Men's skeleton

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Chris Mazdzer of the United States speeds down the start of the men's luge training run ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. There are some veterans back in the red, white and blue this winter _ including the only three sliders who brought home medals from Pyeongchang, men's luge silver medalist Chris Mazdzer and the silver-medal-winning women's bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs. And there might not be a slider in the world with more on his plate this season than Mazdzer. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
November 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
A season of change for the three U.S. international sliding programs has arrived. It's an every-four-year reset. The cycle never seems to differ much: In the season that follows an Olympics, the faces inside the helmets donned by the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams always change. The rule is...
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Driver Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga of Nigeria take a curve in their first heat during the women's two-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 20, 2018 - 4:11 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. The Nigerians were the second sled down the track in the opening heat of the women's competition at the Pyeongchang...
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Driver Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock of the United States finish their fourth heat during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 19, 2018 - 10:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. wasn't exactly counting on getting a medal in two-man bobsledding at the Olympics, which isn't a surprise given how the Americans have claimed only one in the last 66 years. They weren't expecting to be this far back, either. For the first time since 1994,...
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February 17, 2018 - 12:49 pm
OLYMPICS-DAY 8 Vonn stumbles in super-G PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Lindsey Vonn was unable to become the oldest woman to win an Olympic Alpine medal. The 33-year-old Vonn finished in a tie for sixth in the super-G at the Pyeongchang Games. She had a fast run going before going too...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, celebrates after winning the the gold medal in the men's large hill Individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 9:44 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch won ski jumping's large hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 30-year-old Polish jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to beat normal hill gold...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, talks to the media after her first run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 16, 2018 - 10:26 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin finished a disappointing fourth in women's slalom while Sweden's Frida Hansdotter won gold on Day 7 of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu set an Olympic...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, reacts to her time during the second run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 16, 2018 - 10:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. She won gold in the giant slalom on Thursday. The fourth-place...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2009 file photo, Britain's Adam Pengilly pumps his fist after finishing second in the men's Skeleton World Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y. The International Olympic Committee says it is sending home Pengilly, who is one of its members, following an altercation with a security guard at the Pyeongchang Games. The IOC said Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, that Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics immediately. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
February 16, 2018 - 5:21 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — An IOC member expelled from the Pyeongchang Olympics over a run-in with a security guard is also one of the only members openly critical of President Thomas Bach's move to allow Russian athletes to compete at the games. Adam Pengilly, a vice president of the...
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Yun Sungbin of South Korea celebrates in the finish area after his gold medal winning run during the men's skeleton final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 16, 2018 - 12:14 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Somehow, Yun Sungbin felt no pressure. He's a 23-year-old who was expected to win gold and nothing else at these Pyeongchang Olympics, in his home country, with thousands of his countrymen showing up early on a Friday morning to chant his name and await a coronation...
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Adam Edelman of Israel starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 14, 2018 - 3:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When A.J. Edelman tells people in Israel what he does for a living, his countrymen always tend to respond by saying the same thing. "Lama?" That's "why?" in Hebrew. And it's a fair question. Until now, Israel hasn't had one of its own jump onto a sled and throw...
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