- Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin Updated: Feb-07-16 1:20 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their runs.
- After-hours visit to Calgary bobsled track leads to 2 deaths Updated: Feb-06-16 7:54 pm
CALGARY, Alberta - Police say two young men died and six others were injured after using their personal sled/toboggan to go down a luge-bobsled track after hours at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.
- Wind whisperer: US skier Nyman 3rd in Olympic downhill test Updated: Feb-06-16 9:23 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - Steven Nyman couldn't have picked a better place to post his first podium result of the season: on the downhill course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
- Angelina Jolie's film 'Unbroken' finally opens in Japan Updated: Feb-06-16 5:40 am
TOKYO - Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie.
- Vancouver doctor is Olympics bound Updated: Feb-06-16 2:06 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - Several years ago, Dr. Kevin deWeber decided to dream big. And in the world of sports medicine, nothing is bigger than the Olympics.
- Sean Doherty carves out name for himself in biathlon Updated: Feb-05-16 10:03 pm
One of the most decorated young athletes in biathlon history isn't from Russia or Norway or even Germany.
- Holy trees spark debate on future of Olympic downhill course Updated: Feb-05-16 10:45 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - The long-term future of the downhill course for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics is coming under the spotlight this weekend at the Alpine skiing test event for the games.
- Image of Asia: Testing downhill course for Olympic skiers Updated: Feb-05-16 9:30 am
In this photo by Mark Schiefelbein, Switzerland's Nils Mani skis during the second training session for a World Cup downhill event in Jeongseon, South Korea, that also is a test event for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. The Jeongseon Alpine Center is rare in that it has only the competition course, a training run and a slalom course and the venue will be restored to its natural state when the games end. The area forest is a pilgrimage site for women who pray for fertility at certain sacred trees, and the local Gangwon province decided on the forest restoration in agreement with environmentalists years earlier. Some ski officials say a permanent facility would be used by Koreans and would help grow the sport.
- Pyeongchang organizers at 70 percent of sponsorship target Updated: Feb-05-16 9:16 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics have reached 70 percent of their target of 870 billion won ($728 million) in domestic sponsorships.
- Jack Riley, US hockey coach at 1960 Olympics, dies at 95 Updated: Feb-04-16 4:22 pm
Jack Riley, the Army coach who in 1960 guided the U.S. to its first Olympic gold medal in hockey, has died. He was 95.
- Weibrecht competes in Pyeongchang as wife goes into labor Updated: Feb-04-16 12:12 pm
JEONGSEON, South Korea - With his wife about to give birth back home in Lake Placid, New York, American skier Andrew Weibrecht felt conflicted about traveling to Asia to test the downhill and super-G course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
- 'No slow motion needed' on tame Pyeongchang downhill course Updated: Feb-04-16 3:45 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - No super-steep gradients, no rock-hard ice, no death-defying speeds.
- Jansrud leads downhill training at Pyeongchang test event Updated: Feb-04-16 12:20 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea - Kjetil Jansrud led the opening training session for a World Cup downhill on the course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.
- BBC secures rights to 2022, 2024 Olympics from Discovery Updated: Feb-02-16 9:57 am
LONDON - The BBC will continue to broadcast the Olympics through 2024 after reaching a deal Tuesday to sub-license the exclusive British television rights from Discovery Communications.
- Kansas State professor's performance nominated for Grammys Updated: Jan-24-16 12:53 pm
MANHATTAN, Kansas - A Kansas State University professor has been nominated for two Grammy awards for his solo performance on an album with the Kansas City Chorale.
- Bill Johnson, brash Olympic downhill champion, dies at 55 Updated: Jan-22-16 1:47 pm
Bill Johnson craved speed - the faster, the better. He stole cars as a kid, got in trouble for it and was ordered by a judge to make a choice: Ski school or jail.
- Centuries-old curling finds dedicated fans in Santa Fe Updated: Jan-20-16 2:02 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Kirsten Stromberg barked out orders to her three teammates on where she wanted the 42-pound granite stones to land.
- Olympic official confident for Alpine test races in S Korea Updated: Jan-17-16 1:55 pm
WENGEN, Switzerland - Olympic course designer Bernhard Russi has "full confidence" that men's Alpine World Cup racers will go to South Korea next month for a 2018 Pyeongchang Games test event that was in doubt.
- Rio de Janeiro Olympics facing deep cuts unseen in decades Updated: Jan-15-16 1:19 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Cuts, cuts and more cuts.
- Carolina Kostner returns to skating after serving suspension Updated: Jan-15-16 2:09 am
OSAKA, Japan - Olympic bronze medalist Carolina Kostner made a return to competitive skating on Friday, finishing second in an invitational event in Japan.
- 911 call released in Olympic gold medalist's assault case Updated: Jan-14-16 2:49 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Olympic gold-medalist skier Picabo Street told police her father attacked her during a fight that led Utah authorities to charge her with domestic violence and assault, according to a 911 call recording released Thursday.
- Bowe, Mantia win 1,000-meter races at US championships Updated: Jan-10-16 2:32 pm
WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin - Brittany Bowe and Joey Mantia won 1,000-meter races Sunday at the U.S. Long Track National Championships.
- USA Luge's Emily Sweeney on track for Olympic dream Updated: Jan-08-16 5:41 pm
LAKE PLACID, New York - Emily Sweeney glided to a stop at the finish line on Mount Van Hoevenberg, looked up at her time, and beamed like never before.