• US ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics
    The Associated Press4 hours ago

    US ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics

    Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics. A tally of three medals - one of each color, all won by female superstars - surely did not rise above expectations from an 11-event program that ended Sunday in the sun-soaked

  • Reuters5 hours ago

    Germany dominate medals in team, two-man bobsleigh races

    Germany's Francesco Friedrich beat Canada for the gold medal in front of his home crowd on Sunday to clinch a fourth straight world championship title in the two-man bobsleigh as the hosts dominated the podium. Friedrich and Thorsten Margis, the pre-race favorites, maintained a lead throughout Saturday

  • Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo
    The Associated Press

    Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

    The Asian Winter Games officially got underway Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent. With the Winter Olympics just a year and a short distance away in South Korea, the continent's leading winter athletes will use the games to fine

  • Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo
    The Associated Press

    Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) -- The Asian Winter Games officially got underway on Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.