US women’s hockey defeats Canada in shootout to win Olympic gold

The women's gold medal hockey game between the United States and Canada is heading into overtime at the Pyeongchang Olympics.


Cross-country skiing: Norway golden boy Klaebo to skip 50km

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norwegian cross-country skiier Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo has decided three gold medals is enough at the Pyeongchang Games and is skipping Saturday's 50km race and heading home instead, his team has said.


Freestyle skiing: Wise retains halfpipe gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - David Wise of the United States retained his ski halfpipe Olympic title with a scintillating final run on Thursday.


North Korea to send delegation to Olympics closing ceremony, meet South Korea's Moon

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will send another high-level delegation to South Korea in time for the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the South's Ministry of Unification said on Thursday.


How U.S. hockey team could look if NHL goes to 2022 Winter Olympics

Americans would be deep at center and have plenty of scoring ability.        


Hearing in Russia curler case canceled, says CAS

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Thursday that the hearing in the case of Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky had been canceled and that a decision would be made on the basis of written submissions.


Alpine skiing: Kristoffersen takes early slalom lead as Hirscher bombs out

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norways's Henrik Kristoffersen opened up an early lead in the first leg of the men's slalom on Thursday as favorite Marcel Hirscher failed to complete the course, in one of the biggest skiing shocks of the Olympics.


Curling: Five-star Schwarz sends Swiss into semis

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Skip Benoit Schwarz produced one of the shots of the Games to earn a rare five-pointer in the ninth end to give Switzerland a 9-5 victory over Britain in their men's curling playoff and earn an Olympic semi-final against


Alpine skiing: Vonn leads Mowinckel after combined downhill, Shiffrin lurks

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn said she had an "outside chance" in the women's combined after she led following the downhill leg of the competition on Thursday.


Snowboarding: Austria's Gasser wins first Olympic big air gold medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Anna Gasser of Austria won the first Olympic snowboarding big air gold medal on Thursday with a combined score of 185.00 from her two best runs.


2 women just ended a 42-year US medal drought in cross-country skiing with a thrilling photo finish

Dmitri Lovetsky/AP Americans Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall won the gold medal in team sprint cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics. Diggins crossed the finish line just 0.19 seconds before second-place Sweden. Their win ends a 42-year


What to Know About the Closing Ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics: When, Where and How to Watch

"We have created a show that looks towards the future," says Oh Jang-hwan, director of ceremonies


The Olympics are tricky terrain for South Korea's mega-conglomerates

South Korea's chaebols stand to gain from sponsoring the Olympics, but the games are also tricky terrain to navigate.


Hirscher bombs out in first leg of men's slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Austria's Marcel Hirscher failed in his quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics with a catastrophic mistake in the first leg of his favored slalom event on Thursday.


Winter Olympics: South Korea's accidental curling superstars

Few rated the Garlic Girls at first, but the team could win a medal and South Koreans are loving it.

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Winter Olympics 2018: North Korean speed skater Kwang Bom Jong amazingly trips up Japanese rival after falling in men’s 500m track heat

A NAUGHTY North Korean speed skater caused Winter Olympic officials to restart a race after he appeared to intentionally trip a Japanese rival. The cheeky unsporting stunt happened in the 500m short track heat on Tuesday just seconds into the event. Kwang

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NBC's Winter Olympics ratings down but not exactly on thin ice

The networks are bringing in a combined viewership of 21.9 million in prime time, which is down from the 23.7 million viewers who tuned into NBC for the Sochi games in 2014


Russian curlers to hand back bronze medals after positive doping test: TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian curlers Alexander Krushelnitsky and Anastasia Bryzgalova will hand back the Olympic medals they won in Pyeongchang, the Russian news agency TASS reported, citing a Russian curling Federation spokeswoman.


No One Takes 2018 Winter Olympics Fashion More Seriously Than Johnny Weir

Johnny Weir may not have won any medals back at the 2010 Winter Olympics when he competed as a figure skater for Team USA. But this time at the 2018 PyeongChang Games, he’s got plenty of hardware to display around his neck — of the jewelry var


Sarah Sanders to join US delegation for Olympics closing ceremony

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will be part of the United States delegation attending the Olympics closing ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a White House official confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday.


Norwegian skier wishes his mom saw him make history

Alpine ski racer Aksel Lund Svindal opens up about the death of his mum after becoming the oldest skier to win a downhill gold at the Olympics.


Pyeongchang 2018 was supposed to be 'the Peace Olympics' but that idea is proving a tough sell

"Against the current political backdrop, peace is no longer a simple or safe word," said Hwang Jang-sun, a marketing and brand communications expert


Flags highlight national pride at Winter Games

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Humiliation for NBC as ABC’s evening newscast wins an Olympics week for the first time in over 25 years

In a major embarrassment for NBC, ABC's "World News Tonight" has beaten NBC "Nightly News" during an Olympics week -- for the first time in more than 25 years.

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Winter Olympics 2018: Lindsey Vonn nears retirement but ski legend’s three lovable dogs sure to keep her busy

LINDSEY VONN’S Olympics tale is coming to an end – but she will at least have the love of her three dogs in retirement. The ski legend, 33, finished third behind Italian Sofia Goggia in the women’s downhill to win her third Olympic medal


Curling: Japan claim final playoff spot despite loss

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japan clinched a semi-final spot in Olympic women's curling and South Korea closed out preliminary round play with a win over Denmark on Wednesday as two Asia nations reached the last four at a Winter Games for the first

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