Posts Tagged Winter Olympic games

KHL looks to expand into China

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League wants to expand into China, hoping to use a successful Chinese Winter Olympic bid to conquer the vast market.

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Japanese figure skater Mao Asada to attempt comeback

Japanese figure skater Mao Asada speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, May 18, 2015. Olympic silver medalist Asada will attempt a comeback to competitive skating after taking a year off from the sport. Speaking at a news conference Monday, Asada said she misses competition and decided by herself to attempt a comeback. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

TOKYO (AP) — Mao Asada is back into serious practice in a bid to return to figure skating at the elite level after taking a year off competition.

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Russia’s Putin plays with NHL veterans, scoring 8 goals

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has played in an exhibition hockey game and scored one goal after another on assists from retired NHL players.

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