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Curling: Viva Las Vegas, curling is ready to rock the Strip

1 hour 42 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas but when the world's best curlers sweep into Sin City in April the sport's officials want the world to know.

Golf: Universal world handicap system to be introduced from 2020

2 hours 23 min ago
(Reuters) - Golfers will be able to take a universal handicap to courses around the world from 2020 in a shake-up of the system announced by organizers on Tuesday.

Motor racing: Renault launch F1 car and name Aitken as reserve driver

3 hours 1 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British-Korean youngster Jack Aitken will be the Renault Formula One team's official reserve driver this season, replacing Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who has switched to a race seat with Williams.

Biathlon: Brilliant Fourcade claims mixed relay gold for France

4 hours 14 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - France's Martin Fourcade gave another brilliant display of skiing and shooting to erase a big German lead and claim the Olympic gold for his team in the Olympic biathlon mixed relay on Tuesday.

Bobsleigh: Jamaicans enjoy their Winter moment in the sun

4 hours 30 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The much-heralded Jamaican women's bobsleigh team made their Winter Olympic debut on Tuesday on a night of color and emotion and coming 30 years after the country's first appearance at the Games in Calgary.

Ice Hockey: Germany edge out Switzerland to reach quarters

4 hours 35 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Yannic Seidenberg scored less than a minute into overtime to propel Germany past Switzerland 2-1 on Tuesday and give them the last spot in the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.

Nordic Combined: Rydzek bursts through to lead German medal sweep

4 hours 40 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Johannes Rydzek overcame a time handicap of more than half a minute to storm through and win Germany's second Nordic Combined gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Tuesday as team mates Fabian Riessle and Eric Frenzel took silver and bronze.

Ice Hockey: Finland advance as South Korea's Olympic journey ends

4 hours 42 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Finland beat South Korea 5-2 on Tuesday to reach the men's Olympic ice hockey quarter-finals as the hosts bowed out of the tournament after a spirited performance in their final game.

Motor racing: Sauber launch catch-up car after dismal 2017

5 hours 44 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Sauber presented the first Formula One car of their new Alfa Romeo partnership on Tuesday, with a flurry of preceding sponsor announcements pointing also to a sounder future after a dismal 2017 season.

Short track: South Korea basks in golden chaos

5 hours 52 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea powered to gold in a chaotic Olympic women’s short track speed skating 3,000 meters relay on Tuesday, defending the title they won in Sochi.

Russian medalist denies doping after positive test

6 hours 18 sec ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian Olympic medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky has denied taking a banned substance in a suspected doping case that has rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Games and could imperil Russia's efforts to regain its full Olympic status.

Freestyle skiing: Hungary may rethink after Swaney halfpipe display

6 hours 13 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Hungarian Olympic Committee will consider changing its selection procedures after skier Elizabeth Swaney’s halfpipe performance went viral, with many fans wondering why an athlete of such limited ability was competing at the Games.

Brilliant Fourcade claims mixed relay gold for France

6 hours 50 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - France's Martin Fourcade gave another brilliant display of skiing and shooting to erase a big German lead and claim the Olympic gold for his team in the Olympic biathlon mixed relay on Tuesday.

Bobsleigh: Feel the rhythm - Jamaican women make debut

6 hours 52 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team made their Winter Olympic debut on Tuesday, thirty years after the country's first appearance at the Games in Calgary.

Snowboarding: American survivor Muss keen to make his mark on snow

6 hours 57 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Four years after suffering a life-threatening condition, American snowboarder Aaron "AJ" Muss says he wants to be recognized as one of the best in his sport and "not because I overcame something."

Short track: South Korea continue relay dominance

7 hours 31 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea powered to gold in the Olympic women’s short track speed skating 3,000 meters relay on Tuesday, defending the title they won in Sochi.

Ice Hockey: Norway beat Slovenia in first win since Lillehammer

7 hours 32 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway reached the men's Olympic ice hockey quarter-finals for the first time after Alexander Bonsaksen's wrist shot secured their 2-1 overtime win against Slovenia on Tuesday.

Christie's nightmare Games ends in disqualification

7 hours 34 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Elise Christie's disastrous Winter Olympics ended in a third ignominious failure when the British short track skater was disqualified in her women's 1,000 meters heat and had to be carried off the track on Tuesday.

Short track: South Korea win 3,000 meters relay gold

7 hours 38 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea powered to gold in the Olympic women’s short track speed skating 3,000 meters relay on Tuesday, defending the title they won in Sochi.

Russian curler's second sample tests positive for meldonium

8 hours 2 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky's second sample has tested positive for the banned substance meldonium, the Russian Olympic delegation said in a statement on Tuesday.

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