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  • News | YOG

    YOG champion Petra Vlhová now challenging world’s best

    Seven years on from her success at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Innsbruck 2012, Petra Vlhová now finds herself challenging Mikaela Shiffrin for slalom supremacy, while becoming Slovakia’s most decorated World Cup ski racer ever.
    11 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • 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

    Switzerland’s Gisin collects women’s Alpine combined gold

    Michelle Gisin of Switzerland overcame a strong field at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Thursday 22 February to win the women’s Alpine skiing combined competition at PyeongChang 2018. A silver medallist in the event at the 2017 World Championships, Gisin topped the podium from the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, with reigning world champion Wendy Holdener, also of Switzerland, third.
    22 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Switzerland
  • 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 | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Wednesday 21 February

    The women’s Alpine skiing downhill is one of the highlights of a day awash with medal events, which also includes men’s ski cross, the men’s and women’s team sprint free in cross-country skiing, the men’s and women’s team pursuits in speed skating and the women’s bobsleigh. In women’s ice hockey, there is a bronze medal to be won in the third-place match.
    21 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Snowboarding groove works wonders for sensational Ledecka

    There are several reasons why Ester Ledecka’s shock win in the women’s super-G at PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday 17 February was one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Olympic Winter Games.
    18 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Super-G
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hanyu wins the thousandth Olympic Winter Games gold medal event

    Yuzuru Hanyu from Japan wrote his name into the record books on Saturday 17 February, when he won the men’s figure skating title at PyeongChang 2018 to become the 1,000th medal event winner in the history of the Olympic Winter Games.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating, Japan
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Saturday 17 February

    On a day with something to suit everyone, the medal action kicks off with the free programme in the men’s figure skating and the women’s super-G, and draws to a close with the men’s large hill individual at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. In between these exciting events come the women’s biathlon mass start, the women’s 4x5km relay in cross-country skiing, the women’s ski slopestyle and the final two rounds of the women’s skeleton. Meanwhile, home fans will be looking forward to the women’s 1,500m and men’s 1,000m short track finals.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hansdotter takes her first gold in women’s slalom

    Frida Hansdotter delivered two consistently fast and aggressive runs to take her first Olympic gold medal in the women’s slalom event on Friday 16 February at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
    16 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Sweden
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