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    Medvedeva ruled out of World Championships

    Evgenia Medvedeva is out of this month’s World Championships in Milan. Figure skating fans had hoped to see her renew rivalry with PyeongChang gold medallist Alina Zagitova. But a recurring foot injury means the 18-year-old will not bid for a third consecutive world title. Medvedeva misery Medvedeva had competed through the pain barrier early this

  • Olympic doubles champion Ken Flach passes away

    Doubles tennis hero and Olympic champion Ken Flach has died aged 54. The American passed away in San Francisco after suffering from bronchitis and pneumonia. Flach and long-time partner Robert Seguso won the Olympic title at Seoul 1988, as tennis made its return after 64 years away. Flach’s illustrious career Flach and Seguso started playing

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    Schroeder in a league of her own

    Lena Schroeder has become the first female sledge hockey player at the Paralympic Games. The 24-year-old made her debut for Norway against Sweden on Tuesday. While it is technically a mixed sport, Schroeder is the only woman out of 135 players in PyeongChang. Schroeder’s female hockey wish Schroeder says “it’s normal” for her to play

  • Alexandra Trusova
    13-year-old Alexandra Trusova lands two quad jumps at World Juniors!

    Alexandra Trusova is the future of ladies’ figure skating. The 13-year-old Russian became the first female to land two quad jumps at the World Juniors in Sofia. Trusova won with a score which would have been good enough for fourth place in PyeongChang. Trusova makes history Before Trusova, only Miki Ando had landed a quad

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    McKeever makes history for Canada at Paralympics

    Brian McKeever has become Canada’s most decorated Winter Paralympian by taking gold in the 20km visually impaired cross-country race. It was McKeever’s 11th Paralympic gold medal and his 14th overall. He now surpasses Para-alpine skier Lana Spreeman as the most successful winter Paralympian from his country. Near perfection After his latest victory, the 38-year-old was

  • Jansrud wins on home snow to clinch Super-G crown
    Jansrud joy on great day for Norway

    Home hero Kjetil Jansrud triumphed at Kvitfjell to clinch his third World Cup Super-G title. The 32-year-old Sochi 2014 Super-G gold medallist was fourth in Saturday’s Downhill. But he was top of the podium 24 hours later after his 21st World Cup victory. Beat Feuz had to settle for the runner-up spot for the second

  • Michael Norman
    College sensation Norman breaks indoor 400m world record

    College student Michael Norman has broken the indoor 400m world record. The 20-year-old clocked 44.52 seconds to take the NCAA Indoor Championships in Texas. Amazingly, this was only the third indoor 400m race of his career. WORLD RECORD!!! πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯@USC_Track_Field‘s Michael Norman sets a 🌎RECORD in the Men’s 400m with 4⃣4⃣.5⃣2⃣ pic.twitter.com/ate6Vt4S1Q β€” NCAA Track &

  • Shiffrin wins World Cup Slalom title
    Shiffrin wins to clinch fifth World Cup Slalom title

    Mikaela Shiffrin retained her World Cup Slalom title in style on Saturday. The American edged out Wendy Holdener for victory in Ofterschwang, Germany. That secured Shiffrin her fifth Slalom crown in six years, 24 hours after successfully defending her World Cup overall title. βœ… Overall World Cup globe βœ… Slalom World Cup globe Just in

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    Shiffrin wins overall World Cup title once more!

    Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin has claimed the overall World Cup title for a second consecutive year. The American secured third spot at the Ladies’ Giant Slalom race in Ofterschwang in Germany on Friday. That was enough to give her another crystal globe trophy as her rival to the title faltered. Swiss skier Wendy Holdener

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    Paralympic Games get underway with sensational Opening Ceremony

    The largest ever Winter Paralympics got off to a magical start with a wonder of light and sound that lit up the night sky over PyeongChang and welcomed athletes from across the globe. A flaming puck, K-Pop music including a live performance from hit duo Clon, a giant disco-ball, and a flying para-boat set off