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Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno 2014

Snowboarder Podladtchikov stuns favourite White to claim halfpipe gold

Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov produced one of the biggest upsets of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games so far when he dethroned reigning champion and hot favourite Shaun White to win men’s snowboard halfpipe gold. The USA’s White, who won back-to-back titles at Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010, failed to make the podium, as silver and […]Load more...

Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno 2014

Volosozhar and Trankov waltz to new world record

World champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov set a new world record score for the short programme to get their bid for a second Olympic figure skating gold off the mark on Tuesday at Sochi’s Iceberg Skating Palace. Trankov, resplendent in a military-themed outfit, and Volosozhar, in a ballroom-style dress, performed flawlessly to «Masquerade Waltz» […]Load more...

Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno 2014

Falla wins freestyle sprint to deliver another cross-country success for

Maiken Caspersen Falla of Norway triumphed in the women’s freestyle sprint at the Laura Cross-Country Ski & Biathlon Centre on Tuesday afternoon. With Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg taking the silver behind Falla, and Ola Vigen Hattestad then securing gold in the men’s sprint just minutes later, Norway’s tally of cross-country medals is 102. “It’s just unbelievable. I can’t […]Load more...