Sports governance

North Korean supporters cheer during the preliminary round of the women's hockey game between Switzerland and the combined Koreas at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
February 12, 2018 - 7:34 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The North Korean cheerleaders are back to support the combined Korean women's hockey team, though they lost their prime seats behind the benches at center ice. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's...
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Women's 3,000 meter speedskating medalists, from left, the Netherlands' Ireen Wust, silver, Carlijn Achtereekte, gold, and Antoinette de Jong, bronze pose during their medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:10 p.m. NBC's Katie Couric had some Dutch in stitches when she said during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics that the Netherlands was so good at speedskating because it "is an important mode...
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Laura Dahlmeier, of Germany, waves the German flag as she crosses the finish line to win the gold medal in the women's 10-kilometer biathlon pursuit at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
February 12, 2018 - 5:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:55 p.m. German biathlete Laura Dahlmeier became the first double gold medalist of the Olympics by capturing the women's 10-kilometer pursuit at the Pyeongchang Games. Dahlmeier previously won the 7.5-...
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Laura Benz (21), goalie Florence Schelling (41), Sabrina Zollinger (11) and Livia Altmann (22), of Switzerland, celebrate after the preliminary round of the women's hockey game against Japan at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Switzerland won 3-1. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 12, 2018 - 5:07 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Sara Benz scored two power-play goals and Switzerland smothered Japan's quest for its first Olympic victory in women's hockey with a 3-1 win. Japanese forward Rui Ukita sat out Monday, suspended for...
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Eric Frenzel, of Germany, soars through the air during a training jump for the men's Nordic Combined competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 12, 2018 - 4:24 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Due to gusty conditions, only 34 of 55 ski jumpers have participated in training for the individual Gunderson normal hill event at the Pyeongchang Olympics, part of Nordic combined. Two of three...
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From left; Silver medal winner Laurie Blouin, of Canada, Gold medal winner Jamie Anderson, of the United States, and bronze medal winner Enni Rukajarvi, of Finland, celebrate after the women's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 12, 2018 - 3:53 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Winners at the Pyeongchang Olympics don't immediately receive their medals after an event. First, they get Soohorang, the Winter Games mascot. The cute little stuffed tiger has become ubiquitous...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, IOC president Thomas Bach, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam and Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, greet players after the preliminary round of the women's hockey game between Switzerland and the combined Koreas at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 12, 2018 - 3:29 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:25 p.m. President Thomas Bach says the IOC has done its part getting North Korea and South Korea together at the Pyeongchang Olympics. He says it's "now up to the political side to use this momentum"...
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Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 12, 2018 - 1:49 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Chloe Kim and three other Americans are through to the finals in women's halfpipe snowboarding. The 17-year-old Kim posted the top score during qualifying Monday to earn the top seed in Tuesday's...
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The finish line and Olympic rings shrouded in snow as they carry ski gates after the women's giant slalom was postponed due to high winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the Yongpyong Alpine Center, Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
February 11, 2018 - 11:14 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:10 p.m. It's only Day 3, but the International Olympic Committee is already getting asked if the Pyeongchang Games will have to be extended. High winds have postponed the first two Alpine events. The games...
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Noriaki Kasai carries the flag of Japan during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 11, 2018 - 10:28 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:15 a.m. NBC has apologized for an on-air remark by an Olympics analyst that cited Japan as an example that has been important to South Korea's transformation. The remark was made by analyst Joshua Cooper...
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