Olympic Games

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April 03, 2018 - 7:41 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Seven countries are interested in hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics. Cities in Austria, Canada, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey have submitted formal expressions of interest to the International Olympic Committee. The vote is scheduled for September 2019...
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, left, of Italy, and bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, react 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 - 2:49 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn knew that the bronze medal she earned Wednesday came in her final Olympic downhill, the signature event of her singular career. She knew that, but she didn't have an easy time processing it. That's why the words "probably" and "most likely" kept slipping...
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February 16, 2018 - 9:08 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Happy New Year! South Korea is celebrating its biggest holiday Friday with fireworks, cultural events and more curling. There will be lots of other Olympic feats of greatness. Here's what to look for (all times Eastern): FIGURE SKATING Prime time means prime...
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Hanna Huskova, of Belarus, reacts during the women's freestyle aerial final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 16, 2018 - 7:46 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Hanna Huskova survived the tricky wind at Phoenix Snow Park to give Belarus a second straight Olympic gold medal in women's aerials. The 25-year-old Huskova narrowly edged Zhang Xin in tricky conditions that wreaked havoc with much of the 12-woman field. Huskova...
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Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her run during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 13, 2018 - 9:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a day for all ages at the Winter Olympics. A few hours after 17-year-old Chloe Kim dominated the women's halfpipe snowboarding final on Tuesday, 28-year-old Marcel Hirscher, a six-time overall World Cup champion, won the men's combined at the Pyeongchang Games...
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February 12, 2018 - 5:31 am
PEYONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Jamie Anderson won her country's second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games, taking the women's slopestyle snowboarding amid blustery conditions. Anderson is the first woman to win multiple gold medals in women's snowboarding at the Olympics. The win comes a...
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Jamie Anderson, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 12, 2018 - 5:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Jamie Anderson will almost certainly spend more time gazing at her newest Olympic gold medal than watching replays of the slopestyle run she put down to win it. Nobody, not even the Olympic champion, would want to re-live the ugliness that played out Monday on the...
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Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 12, 2018 - 4:57 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Don't let the Monday blues get you down — the Olympics are going strong in Pyeongchang. Here are some things to watch for to take your mind off the weekday grind. All times Eastern: SNOWBOARDING The women will hit the halfpipe at 8 p.m. with the gold medal final run...
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Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States with her face covered in tape as protection from the cold during an inspection of the giant slalom course at the Yongpyong Alpine Center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 12, 2018 - 4:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Alpine skiing is fast and dangerous and offers must-see races at the Pyeongchang Olympics — when they finally get started at this year's wind-buffeted games. The downhills — ski racing's equivalent to track and field's 100-meter dash — and American star Mikaela...
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Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia performs in the ladies single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 12, 2018 - 12:44 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — If you think Evgenia Medvedeva will cruise to the Olympic gold medal in figure skating, think again. Medvedeva's 15-year-old training partner, Alina Zagitova, proved she can challenge for the gold. Zagitova won the team event free skate by 20 points on Monday, scoring...
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