Vonn leads Mowinckel after combined downhill, Shiffrin lurks

By Simon Evans PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 22 : Lindsey Vonn led the women’s combined after the top skiers had completed the downhill leg of the competition on Thursday, the American gaining a 0.74 second advantage over closest rival Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway. Vonn (bronze) and Mowinckel (silver) both made the podium in the women’s […]

Golden, garrulous Goggia wins Italian hearts

By Ossian Shine PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 21 : Italian hearts embraced Sofia Goggia on Wednesday after a golden run down a slice of South Korean mountainside won her nation its first women’s downhill Olympic title. That feat alone should be sufficient to confer on her superstar status at home, but the thrilling manner of […]