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Halo raises hackles as Mercedes present their new 'diva'

48 min 19 sec ago
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One champions Mercedes launched their 2018 car on Thursday with team boss Toto Wolff hoping it proved less temperamental than the last one and admitting he would like to attack it with a chainsaw.

Force India F1 team play down sale speculation

1 hour 9 sec ago
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Force India on Thursday played down talk of a potential sale of the British-based Formula One team owned by embattled tycoon Vijay Mallya.

Curling: U.S. add to Canadian misery with semi-final win

1 hour 48 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The United States ended Canada's bid for a fourth consecutive men's Olympic curling gold medal with gritty 5-3 semi-final win over their northern neighbors on Thursday to set up a final showdown with Sweden.

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

2 hours 50 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

3 hours 10 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.

Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

3 hours 13 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.

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

3 hours 30 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.

Short track: Hungary storm to first Winter Games gold

3 hours 36 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

3 hours 43 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.

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

4 hours 20 sec 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: China's Wu wins 500m in world record time

4 hours 24 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.

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

4 hours 27 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.

Nordic combined: Germany continue dominance with team gold

4 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 complete a clean sweep of gold medals in the Nordic Combined events at the Games.

Schulting wins gold in women's 1000 meters short track

4 hours 46 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Suzanne Schulting of the Netherlands won the 1,000 meter final in women's Olympic short track speed skating on Thursday and Canada's Kim Boutin took silver to capture her third medal of the Pyeongchang Games.

Paris metro expansion plan delayed before 2024 Olympics

5 hours 10 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

5 hours 25 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

5 hours 31 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

5 hours 47 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 sets world record in 500m qualifier

6 hours 45 sec 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

6 hours 2 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.

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