AP
  • By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — John Shuster and his U.S. team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after a 5-3 semifinal upset over Canada, a country that has struggled at the Pyeongchang Olympics despite dominating the world of curling for years.

  • Updated
  • 0

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — 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 Swi…

  • By JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — 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.

AP
  • By MAGAN CRANE Associated Press
  • Updated
  • 0

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — 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.)

  • By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — 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.

  • By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — 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.

AP
  • By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Anna Gasser grew up wanting to be a gymnast, making it all the way to the Austrian national team before life took her in another direction. She didn't even start snowboarding until she was 18, drawn not by the lure of the Olympics but of simply challenging her…

AP
  • By BARRY WILNER and JAMES ELLINGWORTH AP Sports Writers
  • Updated
  • 0

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A true figure skating rivalry requires surpassing skills, intriguing back stories, and significant rewards on the line. Throw in a friendship, and Russians Evgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova hit all the marks — just as they do on the ice.

AP
  • By DAVID BARRON Houston Chronicle
  • Updated
  • 0

HOUSTON (AP) — Katy Taylor was 16 as she watched the ladies figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin from her home in Houston, visualizing the leap from alternate to Olympian she felt was sure to come in four short years.

AP
  • By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Up in the starting area on a frigid night in the mountains, only three women's bobsled pilots remained. One was the two-time defending Olympic gold medalist. Another was the reigning world champion. And the third was someone without a single victory of any int…

AP
  • Updated
  • 0

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — 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 Norwegia…

  • By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer
  • Updated
  • 0

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — 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.