2014 Sochi Games

IOC recommends upholding ban of Russia through Winter Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership will vote on the proposal Sunday ahead of the closing ceremony. IOC President Thomas Bach says a condition for Russia’s reinstatement is no further positive drug … Continue reading IOC recommends upholding ban of Russia through Winter Games

Gisin holds off Shiffrin to win Olympic Alpine combined

JEONGSEON, South Korea/February 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Michelle Gisin of Switzerland won the women’s Olympic Alpine combined on Thursday with an aggressive slalom run to beat Mikaela Shiffrin. Lindsey Vonn, the leader after the downhill portion, made a mistake early in the slalom and didn’t finish in what’s likely the final race of her Winter Games … Continue reading Gisin holds off Shiffrin to win Olympic Alpine combined

The Latest: Japanese forward suspended for kicking at Swede

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Japanese forward Rui Ukita has been suspended one game by the International Ice Hockey Federation for kicking at an opposing player late in Japan’s 2-1 loss to Sweden to open preliminary play in women’s hockey. The IIHF … Continue reading The Latest: Japanese forward suspended for kicking at Swede