Women's skeleton

The Team Elana Meyers Taylor, front, and Lauren Gibbs from USA reacts at the Women two Bob Sledge World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP)
January 26, 2019 - 10:28 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States won a World Cup women's bobsled race Saturday, ending Germany's 24-race winning streak in World Cup and Olympic bobsled races dating back to last season. Meyers Taylor and push athlete Lauren Gibbs finished their two runs in 2...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, Chris Mazdzer of the United States speeds down the start of the men's luge training run ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. There are some veterans back in the red, white and blue this winter _ including the only three sliders who brought home medals from Pyeongchang, men's luge silver medalist Chris Mazdzer and the silver-medal-winning women's bobsled team of Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs. And there might not be a slider in the world with more on his plate this season than Mazdzer. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
November 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
A season of change for the three U.S. international sliding programs has arrived. It's an every-four-year reset. The cycle never seems to differ much: In the season that follows an Olympics, the faces inside the helmets donned by the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams always change. The rule is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, United States Olympic Winter Games bobsledder Jamie Greubel Poser poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit, in Park City, Utah. Poser has retired after an 11-year career in which she won a bronze medal at the Sochi Olympics. She made the announcement Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, through USA Bobsled and Skeleton. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
October 19, 2018 - 1:15 pm
Jamie Greubel Poser, who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Sochi Games and was a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic women's bobsled team, retired Friday. She announced her decision through USA Bobsled and Skeleton. Greubel Poser started bobsledding 11 years ago, narrowly missed making the 2010...
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Driver Francesco Friedrich, right, and Thorsten Margis of Germany celebrate after they tied for the gold medal during the two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 22, 2018 - 11:55 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — So much for that stoic, businesslike reputation that seems to follow German athletes. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, they're letting the emotions fly. And for good reason, too. The struggles of Sochi 2014 are forgotten for the Germans, who already have 13 gold medals...
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Driver Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga of Nigeria take a curve in their first heat during the women's two-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 20, 2018 - 4:11 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. The Nigerians were the second sled down the track in the opening heat of the women's competition at the Pyeongchang...
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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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