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White wins US’s 100th gold

White wins US’s 100th gold

Shaun White pulled off a spectacular final run of the day to win the Pyeongchang snowboard halfpipe title on Wednesday, claiming his third Olympic gold and the 100th Winter Games title for the United States. The 31-year-old scored a brilliant 97.75 points to snatch the title from Japan’s Ayumu Hirano, who was leading on 95.25, with Australia’s Scotty James third on 92.00.

Winds cause chaos in snowboard final

Vicious winds caused a string of crashes as America’s Jamie Anderson survived the chaos to clinch her second straight slopestyle snowboarding Olympic gold in treacherous conditions on Monday.

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Olympic champs in historic fight

Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux, both champions and two of boxing’s best, were even more than that as amateurs.

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British great upstages Bolt

It takes something to upstage Usain Bolt in an Olympic Stadium. Then again, there is only one long-distance runner quite like Mo Farah

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Pacquiao says no to Olympics

Manny Pacquiao won’t suit up for the Philippines in the Rio Olympics after the eight-division champion decided to “prioritize his legislative duties” as a member of the Senate.

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