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Feb 12, 2014
Feb 12, 2014

Hendrickson plans return after historic leap

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – American teenager Sarah Hendrickson wants another shot at Olympic gold in 2018 after making history as the first woman ski jumper to compete at the Winter Games.

“This is the beginning of a journey through hopefully at least one more Olympics, if not two,” the world champion told Reuters.

Feb 12, 2014

Olympics-Ski jumping-Hendrickson plans return after historic leap

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 12 (Reuters) – American teenager Sarah Hendrickson wants another shot at Olympic gold in 2018 after making history as the first woman ski jumper to compete at the Winter Games.

“This is the beginning of a journey through hopefully at least one more Olympics, if not two,” the world champion told Reuters.

Feb 12, 2014

Question of timing leaves downhill with dead heat

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – In its Olympic advertising, Swiss watchmaker Omega says proudly: “We measure the 100th of a second that separates winning from taking part.” Even that wasn’t enough to decide Wednesday’s downhill.

Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze of Slovenia became the first Alpine skiiers to share an Olympic gold after both clocked 1 minute 41.57 seconds down the Rosa Khutor piste in southern Russia.

Feb 12, 2014

Alpine skiing: Question of timing leaves downhill with dead heat

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – In its Olympic advertising, Swiss watchmaker Omega says proudly: “We measure the 100th of a second that separates winning from taking part.” Even that wasn’t enough to decide Wednesday’s downhill.

Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze of Slovenia became the first Alpine skiiers to share an Olympic gold after both clocked 1 minute 41.57 seconds down the Rosa Khutor piste in southern Russia.

Feb 12, 2014

Olympics-Alpine skiing-Question of timing leaves downhill with dead heat

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 12 (Reuters) – In its Olympic advertising, Swiss watchmaker Omega says proudly: “We measure the 100th of a second that separates winning from taking part.” Even that wasn’t enough to decide Wednesday’s downhill.

Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze of Slovenia became the first Alpine skiiers to share an Olympic gold after both clocked 1 minute 41.57 seconds down the Rosa Khutor piste in southern Russia.

Feb 12, 2014

German Hoefl-Riesch seeks to profit from Vonn’s absence

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – German skier Maria Hoefl-Riesch goes for her second gold of the Sochi Olympics in the women’s downhill on Wednesday, her chances boosted by the absence of injured American champion Lindsey Vonn.

The downhill race on the Rosa Khutor piste in the mountains above Sochi is the first of six medals to be won on Wednesday.

Feb 12, 2014

Olympics-German Hoefl-Riesch seeks to profit from Vonn’s absence

SOCHI, Russia, Feb 12 (Reuters) – German skier Maria Hoefl-Riesch goes for her second gold of the Sochi Olympics in the women’s downhill on Wednesday, her chances boosted by the absence of injured American champion Lindsey Vonn.

The downhill race on the Rosa Khutor piste in the mountains above Sochi is the first of six medals to be won on Wednesday.

Feb 11, 2014
Feb 11, 2014
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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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