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Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe win Team GB's first Winter Paralympic gold

Welsh skier Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe have won Team GB's first gold medal of the Winter Paralympics .<p>The pair won gold in the women's …

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Aussie Perrine wins Paralympic bronze medal

Alpine skier Melissa Perrine has won bronze at the Winter Paralympics in the vision-impaired super-combine, Australia's second medal of the …

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Mollie Jepsen wins bronze, Canada’s first medal at Pyeongchang Paralympic Games

JEONGSEON, Korea, Republic Of — Mollie Jepsen has won the first medal for Canada at the Pyeongchang Paralympic Games.<p>The 18-year-old from Vancouver …

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Winter Paralympics: Snowboarder Owen Pick to carry GB flag at opening ceremony

<b>Snowboarder Owen Pick will be Great Britain's flagbearer at the Winter Paralympics opening ceremony in South Korea on Friday.</b><p>Games debutant Pick, 26, lost his leg aged 18 while serving with the British Army in Afghanistan.<p>He will lead out the British team at the 35,000-capacity Pyeongchang Olympic …

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Winter Paralympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang Games

<b>The Winter Paralympics are taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from March 9 to 18.</b><p>The event will feature 670 athletes competing for 80 medals across six sports.<p>Here's the day-by-day guide to what to look out for at Pyeongchang 2018 - and the likely highlights for Great Britain and other …

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Alpine Skiing: Brignone wins combined, Holdener takes title

(Reuters) - Federica Brignone of Italy won the women’s Alpine skiing World Cup combined event at Crans-Montana in Switzerland as Swiss Wendy Holdener secured the season’s combined title on Sunday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Feb 22, 2018; Pyeongchang, South Korea; Wendy Holdener (SUI) celebrates winning the bronze …

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Winners and losers from the 2018 Olympics: NBC, Lindsey Vonn, Swiffers and more

It seems like just two weeks ago that Yuna Kim lit the Olympic cauldron to get the 2018 Winter Games started. But now it’s over. So much to recap, so little space.<p><b>Winner: Elizabeth Swaney</b><p>Sure, she doesn’t do any tricks on the halfpipe and, sure, her Hungarian roots are thin at best and, sure, many …

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The Olympic flame has been extinguished. The USOC should be next.

Every two years, athletes scrape the grime and graft off of the Olympics, and restore them to magnificence. We should demand that the Jessie Digginses, Red Gerards, John Shusters and Lamoureux sisters become the genuine focus of this country's Olympic movement. Congress should knock down the U.S. …

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Olympics: Alpine skiing - U.S. skis off to the 'doctor' after bruising Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Alpine skiers have walked away from Pyeongchang Games without major injuries but the same can not be said of their skis, which were severely damaged by the extreme weather conditions in South Korea, a U.S. ski technician said.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang …

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Olympics: Disappointing U.S. to look at itself, and others, for answers

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Having fallen way short of their Olympic medal target, the U.S. team said on Sunday it would take a hard look at what went wrong in South Korea, and a long look at who fared well.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Alpine Combined - …

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Four more years? Olympians confront life after their Olympics are over

You want the moment to last beyond that split-second in time, to slow it down, because when Maddie Rooney stopped that final puck off the stick of Canada's Meghan Agosta, history happened. Not 24 hours later, after they had slept with their medals, the women of the U.S. hockey team were trying to …

Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing: Vonn won't quit until she breaks Stenmark record

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Lindsey Vonn ended her Olympics on Thursday vowing that she would not quit the sport until she had beaten Ingemar Stenmark’s record of World Cup wins and become the most successful skier of all time.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - …

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Alpine skiing: American Shiffrin ends 'rollercoaster' Games on high note

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Surprise successes, shocking failures and a dizzying number of scheduling changes made for a turbulent three weeks in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin, but the American said she is walking away happy after taking silver in Thursday’s combined.<p>Medals Ceremony - …

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Do You Think You Could Ski The Olympic Downhill Course?

If you have done some high school racing or just own a pair of skis that are as tall as you, you might be watching the Olympics DH course and think <i>“I</i> …

Alpine skiing: Sister's Sochi glory inspired Gisin to gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Switzerland’s Alpine combined gold medal winner Michelle Gisin said her sister Dominique’s downhill triumph at Sochi four years ago had inspired her to “reach for the stars”.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Alpine Combined - Jeongseon …

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Gut manages to smile as Pyeongchang fiasco goes on

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.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill Training - Jeongseon …

South Korea

Figure skater Mirai Nagasu showed her bravery by doing something no other Olympian does

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Mirai Nagasu’s Olympic destiny was always going to rest on a single jump, on the edge of a blade, in a tiny window of opportunity and time.<p>So it proved on Wednesday afternoon here, when the American blasted into the air 23 seconds into her short program and attempted to …

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Alpine skiing: What to look out for in the women's combined

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Here’s a short guide to the women’s Alpine combined, which will run on Thursday after being brought forward by a day because of forecast high winds at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre:<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women’s Downhill Training - …

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Gisin holds off Shiffrin to claim combined gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin held off the might of American Alpine skiing to win the women’s combined at the Pyeongchang Games on Thursday, claiming victory ahead of Mikaela Shiffrin while her fellow Swiss Wendy Holdener won bronze.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang …

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WATCH: Lindsey Vonn’s bronze-medal winning downhill run at PyeongChang Olympics

Vail’s Lindsey Vonn claimed the bronze medal in the PyeongChang Olympics downhill, in what she later said would be her last time competing in the …

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Alpine skiing: American women ponder life beyond Vonn

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.<p>Alpine Skiing …

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

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.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - …

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Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill behind Italy's Sofia Goggia

<b>Pyeongchang, South Korea (CNN) —</b> Lindsey Vonn said she "left it all on the line" as she had to settle for bronze in downhill in what is likely to be her final Olympics.<p>The most successful women's ski racer of all time was one of the pre-race favorites, but the 33-year-old could not match the pace …

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Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in likely final downhill race

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'Samurai' Goggia denies Vonn to win downhill gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - 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.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter …

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Alpine skiing: Vonn faces last downhill gold chance - barring miracles

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn, the most successful World Cup woman skier of all-time, is “99.9 percent sure” that Wednesday will mark her final Olympic downhill race.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill Training - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - …

Skiing

Greta Small steps up to lift her sport out of the ‘graveyard’

It's happened for a number of reasons: from the rise of freestyle skiing and snowboarding and the subsequent ability of those sports to claim funds, …

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Alpine skiing: Shiffrin's schedule headache cured by combined move

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Mikaela Shiffrin said she was relieved that the decision to reschedule the combined event to Thursday from Friday had effectively ruled her out of competing in the downhill at the Pyeongchang Olympics.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's …

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Alpine skiing: Beyond Vonn and Goggia, challengers hope for a downhill upset

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A glance at the form book and women’s downhill race at the Pyeongchang Olympics looks all about Lindsey Vonn v Sofia Goggia.<p>Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill Training - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - …

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Lindsey Vonn: 'I'm not going to back down' to online abuse

<b>(CNN) —</b> Trolled on social media, Lindsey Vonn has a message for the people targeting her online -- they haven't "won."<p>The US skier has been intermittently abused on social media after she told CNN in an interview in December that she wouldn't visit the White House should she win a medal at the …

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