Olympic trials

Sarah Hendrickson (7) celebrates after winning the women's ski jumping event at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Park City, Utah. Hendrickson qualified for the Olympic team. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 31, 2017 - 3:46 pm
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Former World champion Sarah Hendrickson and Michael Glasder have clinched spots in the Pyeongchang Games as the overall winners Sunday at the U.S. Olympic trials for ski jumping. Hendrickson was the women's winner with 263.4 total points after two jumps. She took the lead...
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Bryan Fletcher celebrates after winning the cross-country ski portion of the Nordic Combined at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, in Park City City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 30, 2017 - 5:41 pm
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Bryan Fletcher qualified for his second consecutive Olympic team in Nordic Combined after rallying for a victory at the U.S. Trials on Saturday. Fletcher finished the 10-kilometer cross-country in 25 minutes, 6.81 seconds to overcome a poor showing in the earlier ski jump. He...
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John-Henry Krueger, center, celebrates after winning the men's 1000-meter A final during the U.S.Olympic short track speedskating trials Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 17, 2017 - 4:31 pm
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Thomas Hong, Ryan Pivirotto and Jessica Kooreman claimed the final three Olympic team spots at the U.S. short track speedskating trials on Sunday. Hong and Pivirotto are first-time Olympians. They join John-Henry Kruger, two-time Olympian J.R. Celski and Aaron Tran on the five-...
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Maame Biney reacts during a medal ceremony after winning women's 500-meter A final race during the U.S. Olympic short track speedskating trials Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 16, 2017 - 6:02 pm
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters. The 17-year-old native of Ghana cruised to victory in the first 500 final at the short track trials on Saturday, beating Olympians Lana Gehring,...
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John-Henry Krueger reacts after winning the men's 1500-meter during the U.S.Olympic short track speedskating trials Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, in Kearns, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 15, 2017 - 11:13 pm
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — John-Henry Krueger qualified for his first Olympic team and Lana Gehring made her second nearly eight years apart at the U.S. short track speedskating trials. Krueger won the second 1,500-meter final after two-time Olympian J.R. Celski crashed with a lap to go on the first night...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, J.R. Celski, center, competes in the men's 1,500 meter race at the U.S. short track speedskating championship, at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, Utah. Celski and Katherine Reutter-Adamek are favorites heading into the U.S. short track speedskating trials. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
December 14, 2017 - 3:54 pm
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — J.R. Celski and Katherine Reutter-Adamek are favorites heading into the U.S. short track speedskating trials. They're both trying to make one more Olympic team in careers that have been interrupted and, in Reutter-Adamek's case, cut short by injuries. Celski is the only man at...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, United States' Becca Hamilton releases the stone during a match against Switzerland in the Women's World Curling Championship in Beijing. Hamilton earned an Olympic berth as a member of the American women's curling team. "A lot of the times, I was sitting there watching Matt's game, biting my nails," she said on Sunday, Nov. 19, a day after the siblings each claimed a spot in the 2018 Winter Games. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
November 19, 2017 - 11:02 pm
Becca Hamilton earned an Olympic berth as a member of the American women's curling team, and then the real pressure was on. A few hours later, her brother, Matt, was competing in the U.S. men's trials for a chance to join her in Pyeongchang. "A lot of the times, I was sitting there watching Matt's...
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November 18, 2017 - 5:38 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Registered nurse Nina Roth led her team to victory in the U.S. curling trials on Saturday to earn the American women's spot in the Olympics. Fellow first-time Olympians Tabitha Peterson, Aileen Geving and Becca Hamilton are set to join her at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Roth...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2016, file photo, United States lead John Landsteiner, second Matt Hamilton, third Tyler George and skip John Shuster, from left, cheer after winning the bronze medal game against Japan at the men's world curling championships in Basel, Switzerland. When action in his game at the U.S. Olympic curling trials is in a lull, Matt Hamilton admits he takes a peek at the adjacent sheet of ice to see how his sister Becca is faring. Matt and Becca Hamilton of McFarland, Wisconsin, are competing this week at the U.S. Olympic curling trials in Omaha, Nebraska, for spots on the men’s and women’s teams that will compete in the Winter Olympics. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP, File)
November 15, 2017 - 5:57 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When one of his games at the U.S. Olympic curling trials was in a lull, Matt Hamilton couldn't help but take a peek at the proceedings on the adjacent ice sheet. That's where his sister Becca was playing. The Hamiltons of McFarland, Wisconsin, are here together to chase their...
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October 20, 2017 - 9:11 pm
Codie Bascue, Justin Olsen and Nick Cunningham are going to start the Olympic season as drivers on USA Bobsled's men's national team. It's the first time in 20 seasons that Steven Holcomb — the longtime pilot of USA-1 — is not on the national team. Holcomb died unexpectedly in May. "It's been a...
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