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Freestyle skiing: Canada's Delbosco suffers pelvis injury after crash

20 hours 30 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada’s Christopher Delbosco suffered a possible broken pelvis and Terence Tchiknavorian of France was taken to hospital with a suspected fractured shin after a crash-ridden round of the men's ski cross heats on Wednesday.

Ice men assist on Gangneung's grand stages

20 hours 45 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Whenever there is a lull in action at the big Olympic speed skating Oval in Gangneung, "Soju", "Kloud" and "Pork Belly" make their way on to the ice.

South Koreans furious after speed skaters hang team mate out to dry

21 hours 11 min ago
SEOUL(Reuters) - Two South Korean speed skaters are facing growing calls for them to be banned from the national team after they appeared to blame a team mate for their failure to reach the semi-finals of the women's team pursuit at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Goggia tames the 'crazy horse' to win downhill gold

21 hours 14 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sofia Goggia shed the chaotic 'crazy horse' of her reputation and embraced her inner Samurai to give Italy its first women's Olympic downhill champion on Wednesday.

Gut manages to smile as Pyeongchang fiasco goes on

21 hours 25 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Lara Gut endured a new twist in her Pyeongchang Olympic nightmare on Wednesday when four years of preparation for the women's downhill were ruined after just half a minute.

Zagitova in first with new world record, Medvedeva close behind

21 hours 31 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Alina Zagitova took the lead in women's singles figure skating on Wednesday with a brilliant free skate that set a world record, giving her nation a strong shot at its first gold of the Pyeongchang Games.

Ice Hockey: Czechs beat U.S. in shootout to reach semis

21 hours 46 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Petr Koukal scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win over the United States on Wednesday to become the first team through to the semi-finals of the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.

Alpine skiing: American women ponder life beyond Vonn

21 hours 54 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - America's women Alpine ski team acknowledged there will be a void when all-time great Lindsey Vonn eventually leaves the sport but pointed to Wednesday's downhill results in Pyeongchang Games as proof they can contend for podiums for years to come.

Curling: South Korean 'Garlic Girls' savor overnight fame

22 hours 19 sec ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean women curling team, nicknamed "Garlic Girls" to go with their other monikers, have become overnight internet sensations following their stellar performance and cool-headedness at the Pyeongchang Games.

Alpine skiing: Shrewd RagMow watches and waits before pouncing for medal

22 hours 5 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Ragnhild Mowinckel had a long time to wait before starting 19th in Wednesday's women's Olympic downhill race, but she was not letting a moment go to waste.

Freestyle skiing: Canada's Delbosco suffers broken pelvis after crash

22 hours 10 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada’s Christopher Delbosco suffered a broken pelvis and Terence Tchiknavorian of France was taken to hospital with a suspected fractured shin after a crash-ridden round of the men's ski cross heats on Wednesday.

Freestyle skiing: Canada's Leman wins ski cross gold

22 hours 11 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's Brady Leman edged Switzerland's Marc Bischofberger to claim victory in the men's ski cross final on Wednesday.

Figure skating: Zagitova in first with new world record, Medvedeva close behind

22 hours 27 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Alina Zagitova took the lead in women's singles figure skating on Wednesday with a brilliant free skate that set a world record, giving her nation a strong shot at its first gold of the Pyeongchang Games.

Bobsledders, snowboarders rule Tinder at Pyeongchang

22 hours 36 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The most popular athletes on Tinder at the Olympics in Pyeongchang are male bobsledders and female snowboarders, the dating app said on Wednesday.

Moir hits back at allegations of biased ice dance judging

22 hours 38 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's multiple gold medal winner Scott Moir on Wednesday hit back at allegations by a French sports official that judging in the Olympic ice dance event could have been skewed in Canada's favor.

Figure skating: Zagitova breaks world record for short program

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:47pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Alina Zagitova set a world record in figure skating's women's singles short program on Wednesday, breaking the previous record set barely 15 minutes earlier.

Medvedeva sets world record in short program

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:01pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Evgenia Medvedeva set a world record in figure skating's women's singles short program on Wednesday, breaking the previous record she had set almost two weeks ago.

'Samurai' Goggia denies Vonn to win downhill gold

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:57pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Italian Sofia Goggia carved up the Jeongseon slope "like a Samurai" to win the women's downhill on Wednesday and leave American Lindsey Vonn with a bronze medal in her final run in the marquee event of Olympic Alpine skiing.

Figure skating: Japan's Sakamoto in surprise lead, Olympic Athletes from Russia yet to come

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:56pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Kaori Sakamoto of Japan, in her Olympic debut, skated a clean, lyrical program to take a surprise lead in the women's figure skating contest on Wednesday, although a number of medal favorites had yet to skate.

Snowboarding: NZ's Garcia Knight best of big air qualifiers

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:48pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - New Zealand's Carlos Garcia Knight topped qualifying for the men's snowboarding big air competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Wednesday, while Olympic slopestyle champion Redmond Gerard also scraped into the final.

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