Curling

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue of Canada perform in the ice dance free dance figure skating team event in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
February 18, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — What better way to mark the last day of a three day weekend than by watching feats of athletic greatness at the Olympics! Here are some highlights to look out for. (All times Eastern.) FIGURE SKATING Whatever ice dancing lacks in jumps and tricks, this year's...
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Noriaki Kasai, of Japan, soars through the air during qualification for the men's large hill individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
February 18, 2018 - 8:25 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Japanese veteran Noriaki Kasai has qualified for the men's team large hill ski jumping final at the Olympics. After failing to qualify for the large hill final on Saturday, there was some concern...
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Ice technician Shawn Olesen holds a device that is placed on the curling stone at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. A rare hog line violation by British skip Eve Muirhead on the defending Olympic bronze medalist's last stone of the first extra end handed Sweden an 8-6 victory in the women's curling tournament on Sunday. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 18, 2018 - 5:51 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Defending Olympic bronze medalist Eve Muirhead picked a bad time to hog a rock for the first time. On her final stone of the first extra-end in the Olympic women's curling tournament on Sunday, the British skip failed to let go before the rock crossed over the hog line...
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Martin Fourcade, of France, rests in the finish area after the men's 20-kilometer individual biathlon at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
February 17, 2018 - 11:26 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It's Sunday and the perfect day to curl up on the couch and watch, well, more curling! And if that isn't your speed, there is a lot more going on in Pyeongchang. Here are some highlights to look out for (all times Eastern): FIGURE SKATING After yesterday's epic...
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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan is introduced during flower ceremony after winning the gold medal in the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 10:08 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won gold on Day 8 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button. American Nathan Chen didn't make the podium...
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Norway's Christoffer Svae, right, shakes hands with Canada's Ben Herbert after their match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. At the Pyeongchang Olympics, curlers and their fans agree: In an era of vitriol and venom, curling may be the perfect antidote to our troubled times. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The world, some fret, is falling apart. Politicians spar viciously on social media. Leaders lie. Former heroes fall like dominoes amid endless scandals. Cruelty has come to feel commonplace. But never fear: We have curling. The sport with the frenzied sweeping and...
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February 16, 2018 - 2:18 pm
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Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, talks to the media after her first run of the women's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 16, 2018 - 10:26 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Mikaela Shiffrin finished a disappointing fourth in women's slalom while Sweden's Frida Hansdotter won gold on Day 7 of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu set an Olympic...
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February 16, 2018 - 10:20 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EST. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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A fan from the United States watches men's curling matches at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 16, 2018 - 2:12 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When Ann Chase and her husband were planning their trip to Pyeongchang for the Olympics, she set her sights on nabbing tickets to the most glamorous event of the Games: Figure skating. Her husband, however, had decidedly humbler ambitions. "He was like, 'No, CURLING!'...
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