Pyeongchang 2018 round-up: Final day results at Winter Olympics
Feb 26, 2018, 00:18
The Swedish women have won the gold medal in the final match of a marathon curling festival.
The 2018 Winter Olympics ends on Sunday in Pyeongchang, with the final event from South Korea the closing ceremonies on Sunday night (Sunday morning in the U.S.). John-Henry Krueger won the silver medal at the short track 1,000-meter event to earn Team USA's first individual speedskating medal since 2010, and the women's team pursuit bronze medal was the first women's long track medal in 16 years.
The USA was on the verge of elimination during round robin play. In the former, Norway's foursome was just 55 seconds off ancient rival Sweden's gold medal time; the victory gave the Swedes just their 11th medal of the Games.
The South Koreans picked up one point in the eighth, but when they couldn't keep the Swedes from scoring in the ninth, they conceded. Women won 12 medals, men won nine, and two more came from mixed teams. A total of 92 countries have participated in the major worldwide sport event, with the Norwegian team collecting most of the medals as result of competitions (39, including 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze medals) and the Russian team 17, including two gold, six silver and nine bronze medals.
Danica Patrick retires — NASCAR Cup Series
You never know what can happen on Sunday. "It is unbelievable to have the (No.) 3 back in the winner's circle 20 years later". Patrick said. -Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. will become the first black driver since 1969 to start the Daytona 500.
But, as with the end of any Olympiad, myriad questions remain as the focus moves toward the next quadrennial.
The North Korean delegation will be in South Korea until Tuesday.
Gold medal victor Alina Zagitova performed to the jazz standard "Afro Blue" by American singer Jazzmeia Horn. Chen's fellow teammates Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu did not receive invitations.
The closing ceremony will also set the stage for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo before that.
Tiger Woods misses cut at Genesis Open
At the par-5 11th, a hole he took a seven on the day before, Woods three-putted to spoil a back-to-back birdie situation. Chez Reavie was in the group at 68 and he was the only player from the morning to play bogey-free.
The women's hockey record wasn't the only Canadian gold streak broken in Pyeongchang. Sweden won gold, while the "Garlic Girls" of South Korea took silver and Japan took bronze.
However, two of the more than 160 athletes competing as Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation tested positive for banned substances, including a curler who had to forfeit his bronze medal.
It was undoubtedly a tough call for the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Becoming the first Olympian to win gold medals in Alpine skiing and snowboarding, Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic on Saturday defied skeptics at the 2018 Winter Olympics by trusting herself. There is no official location just yet for the 2026 Winter Olympics.
The team management had deemed the issue as "nothing serious", and as such, he is expected to walk out at toss time. Bumrah has been excluded in the decider T20I as he is suffering abdomen stiffness, skipper Virat Kohli explained.
"The New Era of Cooperation", will be delivered at a global business summit on Friday evening, The Washington Post reported . Trump Jr and his brother will serve as the trustees of the company for the duration of Trump's presidency.
Sony's ride-hailing service will be based on its artificial intelligence (AI) technology, the company said in a press release . While Khosrowshahi didn't announce any specific deals, he made clear that Uber would make a renewed push to expand in Japan.
Buddy Pittman was brought in to head the Mavericks' HR after the initial investigation of Ussery in 1998. Cuban made it a point to state he did not know about the misconduct occurring within his organization.
SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND-The Six Nations Fire Department has closed off Fourth Line Road at Mohawk Road as a result of flooding. At 56 feet . flooding occurs along the river especially on the OH side in Adams and Brown counties, according to NWS.
Police identified the sixth suspected victim as Skandaraj Navaratnam, who disappeared in Toronto on Labour Day weekend in 2010. Court documents also indicate McArthur was convicted of assault with a weapon for attacking a man with a metal pipe in 2001.
Also, the apps that use a microphone to keep track of the television shows that the user is watching would now face challenges. You'll want to download that file onto your Android device, but before you can install it, you need to enable side-loading.
The Buffalo Bills are calling around trying to trade into the top 10 of the NFL Draft order to select a franchise quarterback. The Jets will stay put at No. 6 and once again, get lucky as to who is still on their draft board when they're on the clock.
Driving dynamics of the vehicle have been improved due to the introduction of version 6 of the Side-Slip Angle Control system. Up front, the hood gets an F1-inspired S-Duct and a white and blue stripe that starts down low between the front diffusers.
Police at Highline College were evacuating buildings, the college said in an emergency alert published after 9 a.m. local time . The incident came two days after a Florida gunman killed 17 at a high school there, increasing fears of school violence.
Arab League says relocation of U.S. embassy 'provocation'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Friday's USA announcement as "a great day for the people of Israel". The American Vice-President, Mike Pence , had previously stated that the embassy move would occur sometime in 2019.
Police confirm abduction of 3 in Yobe Boko Haram attack
The attack recalls Boko Haram's audacious kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in April 2014. The attack comes as Nigeria's military continues its raid on what's left of the militants hideouts in the Northeast.
Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss
Researchers also examined whether and genotype pattern or insulin secretion are related to the dietary effects on weight loss. The individuals began by limiting their daily carbohydrate or fat intake to 20 grams for the first eight weeks.
Employees association demands action against AAP MLAs
Ties between AAP and Delhi bureaucrats have been strained in the backdrop of an incessant tussle over who controls the capital. I explained to them that officers were bound by guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court", he said in the complaint.
Latvia's government bond hit by banking turmoil
Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola said there are no signs of a threat to the Latvian financial system. Its own banking system has been plagued by corruption and money laundering scandals in recent years.
Justin Bieber Plays in the NBA All-Star Game Celebrity Game!
The mystique that is LeBron James' magic touch has already taken a hit as four members of his team have gone down with injuries. Guard Lou Williams will compete in the three-point contest and recently acquired forward Tobias Harris in the skills challenge.
Peyton Manning is top choice for ESPN, Fox prime-time analyst
Unfortunately for ESPN and FOX, Manning has made no indication that he's in a hurry to start a broadcasting career anytime soon. ESPN may " back up the truck " for Manning and make him an enticing offer, according to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post .