Cross country skiing

February 17, 2018 - 12:49 pm
OLYMPICS-DAY 8 Vonn stumbles in super-G PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Lindsey Vonn was unable to become the oldest woman to win an Olympic Alpine medal. The 33-year-old Vonn finished in a tie for sixth in the super-G at the Pyeongchang Games. She had a fast run going before going too...
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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 17, 2018 - 8:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan won figuring skating gold, becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button. American Nathan Chen didn't make the podium, but redeemed himself after a disastrous short program with a historic free skate. On the slopes,...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, talks to the media after her first run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 16, 2018 - 10:26 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin finished a disappointing fourth in women's slalom while Sweden's Frida Hansdotter won gold on Day 7 of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu set an Olympic...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, reacts to her time during the second run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 16, 2018 - 10:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. She won gold in the giant slalom on Thursday. The fourth-place...
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February 16, 2018 - 9:08 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Happy New Year! South Korea is celebrating its biggest holiday Friday with fireworks, cultural events and more curling. There will be lots of other Olympic feats of greatness. Here's what to look for (all times Eastern): FIGURE SKATING Prime time means prime...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:55 am
OLYMPICS-DAY 7 Shiffrin finishes 4th in slalom PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Mikaela Shiffrin was unable to become the first skier to successfully defend an Olympic gold in the slalom. Shiffrin finished fourth as Sweden's Frida Hansdotter overtook first-run leader Wendy Holdener of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, United States' Nathan Chen performs in the men's single short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Chen is offering condolences to families of the victims of the Florida school shooting that killed over a dozen people. Chen skated in the Pyeongchang Olympics team competition where the U.S. won bronze, and he’s due to skate in the men’s individual competition starting Friday, Feb. 16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Happy New Year! South Korea is celebrating its biggest holiday Friday with fireworks, cultural events and more curling. There will be lots of other Olympic feats of greatness. Here's what to look for (all times Eastern): FIGURE SKATING Prime time means prime...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, skies into the finish area after winning the gold medal in the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 15, 2018 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: RATINGS: If the ratings were an Olympic race, NBC slipped a few seconds off its pace on Wednesday. The Nielsen company said 19.2 million people watched competition in prime time on NBC, the cable network NBCSN and through...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Tonga's Pita Taufatofua competes in the men's cross country sprint qualification at the 2017 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Lahti, Finland. Taufatofua joked that he has two primary goals when he competes in his first Olympic event on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, don’t hit a tree and finish before they turn the lights off. The medal podium is far from the mind of the “shirtless” Tongan, who qualified for the event despite having spent less than 12 weeks of his life on snow. He said his long-term goal at the Pyeongchang Games is to inspire others from the South Pacific to give the Olympics a shot. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
February 15, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tongan cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua joked that he has two immediate goals when he competes in his first Winter Olympic event on Friday: Don't hit a tree and finish before they turn off the lights. The medal podium is far from the mind of the "shirtless" Tongan...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, celebrate her gold medal during the venue ceremony at the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 15, 2018 - 5:12 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing. American Mikaela Shiffrin celebrated by using a hard-charging final run to win the women's giant slalom Thursday. It's the first of several Olympic titles she hopes to earn at the Pyeongchang Games. The 22-year-old trailed by...
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