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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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Britain's team celebrates winning a women's curling match against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 20, 2018 - 11:19 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Canada's world champion women's curling team is out of the running for an Olympic medal after suffering a shocking loss to Great Britain at the Pyeongchang Games. Canada's 6-5 loss to Britain on...
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, of Italy, reacts during the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 20, 2018 - 11:14 pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn cast a quick glance toward the sky after finishing what was likely her final Olympic downhill run, shrugged her shoulders after seeing her time and shook a friendly index finger at her good friend. No one could catch Sofia Goggia of Italy. Goggia won the...
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Elizabeth Marian Swaney, of Hungary, runs the course during the women's halfpipe qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 20, 2018 - 7:22 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Liz Swaney deserves kudos for dedication. And she had enough sense not to attempt anything on the halfpipe — and we mean anything — that might've resulted in a serious injury. She had no business competing in the Olympics. The same can be said for all those skiers...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn competes in women's downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 20, 2018 - 7:15 pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games. "I've tried not to think about it as being my last Olympic downhill. Just focus on the moment, the right here and the right now. And I...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:25 pm
OLYMPICS Canadian duo wins ice dancing PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have won the gold medal in ice dance at the Pyeongchang Olympics, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with their third gold and fifth medal overall. The Canadian pair scored...
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Driver Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga of Nigeria take a curve in their first heat during the women's two-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 20, 2018 - 4:11 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. The Nigerians were the second sled down the track in the opening heat of the women's competition at the Pyeongchang...
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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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The French team celebrates their gold medal in the 2x6-kilometer women's + 2x7.5-kilometer men's mixed relay biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. They are (L-R) Anais Bescond, Marie Dorin Hapert, Martin Fourcade, and Simon Desthieux. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 20, 2018 - 10:15 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Nobody in French history has won more Olympic gold medals than Martin Fourcade. Nobody has won more gold medals so far at the Pyeongchang Winter Games than the French biathlete. Yet Fourcade refused to make the night about himself despite anchoring France to a come-...
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