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Canadian skaters train in Gangneung, South Korea, on Wednesday in a test event for the 2018 Olympics, which has been marred by political scandal. (Associated Press)

Political scandal overshadows prep for 2018 Winter Olympics

- Associated Press

One year before the Olympics, however, the country is in political disarray, and winter sports are the last thing on many people’s minds. To say that South Koreans are distracted from what had been billed as a crowning sports achievement is an understatement.

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USA Hockey head Ogrean looks back on tenure

- Associated Press

When executive director Dave Ogrean thinks back on his tenure at USA Hockey, the American victory in the inaugural women's Olympic tournament is among the highlights.

East Timor's Yohan Goutt Goncalves skies during the alpine skiing men's giant slalom at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, northern Japan, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor

- Associated Press

For Alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves, the chance to be East Timor's sole representative at the Asian Winter Games was too good to pass up, even if it meant missing the world championships.