• South Korea dominates short track speedskating in Sapporo

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — South Korea won three gold medals in short track speedskating on Wednesday at the Asian Winter Games.

    Updated: 4:06 am

  • China claims 2 gold in short track speed skating in Sapporo

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — China claimed two gold medals in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games on Tuesday.

  • Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom is Asia

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Lee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia.

  • South Korea wins 2 golds in short track speed skating

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — South Korea won two gold medals in short track speed skating at the Asian Winter Games on Monday, an early indication the hosts of the 2018 Winter Olympics could be regaining their dominance of the sport.

  • Winter Asian Games kick off with opening ceremony in Sapporo

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — The Asian Winter Games officially got underway on Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world’s most populous continent.

  • Host Japan off to winning start at Asian Winter Games

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Japan overpowered defending champion Kazakhstan 6-0 in women’s ice hockey on Saturday, the first day of competition at the Asian Winter Games.

  • N. Korea, Malaysia lock horns over apparent killing

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A dispute over custody of a slain North Korean’s body pushed two governments further apart Saturday as they tried to navigate the aftermath of what appeared to be the assassination of an outcast member of North Korea’s ruling elite.

  • Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expected

    TOKYO (AP) — Robot probes sent to one of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant’s ongoing cleanup.

  • Asian Winter Games offer athletes ideal prep for Olympics

    SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — With the Winter Olympics just a year and a short distance away, the Asian Winter Games will be the ideal stage for the continent’s leading winter athletes to fine tune for Pyeongchang 2018.

  • Japan’s Sara Takanashi clinches World Cup ski jumping title

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A day after clinching her fourth World Cup overall title with a second-place finish, Sara Takanashi won a ski jumping event Thursday at the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics.