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Insider knowledge gives me an edge, says Ligety | News Home | Reuters

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Triple world champion Ted Ligety was late joining the Sochi Olympic party but armed with a little local knowledge and some Russian goodwill he looks set to make up for lost time.<p>Ted Ligety of the U.S. prepares to start his downhill run of the men's alpine skiing …

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Howell 'nose' injury could have been worse | News Home | Reuters

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - A sickening fall left Yuki Tsubota with a suspected broken jaw on Tuesday, but her fellow Canadian Dara Howell had to contend with a less serious but more embarrassing facial injury as she rode to Olympic slopestyle gold.<p>Canada's Yuki Tsubota crashes during the …

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'I-Pod' stuns White to win halfpipe gold | News Home | Reuters

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Iouri “I-Pod” Podladtchikov nailed the run of a lifetime to win the halfpipe gold for Switzerland at the Sochi Games on Tuesday and bring a stunning end to Shaun White’s eight-year reign as Olympic champion.<p>Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov (L) celebrates with team …

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Farrington joins the halfpipe gold medal club | News Home | Reuters

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - American cowgirl Kaitlyn Farrington stunned three former champions to win gold in the women’s snowboarding halfpipe by the narrowest of margins at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday.<p>Kaitlyn Farrington of the U.S. performs a jump during the women's snowboard halfpipe …

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Hendrickson plans return after historic leap | News Home | Reuters

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - American teenager Sarah Hendrickson wants another shot at Olympic gold in 2018 after making history as the first woman ski jumper to compete at the Winter Games.<p>Sarah Hendrickson of the U.S. soars through the air in her trial jump during the women's ski jumping individual …

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