Curling

Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13), of Czech Republic, celebrates his goal with right wing Tom Wilson (43) and defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russia, and center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Saturday, March 3, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 04, 2018 - 12:17 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — T.J. Oshie found a moment of tranquility as he stared through the darkness and into the crowd at fans holding their cellphones up to light up the stadium. With music playing and an opportunity to reflect, he contemplated the spectacle of playing an outdoor game at the U.S...
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Gold medal winners from left: United States' curlers Joe Polo, John Landsteiner, Matt Hamilton, Tyler George, John Shuster and captain Phill Drobnick stand on the podium during the men's curling venue ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 25, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic lore. The American men's so-called Miracurl on Ice. Alina Zagitova. Ester Ledecka. Chloe Kim. The U.S. women's hockey team. There were also several not-...
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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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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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United States's skip John Shuster reacts during 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 - 6:43 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden. John Shuster skipped the United States to a 10-7 victory on Saturday for only the second curling medal in U.S. history. Shuster was part of the other one, too, as the lead...
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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 - 5:36 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 in the women's free figure skating Russian athlete Alina Zagitova poses during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 23, 2018 - 10:51 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Russians finally won a gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Canadian men's hockey team won't even get the chance after losing to Germany. Alina Zagitova edged training partner Evgenia Medvedeva on Friday in figure skating, giving the Russians a reason to...
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Germany players celebrate after the semifinal round of the men's hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Germany won 4-3. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 23, 2018 - 10:10 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Canada's topsy-turvy Olympics was dealt a heavy blow Friday night as Germany shocked the two-time defending Olympic champion Canadians 4-3 in the men's hockey semifinals. The loss came a day after Canada's women's hockey team was denied a fifth-straight gold in a...
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David Wolf (89), of Germany, lays on the ice after getting taken out by Gilbert Brule, of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
February 23, 2018 - 9:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Germany has upset Canada 4-3 in the semifinals of the men's hockey tournament at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Canada trailed 3-0 and 4-1 before battling back to cut the deficit to one in the third...
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