Skating

Women's cross-country 7.5/7.5km skiathlon medalists from left Norway's Marit Bjoergen, silver, Sweden's Charlotte Kalla, gold, and Finland's Krista Parmakoski, bronze, pose during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 10, 2018 - 6:21 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Charlotte Kalla won the gold and Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history. In the first medal event of the Pyeongchang Games, Kalla won the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon by more than seven seconds on Saturday. "It feels very good to be ahead of Marit," the Swede said. "...
Read More
Shani Davis of the United States trains during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 09, 2018 - 7:52 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Speedskater Shani Davis didn't attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics after losing a coin flip to carry the U.S. flag and lead American athletes into the stadium. A U.S. Speedskating spokesman said Saturday that Davis originally planned to skip Friday...
Read More
Members of the combined Koreas women's hockey team walk from the Kwandong Hockey Centre to the training center to practice prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 09, 2018 - 10:26 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. A united Korea stole the show at the opening ceremony, and a united Korean hockey team will be in the spotlight on Saturday at the Pyeongchang Olympics. North and South Korea marched together on...
Read More
Speed skaters train at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 09, 2018 - 3:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Perhaps no team has more to prove at the Pyeongchang Olympics than the U.S. speedskaters. Limited to one medal four years ago, they are eager to bounce back and show why their sport has produced the most medals for the U.S. in the Winter Games. Going 0 for 12 in long...
Read More
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,...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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,...
Read More

Pages