Skeleton

Driver Justin Olsen and Evan Weinstock of the United States finish their fourth heat during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 19, 2018 - 10:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. wasn't exactly counting on getting a medal in two-man bobsledding at the Olympics, which isn't a surprise given how the Americans have claimed only one in the last 66 years. They weren't expecting to be this far back, either. For the first time since 1994,...
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Elizabeth Marian Swaney, of Hungary, finishes her run 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 19, 2018 - 10:27 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing. She meant them. All of them. "I didn't qualify for finals so I'm really disappointed," the 33-year-old Californian said after coming in last in the 24-woman...
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February 17, 2018 - 12:49 pm
OLYMPICS-DAY 8 Vonn stumbles in super-G PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — American Lindsey Vonn was unable to become the oldest woman to win an Olympic Alpine medal. The 33-year-old Vonn finished in a tie for sixth in the super-G at the Pyeongchang Games. She had a fast run going before going too...
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Lizzy Yarnold of Britain reacts to her gold medal finish after the final run of the women's skeleton competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 17, 2018 - 9:48 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lizzy Yarnold picked the perfect time to end a three-year winless streak, and extended Britain's dominance in women's skeleton in the process. Yarnold won her second consecutive Olympic women's skeleton gold medal Saturday, leaving no doubt by setting a track record...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, celebrates after winning the the gold medal in the men's large hill Individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 9:44 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch won ski jumping's large hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 30-year-old Polish jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to beat normal hill gold...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, talks to the media after her first run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 16, 2018 - 10:26 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin finished a disappointing fourth in women's slalom while Sweden's Frida Hansdotter won gold on Day 7 of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu set an Olympic...
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, reacts to her time during the second run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 16, 2018 - 10:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's Olympic slalom on Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. She won gold in the giant slalom on Thursday. The fourth-place...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2009 file photo, Britain's Adam Pengilly pumps his fist after finishing second in the men's Skeleton World Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y. The International Olympic Committee says it is sending home Pengilly, who is one of its members, following an altercation with a security guard at the Pyeongchang Games. The IOC said Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, that Pengilly has apologized to the security guard and will leave the Olympics immediately. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
February 16, 2018 - 5:21 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — An IOC member expelled from the Pyeongchang Olympics over a run-in with a security guard is also one of the only members openly critical of President Thomas Bach's move to allow Russian athletes to compete at the games. Adam Pengilly, a vice president of the...
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Yun Sungbin of South Korea celebrates in the finish area after his gold medal winning run during the men's skeleton final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 16, 2018 - 12:14 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Somehow, Yun Sungbin felt no pressure. He's a 23-year-old who was expected to win gold and nothing else at these Pyeongchang Olympics, in his home country, with thousands of his countrymen showing up early on a Friday morning to chant his name and await a coronation...
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Jerry Rice of Britain starts his practice run during the men's skeleton training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 14, 2018 - 4:44 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There are cheating concerns at these Pyeongchang Olympics, although they do not revolve around what sliders are ingesting. It's about what they're wearing. Some skeleton racers are expressing concerns that the speedsuits to be worn by British sliders are illegal,...
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