PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The Latest from the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):
A tweet posted by the account of speedskater Shani Davis is blasting the use of a coin toss to select the U.S. flagbearer for the opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Games.
Davis and luge athlete Erin Hamlin each got four votes in the athlete-led process. Each of the eight U.S. winter sports federations got to nominate one athlete and have another serve as a voter.
The U.S. Olympic Committee said it was predetermined that a coin toss would be used in the case of a tie and if the athletes could not find a way to choose a clear winner.
The tweet says the selection was made "dishonorably," and included a reference to Black History Month . Davis is black, Hamlin is white.
Davis' account is verified, but it was unknown if he sent the tweet or if someone with access to his account did.
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