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Zoi Sadowski-Synnott: Kiwi is taking snowboarding ‘to the next level’ as 20-year-old wins gold

The 20-year-old put in a remarkable final run to claim the gold in the women’s snowboard slopestyle event, snatching victory from Team USA’s Julia Marino at the death. Sadowski-Synnott had thrown down the gauntlet with a benchmark setting 84.51 on her first effort, but a disastrous second round opened the …

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Harold Varner III sinks monster eagle putt on final hole to win the 2022 Saudi International

A shot behind Bubba Watson and off the front edge of the 18th, Varner’s hopes had looked to have slipped away. Undeterred, the US golfer hit a winding, weaving putt that eventually found the hole to clinch a dramatic win at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club. It sparked …

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Opinion: The Olympic Truce may be doomed

As the Winter Olympics proceed in China this year, Guterres’ worthy aspiration is being tested — we’ll find out whether this year’s truce may prove as limited as the earliest ones were. Worth noting: On the day of the opening ceremony the last time the Games were held in Beijing, …

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US-born figure skater Zhu Yi under attack after fall on Olympic debut for China

Instead, the 19-year-old is facing a firestorm on Chinese social media after she fell flat on the ice and finished last in the women’s short program team event Sunday. On Weibo, China’s Twitter-like platform, the hashtag “Zhu Yi has fallen” gained 200 million views in just a few hours. Many …

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Almost 12 years after his cousin died in luge crash, Georgian slider completes first two runs

Georgia’s Saba Kumaritashvili competes in the men’s singles luge event on February 5. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Imaegs) Almost 12 years ago to the day, Saba Kumaritashvili’s cousin died in a luge crash before the start of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games. Nodar Kumaritashvili lost control of his sled during a training run …

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Super Bowl secret weapon: The Bengals’ viral sensation ‘The Cart’ is headed to Los Angeles

More commonly found in high-school classrooms, the Bengals’ three-tiered metal cart went viral in October after being wheeled out for media conferences. The contraption was initially used by the Bengals to conduct interviews outdoors as a result of Covid-19 restrictions with journalists placing microphones, recorders or phones on the cart. …

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Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: Top 15 athletes to watch

Between being offered a place at Stanford University to becoming the first Chinese athlete to win the superpipe and slopestyle events at the X Games in 2021, the 18-year-old freestyle skier is one of the teen prodigies hoping to claim gold for hosts China at this year’s Winter Games. She’ll …

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Live news and results on Feb. 6

China’s Zhu Yi falls during the women’s figure skating team event on Sunday. (Ni Minzhe/ChinaSports/VCG/Getty Images) China’s California-born figure skater Zhu Yi is facing a firestorm of attack on Chinese social media after she came up short on her Olympic debut Sunday. The hashtag “Zhu Yi has fallen” is a …

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The NFL commissioner called league’s lack of diversity ‘unacceptable’ and vowed for change. Brian Flores’ attorneys aren’t convinced

The commissioner’s memo comes amid ongoing criticism over the league’s lack of diversity in leadership positions and after a bombshell lawsuit filed Tuesday by former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores alleging racial discrimination. “We have made significant efforts to promote diversity and adopted numerous policies and programs which have …

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