Biathlon-Fourcade becomes France’s greatest Olympian after photo finish

By Philip O’Connor PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 : Martin Fourcade won the men’s 15km mass start biathlon by mere millimetres but the history books will show that the gold medal made him France’s greatest Olympian, regardless of the margin of victory. Sunday’s win, in a photo finish after a furious sprint against Germany’s Simon […]

Russian medallist at Games suspected of doping – source

By Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 : A Russian medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is suspected of having tested positive for a banned substance, a source at the Games said on Sunday, in a potential major blow to Russia’s efforts to emerge from a drug-cheating scandal. Alexander Krushelnitsky, a bronze-medallist along with […]

Russian medallist at Games suspected of doping – source

By Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 : A Russian medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is suspected of having tested positive for a banned substance, a source at the Games said on Sunday, in a potential major blow to Russia’s efforts to emerge from a drug-cheating scandal. Alexander Krushelnitsky, a bronze-medallist along with […]

Russian medallist at Games suspected of doping – source

By Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 : A Russian medallist at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is suspected of having tested positive for a banned substance, a source at the Games said on Sunday, in a potential major blow to Russia’s efforts to emerge from a drug-cheating scandal. Alexander Krushelnitsky, a bronze-medallist along with […]

Florida school massacre suspect on authorities’ radar in 2016 -media

By Katanga Johnson and Zachary Fagenson PARKLAND, Fla., Feb 18 : A teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities […]

Alpine skiing-Hirscher says team’s support is the key to his success

By Rory Carroll PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 18 : Ski champion Marcel Hirscher was quick to credit his team of coaches, trainers and equipment technicians for his staggering success at the Pyeongchang Olympics. After winning his second Alpine ski gold medal in as many races, this time in Sunday’s giant slalom, the 28-year-old Austrian was […]