Olympic preview: Women's speed skating team pursuit


WPLG—It will take a team effort Wednesday for U.S. long track speed skaters to break a slide dating back eight years. After being shut out at the Sochi Olympics, American speed skaters are again in danger of being shut out in PyeongChang. The U.S. sits at 0-for-8 in this year's Games heading into Wednesday's women's team pursuit finals. Representing the U.S. against speed skating superpower the Netherlands in the event's first semifinal at 6 a.m. ET will be Heather Bergsma, Brittany Bowe, Mia...

Speed skating: Japan dethrone Dutch to win women's team pursuit. GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japan dethroned defending champions the Netherlands to claim gold in the women's Olympic team pursuit final on Wednesday as the Dutch took the silver medal.