Curling

FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Akwasi Frimpong, of Ghana, starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Watching the Olympics online can take work. With luge and skeleton, for instance, it takes five hours to watch all four runs down the track, longer if you add training runs. There's no easy way to jump straight to an athlete who isn't prominent, such as the lone competitor from the tropical country of Ghana. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
February 21, 2018 - 3:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the Olympics, too much choice can paralyze you with indecision. With five television channels, online streaming, virtual reality and Snapchat, where do you even start? Catch curling on the USA Network, and you might miss that superb — or disastrous — figure skating...
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Canada's skip Rachel Homan during the women's curling match against Britain at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Britain beat Canada during the game. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Despite entering the Pyeongchang Olympics as world champions and the favorites to win gold, Canada's women's curling team has been eliminated from medal contention after a shocking loss to Britain. It's an unwanted first for Rachel Homan and her teammates. No Canadian...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 photo curler Joe Polo, of the United States, launches the stone during practice at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Joe and Kristin Polo, both curlers, named their daughter Ailsa, after the Scottish island where the granite that makes curling rocks is mined. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 20, 2018 - 11:20 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Long before her frightening birth, before the awful moments when everyone wondered if she would survive, before anyone knew how tough she could be, Ailsa Polo's destiny was linked to an isle of granite. Both her parents were curlers, members of a tight-knit sport where...
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Jamie Anderson, of the United States, lands during qualification for the women's big air snowboard competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 20, 2018 - 11:02 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wondering how to get through hump day? Here are some highlights to watch from the Olympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday. (All times Eastern.) SNOWBOARDING Pushed forward a day because of predicted bad weather, the first finals of Olympic snowboarding will start with...
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February 20, 2018 - 2:34 pm
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Gold medalists in the ice dance, free dance figure skating Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, of Canada, celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 20, 2018 - 10:36 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled their way to Olympic gold in ice dancing on Day 11 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in history. Martin Fourcade...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Norway's Kristin Skaslien, left, throws the stone as teammate Magnus Nedregotten looks on during the mixed doubles bronze medal curling match against Russian athletes Anastasia Bryzgalova and Alexander Krushelnitsky at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Nedregotten and his partner, who lost out on the Olympic bronze medal to Krushelnitsky, charged with doping, said Tuesday, Feb. 20 he feels robbed of his moment of glory. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
February 20, 2018 - 4:46 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A Norwegian curler who lost out on the Olympic bronze medal to a Russian rival charged with doping said Tuesday he feels robbed of his moment of glory. Magnus Nedregotten and his partner finished fourth in mixed doubles last week after losing 8-4 to Alexander...
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In this Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 photo, Shawn Oleson, an assistant ice technician for the U.S. Curling Association, works on the ice at the curling center in Gangneung, South Korea. Curling is the busiest sport at the Olympics, with 18 straight days of competition and as many as three sessions with four concurrent matches per day. And between each game, the ice needs to be repaired and prepared with a new layer of pebbles, which reduce the friction on the 42-pound curling stones as they slide down the ice on the bending route that gives the sport its name. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 19, 2018 - 10:51 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Before all the shouting and the sweeping and the rolling of rocks at the Olympic curling venue can begin, that's when Shawn Oleson gets to work. An assistant ice technician for the U.S. Curling Association, Oleson is in South Korea to help with the painstaking process...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn competes in women's downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 19, 2018 - 10:19 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Re-entry after a three-day weekend can be hard. But remember, the Olympics are still going on! We're here with the highlights to help get you through your Tuesday that feels like a Monday because of Presidents Day. (All times Eastern.) FIGURE SKATING If it's prime...
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Players from the United States celebrate after Dani Cameranesi (24), of the United States, scores a goal against Finland during the third period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 19, 2018 - 3:09 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics. Four-time defending champion Canada will be waiting for them. The Americans had a 5-0 victory over Finland in the semifinals, a score that Canada matched against the...
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