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By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
Arbitrators have rejected a last-ditch request by American figure skaters to have their silver medals awarded before the end of the Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said early Sunday in Beijing that it dismissed the appeal by the nine skaters,…
By Eddie Pells, Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
Eileen Gu captured Olympic gold in the women’s ski halfpipe final to become the first action-sports athlete to pick up three medals at the same Winter Games.
Kamila Valieva was back on the Olympic ice at the Beijing Games for the individual competition. Details of her legal defense in a doping case were revealed only hours earlier.
By Graham Dunbar, Dasha Litvinova, Associated Press
Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva listed two legal substances used to improve heart function on an anti-doping control form she filled out before her drug case at the Olympics erupted.
By Paul Newberry, Associated Press
Erin Jackson has never viewed herself as some sort of trailblazer. She just likes to skate really, really fast, whether it’s on wheels or blades. Yet the 29-year-old from balmy Ocala, Florida knew this moment was special, her chance to…
By Bernie Wilson, Associated Press
The Winter Olympics finally look like, well, the Winter Olympics. Real snow fell in Beijing on Sunday for the first time since the Olympics began, giving the city the appearance and feel of a real Winter Games. There was fresh…
By Jake Seiner, Associated Press
The biggest questions at the Beijing Olympics on Saturday hardly centered on who would win the six gold medals up for grabs. Not with the fate of 15-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva still undecided. Will the Russian be allowed to…
By Amy Pope, The Conversation
Ski jumpers do everything they can to counteract the effects of gravity and fly as far as they can down hills.
By Peter Veals, The Conversation
Snowmaking machines can produce enough snow to cover a run, but artificial snow is very different from natural flakes that fall from the sky.
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