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Bobsleigh duo Mica McNeill and Mica Moore make most of crowd-funding

• Pair achieve best ever British finish in event with eighth place• Athletes appealed to public after their funding was pulledThe crowd-funded duo of Mica McNeill and Mica Moore achieved Britain’s best ever result in the women’s bobsleigh on Wednesday …

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‘I worked my butt off’: Lindsey Vonn emotional after winning downhill bronze

American wins bronze, the third medal of her Olympic careerItaly’s Sofia Goggia takes gold with commanding runNorway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel wins surprise silver medalLindsey Vonn, one of the great downhill skiers of all time, was unable to repeat her vic…

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Mikaela Shiffrin withdraws from women’s downhill at Olympics

Shiffrin pulls out of downhill after re-scheduling of alpine combinedAmerican star won gold in giant slalom and finished fourth in slalomThe weather continued to toy with Mikaela Shiffrin’s Olympics on Monday evening as the latest change to the alpine …

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Super-G: snowboarder Ledecka wins shock gold on borrowed skis with Vonn sixth

Czech athlete had never finished on podium in an alpine eventNBC already announced Anna Veith as winner before Ledecka’s runVonn’s slip costs her but still has favoured downhill to comeEster Ledecka, the world champion snowboarder from the Czech Republ…

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Shaun White finds Olympic redemption isn’t so easy in the #MeToo age

Past harassment allegations cropped up after the American won his third Olympic gold. And such questions can no longer be brushed off by athletesOn the surface Shaun White’s redemption song, a four-year fightback from rock bottom that culminated on Wed…

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The brilliant Chloe Kim isn’t just a gold medalist: she’s a transcendent star

Amid the hand-wringing over the Olympics’ waning relevance among millennials, the charismatic US teenager is a breath of fresh airChloe Kim stood atop the hill, blonde tendrils draping from either side of her goggles and Lady Gaga playing through her e…

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Jamie Anderson wins second Olympic slopestyle gold in dangerous conditions

American wins amid brutal wind and cold that hampers competitionAustralia’s Tess Coady blames conditions for injuryJamie Anderson is a repeat Olympic champion after retaining her ladies’ slopestyle title on a day that will remembered for hazardous cros…

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Red Gerard soars to slopestyle gold for USA’s first medal of Winter Olympics

Gerard, 17, becomes youngest Olympian to medal in snowboardingAmerican posts clutch score on final run after falling on his first twoTeam USA is on the board at the Winter Olympics thanks to one of their youngest members.American teenager Red Gerard wo…

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Winter Olympics 2018 opening ceremony – live!

All the latest from the PyeongchangFull schedule: guide to the GamesWomen’s long race to parityEmail Bryan or ping him a tweet 10.21am GMT Neither US president Donald Trump nor North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be attending tonight’s opening ceremon…

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US Olympic Committee defends chief executive over Nassar response

Chairman defends Scott Blackmun as doing ‘right thing at every turn’‘Olympic system failed [the gymnasts],’ says chairman Larry Probst Leaders of the US Olympic Committee said they will not part ways with chief executive Scott Blackmun before the compl…