Good times are coming, says Alonso after driving new McLaren

(Reuters) – Double world champion Fernando Alonso sounded an optimistic note after driving the first Renault-powered McLaren Formula One car in Spain on Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Spaniard, who has endured three hard years with unreliable and under-performing Honda engines, drove the MCL33 as More...

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Germany stun Canada to make first final

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Germany shocked defending men’s ice hockey champions Canada 4-3 on Friday, beating them on Olympic ice for the first time to reach their first gold medal game. The Germans, More...

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Curling: South Korea stay strong to reach final v Sweden

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Kim Eun-jung secured South Korea’s first Olympic curling medal with a pressure packed final shot to seal a nail-biting 8-7 extra-ends victory over Japan in the women’s More...

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Olympics: Kim’s cheer squad ‘charm offensive’

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – They cheer, dance and sing in perfect unison. But these are not your ordinary cheerleaders. Charm offensive North Korea’s “Army of Beauties”, an all-female cheerleading More...

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Motor racing: McLaren show true colors as new car unveiled

LONDON (Reuters) – Former champions McLaren showed their true colors on Friday with a new papaya orange and blue Formula One car they hope will take them back up the starting grid after three nightmare years More...

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Short track: Canadian strength helped Boutin through online abuse, says Hamelin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin said the team had rallied round Kim Boutin after the Olympic women’s 500 meters bronze medalist was subjected to online More...

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Freestyle skiing: Serwa leads Canadian one-two in ski cross

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Kelsey Serwa pulled away from compatriot Brittany Phelan to claim ski cross gold on Friday as Canada secured a one-two finish ahead of Switzerland’s Fanny Smith, who More...

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Short track: Hungary storms to first Winter Games gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men’s 5,000 meters relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea More...

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Swede Noren leads in Florida, Woods shoots even par

(Reuters) – Sweden’s Alex Noren shot a four-under-par 66 for the early lead as Tiger Woods was at even par in the opening round of Florida’s Honda Classic on Thursday. Noren, a nine-times European Tour More...

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Ice Hockey: ‘Oops’ shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for U.S.

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – She’s practiced the ‘Oops, I did it again’ thousands of times in training, and on Thursday her signature trick was worth its weight in Olympic gold as American Jocelyne More...