Curling

Agnes Knochenhauer, of Sweden, throws during their women's curling final in the Gangneung Curling Centre at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 9:31 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Swedish women won the gold medal in the final match of a marathon curling festival on Sunday, beating South Korea 8-3 in nine ends to leave the "Garlic Girls" with a silver that is the hosts' first-ever Olympic medal in the sport. Sweden took control of the match...
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United States' Matt Hamilton prepares for their turn during the men's curling finals match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. United States won gold. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South...
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Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, smiles after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 24, 2018 - 10:47 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic won the second leg of an unprecedented Winter Olympics double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom to pair with her surprise skiing...
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Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 24, 2018 - 10:16 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — On a snowboard and skis, Ester Ledecka is a history-making Olympic gold medalist. One of the surprising breakout stars of the Winter Games, the Czech pulled double-duty on the slopes in Pyeongchang and became the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and...
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Team canada celebrates after the men's bronze medal hockey game against the Czech Republic at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Canada won 6-4.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 24, 2018 - 9:42 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Canadians made sure they aren't going home from the Olympics empty-handed, even after missing out on a third straight gold medal. Andrew Ebbett, Chris Kelly and Derek Roy each scored in the...
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Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 24, 2018 - 8:52 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — On a snowboard and skis, Ester Ledecka is a history-making Olympic gold medalist. One of the surprising breakout stars of the Winter Games, the Czech pulled double-duty on the slopes in Pyeongchang and became the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and...
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Gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea celebrates after the men's mass start final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 24, 2018 - 8:35 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Top favorite Lee Seung-hoon skated a masterful race and unleashed a final sprint that no one could match to take gold for South Korea in the men's mass start at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Behind him...
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United States's skip John Shuster holds his gold medal after winning the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 24, 2018 - 8:11 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Any Olympic gold medal is a good gold medal, if you're the U.S. men's curling team. Still, it was nice to get the right ones after initially being presented with the medals stamped out for the women...
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Gold medalist Nana Takagi of Japan celebrates after the women's mass start final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 24, 2018 - 7:58 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Japan's Nana Takagi blasted past opposition in the final straightaway to win the first women's mass start ahead of Kim Bo-reum of South Korea and win her second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics...
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Ivanie Blondin of Canada, Ayano Sato of Japan, and Annouk van der Weijden of The Netherlands, from left to right, crash during the women's mass start speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 24, 2018 - 6:47 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Medal favorites Ivanie Blondin of Canada and Ayano Sato of Japan are out of the mass-start speedskating final after crashing halfway through the semifinal at the Pyeongchang Games. Blondin could not...
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