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Beijing Winter Paralympics 2022: Ukraine equal best-ever display at Games with hat-trick of gold on Day 7
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Beijing Winter Paralympics 2022: Ukraine equal best-ever display at Games with hat-trick of gold on Day 7

Ukraine are second on the overall medal tally, behind China, with a 25-medal haul including a record nine gold.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: American broadcaster NBC records low ratings
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: American broadcaster NBC records low ratings

Beijing Winter Games recorded the lowest-ever American audience for any Olympics, and down 42% from the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in 2018.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Curtain falls on Games after tears, doping and Gu
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Curtain falls on Games after tears, doping and Gu

The curtain will come down on a Games which will be remembered for sporting excellence and the doping controversy which engulfed 15-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva, but also because they took place inside a vast Covid-secure "bubble".

Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang  wants speedskater Huang Yu-ting punished for wearing China suit
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Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang wants speedskater Huang Yu-ting punished for wearing China suit

Huang Yu-ting posted a video on her social media page 23 January showing her training in what appeared to be a Chinese suit, the Central News Agency reported.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beat Russia to win country's first ice hockey gold in final event of Games
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Finland beat Russia to win country's first ice hockey gold in final event of Games

With the victory, Finland finally add gold to a packed Olympic medals case in ice hockey.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Johannes Strolz bags third medal; Germany's Francesco Friedrich writes history
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Johannes Strolz bags third medal; Germany's Francesco Friedrich writes history

It caps a remarkable comeback for 29-year-old Strolz, who went back to traffic police duties and even trained with the German team after he was axed from the Austrian team seven months ago

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Behind China's Olympics, the saga of a chained woman unfolds
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Behind China's Olympics, the saga of a chained woman unfolds

Underneath much Olympics coverage — from stories about copyright violations of mascot Bing Dwen Dwen to Gu's every move — Chinese commenters exhorted national media to highlight the growing scandal.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Braving minus 32 degree temperature, Nico Porteous wins gold on halfpipe
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Braving minus 32 degree temperature, Nico Porteous wins gold on halfpipe

The medalists — Porteous from New Zealand and Wise and Ferreira from the United States — were the same three, ordered differently, who landed on the podium four years ago at the Pyeongchang Games.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Olympic ideals exposed as farce in Kamila Valieva's case
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Olympic ideals exposed as farce in Kamila Valieva's case

Kamila Valieva flew away from the Winter Olympics on Friday, her dreams crushed at the tender age of 15, and there's no reason to think she'd ever want to return after what she went through in Beijing.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva treatment by entourage was ‘chilling’, says IOC president Thomas Bach
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva treatment by entourage was ‘chilling’, says IOC president Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach said he was "very disturbed" to see 15-year-old Kamila Valieva's performance, having been controversially cleared to compete despite failing a drugs test in December.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: What happens next in Kamila Valieva's doping scandal?
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: What happens next in Kamila Valieva's doping scandal?

Russia's Kamila Valieva came a disappointing fourth in Olympics women's single event, after more than a week of intense scrutiny over a failed doping test. Her Olympics is over — but the saga is not.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: US Olympic CEO says decision to not award figure skating medals 'unfair to athletes'
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: US Olympic CEO says decision to not award figure skating medals 'unfair to athletes'

The IOC has determined it will not award any medals from competitions involving Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian figure skater whose positive test for a banned substance

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Organisers hit out at Xinjiang 'lies'; claim Taiwan an 'indivisible part of China'
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Organisers hit out at Xinjiang 'lies'; claim Taiwan an 'indivisible part of China'

In the final regularly scheduled briefing before the Games close on Sunday, Yan and IOC spokesman Mark Adams were peppered with questions about Taiwan, Xinjiang and the safety of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: 'Redemption' as Canada beat US for fifth women's ice hockey gold
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: 'Redemption' as Canada beat US for fifth women's ice hockey gold

Canada led 3-0 in the second period and held on to win, despite being out-shot in the game 40-21, to collect the country’s fifth Olympic gold.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Mikaela Shiffrin exits without individual medal as Michelle Gisin triumphs
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Mikaela Shiffrin exits without individual medal as Michelle Gisin triumphs

It was Switzerland's fifth gold in alpine skiing at the Beijing Games and just the second time anyone had retained their title after Austrian Matthias Mayer did so in the men's super-G.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: At the Olympic hotel, food and drinks come in hazmat suits
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: At the Olympic hotel, food and drinks come in hazmat suits

Waiters and waitress dress head to toe in puffy white suits — with blue, pinstripe trimming -- hands covered with clingy plastic gloves, shoes encased inside the ensemble, and masks in place behind plastic face shields.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva sets sights on 2nd title; Slovakia stun USA in men's ice hockey
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva sets sights on 2nd title; Slovakia stun USA in men's ice hockey

Russian figure skater Valieva into tears after topping Tuesday's first half of the women's singles competition to put herself in prime position ahead of the all-important free skate.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: CAS rules Russian skater Kamila Valieva can compete
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: CAS rules Russian skater Kamila Valieva can compete

The ruling only addresses whether Valieva can keep skating before her case is resolved. It doesn’t decide the fate of the one gold medal that she has already won.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russian skater Kamila Valieva to learn fate on Monday
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Russian skater Kamila Valieva to learn fate on Monday

Valieva, who is 15, could be barred from competing in the women's individual competition if the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rules against her.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: India's Arif Khan finishes 45th in giant slalom event
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: India's Arif Khan finishes 45th in giant slalom event

This is India's best-ever performance in the men's giant slalom event at Winter Olympics.