Luge: Geisenberger sets gold medal pace as Germany hit back

Luge: Geisenberger sets gold medal pace as Germany hit back

By Ian Ransom PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – A day after Felix Loch’s shock meltdown, Germany’s peerless luge team got back on track as reigning champion Natalie Geisenberger emerged in the gold medal position after Monday’s opening runs of the women’s singles. Twice champion Loch’s failure to seal the deal in the men’s event cast […]

Without NHL, Olympic Athletes from Russia are podium favorites

Without NHL, Olympic Athletes from Russia are podium favorites

By Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – The absence of NHL players and the doping scandal that has ensnared Russia will only add to the pressure facing their men’s Olympic ice hockey team, who arguably have the best chance in decades to win gold. The team, who are officially known in Pyeongchang as Olympic […]

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