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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, takes off during training for the men's large hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 14, 2018 - 7:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch of Poland has tuned up for the ski jumping large hill final with two strong jumps at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Stoch had jumps of 131 meters and 134 meters Wednesday at...
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Brazil's Giba, center right, tries to block Austria's Stefanie Schwaiger during a snow volleyball exhibition match at the Austria House in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Europe has a small snow volleyball league, and promoters showed off the sport in an exhibition match before hundreds of curiosity seekers. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 14, 2018 - 6:06 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 8 p.m. Snow volleyball is not an Olympic sport. Probably never will be. But it had its finest moment on when Prince Albert of Monaco — an International Olympic Committee member — showed up at a chilly outdoor...
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Ireen Wust of Netherlands competes during the women's 1,000 meters speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 14, 2018 - 5:40 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Ireen Wust of the Netherlands has posted the fastest time so far in the women's 1,000-meter speedskating final. She skated the distance in 1 minute, 15.32 seconds on Wednesday night. She is seeking a...
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February 14, 2018 - 5:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — China appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid disrupting trade and to settle steel and aluminum disputes through negotiation after Trump said he would decide whether to impose tariffs or quotas. U.S.-Chinese trade is "mutually beneficial" and disagreements are...
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Players greet each other after the preliminary round of the women's hockey game between Japan and the combined Koreas at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Japan won 4-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 14, 2018 - 5:04 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7 p.m. Japan has held off Korea 4-1 for its first Olympic victory in women's hockey, with Hanae Kubo and Shoko Ono each scoring in the first period. Japan came into its third Olympics winless, but it has the...
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Eric Frenzel, of Germany, celebrates after winning the the gold medal after the 10km cross-country skiing portion of the nordic combined event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 14, 2018 - 4:51 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Defending champion Eric Frenzel of Germany has won the gold medal in the Nordic combined normal hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Frenzel erased a 36-second deficit after the ski jumping stage and...
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Supporters cheer after a goal against Japan by South Korea's Randi Heesoo Griffin (37), of the combined Koreas team, during the second period of the preliminary round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 14, 2018 - 4:33 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The combined Korea women's hockey team finally has its first goal of the Olympics, courtesy of a pair of Americans. Randi Heesoo Griffin scored at 9:31 of the second period on the Koreans' 33rd shot...
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Supporters cheer after a goal against Japan by South Korea's Randi Heesoo Griffin (37), of the combined Koreas team, during the second period of the preliminary round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 14, 2018 - 3:59 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The combined Korea women's hockey team finally has its first goal of the Olympics, courtesy of a pair of Americans. Randi Heesoo Griffin scored at 9:31 of the second period on the Koreans' 33rd shot...
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Men's halfpipe gold medalist Shaun White, of the United States, speaks at a news conference at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 14, 2018 - 3:34 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Shaun White has dismissed the sexual assault allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip." White won his third Olympic gold medal Wednesday in the men's halfpipe, then was criticized on...
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Refrigerators are toppled after they were blown over at a concession stand by gusty winds at the Olympic Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Gusts forced organizers to shut down the common areas in Olympic Park asking spectators to seek shelter in buildings. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 14, 2018 - 3:18 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The Olympic women's individual biathlon has been postponed due to strong winds hitting the Alpensia Biathlon Center. Forecasts are predicting gusts of more than 15 mph Wednesday night, making it...
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