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Flags of participating countries flutter in the wind at the Olympic village in Gangnueng, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. In a rare sight, North Korean flag, center left, flew in South Korea on Thursday as the South prepared for the Winter Olympics that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding the North's nuclear program. The Olympic village in Gangneung turned into a selfie site as volunteer workers posed under a North Korean flag that has been raised in the country for the first time since a hockey tournament in April last year. (Daisuke Suzuki/Kyodo News via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 3:00 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — In a rare sight, North Korean flags flew in South Korea on Thursday as the South prepared for the first Winter Olympics on its soil that has brought a temporary lull in tensions surrounding the North's nuclear weapons program. The Olympic village in Gangneung turned...
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South Korean skiers on the chartered flight wave to the media before taking off to North Korea at Yangyang International Airport in Yangyang, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Several South Korean skiers headed to North Korea on Wednesday to train with its athletes in a conciliatory gesture the countries planned to mark the Winter Olympics in the South. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 5:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean skiers flew to North Korea on Wednesday to train with its athletes in a conciliatory gesture the countries planned to mark the Winter Olympics in the South. The chartered flight carrying a delegation of 45 — including 24 alpine and cross-country skiers,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, a bus carrying South Korean advance team is escorted by South Korean military vehicles as a bus leaves for North Korea in Goseong, South Korea. South Korea says North Korea has cancelled one of key joint cooperation projects planned for next month's Winter Olympics in the South. (Lee Jong-gun/Yonhap via AP, File)
January 30, 2018 - 9:26 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday expressed regret over North Korea's cancellation of one of the joint cooperation projects planned for next month's Winter Olympics, a development highlighting the delicate nature of ties between the rivals split for seven decades. In a message sent...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Calgary Flames right wing Jaromir Jagr, of the Czech Republic, waits for a face-off against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Multiple people with direct knowledge of the move say the Calgary Flames have placed Jagr on waivers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, because the team had not announced the transaction. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 29, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — NHL great Jaromir Jahr has been reassigned by the Calgary Flames to the Kladno Knights, a team in his native Czech Republic that the forward owns. The move on Monday came after Calgary placed the 45-year-old Jagr on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his NHL contract...
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January 28, 2018 - 12:50 pm
Two people with direct knowledge of the move say the Calgary Flames have placed Jaromir Jagr on waivers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the transaction. Jagr is on regular waivers, though one person tells the AP that if...
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Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin reacts after winning the hardest shot during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star Game weekend, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
January 27, 2018 - 9:57 pm
TAMPA,Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin won the hardest shot title at the NHL All-Star game skills competition Saturday night with a drive of 101.3 mph. The Washington star was the only player the break the century mark, coming on his second and final try. Ovechkin's first attempt went 98.8 mph. Others in...
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January 27, 2018 - 5:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean officials on Saturday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes and other delegates headed to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. South...
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The North Korean women's ice hockey players are greeted as they arrive at the South Korea's national training center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Jincheon, South Korea. Twelve North Korean female hockey players have crossed the border into South Korea to form the rivals' first-ever Olympic team during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. (Song Kyung-Seok/Pool Photo via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 5:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Female hockey players from the rival Koreas were paired up with each other Thursday to form their first-ever Olympic squad during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games, as their countries press ahead with rare reconciliation steps following a period of nuclear tensions. A...
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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and Dan Girardi celebrate the team's 2-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks after an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
January 24, 2018 - 2:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Feel free to study the NHL standings when the league takes its annual break for All-Star Game weekend. Just be ready for them to change again once the games resume. Consider the nightly rotations a mere warmup for a postseason that could feature a handful of teams who missed...
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Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) celebrates his goal with left wing Brad Marchand (63) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 23, 2018 - 11:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, and the Boston Bruins continued surging toward the All-Star break with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Patrice Bergeron and Riley Nash also scored for the Bruins, who won their fourth straight and improved to 13-0-4 in...
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