Nordic skiing

United States' Jessica Diggins, left, and Kikkan Randall celebrate after winning the gold medal in the women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 21, 2018 - 7:05 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself that just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough. She wanted more. She wanted gold. Diggins dug deep, remembering all the years of training...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:33 pm
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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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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, competes in the women's team sprint freestyle semifinal cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 21, 2018 - 10:01 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marit Bjoergen and Kikkan Randall have shared a special bond since competing against each other at their first Olympics in Salt Lake City 16 years ago. On Wednesday, their relationship turned historic. Bjoergen won her 14th medal at the Winter Games by taking bronze...
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Maxim Noreau (56), of Canada, celebrates with Christian Thomas (92) and Chay Genoway (5) after scoring a goal against Finland during the third period of the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 21, 2018 - 9:42 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Germany has reached the men's hockey semifinals at the Olympics for the first time after beating top-seeded Sweden, 4-3. Patrick Reimer scored in overtime to send Germany to Friday's semifinals...
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, of Italy, reacts after the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 21, 2018 - 8:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn turned in a bronze-medal performance in the last Olympic downhill of her career. Russian Alina Zagitova skated a flawless "Black Swan" routine for a world-record score in the short program and a shot at gold after Friday's free dance. And Norwegian Marit...
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Elizabeth Marian Swaney, of Hungary, runs the course during the women's halfpipe qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 20, 2018 - 7:22 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Liz Swaney deserves kudos for dedication. And she had enough sense not to attempt anything on the halfpipe — and we mean anything — that might've resulted in a serious injury. She had no business competing in the Olympics. The same can be said for all those skiers...
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Gold medalists in the ice dance, free dance figure skating Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, of Canada, celebrate during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 20, 2018 - 10:36 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled their way to Olympic gold in ice dancing on Day 11 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the most decorated figure skaters in history. Martin Fourcade...
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Gold medal winner Johannes Rydzek, of Germany, is flanked by silver medal winner Fabian Riessle, of Germany, left, and bronze medal winner Eric Frenzel, of Germany, during the venue ceremony after the men's 10km cross-country skiing competition in the large hill nordic combined event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 20, 2018 - 10:05 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — From fifth to first, Johannes Rydzek got his gold. The 26-year-old Rydzek led a German sweep of the Olympic podium on Tuesday in Nordic combined, finishing ahead of teammates Fabien Riessle and normal hill champion Eric Frenzel. Rydzek was in fifth place after the...
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Players from the United States celebrate after Dani Cameranesi (24), of the United States, scores a goal against Finland during the third period of the semifinal round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 19, 2018 - 3:09 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics. Four-time defending champion Canada will be waiting for them. The Americans had a 5-0 victory over Finland in the semifinals, a score that Canada matched against the...
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