Short Track Skating Headlines

  • Lim wins gold in 1500m to give hosts South Korea first medal

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Lim Hyojun won gold in the 1500m short track speed skating to give Olympic hosts South Korea their first medal at the Pyeongchang Games in front of a jubilant crowd at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Saturday.
  • Olympics: At Russia fan house, country colours fly high

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian athletes cannot wear their national colours, flaunt their country's symbols or be serenaded by its anthem at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
  • Short track: U.S. newcomer Biney readies a killer game face

    PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) - Few people wandering around the Olympic venues have as big and infectious a smile as American Maame Biney, but her opponents on the short-track speed-skating oval should be warned: she says it masks a killer game face.
  • Figure skating: Two Russians barred from Olympics

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian figure skater Ksenia Stolbova and ice dancer Ivan Bukin will not be allowed to take part in next month's Olympic Games, the Russian Figure Skating Federation said on Tuesday, citing a directive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).