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USA Luge’s Summer Britcher peaking as Pyeongchang Games near

Summer Britcher won gold for the U.S. in the women’s World Cup luge sprint race at Lillehammer, Norway on Sunday for her second victory on the circuit in as many …

With Olympics coming, Mikaela Shiffrin works because she worries

Mikaela Shiffrin often finds herself fixating on two thoughts that are completely detached from reality.

Mikaela Shiffrin set up as Olympics star; Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher big, too

If Mikaela Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest star of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Not just of Alpine …

2 Olympic hockey sisters playing for different nations

Marissa Brandt was wrapping up her prosperous small-college hockey career, she believed, when the life-changing phone call came during her senior year.

IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

Russian athletes will be allowed to stand on the medal podium at the Winter Olympics – just not with their anthem playing or their nation’s flag rising above them.

As four more Russians banned, Olympic leader Bach warns critics

Four more Russians were disqualified for doping at the Sochi Olympics shortly after IOC President Thomas Bach signaled a possible shift toward barring the country’s athletes from the Pyeongchang Games. …

Russian gold medalist disqualified for Sochi Olympics doping

In a landmark verdict that indicates Russia conspired to run a doping program at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, a cross-country skier who won a gold medal was disqualified by the …

In 1 Olympic forecast, Germany, Norway top medal standings

One sports data analysis has picked Germany and Norway to top the medal standings at next year’s Winter Olympics. The rankings by Gracenote Sports has Germany winning 14 gold medals …

NHL won’t allow players under contract in minors to go to Olympics

Not only will Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and most of the best hockey players in the world not be going to the Olympics, neither will anyone on an …

NHL won’t take break for Olympics in 2018

The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, refusing for the first time in 20 years to halt its season for …

Computer: Norway to win most medals at 2018 Winter Olympics

It could be a record-setting Winter Olympics for Norway next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The head of analysis for Gracenote, a U.S.-based sports and entertainment provider, is running a …

Yuna Kim reveals Olympic torch in countdown to 2018 Games

The one-year countdown to the Pyeongchang Games began Thursday with Yuna Kim revealing the Olympic torch and organizers opening online ticket reservations. South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn and an …