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Egle wins women's luge race; USA Luge grabs relay silver

Nov. 21, 2021 15:09 PM EST

YANQING, China (AP) — Madeleine Egle of Austria won the first World Cup women’s singles gold medal of her career, prevailing Sunday in the season opener on the track built for this winter’s Beijing Olympics. USA Luge got its first medals of the World Cup season...

Officials worry China’s men’s hockey team not Olympics ready

Nov. 12, 2021 17:39 PM EST

International hockey officials are hoping to avoid a Humiliation On Ice when the Chinese men’s national team debuts at the Beijing Winter Olympics. They begged the NHL to send players to the Games in China, but now they are worried that the home team might not even be...

Zhou takes advantage of Chen's struggles at Skate America

Oct. 24, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Nathan Chen struggled at Skate America, Vincent Zhou won his first major title to show the United States has two legitimate men’s medal hopes at the upcoming Beijing Olympics. Until Saturday night, the 22-year-old Chen had won every competition he...

Nathan Chen falters, Vincent Zhou leads at Skate America

Oct. 23, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chen is out of podium position for the first time in almost four years. The three-time reigning world figure skating champion — and this season’s Olympic gold medal favorite — was fourth Friday night after the men’s short program at Skate...