2014 Sochi Olympics

The Latest: Olympic opening ceremony drone display scrapped

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:45 p.m. An army of high-flying drones expected to light up the sky at the opening ceremony of the Olympics was grounded. Viewers of NBC’s tape-delayed broadcast in the United States still saw it, but it was a pre-recorded … Continue reading The Latest: Olympic opening ceremony drone display scrapped

The Latest: Sweden’s Kalla wins 1st gold medal of Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games and Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen took silver in the women’s 15-kilometer skiathlon to become the most decorated female Winter Olympian ever. Bjoergen captured … Continue reading The Latest: Sweden’s Kalla wins 1st gold medal of Olympics

2018 World Cup chief Mutko quits; still involved in planning

MOSCOW/December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)— Vitaly Mutko bowed to mounting pressure and stepped down as chairman of the 2018 World Cup organizing committee on Wednesday after being dogged by investigations that highlighted his role in a state-backed doping program. Alexei Sorokin, the chief executive of the committee, will also assume the chairmanship vacated by Mutko. Sorokin … Continue reading 2018 World Cup chief Mutko quits; still involved in planning