Speedskating gold medalist Nilsson dies at 79
Jonny Nilsson, a Swedish speedskater who won the gold medal in the 10,000 meters at the Winter Olympics at Innsbruck in 1964, has died. He was 79.
U.S. re-signs speedskating coach Shimabukuro
Ryan Shimabukuro, who coached the U.S. speedskating team to three medals at the Beijing Games, signed a new four-year contract that will take him through the next Winter Olympics in 2026.
Russia out of figure skating worlds, other events
Russia was excluded from all international ice skating events as sporting sanctions continued to mount Tuesday following the country's invasion of Ukraine.
Swedish skater gives gold to detained publisher
Swedish speedskater Nils van der Poel, who won double Olympic gold earlier this month in Beijing, has given one of his medals to a Swedish publisher detained in China, according to Amnesty International.
Krol gives Dutch 1,000m speedskating gold
Thomas Krol won gold in the 1,000 meters on Friday, giving the Netherlands its third straight Olympic speedskating title in the event.
Takagi wins 1,000m speedskating gold; Bowe 3rd
Miho Takagi of Japan won her fourth speedskating medal of the Beijing Games and first individual gold of her career with an Olympic-record victory in the women's 1,000 meters. Brittany Bowe claimed the first individual medal of her career with a bronze.
Norway, Canada win team pursuit skating golds
A crash by a Japanese skater helps Canada win women's team pursuit speedskating, while Norway wins its second straight gold for the men's event.
American Jackson golden in 500m speed skating
Erin Jackson won the United States' first Olympic gold medal in speed skating since 2010 with a victory in Sunday's women's 500-meter race.
Liu wins 500, Dutch take relay in short track
Liu Shaoang of Hungary won Olympic gold in 500-meter short track speedskating on Sunday.
Gao 1st Chinese man to win speedskating gold
Gao Tingyu thrilled the home crowd by becoming the first Chinese man to claim an Olympic gold medal in speedskating, winning the 500 meters on Saturday.
Van der Poel sets speedskating 10k world record
Nils van der Poel of Sweden broke his own world record and captured his second gold medal of the Beijing Olympics with a dominant victory in men's 10,000-meter speedskating Friday.
Schouten sets record in 5,000m speedskating
Irene Schouten set another Olympic record in her 5,000-meter speedskating victory, adding to her earlier win in the 3,000.
S. Korea protests DQs in short track speedskate
With two of its speedskaters disqualified in the Olympic short track semifinals in Bejiing, South Korea filed complaints Tuesday with the International Skating Union and International Olympic Committee.
Nuis, Krol 1-2 for Dutch in 1,500 speedskating
The Dutch finished 1-2 in the men's 1,500 meters in speedskating as Kjeld Nuis edged teammate Thomas Krol with a record time of 1 minute, 43.21 seconds.
Wüst makes history with 6th speedskating gold
Ireen Wüst skated into the record books Monday at the Beijing Games, becoming the first athlete to claim individual gold medals at five different Olympics.
Van der Poel nets Sweden rare speedskating gold
Nils van der Poel gave Sweden its first Olympic speedskating medal since 1988, pulling off a stunning comeback to win gold in the 5,000 meters.
Schouten wins 1st speedskating gold of Olympics
Irene Schouten gave the mighty Dutch a gold medal in the first speedskating event of the Beijing Games, breaking a 20-year-old Olympic record in the women's 3,000 meters Saturday.
Speedskater Dawson hopes to make Olympics
The clock is ticking for American speedskater Casey Dawson to get to his first Olympics after he tested positive for COVID-19 three weeks ago.
Meyers Taylor tests positive, won't carry U.S. flag
Speedskater Brittany Bowe will carry the U.S. flag during the Opening Ceremony for the Beijing Winter Olympics after bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed in isolation.
Jackson to Beijing after Bowe gives up 500 spot
Brittany Bowe has given up her spot in the 500 meters, allowing Erin Jackson -- ranked No. 1 in the world in the event -- to make the U.S. speedskating team.
Speedskater Jackson slips, misses Beijing in 500
Erin Jackson slipped in the 500 meters and stunningly finished third, failing to make the Beijing Olympics in her signature event at the U.S. speedskating trials.
Bowe Beijing-bound after speedskating triumph
Brittany Bowe won the women's 1,000 meters in a track-record time (1 minute, 13.63 seconds) at the U.S. speedskating trials Thursday. Erin Jackson, the first Black woman to win a World Cup event this season, was third.
Cepuran, Manganello Kilburg skate to trials wins
Ethan Cepuran and Mia Manganello Kilburg are both Beijing-bound after winning the 5,000 and 3,000, respectively, at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials on Wednesday.
Bowe, U.S. men win at WC speedskating meet
Brittany Bowe of the United States won the women's 1,500 meters at the World Cup speedskating meet in Canada, where the American men won the team pursuit on Sunday.
U.S. sets record at speedskating WC event
The United States set a world record in winning the men's team pursuit and the Netherlands swept the men's 1,000 meters for the third straight speedskating World Cup on Sunday.
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World half-marathon championships in China canceled due to COVID-19
World Athletics announced the world half-marathon championships have been canceled because China couldn't host due to the coronavirus pandemic.
United States men's basketball downs Cuba in World Cup qualifier
Xavier Munford scored 24 points and the U.S. defeated Cuba 87-64 on Monday night to close the first round of qualifying for next year's Basketball World Cup.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy praises IOC for supporting ban on Russian sport
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has thanked the IOC for supporting a ban on Russian teams and athletes competing in most Olympic sports.
Ryan Lochte's six Olympic silver, bronze medals put up for auction, will benefit charity
All of Ryan Lochte's Olympic silver and bronze medals are up for auction, with the proceeds going to Jorge Nation Foundation, a charity benefiting children with terminal illnesses.
Dylan Groenewegen wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in photo finish
Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen overtook Wout van Aert and Peter Sagan at the line to win the third stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish.
Fabio Jakobsen takes Stage 2 at Tour de France; Wout van Aert dons yellow jersey
Dutch rider Fabio Jakobsen captured Stage 2 at the Tour de France on Saturday, while Wout van Aert donned the yellow jersey for the overall race lead.