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South Korea Pyeongchang 2018 One Year To Go

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This Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 photo shows Gangneung Oval at Gangneung Olympic Park in Gangneung, South Korea. The opening ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games will be held on Feb. 9, 2018.

South Korea wins 2 golds in short track speed skating
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — South Korea won two gold medals in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games on Monday, an early indication the hosts...

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High profile gymnasts come forward, claim abuse by doctor
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NEW YORK (AP) — Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzscher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a...

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US ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics
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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the...

Olympic 800-meter gold medalist Olizarenko dies at 63
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Nadiya Olizarenko, gold medalist in the women's 800 meters at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, has died. She was 63.

The...

Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — The Asian Winter Games officially got underway Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's...

Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — The Asian Winter Games officially got underway on Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's...

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South Korea ISU Four Continents Figure Skating
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Gold medalist Nathan Chen of the United States waves during the medal award ceremony for the men's free skating at the ISU Four Continents Figure...

Chen holds on to lead to win 4 Continents figure skating
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PYEONCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Nathan Chen held off a challenge by Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu to win the Four Continents, a figure skating test...

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IOC's Bach welcomes talk on 2024 and 2028 Olympic hosts pick
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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach welcomes talk that two Summer Games hosts could be picked at the...

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Japan's Mihara wins Four Continents with strong free skate
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mai Mihara captured the women's title Saturday at the Four Continents, a test event for the 2018 Winter...

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Once soaring, Korbut staying grounded in the Arizona desert
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Olga Korbut walks around the man-made lake in anonymity, despite the bright red warmup jacket with "Olga" in sparkly letters...

Desert to ice: Qatar takes on curling at Asian Winter Games
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — For Qatar women's curling team, just about everything is a new experience.

Curling, a sport that has links with medieval...

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Olympic biathlon champ Russia wins men's relay world title
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HOCHFILZEN, Austria (AP) — Anton Shipulin waved the Russian flag even before finishing as he helped the Olympic champion beat France for the gold...

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Shiffrin crushes rivals for 3rd straight slalom world title
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ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal...

Host Japan off to winning start at Asian Winter Games
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Japan overpowered defending champion Kazakhstan 6-0 in women's ice hockey on Saturday, the first day of competition at the...

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APTOPIX South Korea ISU Four Continents Figure Skating
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Gold medalists Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China perform in the Pairs Free Skating at the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Gangneung,...

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Mayor says Budapest may decide next week on Olympic bid
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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The mayor of Budapest said Friday he will meet next week with Prime Minister Viktor Orban to decide about the possible...

French language groups protest English-only Olympic slogan
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PARIS (AP) — Groups defending the French language are lodging legal protests over the English-only slogan used for Paris' 2024 Olympic...

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Nathan Chen leads after short program at 4 Continents
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Nathan Chen took first place Friday in the men's short program at the Four Continents, a test event for the 2018...

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CAS says Nesta Carter has appealed against doping ban
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Nesta Carter has filed an appeal against his doping ban, a sanction that caused...

Japanese women all smiles ahead of Asian Winter Games hockey
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SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — The women's ice hockey team from Japan is giving its fans plenty to smile about.

Fresh off qualifying for next year's...

Kiwis turn to pedal power on America's Cup catamaran
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Emirates Team New Zealand has the America's Cup world spinning with its latest seagoing innovation.

The Kiwis have secretly...

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Bid for gold behind them, Olympic boxers go for pro riches
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Shakur Stevenson believes he is destined for greatness after barely missing out on Olympic gold in Rio.

So does Ireland's Michael Conlan, and...

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Olympians Cash In Boxing
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2016, file photo, United States' Shakur Stevenson, left, fights Cuba's Robeisy Ramirez during a men's bantamweight 56-kg final...

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Daleman leads short program at 4 Continents
By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canadians took the top two spots Thursday in the Four Continents women's short program, with Gabrielle Daleman first...

Afghan team debuts at ski worlds on road to 2018 Olympics
By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — The Afghanistan ski team made its world championships debut on Thursday, moving toward its aim of placing two racers...

Russia to punish athletes who don't return Olympic medals
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian track and field athletes haven't been giving up their medals in Olympic doping cases, and local officials have vowed to kick...

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Takanashi backs up WCup series win with another victory
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A day after clinching her fourth World Cup overall title with a second-place finish, Sara Takanashi won a ski jumping...

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Worley leads 1st giant slalom run at worlds; Shiffrin 3rd
By: 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Pre-race favorite Tessa Worley led the opening giant slalom run at world ski championships on Thursday, with Mikaela...