JEONGSEON, South Korea — Sofia Goggia of Italy has won gold in the women’s downhill, with good friend Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze medal in what is likely her final Olympic downhill.

Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway was the surprise silver medalist Wednesday after turning in a sizzling run as the 19th racer on the course. Mowinckel also earned silver in the giant slalom at these Games.

Goggia finished in a time of 1 minute, 39.22 seconds to hold off Mowinckel by 0.09 seconds. Vonn finished 0.47 seconds behind Goggia.

At 33, Vonn becomes the oldest female medalist in Alpine skiing at the Winter Games. The record was held by Austria’s Michaela Dorfmeister, who was just shy of her 33rd birthday when she won the downhill and the super-G at the 2006 Turin Olympics.

ICE DANCE: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were the last couple to leave the ice after their warm-up early Tuesday, the Canadian ice dancers soaking in every second before their final Olympic performance.

They sure made it a memorable one.


After watching their training partners Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron break the world record with a flawless free skate, Virtue and Moir took the ice one last time with a dazzling, dramatic interpretation of “Moulin Rouge.” Every movement was synchronized, every element raw and emotional, and the only question left at the end was whether it would be enough.

They wound up with a personal-best 122.40 points for a record 206.07 total, pushing them past their French rivals’ score of 205.28 and making them the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history.

American siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani won the bronze medal.

MEN’S HOCKEY: The U.S. men’s hockey team advanced to the quarterfinals with a 5-1 win over Slovakia.

Slovenia’s Ziga Jeglic became the third athlete at the PyeongChang Games to test positive for doping.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Jeglic tested positive for fenoterol in an in-competition test. Fenoterol is a drug designed to open the airways to the lungs.


SHORT-TRACK SPEEDSKATING: Kim Alang rested her helmeted head on the pads alongside the rink and cried. Then she raised her head and joy replaced tears.

Alang and her South Korea team defended their Olympic short-track 3,000-meter relay title, overtaking China with two laps to go in the penalty-filled final.

The Chinese cried, too. For the second straight Olympics, they crossed the finish line second but got disqualified for impeding. The same thing happened in 2006.

China’s DQ allowed Italy, which finished third, to move up to silver.

Canada was disqualified, too, moving the Netherlands onto the podium for bronze.

The Dutch team of Suzanna Schulting, Yara van Kerkhof, Lara van Ruijven and Jorien ter Mors watched the chaos unfold from the sideline.


Ter Mors became the first woman in Olympic history to win a medal in two different sports at a single Winter Games.

She also won the 1,000 meters in long-track speedskating.

BIATHLON: Martin Fourcade anchored France to a come-from-behind victory in the mixed relay. It was his third gold medal in PyeongChang, and the fifth in his decorated career.

NORDIC COMBINED LARGE HILL: Johannes Rydzek led a German sweep of the Olympic podium, finishing ahead of teammates Fabien Riessle and normal hill champion Eric Frenzel.

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