The Latest: 2nd day of Olympic team figure skating underway

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The Latest: 2nd day of Olympic team figure skating underway
The Latest: 2nd day of Olympic team figure skating underway

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) – The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

10:15 a.m.

The next phase of the Olympic team figure skating competition is underway in Pyeongchang.

Going into Sunday, the Canadians were in the lead with 17 points, three ahead of the Americans. Japan was third with 13 points, marginally ahead of the Russian team after the men’s short program and the pairs short program.

The competition continues Sunday with the ice dance short program, the women’s short program and the pairs free skate.

It wraps up Monday with the men’s and women’s free skate and the ice dance free dance.

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9:45 a.m.

The Pyeongchang Olympic men’s downhill has been postponed until Thursday because of strong winds.

To make room for the Alpine program’s marquee race, the men’s super-G will shift from Thursday to Friday.

The downhill was supposed to be the first race of the 11-event Alpine program, and it had been scheduled for Sunday. But three hours before it was supposed to start, race organizers said they needed to reschedule it.

They say they can’t operate the gondola lift that would carry teams and officials up the mountain.

Now the first race of the Alpine program will be the women’s giant slalom on Monday.

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Members of the South Korean team cheer ahead of the ice dance short dance team event in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
A games mascot stands alone in a deserted finish area after the men’s downhill was postponed due to high winds at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud makes the final jump in men’s downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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