• Danish men, women, Italian men earn Olympic curling berths

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Olympic curling fields are set, with men's and women's teams from Denmark and the Italian men grabbing the last spots during a qualification tournament in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Sisters Madeleine and Denise Dupont helped the Danish women qualify on Sunday with a 5-4 victory over...

  • Lindsey Vonn withdraws from World Cup race due to injury

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn will not start Sunday in a World Cup super-G, one day after injuring her back in a race. Vonn says on Twitter 45 minutes before the scheduled start: "Unfortunately I will not be able to race today." The American star adds: "I am extremely...

  • Olympic boxing medalists Stevenson, Conlan remain unbeaten

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic boxing medalists Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan remained unbeaten on the undercard of the Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux match. U.S. women's Olympian Mikaela Mayer also was a winner Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Stevenson (4-0, 2...

  • White finishes third in a head-scratching Olympic qualifier

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White says he walked away a bit puzzled after a third-place finish in the opening Olympic qualifier for the Americans on the halfpipe. White scored 89.25 points Saturday on a clean run that included a front-double 1400...

  • Russia's Denis sets world record in men's 1,500 meters

    Yesterday

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Russia's Denis Yuskov broke the men's 1,500-meter world record on Saturday in the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval. Yuskov finished in 1 minute, 41.02 seconds to break the mark of 1:41.04 set by American Shani Davis on the same ice in a World...

  • China earns berth in Olympic women's curling tournament

    Yesterday

    China's women's curling team has reached the Winter Olympics with an 11-4 victory over Italy at a qualification tournament in Pilsen, Czech Republic. The Italian women can still earn a spot in Pyeongchang when they face Denmark on Sunday. Eight other teams have already qualified for...

  • Injured Olympic snowboard medalist Karl doubtful for games

    Yesterday

    VIENNA (AP) — Two-time Olympic snowboard medalist Benjamin Karl could miss the Pyeongchang Games after breaking a bone and tearing two ligaments in his right ankle in a training crash on Saturday. The Austrian ski federation says it is doubtful whether Karl will return to the World...

  • Wisconsin's Annie Pankowski cut US women's hockey team

    Yesterday

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Wisconsin forward Annie Pankowski has been released from the U.S. women's national team, leaving the roster with 25 players. USA Hockey said Saturday the move is part of the difficult decisions in completing the Olympic roster. The 23-year-old Pankowski...

  • Friday's Sports in Brief

    Yesterday

    BASEBALL SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton has ruled out the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals. The Giants announced they were no longer in the mix to work out a trade for the Marlins slugger and NL MVP after having reached the parameters of a deal with new Miami CEO...

  • Catching US, Canada requires cash, people and 1 great game

    Yesterday

    WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Finland goalie Noora Raty believes her country is closing the gap on the United States and Canada in women's hockey. She has some proof, too. The Finns beat Canada 4-3 on April 1 in the preliminary round of the world championships. Raty made 35 saves as...

Like us on Facebook