Olympics

Apollo Ohno, right, and his father Yuki

'Newsy Tonight' Talks With Apolo Ohno

Newsy sits down with retired speedskater Apolo Ohno to talk about his new book, "Hard Pivot."

 | Scripps News Staff

Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing's Olympics Close, Ending Safe But Odd Global Moment

Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics came to an end Sunday, sending the planet's most global sporting event off to the West for the foreseeable future.

 | AP and Mark Dreyer

Silver medalists Karen Chen and Nathan Chen pose for a photo after the team event in the Olympic figure skating competition

Panel Denies U.S. Skaters' Appeal To Get Olympic Silver Medals

Losing the case means the U.S. skaters will receive their medals months, maybe even years, from now.

 | AP

Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy Leduc of the United States

U.S. Figure Skater Skates As 1st Openly Nonbinary U.S. Winter Olympian

31-year-old Timothy LeDuc and pairs partner Ashley Gain-Gribble placed seventh in their Olympic debut.

 | AP

United States Olympic Winter Games bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor

Elana Meyers Taylor To Carry U.S. Flag At Olympic Closing Ceremony

As soon as the bobsledder crossed the line in the first heat, the USOPC revealed that she was the flagbearer pick.

 | AP

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's free skate program

Kamila Valieva Finishes Fourth In Women's Free Skate At Olympics

The 15-year-old's performance was highly contested after she had tested positive for a heart medication considered a performance enhancing drug.

 | Meg Hilling

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, gestures after falling in the women's combine slalom

U.S. Skier Mikaela Shiffrin's Olympics: 5 Individual Races, No Medals

Her uncharacteristic performance at the Beijing Olympics was among the most surprising developments of the entire Games.

 | AP

Canada players celebrate with their gold medals after the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Canada's Women's Hockey Team Wins Olympic Gold In 3-2 Win Over U.S.

Canada can now boast holding both the Olympic and world championship titles at the same time, and for the first time since 2012.

 | AP

Silver medal winner United States' Nick Goepper, gold medal winner United States' Alexander Hall hold American flags

Epic Tricks Lift U.S. Freestyle Skiers To 1-2 Olympic Finish

American men have won six of nine medals since slopestyle made its Olympic debut in 2014.

 | AP

15-year-old Tara Lipinski wins the gold medal Feb. 20, 1998, in Nagano, Japan.

Should The Age Requirement Be Raised At The Olympics?

Figure skating officials seeking the change argue it would protect child athletes' welfare and reduce injury risks from intense training.

 | AP

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts in the women's short program

Russian Skater Kamila Valieva Ends Short Program In 1st Place

The Russian Olympic Committee declined to bring Valieva to the news conference, and she said she would not comment on the doping scandal.

 | AP

United States players gather in front of the net before a women's semifinal hockey game

U.S. Faces Canada Again In Women's Hockey For Olympic Gold

The U.S. is the defending Olympic champion after rallying to beat Canada 3-2 in a shootout at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games.

 | AP

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's short program team figure skating competition

Russian Figure Skater Kamila Valieva Cleared To Compete

The Valieva case means Russian doping has been a major theme for a six straight Olympic Games.

 | AP

Erin Jackson of the United States hoists an American flag

Erin Jackson Of U.S. 1st Black Woman To Win Speedskating Gold

Jackson won the 500 meters Sunday with a time of 37.04 seconds.

 | AP

Heavy snow falls at the alpine ski venue at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Skiers Struggle As Real Snow Falls On Winter Olympics

While the snow was mostly a welcome sight, up in the mountains it affected visibility and made it tougher for ski racers to make it down the hill.

 | AP

Keely Cashman of United States.

The Eye-Popping Speeds Of Winter Olympics Sports

According to the Olympic website, alpine skiers regularly reach speeds of up to 95 miles per hour.

 | Meg Hilling

Russia's Kamila Valieva performs during the women's free skating competition

Doping Hearing To Decide Russian Figure Skater's Olympic Fate

The positive test from December was flagged by a laboratory in Sweden only on Tuesday — the day after Valieva helped the Russians win the team event.

 | AP

United States' Shaun White gets emotional after the men's halfpipe finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Shaun White Misses Out On Podium In Final Olympic Event

White came into the Olympics 16 years ago, a teenager from a San Diego suburb nicknamed "The Flying Tomato" because of his shaggy mop of red hair.

 | AP

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts after the women's team free skate

Russian Ice Skater Practices Despite Report Of Positive Drug Test

The International Skating Union, the sport's governing body, said it "cannot disclose any information about any possible anti-doping rule violation.

 | AP

United States' Chloe Kim reacts during the women's halfpipe finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Nathan Chen, Chloe Kim Soar To Olympic Gold Medals

The Team USA figure skater and snowboarder were favorites for gold in their marquee events.

 | AP

Shaun White competes during the men's halfpipe qualification round at the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Shaun White's Last Olympics Hurrah Comes In Halfpipe Final

The 35-year-old first won Olympic gold 16 years ago.

 | AP

Quarantine hotel room at 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Olympic Athletes Grapple With COVID-19 Isolation Protocols

Olympians in Beijing are complaining about inedible food during quarantine, no training equipment in isolation hotels and poor communication.

 | Cat Sandoval

Lindsey Jacobellis celebrates after winning a gold medal in the women's snowboardcross finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Jacobellis Earns First U.S. Gold Medal At Olympics In Snowboardcross

Lindsey Jacobellis was competing in her fifth Olympics and captured the first U.S. win.

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Mikaela Shiffrin sits on the side of the course after skiing out in the first run of the women's slalom

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Disqualified From Second Olympic Race

Shiffrin began losing her balance and teetering out of control just four seconds and four gates in, swerving too far as she veered to her right.

 | AP

Athletes from the United States arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics

Olympic Organizers: 32 Athletes In Isolation For COVID

Brian McCloskey, chairman of the expert medical panel, noted that everyone in the bubble is being tested and that nearly everyone has been vaccinated.

 | AP

Nathan Chen, of the United States, competes during the men's short program figure skating competition.

Figure Skater Nathan Chen Sets World Record In Short Program

Nathan Chen won the first part of his much-anticipated showdown with two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu.

 | AP

Figure skater Gracie Gold performs

Winter Athletes Talk About Mental Health Struggles

Mental health: It's a conversation that many athletes will tell you hasn't always been an easy one.

 | Meg Hilling

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin slides across the snow after falling in the giant slalom at the Beijing Games

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin Falls In Giant Slalom

Shiffrin missed a gate early in the first run of the giant slalom at the Beijing Games.

 | AP

The Olympic rings are visible atop the Olympic Tower.

U.N. Ambassador: China Trying To 'Distract' From Its Uyghur Abuses

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield told CNN’s “State of the Union” that Uyghurs are victims of human rights violations.

 | AP

Gondolas glide past the Olympic Village at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Olympic Organizers Address Complaints About Isolation Hotels

Organizers are addressing concerns about food, cleanliness, space and access to resources in hotel rooms used for COVID isolation at the Olympics.

 | AP