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In this Feb. 21, 2018 photo, South Korea's women's curling team celebrate after beating Russian athletes during their match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. The team known as the "Garlic Girls" came into the Pyeongchang Games as the underdog who few believed would medal. Now they're No. 1 in the rankings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 23, 2018 - 9:05 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:05 p.m. South Korea and Japan are headed to an extra end tiebreaker to decide who will play in the women's curling gold medal match at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Korean team — known as the "Garlic Girls...
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February 23, 2018 - 8:56 am
OLYMPICS Russians to play for gold in hockey PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Veteran goaltender Vasily Koshechkin stopped all 31 shots he faced to put the Russians into the men's gold medal hockey game with a 3-0 shutout against the Czech Republic in the semifinals. Kontinental Hockey League star...
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Gold medalist in the women's free figure skating Russian athlete Alina Zagitova poses during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 23, 2018 - 8:32 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Close friends, fierce competitors and, now, the two best women figure skaters in the world. Alina Zagitova edged training partner Evgenia Medvedeva on Friday for victory in the singles competition, giving the Russians their first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games...
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Jessica Diggins, of the United States, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the during women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 23, 2018 - 7:57 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Jessie Diggins has one more big Olympic moment awaiting her. Diggins — who thrust herself across the finish line to give the Americans a dazzling gold medal in the cross-country team sprint — has been selected as the U.S. flagbearer for Sunday night's closing...
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Gold medalist Kjeld Nuis of The Netherlands celebrates after the men's 1,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 23, 2018 - 7:15 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After a week without an Olympic gold medal in speedskating, the Dutch had to do something. Kjeld Nuis was the man who did it — first dressed in orange and now covered in gold. The 1,500-meter champion ended the Dutch long-track drought with a blistering start and a...
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Gold medalist in the women's free figure skating Russian athlete Alina Zagitova poses during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 23, 2018 - 6:45 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After two weeks of Olympic competition, the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" finally have a gold medal. Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating title Friday to become the first Russian to win a Winter Olympic event since the doping-hit 2014 Sochi Games. "I was...
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Redmond Gerard, of the United States, jumps during the men's Big Air snowboard qualification competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 23, 2018 - 6:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Figure skating may be over at the Pyeongchang Games, but don't worry, there is still curling! And lots of other events to watch Friday at the Olympics. We've got the lowdown on what to look out for. (All times Eastern.) SNOWBOARD Men's Big Air final runs are at 8:30...
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, centre, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, left, and bronze medalist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 3:29 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A look at the medal winners in figure skating at the Pyeongchang Olympics and how they earned them. TEAM Gold: Canada — The heavy gold favorite with a deep team featuring previous Olympic medalists, Canada had it clinched with one event remaining. It was the first of a...
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February 23, 2018 - 3:15 am
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, left, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia and compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva, right, are embraced by coach Eteri Georgievna Tutberidze, centre, at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 1:57 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Kaetlyn Osmond was all smiles after a magnificent free skate at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and a memorable month that began with a gold medal in the team event and ended with individual bronze. It was, the Canadian figure skater said, the best she could have done...
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