Curling

Croatia's Ivan Perisic gestures during the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 11, 2018 - 6:16 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Ivan Perisic recalls being a little boy wearing his red-and-white checkered shirt as he watched Croatia previous World Cup semifinal against France in 1998.He says he watched on TV in Split when Croatia lost to the...
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Belgium's Adnan Januzaj, right, is substituted by Belgium's Dries Mertens during the group G match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 28, 2018 - 3:54 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Adnan Januzaj's curling strike sent Belgium into the last 16 as group winners by sealing a 1-0 victory over England and putting his team on a potentially tougher path to the final. A night of little tension or...
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Spain's players smile during the official training on the eve of the group B match between Morocco and Spain at the Mirny stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 24, 2018 - 6:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Portugal and Spain want routine victories to lock up its place in the knockout rounds. The first day of simultaneous matches at the tournament Monday includes Portugal playing Iran at the same time its neighbor and...
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Brazil's Roberto Firmino gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
June 17, 2018 - 4:04 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 11 p.m. Switzerland's well-organized defending held Brazil to a 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener, keeping Neymar and other attackers at bay for the most part. Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the 20th...
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Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13), of Czech Republic, celebrates his goal with right wing Tom Wilson (43) and defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russia, and center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 04, 2018 - 12:17 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — T.J. Oshie found a moment of tranquility as he stared through the darkness and into the crowd at fans holding their cellphones up to light up the stadium. With music playing and an opportunity to reflect, he contemplated the spectacle of playing an outdoor game at the U.S...
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Gold medal winners from left: United States' curlers Joe Polo, John Landsteiner, Matt Hamilton, Tyler George, John Shuster and captain Phill Drobnick stand on the podium during the men's curling venue ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men's so-called Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. women's hockey team. There were also several not-...
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Agnes Knochenhauer, of Sweden, throws during their women's curling final in the Gangneung Curling Centre at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 9:31 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Swedish women won the gold medal in the final match of a marathon curling festival on Sunday, beating South Korea 8-3 in nine ends to leave the "Garlic Girls" with a silver that is the hosts' first-ever Olympic medal in the sport. Sweden took control of the match...
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United States' Matt Hamilton prepares for their turn during the men's curling finals match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. United States won gold. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South...
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Team canada celebrates after the men's bronze medal hockey game against the Czech Republic at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Canada won 6-4.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 24, 2018 - 9:42 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Canadians made sure they aren't going home from the Olympics empty-handed, even after missing out on a third straight gold medal. Andrew Ebbett, Chris Kelly and Derek Roy each scored in the...
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United States's skip John Shuster reacts during the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 24, 2018 - 6:43 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in U.S. history. Shuster was part of the other one, too, as the lead...
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