Skating

Germany players celebrate after the semifinal round of the men's hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Germany won 4-3. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 23, 2018 - 10:10 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Canada's topsy-turvy Olympics was dealt a heavy blow Friday night as Germany shocked the two-time defending Olympic champion Canadians 4-3 in the men's hockey semifinals. The loss came a day after Canada's women's hockey team was denied a fifth-straight gold in a...
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David Wolf (89), of Germany, lays on the ice after getting taken out by Gilbert Brule, of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
February 23, 2018 - 9:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Germany has upset Canada 4-3 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada trailed 3-0 and 4-1 before battling back to cut the deficit to one in the third...
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, centre, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, left, and bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 3:29 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A look at the medal winners in figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics and how they earned them. TEAM Gold: Canada — The heavy gold favorite with a deep team featuring previous Olympic medalists, Canada had it clinched with one event remaining. It was the first of a...
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Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia reacts after her performance during the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 23, 2018 - 1:26 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A few years back, Alina Zagitova nearly was sent home from training for not working hard enough. Now, she heads home with Olympic gold, the first for the Russians at the Pyeongchang Olympics. A grateful nation — upset that their flag, anthem and dozens of athletes were...
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, right, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 1:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: FIGHT TO THE FINISH: It was the "showdown everyone's been waiting for," analyst Tanith White said. "Brass knuckles under velvet gloves," Johnny Weir said. NBC practically panted in its effort to make the competition between...
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United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 22, 2018 - 11:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has congratulated the U.S. women's hockey team on winning Olympic gold. Trump tweeted his congratulations Thursday "on behalf of an entire Nation." The American women defeated...
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, of Italy, celebrates 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 21, 2018 - 9:33 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else. The Italian skier won the women's downhill Wednesday , holding off Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.09 seconds and Vonn by 0.47 seconds. "I was really focused — I moved like a samurai," Goggia said...
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Maxim Noreau (56), of Canada, celebrates with Christian Thomas (92) and Chay Genoway (5) after scoring a goal against Finland during the third period of the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 21, 2018 - 9:26 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Canada has advanced to the Olympic men's hockey semifinals for the third consecutive time after shutting out Finland 1-0. Canada will face the winner of Sweden and Germany. The two-time defending...
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In this combination of photos, Russian athletes Alina Zagitova, left, and Evgenia Medvedeva react as their scores are posted following their performance in the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. They will compete for the gold in the free skate Friday, Feb. 23. (AP Photos/Bernat Armangue)
February 21, 2018 - 2:42 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Friends, rivals, and soon, medalists. The only question is: Which Russian teen figure skating star will end the nation's gold medal drought? Alina Zagitova or Evgenia Medvedeva will almost certainly take gold in one of the Winter Games marquee events after they went 1-...
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Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France perform during the ice dance, short dance figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 20, 2018 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Gabriella Papadakis took no chances. Her ice dancing costume on Tuesday contained no hooks, nothing that could come undone as it did a day earlier in the Olympics' most famous wardrobe malfunction. The...
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