Men's luge

April 10, 2018 - 6:08 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Bill Tavares will try to extend his Olympic medal-winning streak through the 2022 Beijing Games. USA Luge announced Tuesday that Tavares — who was the national team's interim coach this past season for the Pyeongchang Games — will keep the role in a full-time capacity for...
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Driver Francesco Friedrich, right, and Thorsten Margis of Germany celebrate after they tied for the gold medal during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 22, 2018 - 11:55 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — So much for that stoic, businesslike reputation that seems to follow German athletes. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, they're letting the emotions fly. And for good reason, too. The struggles of Sochi 2014 are forgotten for the Germans, who already have 13 gold medals...
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Driver Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock of the United States finish their fourth heat during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 19, 2018 - 10:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — 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. They weren't expecting to be this far back, either. For the first time since 1994,...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, attacks the gate during the second run of the Women's Giant Slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 15, 2018 - 10:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:45 p.m. American Mikaela Shiffrin finally made her Pyeongchang Olympic debut on Day 6 of the Winter Games, speeding to gold in the women's giant slalom after several days of weather delays. Other highlights...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:06 am
PYEONGCHANG OLYMPICS PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Mikaela Shiffrin has won gold in the women's giant slalom in her Pyeongchang Olympic debut. She used a hard-charging final run to win her second career Olympic gold medal. The 22-year-old American standout trailed by 0.20 seconds heading...
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United States' Nathan Chen performs in the men's single short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 15, 2018 - 6:04 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There is a lot going on in Pyeongchang on Day 6 of Olympic competition. We're breaking down the highlights so you won't miss the best parts. All times Eastern. FIGURE SKATING The men will take the ice just in time for prime time in North America at 8 p.m. No, that is...
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Men's halfpipe gold medalist Shaun White, of the United States, bites his medal during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 14, 2018 - 9:50 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and...
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Adam Edelman of Israel starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 14, 2018 - 3:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When A.J. Edelman tells people in Israel what he does for a living, his countrymen always tend to respond by saying the same thing. "Lama?" That's "why?" in Hebrew. And it's a fair question. Until now, Israel hasn't had one of its own jump onto a sled and throw...
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Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 13, 2018 - 10:27 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Chloe Kim's win in the women's halfpipe final was the early highlight before attention moved to Alpine skiing and Marcel Hirscher's victory in the men's combined. Tuesday finished with a rush of six...
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Natalie Geisenberger of Germany celebrates her gold medal win the finish area after the women's luge final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 13, 2018 - 9:19 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Natalie Geisenberger refuses to call herself the best women's luge athlete ever. The history books may do it for her. Germany has yet another Olympic gold medalist after Geisenberger prevailed in the women's luge final on Tuesday — her second consecutive title and...
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