Nordic skiing

Noriaki Kasai carries the flag of Japan during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 11, 2018 - 10:28 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:15 a.m. NBC has apologized for an on-air remark by an Olympics analyst that cited Japan as an example that has been important to South Korea's transformation. The remark was made by analyst Joshua Cooper...
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Simen Hegstad Krueger, of Norway, celebraates after winning the during the men's 15km/15km skiathlon cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 11, 2018 - 5:11 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — When Simen Hegstad Krueger slipped and fell on the first lap of the 30-kilometer cross-country skiathlon and found himself face down in the snow with two rivals on top of him, he figured his hopes at an Olympic medal were over. He couldn't have been more wrong. "Here...
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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 - 10:42 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games a few hours before Lim Hyo-jun earned host country South Korea its first gold. In the first medal event of the Winter Olympics on Saturday, Kalla won the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon by more than...
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Andreas Wellinger, of Germany, soars through the air during the men's normal hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 10, 2018 - 10:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Andreas Wellinger withstood frigid temperatures and windy conditions to claim the gold medal in normal hill ski jumping. High winds at the Alpensia Ski Jumping center during Saturday's first round...
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Charlotte Kalla, of Sweden, celebrates after winning the women's 7.5km /7.5km skiathlon cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 10, 2018 - 5:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Pyeongchang Games got off to a historic start on Saturday. Charlotte Kalla of Sweden won the first gold medal of the games and Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen took silver in the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon to become the most decorated female...
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February 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Feb. 11 1878 — The Boston Bicycle Club, the first bicycle club in the United States, is formed. 1949 — Willie Pep becomes the first boxer in the history of the 126-pound class to regain a lost championship with a 15-round unanimous decision over Sandy Saddler at Madison...
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February 10, 2018 - 2:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Cross-country skier Charlotte Kalla of Sweden wins first gold medal of Pyeongchang Olympics.
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Austria's Stefan Kraft practices for the men's ski jumping competition in the 2018 Winter Olympics at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Ski jumping is famed for its spectacular speed, exhilarating aerodynamics and cringe-worthy crashes. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
February 09, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It's the Olympic sport famed for its spectacular speed, exhilarating aerodynamics and cringe-worthy crashes. And yet ski jumping , a sport in which athletes hurtle down a ramp at 100 kilometers (60 miles) per hour before jumping the length of a football field,...
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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. Sports’ highest court rejected appeals by all 45 Russian athletes plus two coaches who were banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics over doping concerns in a decision announced Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, less than nine hours before the opening ceremony. Among those excluded are six-time gold medalist Ahn, the short track speedskater whose return to his native South Korea for the Olympics had been hotly anticipated by local fans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 09, 2018 - 9:15 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russia's desperate attempt to get 45 banned athletes — including several medal favorites — into the Pyeongchang Olympics failed just hours before Friday's opening ceremony. The International Olympic Committee had banned Russia because of a massive doping scheme at...
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Supporters of Olympic Athlete for Russia Mikhail Kolyada hold up banners after his performance at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 09, 2018 - 6:02 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Hold off on the celebration. A quick high-five is about all this is worth. Yes, those leading the fight against chemically enhanced athletes could smile just a bit after the exclusion of 45 Russian athletes and two coaches was upheld on Friday, mere hours before the...
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