Men's speed skating

Havard Holmefjord Lorentzen of Norway holds the trophy after winning the final classification of the men's 500 meters races at the World Cup speedskating at the Minsk-Arena Speed Skating Stadium, in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, March 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
March 18, 2018 - 12:04 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Norwegian speedskater Havard Holmefjord Lorentzen added the men's 500 meters title at the World Cup to his Olympic gold medal in the same distance on Sunday. Lorentzen was fourth in the final race of the season — as the Dutch team swept the podium headed by Jan Smeekens — but...
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Gabriele Hirschbichler of Germany, left, and Ireen Wust of The Netherlands compete during the women's 500 meters race at the World Championships Speedskating Allround in the Olympic stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Friday, March 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 09, 2018 - 2:39 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A week ago, Amsterdam residents and visiting tourists were walking and skating along frozen canals in the Dutch capital. On Friday, elite speedskaters were doing laps of a man-made outdoor track in the city's Olympic Stadium. For the first time since 2001, the three-day...
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Gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea celebrates after the men's mass start final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 24, 2018 - 10:27 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — In the last speedskating event at the Gangneung Oval, Lee Seung-hoon delivered the Olympic host nation's first gold medal. Lee won the inaugural men's mass start Saturday, highlighting a strong showing for the South Korean team on the final night of speedskating...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Ivanka Trump during their dinner at the Presidential Blue House on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, Seoul, South Korea. Ivanka Trump has received a red-carpet welcome in South Korea as head of the U.S. delegation to this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (Kim Min-Hee/Pool Photo via AP)
February 23, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Ivanka Trump will get a taste of Olympic action on the final full day of events at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The daughter of President Donald Trump is expected to make stops at the men's Big Air final; the gold medal curling match, where the U.S. men have a...
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Gold medalist Kjeld Nuis of The Netherlands celebrates after the men's 1,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 23, 2018 - 7:15 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After a week without an Olympic gold medal in speedskating, the Dutch had to do something. Kjeld Nuis was the man who did it — first dressed in orange and now covered in gold. The 1,500-meter champion ended the Dutch long-track drought with a blistering start and a...
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Redmond Gerard, of the United States, jumps during the men's Big Air snowboard qualification competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 23, 2018 - 6:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Figure skating may be over at the Pyeongchang Games, but don't worry, there is still curling! And lots of other events to watch Friday at the Olympics. We've got the lowdown on what to look out for. (All times Eastern.) SNOWBOARD Men's Big Air final runs are at 8:30...
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In this Monday Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, image team South Korea with Kim Bo-reum, front, Park Ji Woo, second, and Noh Seon-yeong, trailing behind, competes in the women's team pursuit speed skating race at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters Kim and Park to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate Noh behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this year's Winter Games. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 22, 2018 - 5:44 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this year'...
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Bronze medalist team Netherlands with Jan Blokhuijsen, Sven Kramer, Patrick Roest and Koen Verweij, from left to right, appear dejected on the podium after the men's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 22, 2018 - 4:44 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After the Dutch speedskating team botched its men's team pursuit race and had to settle for Olympic bronze, things might have gotten even worse. On Thursday, there were several apologies to be made. First, there was an accident during the ceremonial throwing of a giant...
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February 21, 2018 - 10:57 am
OLYMPICS Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn fell a little short of winning her second women's Olympic downhill gold medal. The American came away with the bronze by finishing 0.47 seconds behind the gold medal-winning Sofia Goggia (GOH'-jah) of Italy. The 33...
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Gold medalist Havard Bokko of team Norway celebrates competes the men's team pursuit final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 21, 2018 - 10:50 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Finally, Norwegian veteran Havard Bokko stood atop the highest platform on the Olympic podium. And glancing down to his left, a step lower, he saw the orange-clad Dutch. Something like that had never before happened to him at the Olympics. "It is a pretty nice feeling...
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