Sweden Olympic Team
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva faces a potential four-year doping ban which would rule her out of the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday.
Jim Thorpe has been reinstated as the sole winner of the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and decathlon in Stockholm.
Twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin and Daniel Alfredsson have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame, a big day for Swedish hockey as they made up half of the class of 2022.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored at 12:02 of overtime — — perhaps with too many Colorado players on the ice — and the Avalanche beat Tampa Bay 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final to move within a victory of dethroning the two-time defending champion Lightning.
A little more than a mile from the United Nations, where Russia’s war in Ukraine is front and center, the crowd at Madison Square Garden chanted goaltender Igor Shesterkin’s name in the final moments of a playoff victory.
The International Olympic Committee has made a sweeping move to isolate and condemn Russia over the country’s invasion of Ukraine.
GENEVA (AP) — Nine days after the race at the Beijing Olympics, the bronze medal in women’s skicross was changed on appeal Saturday.
Feb. 25

1940 — The first telecast of an American hockey game is transmitted over station W2XBS in New York.
Feb. 24

1960 — Bill Cleary’s four goals lead the United States to a 9-1 victory over West Germany in the hockey championship round of the Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, Calif.
Feb. 23

1935 — George “The Iceman” Woolf makes history, riding Azucar to victory in the inaugural Santa Anita Handicap.
BEIJING (AP) — Marko Anttila had time for many thoughts while in isolation at the Olympics.

“Can I play here or not?” was one of them.
Some figure skaters are hoping an Olympic doping scandal that is fueling a push to raise the minimum age of competitors will also focus attention on what they see as the sport’s most pressing issue: body image, body shaming and disordered eating.
BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Beijing Games:



BEIJING (AP) — Five-time world champion. Olympic bronze medalist. Olympic silver medalist.

And now, finally, Niklas Edin of Sweden has claimed the only major title missing from a career in which he’s established himself as the most decorated curling skip ever.
Arbitrators have rejected a last-ditch request by American figure skaters to have their silver medals awarded before the end of the Olympics.
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — The Frenchman fared better in the first week. The Norwegian nailed it in the second.
BEIJING (AP) — The last Alpine skiing race of the Beijing Olympics was moved from Saturday to Sunday because of too-strong wind, making Mikaela Shiffrin wait to get one last chance to bring home a medal from China.
BEIJING (AP) — Finland has never won an Olympic gold medal in hockey.

To break that drought, the Finns will have to beat the defending champion Russians — the team that, if you include all of its various designations, has won as many Olympic titles in men’s hockey as anyone.
BEIJING (AP) — The Russians are back in the gold medal game at the Olympics, just like they were expected to be.
Eileen Gu turned the Beijing Olympics into her own personal playground. In the city. In the mountains. Spinning, flipping and flying at three different venues.
BEIJING (AP) — Anxious feelings overwhelmed the Russians’ bench as they fell behind in the shootout against Sweden and needed each goal and save to stay alive.
BEIJING (AP) — The British will have two chances to win a gold medal in curling, a sport that is Scottish in every way — except the Olympic results.
Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China shattered their own world record for a short program at the Beijing Games on Friday night, giving them the narrowest of leads over Russian rivals Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov heading into the free skate to decide the Olympic champion.
BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Friday, Feb. 18, at the Beijing Games:



BEIJING (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Friday, Feb. 18, at the Beijing Games:



If Mikaela Shiffrin exits the Beijing Olympics without a medal, it won’t be for lack of trying. Shiffrin plans to enter the team event, which would mean she’d compete in all six Alpine races this year.
Feb. 22

1919 — The first dog race track to use an imitation rabbit opens in Emeryville, Calif.

1936 — Figure skater Sonja Henie wins her 10th straight world championship.
BEIJING (AP) — The British have clinched their first medal of the Beijing Games, thanks to Bruce Mouat and the men’s curling team.
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva ends in fourth place in the women’s individual figure skating event, which she competed in despite failing a pre-Olympics doping test.
BEIJING (AP) — The Japanese women’s curlers were waiting in the mixed zone, thinking their Olympics were over, when their coach told them they had made the semifinal.
BEIJING (AP) — Just because NHL players weren’t at the Olympics doesn’t mean the United States or Canada had lower expectations.