Russian teenager Alina Zagitova edged compatriot Evgenia Medvedeva with a stunning free skate on Friday that earned the Olympic Athletes from Russia a first gold at the Pyeongchang Games. The 15-year-old, who lead Medvedeva by just over one point after a record-setting short program on Wednesday, effortlessly executed every elementRead More →

American Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic giant slalom gold medalist in Pyeongchang, isn’t buying the “official line” that her team mate Lindsey Vonn won’t take part in the next Games in Beijing. Vonn, downhill bronze medal winner this week and champion in Vancouver eight years ago, has repeatedly said this is probablyRead More →

She’s practiced the ‘Oops, I did it again’ thousands of times in training, and on Thursday her signature trick was worth its weight in Olympic gold as American Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson’s shootout winner broke a Canadian 16-year stranglehold on the women’s ice hockey title. It was the perfect jaw-dropping finale toRead More →

The U.S. women’s hockey team ended a 20-year gold medal drought by beating archrival Canada 3-2 in a shootout thriller on Day 13 of the Pyeongchang Olympics. In other highlights Thursday, American Mikaela Shiffrin added silver to her burgeoning medal collection, coming in 0.97 seconds behind Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin inRead More →