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Nathan Chen wins Olympic gold with figure skating master class

Chen, who had been the favorite going into Thursday’s event at the Beijing Winter Games, pulled off his win with a long program packed with moves to show off the technical prowess that has earned the 22-year-old the nickname of the “quad king.” “It means the world. I’m just so …

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ROC figure skater who tested positive for trimetazidine at Winter Olympics is a minor, sources say

The sources spoke on the condition of anonymity. CNN has confirmed that Kamila Valieva, 15, is the only minor on the six-person team representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC). Figure skaters have not yet received their medals in the team event at Beijing 2022. The medal ceremony was due to …

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Alvin Kamara: NFL was informed he was suspect in criminal case before Pro Bowl started

Kamara played in the Pro Bowl on Sunday and was interviewed, then arrested at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas after the game in connection with an incident that occurred early Saturday. Police have said a man reported being a victim of battery at a local nightclub. Kamara was charged with …

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NFL says the league, not the Washington Commanders, will investigate sexual harassment allegations against owner Dan Snyder

The Commanders earlier had announced the hiring of a private firm headed by two former federal prosecutors to investigate the allegations against Snyder. The Commanders said the firm, Pallas Global Group LLC, retained Debra Wong Yang, a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP in Los Angeles and a former …

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Kurt Zouma, West Ham United player, fined by club for slapping and kicking cat in video

On Wednesday, West Ham released a statement on its website, saying Zouma and the club are “co-operating fully” with an investigation by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) — the UK’s leading animal welfare charity. The statement added “the player has willingly complied with the …

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Here’s who won gold medals on Day 5 of the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday

Luge Doubles: Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt, Germany Nordic Combined Individual Gundersen Normal Hill/10km, Cross-Country: Vinzenz Geiger, Germany Short Track Speed Skating Men’s 1,500m: Hwang Dae-heon, Republic of Korea Snowboard Women’s Snowboard Cross: Lindsey Jacobellis, USA

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Sara Takanashi: Japanese ski jumper apologizes amid ‘too big’ suit disqualification controversy

Takanashi was one of five women ski jumpers disqualified for violating guidelines on the suits they wore while competing in the mixed-team ski jumping final on Monday. Austria’s Daniela Iraschko-Stolz, Katharina Althaus of Germany, Norweigan duo Anna Odine Stroem and Silje Opseth as well as Takanashi were the jumpers penalized. …

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‘I would really like to call him’: Mikaela Shiffrin on her first Winter Olympics without her late father

Two events in the space of three days ended in crashes for the 26-year-old, all but ending her hopes of becoming the first US skier to win three medals at a single Winter Olympics. These Games are particularly emotional for Shiffrin as she competes at the Olympics for the first …

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Is that a nuclear plant? Behind the Beijing Olympics Big Air Shougang stadium

But Beijing’s Big Air Shougang Olympic venue is drawing attention for its much edgier, urban setting. Behind the skiers launching themselves off the 60-meter-high (196-foot) ramp are furnaces, tall chimney stacks and cooling towers on the site of a former steel mill that for decades contributed to the Chinese capital’s …

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