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  • Ice Hockey: Russians shut out U.S. men, claim group lead
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Ilya Kovalchuk and Nikolai Prokhorkin each scored twice earning the Olympic Athletes from Russia a bruising 4-0 win over the U.S. men's ice hockey team on Saturday, to claim the top spot in their preliminary round group. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • South Korea official floats idea of co-hosting Asian Games with North
    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - A South Korean province is considering a proposal to co-host the 2021 Asian Winter Games with North Korea in a bid to strengthen inter-Korean ties, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said on Saturday, quoting provincial governor Choi Moon-soon. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Chen leaps from disaster to Olympic history
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - American jumping ace Nathan Chen lived up to his reputation on Saturday, redeeming himself with quadruple jumps after a pair of disastrous skates in Pyeongchang and making Olympic history into the bargain with a brilliant free skate. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Czechs deal Canada first loss since Vancouver in shootout
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Petr Koukal and Jan Kovar scored in the shootout to give the Czech Republic a 3-2 win on Saturday and hand two-time defending gold medal winner Canada their first Olympic men's ice hockey loss since the Vancouver Games in 2010. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • ‘America’s sweetheart’ Rippon has his Olympic moment
    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - If Pyeongchang proves to be Adam Rippon's figure skating swan song then "America's sweetheart" will look back on the Winter Games without an ounce of regret. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • After Olympic finale, Chan looks forward to time at home
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada's Patrick Chan walked away from his final Olympic Games on Saturday with a gold medal in the team event and ninth place in the men's competition. Now, he just wants to spend time at home. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Hanyu defends Olympic title, Uno takes silver
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu took gold in the men's singles competition on Saturday despite several mistakes in an otherwise mesmerising programme, becoming the first man in 66 years to defend his Olympic title and giving Japan its first Pyeongchang gold. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Czechs prevail in shootout against Canada
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Czech Republic beat Canada 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday in a back-and-forth preliminary game in the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Nishikori reaches New York semi-finals with comeback win
    (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori survived his toughest test since his return to the ATP Tour, having to come back from behind to beat Radu Albot 4-6 6-3 6-1 on Friday to reach the semi-final of the New York Open. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17
  • Russians romp into women’s semi-finals with Swiss rout
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Olympic Athletes from Russia team trounced Switzerland 6-2 in an entertaining clash at the Kwandong Hockey Centre on Saturday to book a spot in the semi-finals of the women's Olympic ice hockey tournament. ... read more
    Source: Reuters SportsPublished on 2018-02-17