Latest Short track speed skating News

Olympic champion cut from Korean team amid tripping probe

Oct. 13, 2021 02:13 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee has been cut from South Korea’s short track speedskating team after a reported text message exchange that suggested she may have intentionally tripped a teammate during the 2018 Winter Games. The Korea...

'Bittersweet' Alvarez accepts 2nd silver, this one in Summer

Aug. 07, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Eddy Alvarez had to be consoled — scolded, even — after his first silver medal. “My coach had to bring us together and make us snap out of it," he said. "He yelled at us. ... He basically said, ‘You know, you’re silver medalists.’ And...

Alvarez a summer-winter medalist, US reaches baseball final

Aug. 05, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Eddy Alvarez sat in the U.S. dugout after the final out, buried his face in his hands and wept, even though his biggest game remains ahead. A 7-2 victory over defending champion South Korea on Thursday night set up a...