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The court says no hearing date has been set. If confirmed, a doping violation could affect Russian athletes' chances of being allowed to march under their own flag at the closing ceremony. It's the second doping case of the Pyeongchang Olympics after a Japanese short-track speedskater tested positive for a banned diuretic. Hamilton played against him in mixed doubles curling last week. Hamilton says he would feel bad if Krushelnitsky hadn't intentionally taken a banned substance.
But Hamilton says athletes are ultimately responsible for what goes into their bodies. Two-time Olympic medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have broken their own record for an ice dance short program with a score of The Canadians, who won Olympic gold in Vancouver and silver in Sochi, received level-four marks on all five elements in their program. That included a dazzling midline step sequence to open the program and a rhumba sequence on which they were graded harshly during the team event.
Virtue and Moir did their record-breaking short program to the rock music of the Rolling Stones, the Eagles and Santana. They lead their training partners and biggest rivals, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, by more than a point heading into Tuesday's free dance. Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, of the U.
Canada's women curlers are fighting their way back from a shocking string of losses at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The Canadians nabbed an win over Japan on Monday in the women's round robin. Japan conceded the game early after a strong performance from the Canadians left them with little chance of catching up. Canada's women curlers are the defending world champions and came into the games as the favorite to win gold.
But they fell to last place in the standings after losing their first three games. Monday's game marks their third straight win, putting them fourth place in the rankings. Two Americans who are representing South Korea in the Pyeongchang Olympics have made the cut for the free dance competition.
Yura Min has Korean heritage, and her partner, Alexander Gamelin, passed a citizenship test to become eligible. She says, "All we could ask for was to put out our best performance, and we did. Min had a wardrobe malfunction during the team short dance, with a hook popping at the beginning of the routine. She fought through, keeping the costume up for the entire program despite having thoughts of stopping.
No such worries this time, and she's thrilled to be remembered for something else at these Olympics. Amid precautions to prevent infection at the Pyeongchang Olympics, U. Wisniewski says his dad, Jim, who is 62, began feeling the effects of norovirus Saturday and is in quarantine.
Officials have recommended players fist-bump each other rather than shaking hands because norovirus is so contagious. The local organizing committee had reported confirmed cases of norovirus as of a week ago.
At the beginning of the games, thousands of security workers were kept in their rooms because of norovirus concerns at a youth training center where they were staying. Gangneung Ice Center has been pretty much filled for most of figure skating, one of the premier events of the Winter Olympics. Not Monday morning Sunday evening U. The building that has a capacity of about 12, was half-empty when the short dance began.
I'd really appreciate it! We really appreciate your support The SMS update subscription service will still be active this year. Sardar Singh walked into the sunset after a stellar year career during which he not only established himself as a face of Indian hockey b Having confirmed his retirement on Wednesday, Sardar reiterated that he has not been forced into retirement by anyone but admitted that the IOC and Punjab and Sind Bank qualified for the semifinals after the teams drew their final group match.
While Indian Railways beat Central S However, Olympian Rahul Singh said that Sardar's retirement announcement had not come at the right time The Asian Games setback still fresh in his mind, Indian hockey team chief coach Harendra Singh is determined to start afresh with a positive Sardar said he made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to defend its title and returned with a bronze medal After the Asian Games disappointment, Harmanpreet Singh believes the team will learn from its mistakes and work hard on the weak points.
Sreejesh, inspired by a video in which a septuagenarian showed confidence in regaining everything she lost during the Kerala floods, motivated the team to regroup for the bronze medal match against Pakistan.
Though senior players, in the past, had time and again batted for a specialist psychologist, Indian Men's Hockey team coach Harendra Singh thinks otherwise. Get your daily dose of Sportstarlive with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox!