Olympic games

Red Gerard, of the United States, jumps during the men's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
February 18, 2018 - 3:57 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a room lined with computer terminals buzzing all night during the Olympics, an intern raises a hand. He's spotted an amusing piece of film footage of a dropped walkie-talkie skittering down a mountain closed to competition because of bad weather, eluding the grasp of a...
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February 18, 2018 - 3:04 pm
OLYMPICS-DAY 9 Hirscher gets gold again PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher has picked up his second Alpine gold medal of the Pyeongchang (PYUHNG'-chahng) Olympics. Hirscher won the giant slalom title by the largest margin of victory in the event at the Olympics in 50...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:54 pm
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Jordan Greenway (18), of the United States, and Dominik Granak (51), of Slovakia, battle for the puck during the first period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 18, 2018 - 12:38 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ryan Donato would love to clone himself so he could play at the Olympics and Harvard at the same time. He has to be content will trying to win a medal for the United States. Donato is one of a handful of players and coaches in the Olympic men's hockey tournament who...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:11 am
Feb. 19 1928 — Canada wins the gold medal in ice hockey at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada, represented by the 1926 Toronto University team, receives a bye to the final round. The Canadians beat Sweden 11-0, Britain 14-0 and Switzerland 13-0. 1955 — Bernie Geoffrion of the...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:11 am
Feb. 19 1928 — Canada wins the gold medal in ice hockey at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada, represented by the 1926 Toronto University team, receives a bye to the final round. The Canadians beat Sweden 11-0, Britain 14-0 and Switzerland 13-0. 1955 — Bernie Geoffrion of the...
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A man smokes outside his house in the town of Sabuk, Jeongseon county, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. The Pyeongchang Winter Games are spread across South Korea’s Gangwon Province, a rural former coal mining region that few had heard of until its hard-fought bid to be an Olympic host. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 18, 2018 - 9:52 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world. It towers over this Korean coal community that is much like its American counterparts: poor, aging, hollowing out since...
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Team Netherlands with Sven Kramer, front, Jan Blokhuijsen, center, and Koen Verweij, rear, competes during the quarterfinals of the men's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
February 18, 2018 - 9:51 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Second is never good enough for the Dutch in speedskating, and when it happens in the men's team pursuit qualifying, it means trouble. The strongest speedskating nation could not beat the qualifying time of South Korea but still comfortably reached Wednesday's...
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Joonas Kemppainen, of Finland, celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 18, 2018 - 9:36 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Sweden has beaten Finland 3-1 in the Olympic hockey tournament to win Group C in the preliminary round and advance directly into the quarterfinals. Patrik Zackrisson scored the winning goal, knocking in a rebound of Johan Fransson's slap shot at 8:53 of the third...
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Japan's Nao Kodaira celebrates after setting a new Olympic record in the women's 500 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
February 18, 2018 - 9:20 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Nao Kodaira burst off the line, furiously pumping her arms and legs to build up speed. She shot around the oval in a blur and crossed the finish line, the 500-meter Olympic speedskating gold medal easily in hand. With two pairs to go, Kodaira could watch knowing that...
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