Women's 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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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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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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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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Claudia Pechstein, of Germany competes during the women's 3,000 meters race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 15, 2018 - 7:13 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — At 22, Dutch speedskating rookie Esmee Visser had to do some quick math to put the phenomenon that goes by the name of Claudia Pechstein into perspective. Pechstein is still competing and will celebrate her 46th birthday at the Pyeongchang Olympics next week. "This is...
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United States' Nathan Chen performs in the men's single short program team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 15, 2018 - 6:20 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There is a lot going on in Pyeongchang on Day 6 of Olympic competition. We're breaking down the highlights so you won't miss the best parts. All times Eastern. FIGURE SKATING The men will take the ice just in time for prime time in North America at 8 p.m. No, that is...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, USA men's ski team member Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships, in Beaver Creek, Colo. Miller, working as an NBC ski analyst, had to apologize after suggesting that matrimony is hazardous to your career, at least if you're a female skier. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
February 15, 2018 - 4:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY: NBC ski analyst Bode Miller apologized after suggesting that matrimony is hazardous to your career, at least if you're a female skier. During slalom coverage, partner Dan Hicks brought up a knee...
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