Month: September 2021

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Olympics latest: U.S. figure skater Vincent Zhou pulls out after positive test

The Winter Olympics are in full swing, with the sports extravaganza set to run until Feb. 20. Some forecasters are tipping the host country, China, to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top the medals tally for a second consecutive Winter Games. China’s capital makes history as the first city to […]

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Olympics latest: U.S. figure skater Vincent Zhou pulls out testing positive

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top […]

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Olympics latest: Team ski jumping final marred by disqualifications

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top […]

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Olympics latest: Team ski jumping final mired with disqualifications

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top […]

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Olympics latest: Russian teen lands first quad jumps in women's skating

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top […]

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Olympics latest: Australia's Anthony makes history with moguls gold

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top […]

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Olympics latest: Japan's Ryoyu Kobayashi takes gold in normal hill ski jumping

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener Friday evening at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top the medals […]

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Olympics latest: Taiwan blasts 'contemptible' China-Russia team-up

The Winter Olympics has kicked off after a dazzling opener Friday evening at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the showpiece of its 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record 13 medals. Snow sports powerhouse Norway is the favorite to top the medals […]

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Olympics latest: Cast of thousands dazzles at Games opener

The Winter Olympics kicked off at the Bird’s Nest stadium Friday evening, a showpiece of Beijing’s 2008 Summer Games. The winter sports extravaganza is set to run until Feb. 20, with some forecasters tipping the host country to clutch a record number of medals, while Norway is the favorite to top the medals tally for a second […]

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Olympics latest: Ukraine war threat hangs over Games opening

The Winter Olympics torch relay is in its final stretch as Beijing gears up for the opening ceremony at the Bird’s Nest stadium on Friday evening. The global showcase is set to run until Feb. 20.  China’s capital will make history as the first city to host both the summer and winter editions of the Olympics, and President […]

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