The long and short of it? South Koreans love their speed skating
The South Koreans found success early in the sport and haven't looked back. The short track speed skaters are national sports heroes and the subject of great pride.
U.S. women win bronze, end speedskating skid
The U.S. women finally won a long-track speedskating medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, ending a drought for the women dating to the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.
Japan, Norway dethrone Dutch in team pursuit
Japan and Norway dethroned the Netherlands in the team pursuit Wednesday and restored a semblance of balance in Olympic speedskating at the Gangneung Oval.
'I get knocked down, but I get up again' -- Elise Christie targets Beijing 2022
There was to be no fairytale ending to Elise Christie's Olympic nightmare in Pyeongchang. But as she departs with only an injured ankle to show for her efforts, she already has her sights set on a fourth Games in four years' time.
Kodaira wins Olympic 500 speedskating gold
Nao Kodaira burst off the line, furiously pumping her arms and legs to build up speed. She shot around the oval in a blur and crossed the finish line, the 500-meter Olympic speedskating gold medal easily in hand.
Erin Jackson trained as a speedskater for four months. Now she's an Olympian
After a mere four months of training as a speedskater, Erin Jackson somehow beat out veteran racers for a spot on Team USA. Can she now shock the world in Pyeongchang?
Jackson takes the ice to pursue Olympic dream
U.S. speedskater Erin Jackson switched from inline to ice only a few months ago, but now she's preparing to compete at the Winter Olympics.
Bloemen ends Dutch dominance in record time
Ted-Jan Bloemen, the Canadian speedskater who was born in the Netherlands but moved to Canada four years ago, won the 10,000 meters Thursday in an Olympic record time.
Christie buoyed by Ennis, Holmes messages
Elise Christie heads into Saturday's 1,500 metre short track speed skating competition buoyed by messages from two Olympic gold medal-winners and says she has a "fearless" attitude as looks to bounce back from Tuesday's disappointment.
Christie's redemption dream comes crashing down; now, for the rebuild
This time was supposed to be different. Four years on from heartache in Sochi, Elise Christie was again left in tears after a dramatic crash in the 500m final. Now for the hard part: going again in her two remaining events.
Ter Mors sets record for 1,000 gold; Bowe 4th
Speedskater Jorien ter Mors set an Olympic record to win the 1,000 meters Wednesday night, earning a fifth gold medal for the Netherlands in as many events.
The best ticket at the Pyeongchang Games? It's at the short track
Short-track speedskating's popularity in South Korea is nothing new. But Gangneung Ice Arena is proving to be the mecca of these Games. You come for the celebration and get a bit of religion too.
The unusual tie that binds two U.S. Olympians
Their latest Olympic quests began in controversy, and for Americans Erin Hamlin and Shani Davis, the competition itself has not gone much better.
U.S. speedskaters hoping to avoid shutout
U.S. speedskaters have yet to get on the podium at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and they have only six events remaining to avoid a shutout.
Nuis keeps Dutch speedskaters good as gold
Four races, four gold medals for the Dutch speedskaters as Kjeld Nuis earned the latest on Tuesday, setting off at a blistering pace and sweeping past the early target of teammate Patrick Roest to win the men's 1,500 meters.
A couple of Nicks and a few Susans are hoping to help U.S. Speedskating
The deadlines were moved up, with revolutionary fabric used and tested in wind tunnels. These suits are looking to give the American skaters an edge -- and at the very least, make them comfortable.
It's Italy's Arianna Fontana who takes gold in the 500m short-track speed skating final but controversy as home favourite Minjeong Choi is disqualified having finished second; roars of derision then an eerie silence greeted confirmation of the decision. That call saw Yara van Kerkhof moved up to silver with Kim Boutin winning silver. Great Britain's Elise Christie crashed out on the final lap.
Speedskater banned in 1st Games doping case
Officials say Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive for acetalozamide, a diuretic that is also a masking agent which can disguise the use of other banned substances.
Kramer slides in for 3rd straight Olympic gold
Sven Kramer won the 5,000 meters at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Sunday for his third straight gold medal over the distance, becoming the first man to achieve that streak.
Who and what to watch for in Pyeongchang
So many athletes and events to follow in the Olympics ... Where to start? We've got you covered. Here are the biggest names and biggest storylines playing out in South Korea -- and when you can catch them.
Black American athletes competing at Winter Olympics
Eight of the 11 U.S. men and women are first-time qualifiers.
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USOPC says American hopefuls for Beijing Games must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19
The USOPC said all U.S. athletes vying to compete at the Winter Games in Beijing and beyond will have to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination by Dec. 1. The IOC has been encouraging vaccines but not requiring them.
Katie Ledecky joining Florida Gators as volunteer swimming coach
Katie Ledecky, one of the most decorated swimmers in history, will join the University of Florida as a volunteer swimming coach, the school announced Wednesday.
Marathon record holder Mary Keitany retires due to back injury
Marathon runner Mary Keitany retired from the sport Wednesday because of a back injury, ending a career in which she won multiple races in London and New York and set the world record for a women-only race.
Seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Afghanistan resettle in Australia
A sports association official says seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have resettled in Melbourne.
Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird among 500 women athletes urging Supreme Court to protect abortion rights
A group of women athletes including Megan Rapinoe, Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to protect abortion rights in a case involving Mississippi's Republican-backed bid to ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Athletics Nationals: Harmilan Bains, Amlan Borgohain and other youngsters that made a mark
While none of the Indians who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics took part, there was no shortage of impressive performances at the competition.