Olympic games

February 18, 2018 - 10:11 am
Feb. 19 1928 — Canada wins the gold medal in ice hockey at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada, represented by the 1926 Toronto University team, receives a bye to the final round. The Canadians beat Sweden 11-0, Britain 14-0 and Switzerland 13-0. 1955 — Bernie Geoffrion of the...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:11 am
Feb. 19 1928 — Canada wins the gold medal in ice hockey at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada, represented by the 1926 Toronto University team, receives a bye to the final round. The Canadians beat Sweden 11-0, Britain 14-0 and Switzerland 13-0. 1955 — Bernie Geoffrion of the...
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Team Netherlands with Sven Kramer, front, Jan Blokhuijsen, center, and Koen Verweij, rear, competes during the quarterfinals of the men's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 18, 2018 - 9:51 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Second is never good enough for the Dutch in speedskating, and when it happens in the men's team pursuit qualifying, it means trouble. The strongest speedskating nation could not beat the qualifying time of South Korea but still comfortably reached Wednesday's...
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Joonas Kemppainen, of Finland, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 18, 2018 - 9:36 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Sweden has beaten Finland 3-1 in the Olympic hockey tournament to win Group C in the preliminary round and advance directly into the quarterfinals. Patrik Zackrisson scored the winning goal, knocking in a rebound of Johan Fransson's slap shot at 8:53 of the third...
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Japan's Nao Kodaira celebrates after setting a new Olympic record in the women's 500 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 18, 2018 - 9:20 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Nao Kodaira burst off the line, furiously pumping her arms and legs to build up speed. She shot around the oval in a blur and crossed the finish line, the 500-meter Olympic speedskating gold medal easily in hand. With two pairs to go, Kodaira could watch knowing that...
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Gold medal winner Oleksandr Abramenko, of Ukraine, celebrates after the men's aerial final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 18, 2018 - 9:06 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Growing up in Ukraine, Oleksandr Abramenko's father pushed him toward sports. Well, one sport actually. Soccer. The problem? His son wasn't feeling it. "I felt like extreme sports were my thing," Abramenko said. Good call. The 29-year-old made history on Sunday night...
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Simon Schempp, of Germany, left, and Martin Fourcade, of France, right, race across the finish line during the men's 15-kilometer mass start biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
February 18, 2018 - 8:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — France's Martin Fourcade slammed his ski pole into the snow in disgust after sliding through the finish line, thinking he'd just lost another Olympic gold medal to a photo finish. But upon further review, replays showed Fourcade's left boot crossed the line a few...
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A Russian supporter waves a flag before the preliminary round of the men's hockey game between the team from Russia and the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 18, 2018 - 8:40 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics has announced that one of its athletes has failed a drug test. Two Russian state news agencies cited Konstantin Vybornov, spokesman for the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" team, as saying the delegation received an...
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United States' Ryan Cochran-Siegle celebrates after the second run of the men's giant slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 18, 2018 - 8:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th. That's just about par on the icy course for the U.S. men's Alpine skiing...
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Noriaki Kasai, of Japan, soars through the air during qualification for the men's large hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 18, 2018 - 8:25 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai has qualified for the men's team large hill ski jumping final at the Olympics. After failing to qualify for the large hill final on Saturday, there was some concern...
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