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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Nathan Chen of the United States reacts following his performance 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 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WATCH THE WORDS: Athletic miracles do happen, and sometimes you have to be prepared for them. NBC's Dan Hicks declared Cornelia Huetter as the only skier with "any real chance" of beating Austria's Anna Veith in the women's...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, soars through the air during men's large hill Individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 17, 2018 - 10:52 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — After missing the podium a week ago, defending Olympic champion Kamil Stoch came up big on the large hill. The 30-year-old Polish ski jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to win the gold medal on the large hill at the Pyeongchang Games. Normal...
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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan reacts after his performance in men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 9:51 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong — and expected — performance in the men's free skate. Meanwhile, Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic stunned everyone, including herself, by winning the gold in the women's super-G. On a busy Saturday at...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, celebrates after winning the the gold medal in the men's large hill Individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 9:44 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch won ski jumping's large hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 30-year-old Polish jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to beat normal hill gold...
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February 17, 2018 - 9:33 am
Feb. 18 1924 — Theresa Weld Blanchard wins her sixth and final U.S. figure skating championship. Sherwin Badger captures his fifth straight and final men's title. 1928 — Sonja Henie, 15, becomes the youngest Olympic figure skating champion. She easily beats Fritzi Burger of Austria and Beatrix...
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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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Marit Bjoergen, top, of Norway, celebrates with Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg after winning the women's 4 x 5km relay cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 8:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marit Bjoergen crossed the finish line, thrust her ski poles in the air and was promptly mobbed by teammates. She'd done it. No Winter Olympian in history can say they have more medals than the 37-year-old Norwegian. Bjoergen helped the Norwegian women win the 4x5-...
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A reporter raises her hands to ask a question of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, after he announced that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 17, 2018 - 7:01 am
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Gold medalist, Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka, looks at her time after finishing in the women's super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 17, 2018 - 6:35 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — This made no sense to Ester Ledecka. Just simply couldn't be. Could. Not. Be. Which is why the part-time ski racer, part-time snowboarder from the Czech Republic stood so still, absolutely motionless and expressionless, for several moments after crossing the finish...
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