Olympic medal; US wins 1st medal in women's cross-country skiing. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said it was the first medal ever for the US in cross-country skiing)

Leman earns Olympic gold for Canada in men's skicross

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:14am

Skicross is built on one very simple tenant: to go as fast as you possibly dare for as long as you possibly dare and hope everything works out in the end with the understanding that it usually won't.

Vonn 3rd in last Olympic DH; her pal Goggia of Italy wins

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:50am

Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature event of her singular career. She knew that, but she didn't have an easy time processing it.

Gold drought about to end: Russians 1-2 after short program

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:44am

Friends, rivals, and soon, medalists.

US starts 4-man bobsled training, with some optimism

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:36am

If there was a positive that the Americans took away from the two-man bobsled competition at the Pyeongchang Olympics, it's this: They now know what not to do.

Column: A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:32am

Over coffee last November at Lindsey Vonn's home in Colorado, Sofia Goggia of Italy asked her friend for some advice.

Americans rally after shaky starts in women's short program

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:20am

Bradie Tennell fell during her opening jump combination at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a mistake so rare that the reigning U.S. champion couldn't remember the last time it happened.