PyeongChang marks the debut of the event at the Olympics. Leading up to the ceremony, there will be four final events to catch on February 25, including men's bobsledding, women's cross-country skiing, women's curling and men's hockey.
She also said that advancements in skating made it hard to compare her and current skaters, including Alina Zagitova, who took gold with a program crammed with triple jumps. Leading the way is Russian 15-year-old Alina Zagitova, with OAR rival Yevgenia Medvedeva not too far behind her. He was originally the favorite to win gold, but after his disastrous performance in his short program, many thought that that this was it for his Olympic career.
It may well go down as the most memorable American medal to come out of these Olympics, 38 years to the date after the "Miracle on Ice".
Boston College was paying close attention to women's ice hockey at the Olympic Games, which ended with the team's 3-2 shootout win against Canada to capture the gold medal February 22.
Lee Seung-hoon and Kim Bo-reum are scheduled to compete in the semi-finals of the men's and women's mass start speed skating events respectively, at the Gangneung Oval.
Listen to the crowd as the South Korean women compete in the 1,000m.
Austria's Hirscher, seeking his third gold medal here, crashed out in the morning run and Kristoffersen of Norway followed suit in the afternoon, leaving the stunned Myhrer to top the podium. Her teammate, Shim Suk-hee, holds the record in the 1,000m.
At least one Asian team will play for the gold with Sweden and Britain clashing in the other semi.
A 35-year-old Minnesota native and now a father of two, Shuster was the 23-year-old lead, throwing the first two stones, for Pete Fenson's team that won the bronze medal in 2006. We see many more black and Hispanic athletes at our Summer Games where the USA typically dominates competition in most events. There is alpine skiing, the biathlon, cross-country skiing, freestyle skiing, Nordic combined and the ski jump. It requires incredible fitness and, well, guts. It was Team USA's first medal of any kind in women's cross-country skiing. When one man finishes the ski portion, he passes onto the next member of his team. Taylor, 22, the team's fastest skier, excels in the cross-country part of the competition.
In PyeongChang, South Korea, the United States is represented by 242 athletes, which is the largest number ever taken to a Winter Games by any one nation. The women, none of which were born before 1990 or have any Olympic experience, had just forced the US women to concede defeat for not only a Korean win, but a clinching of the top spot in the tournament semifinals. John Shuster's team earned three consecutive victories, which put them in the semifinal against Canada, after struggling early in the tournament.
Krushelnitsky's case comes as the International Olympic Committee consider whether to lift Russia's suspension in time to fly their flag at Sunday's closing ceremony.