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  • Shuster Reaction
    From Rejects to Olympic champions – USA stun Sweden to take men’s curling gold

    USA claimed their first Olympic curling title with a stunning 10-7 win over Sweden. The victory was a fairytale finale for skip John Shuster who was ditched by USA Curling after a disappointing ninth place at Sochi 2014. It was Shuster’s final stone of the eighth end that proved decisive. Double takeout joy After beating

  • ledecka
    Ester Ledecka creates Olympic history with Parallel Giant Slalom gold

    Ester Ledecka has created history. She has left an indelible mark on PyeongChang and rewritten the record books of Olympic sport. The 22-year-old has become the first woman to win two gold medals in two different sports at one Games. Summer or winter. An astonishing achievement. After her shock super-G win, Ledecka claimed the ladies’

  • Big Air PyeongChang
    PyeongChang 2018: Curling Gold-Medal Game, Team Skiing, And More To Watch On Saturday 24th Feb

    What happened on Friday: Evgenia Medvedeva received most of the ladies’ figure skating publicity heading into PyeongChang 2018, but the 18-year-old Russian found herself upstaged by 15-year-old OAR teammate Alina Zagitova the past two days, as both executed stunning Free Skate routines on Friday. Judges gave both athletes a 156.65 score for their long program,

  • Korean curlers through to final
    Korea’s ‘Garlic Girls’ win thriller to reach curling final

    South Korea’s women have completed their remarkable run to the gold medal game of the Olympic curling tournament. In a dramatic semi-final, Kim Eun-jung’s team needed an extra end to beat Japan 8-7. Only Sweden stand between the hosts and a surprise gold, after the Swedes beat Great Britain 10-5. High drama in Gangneung Ranked

  • Germany Ice hockey
    Germany stun Canada to reach ice hockey final

    Germany have pulled off a stunning upset by defeating two-time defending champions Canada 4-3 in their semi-final. The Germans – who failed to qualify for Sochi 2014 – will now contest their first ever Olympic final. They face Olympic Athletes from Russia on Sunday. OAR booked their place by beating a battling Czech Republic side

  • Ice Hockey OAR
    Olympic Athletes from Russia beat Czechs to secure final spot

    Olympic Athletes from Russia booked their spot in the men’s ice hockey final with a 3-0 win over the Czech Republic. Both teams had yet to taste defeat going into the last four clash at the Gangneung Hockey Centre. Nikita Gusev and Vladislav Gavrikov scored in quick succession during the second period to put OAR

  • Maddie Rooney
    Maddie Rooney: the USA’s smiling Secretary of Defense

    At elite level sport, margins are always fine. But none will have been much closer than in the women’s Olympic ice hockey. There was not a puck’s width difference between the USA and Canada. The two heavyweight adversaries, who know all each others’ strengths and weaknesses, traded blows for a gruelling eighty minutes. Still there

  • South Korea's women's curling team on the ice at PyeongChang 2018
    PyeongChang 2018: Ladies’ Figure Skating Showdown, Curling, And More To Watch On Friday 23rd Feb

    What happened on Thursday: The United States’ women’s hockey team finally broke their Olympic streak, beating four-time defending champions Canada in the gold medal game after an epic overtime duel that ended in a shootout. Their 20-year old goaltender Maddie Rooney saved the decisive shot from Meghan Agosta to give the U.S. their first title since

  • US hockey
    Finally! USA women claim ice hockey Olympic gold

    It’s finally gold. The USA women’s long wait to be crowned Olympic champions is over at last. But only after another epic duel with perennial rivals Canada that went all the way to a sudden-death shootout. After the sides were locked 2-2 in regulation, neither could find a way through in overtime. In the ensuing

  • Myhrer
    Sweden’s Andre Myhrer grabs Slalom gold

    Swedish veteran Andre Myhrer sprung a big surprise winning the Olympic gold in men’s slalom as Marcel Hirscher and first-run leader Henrik Kristoffersen failed to finish the race. The 35-year-old completed the two runs in 1 minute 38.99 seconds. Switzerland’s Ramon Zenhausern clinched silver 0.34 second behind, with Austria’s Michael Matt taking bronze. Hirscher, who