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Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Bjoergen, American women make history at Olympics

Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history and the United States women's cross-country team won its first medal ever
Wardrobe malfunction? No, these figure skaters wore pants, not dresses

Wardrobe malfunction? No, these figure skaters wore pants, not dresses

Diana Nikitina, Mae-Berenice Meite among skaters in the ladies' short program that left the sparkly dresses at home.
The Latest: Norwegian duo capture gold in men's team sprint

The Latest: Norwegian duo capture gold in men's team sprint

Norway's Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo and Martin Johnsrud have captured gold in the men's team sprint, giving Norway a 13th medal in cross-country at the Pyeongchang Games to tie an Olympic record
Column: Let's hope gay Olympians spark even greater change

Column: Let's hope gay Olympians spark even greater change

Column: Gay athletes have been the stars of the Winter Olympics, but the bigger question is: Have they inspired someone in one of the major professional leagues to come out?
That was the worst short program ever for U.S. women's figure skating at the Winter Olympics

That was the worst short program ever for U.S. women's figure skating at the Winter Olympics

Previous worst U.S. women’s figure skating Olympic short program was in 2010, when the Americans finished fifth and sixth.
U.S. cross country skiers Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins win historic gold medal

U.S. cross country skiers Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins win historic gold medal

It's the first Olympic medal ever for American women in history of the Games.
Marit Bjoergen is winningest Winter Olympian of all time with 14th medal

Marit Bjoergen is winningest Winter Olympian of all time with 14th medal

She surpassed former Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who won 13 Olympic medals in his career.
AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 12 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 12 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 12 at the Pyeongchang Olympics
Russians pound Norway 6-1 to reach Olympic semifinals

Russians pound Norway 6-1 to reach Olympic semifinals

The Russian men's hockey team has swept aside Norway 6-1 to set up a semifinal against the Czech Republic
When it comes to figure skating, Olympics officials need to come out of the dark ages

When it comes to figure skating, Olympics officials need to come out of the dark ages

Olympic figure skating's women athletes deserve better than sexist language used by International Olympic Committee and International Skating Union.
2018 Winter Olympics: Worst short program ever for U.S. women's figure skating

2018 Winter Olympics: Worst short program ever for U.S. women's figure skating

Previous worst U.S. women’s figure skating Olympic short program was in 2010, when the Americans finished fifth and sixth.
The Latest: Finland beats Russia for women's hockey bronze

The Latest: Finland beats Russia for women's hockey bronze

Noora Raty has stopped 20 shots to lead Finland to a 3-2 victory over the Russians in the women's hockey bronze medal game at the Pyeongchang Olympics
Finland beats Russians 3-2 for women's hockey bronze medal

Finland beats Russians 3-2 for women's hockey bronze medal

Noora Raty stopped 20 shots to lead Finland to a 3-2 victory over the Russians for the women's hockey bronze medal at the Olympics
Was hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics worth the trouble for South Korea?

Was hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics worth the trouble for South Korea?

South Korea has avoided disaster at 2018 Winter Olympics. But can the Games truly be declared a success?
Lindsey Vonn proves her mettle with a bronze in the downhill at 2018 Winter Olympics

Lindsey Vonn proves her mettle with a bronze in the downhill at 2018 Winter Olympics

After career marked by devastating injuries, Lindsey Vonn returns for third Olympic medal.
Lindsey Vonn can't hear the haters over the celebration of another Olympic skiing medal

Lindsey Vonn can't hear the haters over the celebration of another Olympic skiing medal

Lindsey Vonn wins bronze at Winter Olympics after weeks of being targeted by trolls.
Czechs oust Team USA in hockey in shootout at Winter Olympics; 'that close to moving on'

Czechs oust Team USA in hockey in shootout at Winter Olympics; 'that close to moving on'

The Czech Republic eliminated USA from the men’s Olympic hockey tournament with a dramatic 3-2 win in a shootout.
NBC should have looked in on USA's overtime loss in hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

NBC should have looked in on USA's overtime loss in hockey at 2018 Winter Olympics

Though it was on CNBC and live streaming, the main network could have moved away from skating commentary to check it out.
Figure skater Mirai Nagasu showed her bravery by doing something no other Olympian does

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu showed her bravery by doing something no other Olympian does

The triple Axel was Mirai Nagasu’s only shot at an unlikely medal, had she stuck it Wednesday and again in Friday’s Winter Olympics free skate.