Canada Mar 19, 2018

USOC Sports Chief: We'll Take a Hard Look at US Performance

The U.S. Olympic team will leave Pyeongchang with its lowest medal haul in 20 years — a number even worse than it looks because of all the new, American-friendly sports that have been added to the pro...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Iivo Niskanen Wins Finland's First Pyeongchang Gold

    Iivo Niskanen put on new skis with 10 kilometers remaining in the 50-kilometer cross-country mass start race. Russian rival Alexander Bolshunov did not. The tactical decision proved to be the difference for Niskanen, who beat Bolshunov with a strong sprint to the finish and won Finland’s first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturda...
  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Gus Kenworthy Adopts Another Olympic Puppy After Visiting South Korea Dog Meat Farm

    There was no Olympic medal this time around, but Gus Kenworthy won’t be leaving Pyeongchang empty-handed. With his competitions complete, Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matt Wilkas visited the site of a Korean dog meat farm which is currently in the process of being closed down. In a social media post, Kenworthy called it a “heart-wrenchin...
  • NBC Mar 19, 2018

    South Korea in 360°

    The Olympics are an opportunity for a host country to showcase its athletes, but also its culture. In 2018, all eyes are on South Korea and its rich history. NBC takes you beyond the displays at the opening and closing ceremonies, and into Seoul, Gangneung province and the Demilitarized Zone.

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Ledecka Gets Second Olympic Gold, This Time in Snowboarding

    Ester Ledecka won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding’s parallel giant slalom Saturday to go with her surprise skiing victory in the Alpine super-G earlier in the Winter Games. The Czech star, top-ranked on the snowboarding circuit but never a threat until now in skiing, is the first to win go...
  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Lee Wins South Korea's Only Speedskating Gold in Pyeongchang

    In the last speedskating event at the Gangneung Oval, Lee Seung-hoon delivered the Olympic host nation’s first gold medal. Lee won the men’s mass start Saturday, highlighting a strong showing for the South Korean team on the final night of speedskating competition. Kim Bo-reum added a silver for South Korea in the women’s race. Ki...
  • NBC Mar 19, 2018

    German Skater Performs to ‘Schindler's List' Score, Sparks Debate

    A German figure skater’s free skate will be remembered, but not for being an exceptional Olympic performance. Nicole Schott, who finished 18th in the event in Pyeongchang, chose part of the score from the 1993 Oscar-winning film “Schindler’s List” as her skating soundtrack, and this had some Twitter users expressing shock and disapproval online. “G...
  • United States Apr 9, 2018

    Jessie Diggins to Carry USA Flag at Closing Ceremony

    After helping Team USA to win a historic gold medal in cross-country skiing, Jessie Diggins will bear the U.S. flag at the closing ceremony in Pyeongchang Sunday. Fellow Team USA members voted for Diggins to represent them at the ceremony. Appearing on the Today show Friday morning, Diggins said being the one to carry her country’s flag is &#...
  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Switzerland Beats Austria in Olympic Debut of Team Event

    Switzerland knocked off top-seeded Austria in the gold-medal race of the Olympic debut of the Alpine team event on Saturday. Norway edged France during the bronze-medal match as the Alpine ski program came to a close at the Pyeongchang Games.

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Sweden Takes Gold in Biathlon in Front of King

    Sweden has routed powerhouses Norway and Germany to capture the gold medal in the men’s 4×7.5-kilometer relay in front of their king, Carl XVI Gustaf, to close out the biathlon competition at the Pyeongchang Games....The team of Peppe Femling, Jesper Nelin, Sebastian Samuelsson and Fredrik Lindstroem teamed up to win by 55.5 seconds Frid...
  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Men's Curling: Another Canada Loss Scores Switzerland the Bronze

    After a major upset by the United States, defending gold medalists Canada couldn’t quite clinch a medal in Pyeongchang, losing their bronze medal match against Switzerland, 7-5. The Swiss fell to Sweden’s dominant team in their semifinal match, 9-3, but performed well enough against reigning Olympic champs Canada to come away with bronz...
  • Canada Mar 21, 2018

    Curling 101: Know These Terms, Strategies Before Team USA's Historic Game

    Team USA is headed to a men’s Olympic curling final for the first time. Skip John Shuster and teammates Tyler George, Matt Hamilton and John Landsteiner will take on Sweden on Feb. 24 for the historic gold medal match. “They’re a fantastic curling team,” Shuster said of his competitors, The Associated Press reported. He prom...
  • California Mar 19, 2018

    Chloe Kim's Victory Lap: SI Cover, Kellogg's Box and Fallon Selfies

    Snowboarder Chloe Kim put on quite a show at the Olympics on behalf of Team USA and now she’s back in the States, taking a well-deserved victory lap.

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Canadian Hockey Player Removes Silver Medal, Later Apologizes After Loss to US

    An Olympic silver medal is something to be proud of. Unless you’re this Canadian hockey player. U.S. women beat Canada Thursday 3-2 in the first shootout in an Olympic women’s hockey final, snapping the Americans’ 20-year gold medal drought and ending Canada’s bid for a fifth straight title.

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