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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hirscher and Shiffrin lead the way in Alpine skiing’s technical events

    Making the headlines in the Alpine skiing technical events at PyeongChang 2018 was Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, who landed the men’s combined and giant slalom titles, and the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who added giant slalom gold to the slalom crown she won at Sochi 2014 before taking silver in the women’s combined behind Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin. Swedish skiers excelled in the slalom events, as Frida Hansdotter won the women’s and Andre Myhrer the men’s, while the inaugural mixed team event went to Switzerland.
    29 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sibling success inspires Gisin and Matt to reach for the stars

    Alpine skiing medallists Michelle Gisin of Switzerland and Michael Matt of Austria were each inspired to success at PyeongChang 2018 by the past achievements of their older siblings.
    06 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    The heroes of PyeongChang 2018

    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games produced no shortage of sporting heroes, from seasoned athletes who wrote their names in Olympic history with amazing feats and multiple medals to newcomers who announced themselves to the world with their stunning performances.
    28 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Thursday 22 February

    On the ice today, the women’s ice hockey final, the men’s curling semi-finals, the short track men’s 500m, women’s 1,000m and men’s 5,000m relay finals take centre stage. On the snow, meanwhile, there are gold medals to be won in the women’s Big Air, men’s Alpine skiing slalom, the women’s Alpine Combined, the women’s biathlon relay, the team relay large hill/4x5km in Nordic combined, and the men’s ski halfpipe final.
    22 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Elements no match for treble-winning cyclist Zijlaard

    By the time she was 23 years old, Dutch cyclist Leontien Zijlaard had already enjoyed incredible success on both road and track. She had a track world title and two road titles to her name, and was acclaimed by many as the world's foremost female cyclist. She looked set to dominate her sport for the foreseeable future, but then illness forced her to withdraw from competition for a period of years.
    26 Sep 2000 | Sydney 2000, Netherlands, Cycling Road
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Cycling - Leontien Zijlaard (NED)

    By the time she was 23 years old, Dutch cyclist Leontien Zijlaard had already enjoyed incredible success on both road and track. She had a track world title and two road titles to her name, and was acclaimed by many as the world's foremost female cyclist. She looked set to dominate her sport for the foreseeable future, but then illness forced her to withdraw from competition for a period of years.
    26 Sep 2000 | Sydney 2000, Cycling Road, Netherlands
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