Speed skating

February 21, 2018 - 4:36 pm
MLB-NEWS Orioles bring back Chris Tillman to rotation UNDATED (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed pitcher Chris Tillman to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes performance bonuses. Tillman likely will join right-handers Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman and Andrew Cashner in the rotation...
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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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Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue of Canada perform in the ice dance free dance figure skating team event in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 18, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — What better way to mark the last day of a three day weekend than by watching feats of athletic greatness at the Olympics! Here are some highlights to look out for. (All times Eastern.) FIGURE SKATING Whatever ice dancing lacks in jumps and tricks, this year's...
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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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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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Supporters of Russian athletes wait 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 - 1:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don't have a gold medal. It's an unpleasant experience for a country which finished atop the medal standings in the games it hosted four years ago in Sochi with 13 gold medals — though two of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich. Right in the midst of the Pyeongchang Games, with hardly enough time for Larry Nassar to settle into the prison cell where he'll be spending the rest of his life, we got another report detailing horrific abuse and shameful cover-ups within one of the most high-profile summer sports. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
February 17, 2018 - 8:10 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Some advice to all the parents out there, particularly those swept up in the soaring passion and tear-jerking emotion of the Olympics. If your children dream of going for a gold medal someday, you might want to nudge them in a different direction. At the very least, it...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, reacts to her time during the second run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 16, 2018 - 10:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. She won gold in the giant slalom on Thursday. The fourth-place...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, United States' Nathan Chen performs in the men's single short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Chen is offering condolences to families of the victims of the Florida school shooting that killed over a dozen people. Chen skated in the Pyeongchang Olympics team competition where the U.S. won bronze, and he’s due to skate in the men’s individual competition starting Friday, Feb. 16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 15, 2018 - 10:39 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Happy New Year! South Korea is celebrating its biggest holiday Friday with fireworks, cultural events and more curling. There will be lots of other Olympic feats of greatness. Here's what to look for (all times Eastern): FIGURE SKATING Prime time means prime...
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