2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games

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Silver Alert canceled after missing 76-year-old woman last seen in Phoenix found safe

A Silver Alert was canceled Sunday after a 76-year-old woman last seen in Phoenix was found safe, authorities said.
7 months ago
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NBC’s scores are in: Record low Olympics ratings

NEW YORK (AP) — The final scores are in, and NBC is no doubt happy to put the Beijing Winter Olympics in the rear-view mirror. The games reached an average combined audience of 11.4 million people in prime time on NBC, the USA cable network and Peacock streaming service, the network said. That’s the lowest-ever […]
9 months ago
Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States inspects the course before the women's combined slalom at the...
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Olympics Live: Kamila Valieva’s falls leave her in 4th place

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics: ___ Anna Shcherbakova won a stunning gold medal in women’s figure skating at the Beijing Games on Thursday night, while teammate Kamila Valieva tumbled all the way out of the top three after a mistake-filled end to her controversial Olympics. Shcherbakova performed a near-flawless free […]
10 months ago
Nathan Chen, of the United States, competes in the men's free skate program during the figure skati...
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Nathan Chen demonstrates new era of music in figure skating

BEIJING (AP) — First there was the explosive hip-hop beat drop, then a bold rap verse proclaiming, “The greatest of all time!” It couldn’t have described Nathan Chen any better. On the barren sheet of ice, matching the fierceness of that energy at the Beijing Olympics, was the typically reserved U.S. figure skater, wrapping up […]
10 months ago
Mikaela Shiffrin of United States leaves the finish area after skiing off course during the first r...
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Shiffrin calls fall in Olympic giant slalom ‘disappointment’

BEIJING (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin’s first trip down the race hill at the Beijing Games lasted just five turns and mere seconds Monday, ending in a disqualification from the opening leg of the giant slalom that she called “a huge disappointment.” The seventh racer on a course known as The Ice […]
10 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with members of Russia's national team ahead of the Beijing ...
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With tensions high, Russia aims for Olympic gold in Beijing

Russia is heading to the Beijing Olympics against a backdrop of international tension, and not for the first time. A build-up of Russian forces near neighboring Ukraine is causing concern in Washington and among the United States’ NATO allies in Europe. Russia is sending 212 athletes to Beijing — one of the biggest delegations — […]
10 months ago
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Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA’s opening Olympic uniforms

NEW YORK (AP) — Team USA’s opening ceremony uniforms for the Beijing Olympics include some sneaky new warming technology, along with a handy front pouch and a cinch waist on anoraks in navy and white. The jackets unveiled Thursday by official outfitter Ralph Lauren include a smart, honeycomb-like fabric layer built in that expands or […]
11 months ago
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Police arrest 20-year-old suspect in Scottsdale Holiday Inn shooting

A suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the shooting of a man at a Scottsdale Holiday Inn last week, authorities said.
1 year ago
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Arizona Gov. Ducey allocates over $1M in federal funding to assist survivors of crime

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday announced over $1 million in American Federal Rescue Plan funding toward helping hundreds of residents who are victims of crime and require financial support.
1 year ago
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Even in absence, North Korea’s presence felt at Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea isn’t at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And therein lies a tale — one of sports and viruses, but most of all a tale of complex politics. While it’s not making headlines here, the North’s absence is noteworthy, especially among those who watch the intersection of sports and diplomacy — […]
1 year ago
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Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn’t plan on adding crowd noise

One of Molly Solomon’s favorite memories from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was watching Lindsey Vonn in the start house. Cameras would focus on the skiing great, with microphones picking up her breathing while she listened to final instructions. With no spectators in the stands during the Tokyo Games, Solomon is hoping to pick up on […]
1 year ago
The US women Volleyball team practice during a team training session at Ariake Arena at the 2020 Su...
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Sounds of the Games: NBC doesn’t plan on adding crowd noise

One of Molly Solomon’s favorite memories from the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was watching Lindsey Vonn in the start house. Cameras would focus on the skiing great, with microphones picking up her breathing while she listened to final instructions. With no spectators in the stands during the Tokyo Games, Solomon is hoping to pick up on […]
1 year ago
Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim of the United States perform in the team event pair skating...
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Arizona native, wife make history in Olympics skating competition

When this Arizona native and his wife hit the ice to compete in the Olympics this week, a gold medal was not the only thing they were vying for. 
5 years ago
Mirai Nagasu of the United States celebrates after her performance in the ladies single skating fre...
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Opinion: Three takeaways from opening weekend of Winter Olympics

We are off and running: The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Here are three takeaways from the first weekend.
5 years ago
Fireworks detonate after the Olympic flame was lit during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter O...
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Sights from the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Olympic Games

The 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games have officially begun, as the Olympic flame has been lit at the conclusion of the Opening Ceremony. 
5 years ago