5 things to know about Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next year

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's sleepy skiing destination of Pyeongchang is finally looking like a Winter Olympics host city after more than a decade of work, two failed bids, and chapters of controversy over venue locations, construction delays and costs.

  • Written by By KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press

Women's pro hockey league makes pact with NJ Devils

 

NEW YORK (AP) — There's hope for girls and women who want to play professional hockey in the United States thanks to the New Jersey Devils.

  • Written by By MELISSA MURPHY, AP Sports Writer

Williams, Wozniacki win at WTA Finals; Halep stays No. 1

SINGAPORE (AP) — Venus Williams rallied at the WTA Finals to beat Caroline Garcia of France 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 Saturday and become the oldest women's finalist at the year-end tournament.

Tennis

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Left with no points, Vonn still happy to have raced in GS

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — The first run of the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday was well and truly over when Lindsey Vonn was still patiently working her way through countless TV interviews in a nearly abandoned finish area.

Skiing

  • Written by By ERIC WILLEMSEN, Associated Press