Men's speed skating

Gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea celebrates after the men's mass start final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 24, 2018 - 10:27 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — In the last speedskating event at the Gangneung Oval, Lee Seung-hoon delivered the Olympic host nation's first gold medal. Lee won the inaugural men's mass start Saturday, highlighting a strong showing for the South Korean team on the final night of speedskating...
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Driver Justin Olsen, Christopher Fogt, Carlo Valdes and Nathan Weber of the United States take a curve in the second heat of the four-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 24, 2018 - 12:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: LEFT UNSAID: NBC aired a touching tribute to the late American bobsledder Steve Holcomb, and the impact he had on his sport's tight-knit community. The failure to mention how an Olympic athlete died at only 37 years old (he...
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Driver Shao Yijun, Shi Hao, Li Chunjian and Wang Sidong of China take a curve during training for the four-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 23, 2018 - 10:53 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — At least Jeff Pain knows what is expected of him. Hired by China for his coaching expertise in the winter sport of skeleton, the Olympic silver medalist for Canada in 2006 has four more years to shape his rookie team of Chinese athletes into ice-sliding champions at...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Ivanka Trump during their dinner at the Presidential Blue House on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, Seoul, South Korea. Ivanka Trump has received a red-carpet welcome in South Korea as head of the U.S. delegation to this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (Kim Min-Hee/Pool Photo via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Ivanka Trump will get a taste of Olympic action on the final full day of events at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The daughter of President Donald Trump is expected to make stops at the men's Big Air final; the gold medal curling match, where the U.S. men have a...
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Gold medalist Kjeld Nuis of The Netherlands celebrates after the men's 1,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 23, 2018 - 7:15 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After a week without an Olympic gold medal in speedskating, the Dutch had to do something. Kjeld Nuis was the man who did it — first dressed in orange and now covered in gold. The 1,500-meter champion ended the Dutch long-track drought with a blistering start and a...
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Redmond Gerard, of the United States, jumps during the men's Big Air snowboard qualification competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 22, 2018 - 11:15 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Figure skating may be over at the Pyeongchang Games, but don't worry, there is still curling! And lots of other events to watch Friday at the Olympics. We've got the lowdown on what to look out for. (All times Eastern.) SNOWBOARD Men's Big Air final runs are at 8:30...
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Bronze medalist team Netherlands with Jan Blokhuijsen, Sven Kramer, Patrick Roest and Koen Verweij, from left to right, appear dejected on the podium after the men's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 22, 2018 - 4:44 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After the Dutch speedskating team botched its men's team pursuit race and had to settle for Olympic bronze, things might have gotten even worse. On Thursday, there were several apologies to be made. First, there was an accident during the ceremonial throwing of a giant...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, image, team South Korea with Kim Bo-reum, front, Park Ji Woo, in second position, and Noh Seon-yeong, in last position, compete in the women's team pursuit speedskating race for seventh and eight place at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Kim and Park came under criticism in their home country being accused of a lack of team spirit as they left Noh trailing 4 seconds behind and failed to comfort her after the race. More than 566,000 people have signed the online petition to South Korea's presidential office to expel skaters Kim Bo-reum and Park Ji-woo from the South Korean national skating team. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 22, 2018 - 3:09 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this year'...
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February 21, 2018 - 10:57 am
OLYMPICS Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn fell a little short of winning her second women's Olympic downhill gold medal. The American came away with the bronze by finishing 0.47 seconds behind the gold medal-winning Sofia Goggia (GOH'-jah) of Italy. The 33...
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Gold medalist Havard Lorentzen of Norway celebrates setting a new Olympic record during the men's 500 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 19, 2018 - 10:10 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — At an Olympics where almost everything is going Norway's way, even its speedskaters are back on top. Havard Lorentzen proved that a program which has been in disarray for two decades is on the up by winning the 500-meter gold Monday in an Olympic record time. To make...
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