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February 18, 2018 12:00 AM Hanyu magic as snowboarder Ledecka pulls off ski shock

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: “Ice Prince” Yuzuru Hanyu clinched the first back-to-back men’s Olympic figure skating titles in 66 years on Saturday as snowboarder Ester Ledecka pulled off a major shock as she skied to women’s super-G gold. Hanyu lost his balance twice in his free skate but a total score of 317.85 gave the peerless Japanese gold with room to spare 7

February 8, 2018 12:00 AM Hirscher to skip Olympic team event

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: Austria’s Marcel Hirscher said Wednesday he will skip the inaugural team event at the Pyeongchang Olympics because it clashed with his ‘professional’ preparations for the World Cup. The team event, which is raced at world ski championships but makes its Olympic debut here, is slated for the final Saturday of the Games, February 15

January 28, 2018 12:00 AM Marach, Pavic pocket doubles title

MELBOURNE: Seventh seeded Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic won their first Grand Slam doubles title Saturday, crowned Australian Open champions in a tough final 6-4, 6-4. The seventh seeds, from Austria and Croatia, saw off the challenge from Colombian pair Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, seeded 11. It was Marach and Pavic’s fourth Grand Slam as a team, with their 4

January 25, 2018 12:00 AM Hirscher wins after Kristoffersen snowball drama

SCHLADMING, Austria: Home favourite Marcel Hirscher produced a blistering second run to pip Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen to victory in Tuesday’s World Cup night slalom race at Schladming. The race was marred, though, when home fans threw snowballs at Kristoffersen during his final run.The 23-year-old avoided all the projectiles, but was understandably 3

January 23, 2018 12:00 AM Shiffrin prepares to bounce back in Kronplatz

MILAN: World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin will be looking to bounce back into winning mode ahead of the Winter Olympics in Tuesday’s giant slalom in Kronplatz, Italy. Shiffrin has dominated the start of the season with ten World Cup wins but had mixed fortunes in nearby Cortina d’Ampezzo over the weekend despite a promising third place in Friday’s downhill 2

January 14, 2018 12:00 AM Brignone copes with poor snow to win Super G

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria: Italian Federica Brignone limited her errors on a tricky piste and difficult snow to win the Super G in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, for her seventh World Cup victory on Saturday. Brignone finished in 1min 9.80sec to beat Swiss skier Lara Gut by 0.18sec and Austrian Cornelia Huetter by 0.46sec. After an autumn ruined by a groin 5

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Asia take surprise lead over Europe in EurAsia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia got off to a stunning start to take a one-point lead over their more fancied European opponents on Friday on the rain-soaked opening day of the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia. The team, captained by Arjun Atwal of India, won three of the six fourball matches and halved their final game to take a 3 1/2 to 2 1/2 lead over the European side skippered 12

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM Brignone shades Rebensburg in Lienz giant slalom

LIENZ, Austria: Italy’s Federica Brignone edged Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg by four hundredths of a second to win the giant slalom in Lienz on Friday. In-form American Mikaela Shiffrin had to settle for third in her attempt to win a fifth women’s World Cup race this month.Shiffrin, who won Thursday’s slalom at the Tyrol resort, finished eight hundredths 2

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Italy´s Paris wins crash-marred Bormio downhill

BORMIO, Italy: Italian Dominik Paris snatched his first win of the season at home as the men´s World Cup downhill saw some spectacular crashes as it returned to Bormio on Thursday. The 28-year-old clocked 1min 56.95sec, finishing ahead of Norwegian pair Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud at .04sec and 0.17sec respectively. Despite the race being pushed 4

December 20, 2017 12:00 AM BB FUTURES TENNIS: Goldsteiner, Onken record wins in singles

ISLAMABAD: Muzammil Murtaza bowed down to stamina and exhaustion, surrendering the match from the virtual winning position against sixth seed Pet Goldsteiner (Austria) in the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Futures III tennis tournament at the Islamabad Tennis Complex Tuesday. Muzammil who was one set up and was leading 3-0 in the second, threw 6