Skating

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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Martin Fourcade, of France, takes off from the shooting range during 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. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 20, 2018 - 7:33 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Biathlete Martin Fourcade has become the first athlete to win three gold medals at the Pyeongchang Games, helping France to a first-place finish in the mixed relay. Fourcade erased nearly a 38-second...
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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada celebrate during the venue ceremony after winning the gold medal in the ice dance, free dance figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 20, 2018 - 1:25 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warmup early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance. They sure made it a memorable one. After training partners Gabriella Papadakis...
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Driver Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz of Canada celebrate as they cross the finish area after tying for the gold with Germany during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 19, 2018 - 9:19 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11 p.m. Canada and Germany have tied for the gold medal in two-man bobsledding. It's the second time two countries have shared gold in this event in Olympic history. The Canadian sled driven by Justin Kripps...
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