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Feb 19, 2014

South Korea’s Kim seeks to retain figure skating crown

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Champion Kim Yuna of South Korea will aim to become only the third woman to win back-to-back Olympic titles in figure skating in the most eye-catching of six gold medals to be decided on Thursday.

The women’s competition is heading for a thrilling finale in Thursday’s free dance as only a fine margin separates leader Kim from Russian Adelina Sotnikova and 2012 world champion Carolina Kostner of Italy who is third.

Feb 19, 2014

Olympics-South Korea’s Kim seeks to retain figure skating crown

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Champion Kim Yuna of South Korea will aim to become only the third woman to win back-to-back Olympic titles in figure skating in the most eye-catching of six gold medals to be decided on Thursday.

The women’s competition is heading for a thrilling finale in Thursday’s free dance as only a fine margin separates leader Kim from Russian Adelina Sotnikova and 2012 world champion Carolina Kostner of Italy who is third.

Feb 19, 2014

Britain upset Sweden to make men’s final

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Britain upset world champions Sweden on Wednesday to clinch a place in the Olympic men’s curling final, where they will face Canada after the holders overpowered China.

Canada also reached the women’s final and will meet Sweden on Thursday when they will try to avenge their defeat in the 2010 final in Vancouver.

Feb 19, 2014

Olympics-Curling-Britain upset Sweden to make men’s final

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Britain upset world champions Sweden on Wednesday to clinch a place in the Olympic men’s curling final, where they will face Canada after the holders overpowered China.

Canada also reached the women’s final and will meet Sweden on Thursday when they will try to avenge their defeat in the 2010 final in Vancouver.

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Feb 18, 2014

Ligety looks to give Americans first Alpine ski gold

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Ted Ligety will be seeking to win a first Alpine skiing gold for the United States at the Sochi Games in one of eight Olympic medal events on Wednesday.

Ligety will be one of the favorites for the giant slalom after winning the world championship last year. However, he has already missed out on medals in the super-combined and super-G, disciplines in which he is also world champion.

Feb 18, 2014

Olympics-Ligety looks to give Americans first Alpine ski gold

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Ted Ligety will be seeking to win a first Alpine skiing gold for the United States at the Sochi Games in one of eight Olympic medal events on Wednesday.

Ligety will be one of the favourites for the giant slalom after winning the world championship last year. However, he has already missed out on medals in the super-combined and super-G, disciplines in which he is also world champion.

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      "Sports Business Correspondent, a new role at Reuters. I was previously UK Chief Correspondent and have also worked in Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands during more than 20 years with Reuters. I have also worked as an editor in a number of senior roles."
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