Top finisher for the USA in men's cross country skiathlon was Noah Hoffman in 35th place, 3:12.7 behind the winner. Eric Bjornsen was 42nd, Brian Gregg 47th and Kris Freeman 54th.
We are now underway in the women's 3,000 meter speedskating event.
Anna Ringsred of the USA is in the second pair that will take the ice.
American Jilleanne Rookard is in the 10th pair.
Ringsred is on the ice, skating with Anna Rokita of Austria. Shoko Fujimura of Japan had a time of 4:12.71 in the first pair.
Ringsred, a 29-year-old from Duluth, Minn., has the outside lane. These are her first Winter Games.
Ringsred posts a time of 4:21.51, which places her fourth of the four competitors so far.
Korea's Bo Reum Kim has taken the lead now with a time of 4:12.08; we are in our fourth of 14 pairs now.
Over in women's ice hockey, Sweden beat Japan 1-0, while Germany and host nation Russia get underway at 8 a.m. ET.
Russia's Yuliva Skokova has taken the lead in the women's 3,000 meter speedskating event with a time of 4:09.36. We're up to the eighth pair, there are 14 pairs total, including several of the best skaters yet to come.
Dutch skater Annouk van der Weijden just skated a 4:05.75, almost four seconds better than the previous leader.
AP: The Russian team lodged an unsuccessful protest against the results of the men's cross-country 30-kilometer skiathlon Sunday at the Olympics, saying Maxim Vylegzhanin was impeded in the sprint for the bronze medal.
Rookard is on the ice now
Russia's Olga Graf is on the ice with Rookard, so there is some excitement in the arena. Graf has the inside lane.
Well, that wasn't even close... Feeding off the crowd energy, Graf posts a 4:03.47 to become the race's new leader, while Rookard posts a very respectable 4:10.02, good for fourth place at the moment.