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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, Adam Rippon performs during the men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in San Jose, Calif. Rippon remains open to speaking with Mike Pence over the vice president’s conservative stance on gay rights after the Pyeongchang Olympics. The openly gay Rippon criticized the White House last month for choosing Pence to lead the official U.S. delegation for the Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, opening ceremony. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
February 08, 2018 - 2:30 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Adam Rippon doesn't want his monthlong dispute with Mike Pence over the vice president's record on gay rights to overshadow his long-awaited Olympic performance. Or those of the rest of the American team. One of two openly gay U.S. athletes at the Pyeongchang Games,...
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Andreas Wellinger, of Germany, soars through the air during the men's normal hill individual ski jumping qualifier ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 08, 2018 - 9:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): ___ 11 p.m. Andreas Wellinger will take his strong form into the final of the men's normal hill ski jump at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 22-year-old German, who already qualified because he was among the...
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February 05, 2018 - 9:46 pm
Medal projections for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, compiled from predictions by the staff of The Associated Press who cover each sport: ___ ALPINE SKIING Men: Downhill Gold: Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway Silver: Beat Feuz, Switzerland Bronze: Hannes Reichelt, Austria Super-G Gold: Kjetil...
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South Korea's Kim Kyueun and Kam Alex Kang Chan, left, skate next to North Korea's Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik during a Pairs Figure Skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 05, 2018 - 3:10 am
GANGEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korean figure skaters shared the same ice Monday for the first time at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The North's pair of Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik didn't socialize much with the South Korean and Japanese athletes in their practice session, but South Korean...
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CORRECT TO NORTH KOREA, NOT SOUTH KOREA - North Korea's Choe Un Song, left and Jong Kwang Bom during a Men's Short Track Speed Skating training session ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 02, 2018 - 2:08 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean skaters attending this month's Winter Olympics in South Korea began their training Friday, and one was injured during his first practice. A giant North Korean flag hanging from a North Korean apartment in the athletes' village also captured the media...
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South Korean skiers on the chartered flight wave to the media before taking off to North Korea at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Several South Korean skiers headed to North Korea on Wednesday to train with its athletes in a conciliatory gesture the countries planned to mark the Winter Olympics in the South. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 5:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean skiers flew to North Korea on Wednesday to train with its athletes in a conciliatory gesture the countries planned to mark the Winter Olympics in the South. The chartered flight carrying a delegation of 45 — including 24 alpine and cross-country skiers,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017, file photo, J.R. Celski competes in the men's 1,500-meters during the U.S. Olympic short track speedskating trials in Kearns, Utah. Celski is headed to his third games as the Zen-like presence on the U.S. team in the calamitous sport of short track. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
January 27, 2018 - 2:30 am
J.R. Celski wasn't supposed to make it to his first Olympics in 2010, let alone win medals. Now, the speedskater is headed to his third games as the Zen-like presence of the U.S. team in the calamitous sport of short track. The 27-year-old from Federal Way, Washington, will be looking to add to the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, the logo of the Russian Olympic Committee at the entrance of the head office in Moscow, Russia. The International Olympic Committee said Thursday Jan. 25, 2018, that it has obtained new evidence of steroid use in Russian sports, and will be using it to vet Russian athletes ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, FILE)
January 26, 2018 - 9:25 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Six-time Olympic gold medalist Viktor Ahn wants to know why he has been barred from next month's Pyeongchang Games. Ahn is a short-track speedskater who was born in South Korea but switched allegiance to Russia ahead of the 2014 Sochi Games. Russian officials say the International...
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The North Korean women's ice hockey players are greeted as they arrive at the South Korea's national training center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Jincheon, South Korea. Twelve North Korean female hockey players have crossed the border into South Korea to form the rivals' first-ever Olympic team during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. (Song Kyung-Seok/Pool Photo via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 5:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Female hockey players from the rival Koreas were paired up with each other Thursday to form their first-ever Olympic squad during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games, as their countries press ahead with rare reconciliation steps following a period of nuclear tensions. A...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2014, file photo, men's 1,000-meter short track speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, of Russia, gestures while holding his medal during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The Russian Olympic Committee says Ahn, a six-time Olympic gold medalist, is among several top Russian athletes barred from the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics amid the country’s ongoing doping scandal. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 23, 2018 - 6:22 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Several of Russia's top medal hopes for next month's Olympics, including six-time speedskating gold medalist Viktor Ahn, have been barred from the Pyeongchang Games amid the country's ongoing doping scandal. The Russian Olympic Committee said Tuesday that Ahn, cross-country skier...
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