Skeleton

Torch bearers pose as they pass the Olympic flame to a drone during the Olympic Torch Relay in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. South Korea said Saturday that North Korea proposed that their talks next week address a North Korean art troupe's visit to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, rather than the participation of the nation's athletes. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 13, 2018 - 11:42 am
Bobsled diplomacy could be part of the Winter Olympics. Sliders from North Korea and South Korea may share a four-man sled at next month's games, with coaching provided by top international officials from Italy and the United States. The sled wouldn't be part of the actual Olympic competition, but...
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Yun Sungbin from South Korea competes during the Men's Skeleton World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP)
January 12, 2018 - 1:57 pm
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Sungbin Yun of South Korea confirmed his status as the favorite for the men's skeleton title at the Pyeongchang Olympics, setting a St. Moritz track record on Friday to win his fifth World Cup race this season. Yun clocked 1 minute 7.19 seconds for his second run,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2016, file photo, Yun Sungbin, of South Korea, competes in a world cup men's skeleton race in Whistler, British Columbia. Korean skeleton star Yun Sungbin is absolutely obsessed with Iron Man. He collects the figurines. He's seen the movies. He knows every aspect of the superhero's story. Some even call him Iron Man. He may be called Gold Man soon.(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 10, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Korean skeleton star Yun Sungbin is absolutely obsessed with Iron Man. He collects the figurines. He's seen the movies. He knows every aspect of the superhero's story. Some even call him Iron Man. He may be called Gold Man soon. South Korea has 26 gold medals in its Winter Olympic history — all on...
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Germany's Jacqueline Loelling, speeds down the track to win the women's skeleton World Cup race in Altenberg, Germany, Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 10:58 am
ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Jacqueline Loelling extended her overall lead with a third skeleton World Cup win of the season on Friday, leading a German sweep of the podium. Yun Sung-bin of South Korea followed up by extending his lead in the men's standings with his fourth win from...
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January 04, 2018 - 4:55 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Banned from the Olympics for life as doping cheats, seven Russian bobsled and skeleton athletes have been cleared to carry on racing in World Cup events. The green light to compete for all seven — including Sochi Olympic skeleton champion Aleksandr Tretiakov — was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, the Russian national flag, right, flies next to the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The word "Russia" will appear on the Olympic uniforms worn by the athletes granted an exemption from the country's doping ban. More than 200 athletes are set to compete in Pyeongchang as an "Olympic Athlete from Russia" if they can prove they aren't tainted by doping. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
December 22, 2017 - 11:40 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia has lost two more Olympic medals from Sochi because of doping, and luge has now been touched by the scandal for the first time. Albert Demchenko, a luger who won two silver medals at the Sochi Games, was among 11 athletes disqualified by the International Olympic...
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December 19, 2017 - 1:20 pm
Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexandr Zubkov and top skeleton athlete Aleksandr Tretiakov should not be suspended by the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation for now, according to an independent panel that contends they were not treated fairly in the investigation of state-...
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Germany's winner Jacqueline Loelling, center, celebrates with second placed Elisabeth Vathje of Canada, left, and third placed Elena Nikitina of Russia after the skeleton World Cup race in Winterberg, Germany, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (Caroline Seidel/dpa via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 1:00 pm
WINTERBERG, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Jacqueline Loelling and Yun Sung-bin of South Korea won skeleton World Cup races on Friday to extend their respective leads in the overall standings. Germany's Loelling was fastest in both runs on her home track to beat Elisabeth Vathje of Canada by 0...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2014 file photo a man carries the Russian national flag past the burning Olympic cauldron at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Russia could be banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The decision will come on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 when the International Olympic Committee executive board meets in Lausanne, less than nine weeks before the games open on Feb. 9 in South Korea. (AP Photo/Peter Delong, file)
December 05, 2017 - 10:13 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on Russian doping (all times local): ___ 3:30 a.m. Organizers of the Pyeongchang Olympics have issued a statement saying they accept and respect the International Olympic Committee's decision to allow Russian athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the...
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December 01, 2017 - 10:29 pm
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with C Armando Araiza, RHP Ralston Cash, LHP Josh Edgin, RHP Jeff Ferrell, RHP Jhan Marinez, INF Angelo Mora, LHP Ryan O'Rourke, C Yojhan Quevedo, 1B Ryan Ripken, LHP Joely Rodriguez, INF Garabez Rosa, INF Erick Salcedo, INF Luis Sardinas...
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