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U.S. Army Capt. Lauren Weber, Ohio National Guard Biathlon Team, loads her weapon during a biathlon sprint race at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, Vt., Jan. 27, 2018. Athletes from 24 states participated in the National Guard Eastern, Western, and Central regional biathlon competitions.<br>Avery Cunningham/Army National Guard

Ohio National Guard team members relish chance to vie in biathlon

Even though a third-place Olympic finish or better in the biathlon has eluded American participants through the years, the lack of international success hasn't stopped others from pursuing the sport, including a small group of Ohioans.

US women headed for worst figure skating finish in Olympics

For the every-four-year fan, figure skating begins and ends with the women, and there was no doubt during Wednesday's short program that the U.S. has fallen well behind its rivals.

US men’s curlers defeat Canada, will play for gold next

A 5-3 semifinal victory over Canada at Gangneung Curling Centre sends the Americans to Saturday’s championship game against Sweden, the first time the U.S. will play for Olympic gold in curling.

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

It was the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women's hockey history and America's first women's gold medal in the sport since 1998.

Police: More than 150 people bought fake Super Bowl tickets

The number of fake tickets this year was seven times more than discovered at Houston's game last year, according to Minneapolis police. People spent between $400 and $5,000 on the bogus tickets.

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For Olympic snowboarder Red Gerard: Have gold medal, will travel

The three-day, bicoastal blitz typified the experience of many American gold-medal winners, who have a limited window capitalize on sudden fame. What Red Gerard did next was atypical: He flew back to South Korea to compete at the Olympics again.


Russian skaters make history, US women make excuses

Eteri Tutberidze had seen enough. Alina Zagitova was crying too much and training hard with too little at her Sambo 70 figure skating rink in Moscow, and she wasn’t putting up with it any more. So she told Zagitova to leave.

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