Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov

The Latest: Dahlmeier is Olympics’ 1st double gold medalist

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 7:55 p.m. German biathlete Laura Dahlmeier became the first double gold medalist of the Olympics by capturing the women’s 10-kilometer pursuit at the Pyeongchang Games. Dahlmeier previously won the 7.5-kilometer sprint on Sunday night. With a healthy lead, Dahlmeier grabbed … Continue reading The Latest: Dahlmeier is Olympics’ 1st double gold medalist

The Latest: Winds hamper Nordic combined practice

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Due to gusty conditions, only 34 of 55 ski jumpers have participated in training for the individual Gunderson normal hill event at the Pyeongchang Olympics, part of Nordic combined. Two of three scheduled practice runs were canceled. Defending … Continue reading The Latest: Winds hamper Nordic combined practice

Russian airliner crashes near Moscow after takeoff; 71 dead

MOSCOW /February 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed Sunday near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city’s airports. The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to Orsk, a city … Continue reading Russian airliner crashes near Moscow after takeoff; 71 dead