Beijing Olympics: Nathan Chen units world report briefly program

The 22-year-old broke the earlier mark set by a longtime rival, placing himself in place to probably win his long-sought gold medal.

BEIJING, China — Nathan Chen shattered the world report throughout his brief program on the Beijing Olympics, scoring 113.97 factors Tuesday to beat the earlier mark of longtime rival Yuzuru Hanyu and put himself in place to win his long-sought gold medal.

With a assured smirk as he took the ice, the 22-year-old Chen avenged his poor efficiency from 4 years in the past in Pyeongchang within the largest approach potential. He opened with an ideal quad flip,

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Beijing Olympics: Nathan Chen units world file briefly program

The 22-year-old broke the earlier mark set by a longtime rival, placing himself in place to presumably win his long-sought gold medal.

BEIJING, China — Nathan Chen shattered the world file throughout his quick program on the Beijing Olympics, scoring 113.97 factors Tuesday to beat the earlier mark of longtime rival Yuzuru Hanyu and put himself in place to win his long-sought gold medal.

With a assured smirk as he took the ice, the 22-year-old Chen avenged his poor efficiency from 4 years in the past in Pyeongchang within the greatest manner attainable. He opened with an ideal quad flip,

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Olympics prep: 1st 3-way tie to win World Cup skeleton race

There had by no means been a three-way tie for the win in any World Cup skeleton race for the reason that sport was added to the circuit in 1986.

IGLS, Austria — China received. So did Britain. So did Germany. And with that, the World Cup skeleton circuit had a race not like another in its historical past.

Geng Wenqiang gave China its first World Cup skeleton win on Friday — a part of a historic three-way tie for the highest spot. Geng, Britain’s Matt Weston and Germany’s Christopher Grotheer all completed two runs in 1 minute, 46.04 seconds.

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Bobsled champ Humphries turns into US citizen in time for Olympics

Kaillie Humphries, who gained three Olympic medals for Canada, made the choice way back that if she was going to Beijing she was going as an American.

Kaillie Humphries is now, formally, an American. And similar to that, the U.S. medal hopes in bobsledding on the Beijing Olympics simply obtained a lot stronger.

The reigning world champion in each monobob and ladies’s bobsledding was sworn in as a citizen in San Diego on Thursday, ending her lengthy saga to grow to be an American and have the appropriate to compete for the U.S. on the Olympics.

She doesn’t but have

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