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Olympic champ John Shuster wins 7th national curling title

Feb. 16, 2019 8:30 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Olympic champion John Shuster won another U.S. curling title when his team beat Rich Ruohonen's 8-4 on Saturday. It's the seventh national title for Shuster, who led the U.S. team to a gold medal at last year's Olympics. Shuster's team at this event included two of his fellow...

A year after Olympic gold, US curlers reflect on success

Feb. 15, 2019 3:42 PM EST

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since he won gold in South Korea, and John Shuster can still smile about his transformation from obscure curler to Olympic sensation. "It's a lot of pinch-yourself kind of days," he said. Shuster is back on the ice this week, competing at the USA Curling...

More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

Jan. 21, 2019 7:55 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More South Korean female skaters are accusing their coaches of sexually abusing them, a group representing the athletes disclosed Monday following claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that her former coach had repeatedly raped her. The announcement came amid a growing...

Ex-NFL Pro Bowl players try curling with 2022 Olympic goal

Jan. 4, 2019 1:54 PM EST

Defensive lineman Jared Allen retired from the NFL in 2015 and wasn't ready to give up on the competition he'd come to enjoy as a five-time All-Pro. His solution: The Olympics. The problem: He didn't compete in any Olympic sports. Less than a year later, Allen and three other former NFL stars — none with...