Women's sports

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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Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia performs during 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/Bernat Armangue)
February 23, 2018 - 8:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating competition over her training partner Evgenia Medvedeva, becoming the first Russian gold medalist at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada's Kelsey Serwa raced to victory in women's skicross, giving her a gold medal to go with...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2002, file photo, Canada's Caroline Oullette (13) drives the puck past A.J. Mleczko (11) of the United States and goalie Sara DeCosta (1) for a first period goal during their gold medal match at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in Kearns, Utah. Mleczko took home Olympic gold with the U.S. in 1998 and silver in 2002. She took on a broadcaster's role for the 2006 Games. And now she will make the transition to men's hockey at the NHL level for at least one day when she does color analysis on NBC's national broadcast March 6 when the Detroit Red Wings visit the Boston Bruins. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
February 23, 2018 - 8:36 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — AJ Mleczko understands there is not a lot of women's hockey on television outside the Olympics. Mleczko took home Olympic gold with the U.S. in 1998 and silver in 2002. She took on a broadcaster's role for the 2006 Games. And now she will make the transition to men's...
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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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February 23, 2018 - 7:22 am
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Jessica Korda shot a course-record 62 at the LPGA Thailand on Friday to lead by four strokes after the second round. Playing her first tournament since having jaw surgery, the U.S. player fired eight birdies and finished with an eagle to move to 16 under par at the halfway...
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Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 23, 2018 - 6:52 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — A second Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Pyeongchang Games, a day before the International Olympic Committee's executive board is to decide whether to reinstate the country for Sunday's closing ceremony. Russian Bobsled Federation president Alexander...
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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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February 23, 2018 - 6:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says a ceremony has been scheduled to give Norway's mixed doubles curlers the bronze medal stripped from the Russian team over doping. Veteran goaltender Vasily Koshechkin stopped all 31 shots he faced to put the Russians into the...
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