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Curling: United States rock Sweden to win first gold medal2/24/2018 3:03:47 PMGANGNEUNG, South Korea - The United States delivered a gold-medal knockout punch, scoring five in the eighth end to crush Sweden 10-7 and claim their first ever Olympic men's curling title on Saturday.Russian bobsledder Sergeeva admits anti-doping violation: CAS2/24/2018 2:04:48 PMPYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva has admitted an anti-doping violation and has been disqualified from the Winter Olympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Saturday.Butler awaits scan on knee after injury against Rockets2/24/2018 10:13:51 AM - Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star guard Jimmy Butler injured his right knee and had to be carried off the court during a game against the Houston Rockets on Friday.Speed skating: Lee storms to Olympic glory in men's mass start2/24/2018 5:38:16 PMGANGNEUNG, South Korea - South Korean crowd favorite Lee Seung-hoon stormed to Olympic gold in the men's mass start race at the Gangneung Oval on Saturday with a perfectly timed breakaway on the final lap.Russia appeals to IOC for permission to fly flag at Games2/24/2018 3:53:26 PMPYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Russia has appealed to Olympic authorities to restore its Olympic status and allow its athletes to march with the national flag on Sunday at the Winter Games closing ceremony, but it could be waiting until the last minute for a decision.Curling: Japan win bronze to claim first Olympic medal2/24/2018 5:32:24 PMGANGNEUNG, South Korea - Japan claimed their first Olympic women's curling medal on Saturday, scoring a point in each of the final three ends to edge Britain 5-3 and win the bronze.Cross-country skiing: Finn Niskanen's 'sisu' delivers gold2/24/2018 1:06:17 PMPYEONGCHANG, South Korea - One of the national characteristics the Finnish people are most proud of is what they call "sisu" - fighting spirit -- and cross-country skier Iivo Niskanen displayed plenty of it to win the grueling 50km Olympic mass start race on Saturday.Speed skating: Japan's Takagi surges to mass start gold2/24/2018 5:18:32 PMGANGNEUNG, South Korea - Japanese speed skater Nana Takagi unleashed a late surge of explosive speed to pass Dutchwoman Irene Schouten on the inside of the final corner and claim an Olympic gold medal in the women's mass start at the Gangneung Oval on Saturday.Olympics: Snowboarding - Galmarini upgrades to men's PGS gold in Pyeongchang2/24/2018 12:28:33 PMPYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Switzerland's Nevin Galmarini upgraded his silver medal from four years ago when he held off the challenge of South Korea's Lee Sang-ho to win gold in the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom on Saturday.Ice Hockey: Russia v Germany for gold, who would have thought?2/24/2018 2:02:27 PMGANGNEUNG, South Korea - In a matchup few oddsmaker would have predicted, a powerhouse Russian squad will face off on Sunday against an upstart German team in a battle for one of the ice hockey world's most precious prizes: an Olympic gold medal.