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Pyeongchang Olympics: Costly venues may eventually be razed

Sep. 20, 2018 1:15 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closed seven months ago. Left behind are empty venues, feuding over who pays for upkeep, and an icy ski course that's now an abandoned dirt runway, strewn with rocks and unused gondolas. Rare trees once stood before the course was gouged out of a...

Hubbell and Donohue win ice dance at International Classic

Sep. 16, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue were back on top of the podium Saturday night. The reigning U.S. ice dance champions, who took silver at the world championships earlier this year, performed a solid free dance to a medley of songs from the 1996 film "Romeo and Juliet" to score a...

Downhill racer Breezy Johnson out for season with torn ACL

Sep. 13, 2018 12:18 PM EDT

There was never a pop, any searing pain or signs of swelling in U.S. downhill ski racer Breezy Johnson's right knee. She even took a few more runs after her recent crash while training in Chile. That's what made the diagnosis so difficult to process: Torn ACL. Season over. Johnson had a list of goals this season...

US-born NHL players gather to honor late USA Hockey exec

Aug. 27, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of U.S.-born NHL players paid tribute to longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson and raised funds for two of his favorite causes, his 2-year-old daughter and grassroots hockey. Auston Matthews and Patrick Kane were among the American stars and standouts who gathered for a...

Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games

Aug. 9, 2018 11:14 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — With the Koreas, there's no separating their sports from their politics. The war-separated rivals will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams in...