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Winter Olympics 2022: Irene Schouten wins 3rd gold on final day of speedskating

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In the final speedskating event of the Winter Games, Schouten established herself as the biggest star at the Ice Ribbon with a furious push to overtake Blondin. Blondin grabbed the lead on the backstraight, but Schou...

Winter Olympics 2022: South Korean gold medalist Hwang Dae-heon hopeful for ‘fried-chicken pension’

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Hwang was promised a lifetime supply of friend chicken by the chairman of the Genesis BBQ delivery franchise, Yoon Hong-geun. Hwang said the first thing he’s going to do is make sure the promise that was made to him ...

Winter Olympics 2022: Johannes Thingnes Boe, Justine Braisaz-Bouchet win gold medals in biathlon

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The Norwegian great threw his arms in the air as he crossed the line in 38 minutes, 14.4 seconds. Martin Ponsiluoma of Sweden only missed one target in the last shooting and left the range chasing Boe. He earned silv...

Winter Olympics 2022: China’s Eileen Gu wins 3rd Olympic medal — a halfpipe gold

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—It was multinational freeskiing sensation Eileen Gu learning her gold medal was secure, then falling to her knees at the top of that halfpipe, covering her hands with her mittens and screaming "Oh my God!" —It was t...

Winter Olympics 2022: Britain, Sweden to play for men’s curling gold

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Four Scottish lads beat the American defending Olympic champions 8-4 in the semifinals Thursday night to clinch no worse than a silver medal and earn the right to play Sweden for the gold. Although Scotland is curlin...

Winter Olympics 2022: Norway wins gold in Nordic combined team event

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The team of four-time Olympic gold medalist Joergen Graabak, Jens Luraas Oftebro, Espen Bjoernstad and Espen Andersen pulled away late in the cross-country race, winning by 54.9 seconds. It was an impressive result a...

Winter Olympics 2022: Sandra Naeslund claims skicross gold, ends Canada’s reign

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Naeslund opened up a lead and held off Canada’s Marielle Thompson on a snowy day along the winding course filled with bumps and jumps. Canada had won every gold in the women’s version of the race since the discipline...

‘This is redemption’: Canada celebrates winning women’s hockey gold with victory over Team USA

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"This is redemption." Four years ago, it was heartbreak for Canada's women's ice hockey team. The team lost to their oldest rival, Team USA, in a penalty shootout in the gold medal match at PyeongChang 2018, ending ...

Winter Olympics 2022: Miho Takagi wins 1st individual gold, Brittany Bowe breaks through

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The silver went to Jutta Leerdam of the Netherlands, while Brittany Bowe of the United States claimed the first individual medal of her career with a bronze. Takagi added to silver medals in the 500, 1,500 and team p...

Winter Olympics 2022: US men reach curling semis, keep repeat gold in play

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Three sheets away from the Americans' final match of the Olympic curling round-robin, Norway was playing Italy. A Norwegian loss would put the reigning gold medalists in the playoffs — regardless of what they did aga...

Clement Noel ends rival’s fairytale run to win men’s slalom gold at Beijing 2022

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Despite recent form and an indifferent start to the competition, France's Clement Noel clinched victory in the men's slalom at Beijing 2022 on Wednesday. The 24-year-old was left in sixth place after his first run o...

Olympic skier misses chance at gold medal after wrong turn

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Riiber, a three-time world champion, was leading by nearly a minute in the Nordic combined large hill/10km event on Tuesday when he took a wrong turn on the course, heading toward the finish line instead of looping a...

Norway’s Joergen Graabak wins Olympic Nordic combined gold

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Graabak became the first two-time Nordic combined Olympic champion on the large hill after winning the event in 2014. LIVE UPDATES: BEIJING OLYMPICS Norwegian teammate Jens Luraas Oftebro won silver, finishing f...

US faces Canada again in women’s hockey for Olympic gold

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Don’t be fooled by the pleasantries. LIVE UPDATES: BEIJING OLYMPICS One of international sports’ fiercest and longest-running grudge matches will play out for the second time at the Beijing Olympics, with the me...

Kaillie Humphries: Canada-born slider wins monobob gold medal for US at Beijing 2022 after ​filing harassment complaint

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Canada-born Kaillie Humphries​, winner of the first-ever Olympic gold in the monobob, says she "never gave up" on herself. It's the third Olympic gold medal for the 36-year-old but the first while representing the U...

Here’s who won gold medals at the Beijing Olympics on Monday

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There were four gold medals up for grabs on Monday at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Here's a breakdown of who is taking home gold for their delegations on Day 10 of the Games. Bobsled Women's monobob: Kaillie...