US men take gold in curling…Czech star makes Olympic history…Rainy forecast prompts NASCAR change

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. men’s curling team has won gold in a decisive 10-7 upset of Sweden. The men later were accidentally presented with medals stamped out for the women’s winners before they were swapped out for the correct ones.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic has made history at the Olympics by winning gold medals in two sports. She followed up her surprise victory in the Alpine super-G with a gold medal in snowboarding’s parallel giant slalom, becoming the first to win gold medals in both sports.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It’s been a record-setting day at the Olympics for Norway, which took bronze in the new Alpine skiing team event. That’s Norway’s 38th medal in Pyeongchang, a Winter Olympics record.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It’s not gold, but at least Canada is going home with a medal in men’s hockey. The Canadians won the bronze medal by beating the Czech Republic 6-4. Gold and silver will be determined later when Germany plays the Russians.

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The start of tomorrow’s Monster Energy Cup race has been moved up one hour because of the threat of rain. The race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will now start at 1:06 p.m. EST. Forecasters say there’s an 80 percent chance of rain, with the probability increasing during the day. Kyle Busch has the pole.

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