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February 14, 2018 - 11:57 am
LONDON (AP) — British diver Tom Daley and screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black have announced that they are to become parents. The couple is pictured in an Instagram photo Wednesday holding a picture from a baby scan. A spokesman for Daley confirmed that "Tom and Dustin are thrilled to share...
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Men's halfpipe gold medalist Shaun White, of the United States, bites his medal during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 14, 2018 - 10:03 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and...
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Noah Welch (5), of the United States, defends Miha Verlic (91), of Slovenia, during the first period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 14, 2018 - 9:40 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation and the winner in overtime as Slovenia came back to stun the United States 3-2 Wednesday night at Kwandong Hockey Centre in each team's Olympic opener. Mursak, Slovenia's only player with NHL...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Haas gestures after a birdie on the first hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Haas has been released from hospital after being a passenger in a car crash which left one person dead and two injured, police in Los Angeles have said. The crash involved a Ferrari and a BMW in the Pacific Palisades neighbourhood at 6.31pm on Tuesday evening , Feb. 13, 2018, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A car that the LAPD said belonged to the actor Luke Wilson was hit by the Ferrari just before the crash. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
February 14, 2018 - 9:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Professional golfer Bill Haas was hospitalized but escaped serious injuries following a rollover crash in Los Angeles that killed the driver of the Ferrari he was riding in and injured the driver of a BMW, officials said Wednesday. The two cars collided in the wealthy Pacific...
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Gold medal winner Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates after finishing his run during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 14, 2018 - 7:41 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Snowboarding at the Olympics turned 20 this year, and there's a good chance that in another two decades, people will still be talking about the contest that went down in the mountains of South Korea on Wednesday. They will definitely still be talking about Shaun...
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Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim of the USA perform in the pair figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 14, 2018 - 6:10 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Happy Valentine's Day from Pyeongchang! Wondering where the romance will be at the Olympics? AP's has the low down. All times Eastern. FIGURE SKATING Pairs final starts at 8:30 p.m., just in time to cuddle up with your Valentine and try to imagine the kind of trust...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin takes part in an inspection of the course ahead of the women's slalom at Yongpyong alpine center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 14, 2018 - 4:34 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The start of Mikaela Shiffrin's bid for multiple medals at the 2018 Olympics was delayed yet again when the women's slalom was postponed from Wednesday to Friday because of strong winds. It's the third time in four days an Alpine skiing race was shelved because gusts...
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Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China perform in the pair figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 14, 2018 - 3:09 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — To team or not to team? That was the question posed to the top three pairs after Wednesday's short program at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Each defended their strategy, saying their performances — and all of them were outstanding — emanated from participating or skipping...
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Ayumu Hirano, of Japan, looks at his score during the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 14, 2018 - 2:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Ayumu Hirano already has an Olympic silver medal back home in Japan. The budding snowboarding superstar didn't plan on leaving Phoenix Snow Park with another one. Yet it happened anyway because Shaun White happened, as he tends to do with the world watching. White's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, former South Korean comfort women who were forced to serve for the Japanese Army as sexual slaves during World War II, stage a rally to demand an official apology and compensation from the Japanese government in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. The fierce grudges over historical persecution and a thousand perceived national and cultural slights cannot be untwined from the sports for many Koreans, and these swirling emotions will be front and center Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, when a combined team of North and South Koreans plays regional power Japan in women’s hockey. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
February 14, 2018 - 12:39 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — There are sports rivalries, and then there's Korea versus Japan. It's an often toxic mix of history, much of it violent, and politics with a dose of cultural chauvinism and envy mixed in. The fierce grudges over historical persecution and a thousand perceived national...
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