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Russia makes $15 million anti-doping payment to comply with ban terms

1 hour 8 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) has paid $15 million to help develop international anti-doping efforts as part of the conditions set for the country's possible return to the Games, it said on Thursday.

Short track: Dutchwoman Schulting claims 1,000m gold

1 hour 28 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands won gold in the Olympic women's 1,000 meters short track speed skating ahead of Canada's Kim Boutin on Thursday.

Ice Hockey: 'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for U.S.

1 hour 31 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - 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.

Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

1 hour 31 min ago
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday.

Short track: Hungary storm to first Winter Games gold

1 hour 54 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men's 5,000 meters relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea a place on the podium.

Biathlon: Domracheva claims relay gold for Belarus

2 hours 5 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Darya Domracheva overcame errant shooting by skiing a perfect final leg to claim the women's Olympic 4x6km relay gold for Belarus in a see-saw race held in swirling snow on Thursday.

Nordic combined: Germany continue dominance with team gold

2 hours 8 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany delivered a superb display of cross-country skiing to secure victory in the men's Olympic team event on Thursday and complete a clean sweep of gold medals in the Nordic Combined events at the Games.

Short track: Schulting wins gold in women's 1000 meters short track

2 hours 18 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands won the 1,000 meters gold in women's Olympic short track speed skating ahead of Canada's Kim Boutin who captured her third medal of the Pyeongchang Games on Thursday.

Short track: Hungary win gold in men's 5,000m relay

2 hours 29 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men's 5,000 meters relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea a place on the podium.

'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for U.S.

2 hours 45 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - 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.

China's Wu wins 500m in world record time

3 hours 17 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Wu Dajing won China's first Olympic gold medal in the men's 500 meters on Thursday, setting a world record time of 39.584 seconds to beat South Korea's Hwang Dae-heon.

Paris metro expansion plan delayed before 2024 Olympics

3 hours 29 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Paris on Thursday admitted construction delays to its 38.5-billion-euro ($47 billion) metro expansion plan, despite having promised easy to access public transport to 100 percent of venues for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Nordic combined: Germany glide to team gold

3 hours 43 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Germany delivered a superb display of cross-country skiing to glide to victory in the men's Olympic team event on Thursday and claim their third gold medal in the final Nordic Combined event of the Games.

Alpine skiing: British 'Rocket' Ryding ready to race on to Beijing

3 hours 50 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Dave Ryding said he was just warming up in his Alpine skiing career and planned to race on until the 2022 Beijing Games after finishing ninth in the men's slalom in his third Olympics on Thursday.

Ice hockey: U.S. women claim gold to end Canada's reign

4 hours 5 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - 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.

Pyeongchang figure skating boosted music streaming, requests on Amazon

4 hours 6 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - In a sport where music can play a big role in drawing in the audience, figure skating has introduced songs with lyrics at the Olympics, a move that has boosted several songs on at least one streaming service.

China's Wu sets world record in 500m qualifier

4 hours 18 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - China's Wu Dajing set a world record of 39.800 seconds in qualifying for the men's Olympic 500 meters short track speed skating final on Thursday.

Freestyle skiing: Double sweet 16 ends Kiwi drought

4 hours 20 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - After waiting 26 years for a second Winter Olympics medal, New Zealand secured two bronzes in snowboarding and freestyle skiing within a few hours on Thursday.

IOC edges closer to bringing Russia in from the cold - sources

4 hours 41 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is edging closer to allowing Russia to march behind their national flag at the Winter Games closing ceremony, sources said, in a move Moscow hopes will mark the end of its ostracism from world sport.

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

4 hours 50 min ago
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.

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