Figure Skating Winding Down, Ice Dance Finals Tonight
(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The figure skating competition in PyeongChang is winding down. Medals will be awarded in ice dance tonight following the free dance. All three U.S. teams finished in the top-seven to advance after last night’s short dance. Figure skating will wrap up with the ladies’ short program and free skate tomorrow night and Thursday.
U.S. Women’s Hockey Foils Finland To Reach Gold Medal Game
(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The U.S. women’s hockey team will play in its third consecutive Olympic gold medal game. Team USA shut out Finland 5-0 in the semifinals to advance. Danielle Cameranesi [[ cam-er-an-EH-see ]] lit the lamp twice for the Americans. They will play either Canada or the Olympic Athletes from Russia in Wednesday’s final.
U.S. Men’s Hockey Plays Slovakia Tonight
(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The U.S. men’s hockey team is back on the ice tonight. Team USA takes on Slovakia in a playoff qualification match, with faceoff at 10:10 p.m. Eastern. The Americans already beat Slovakia 2-1 in round-robin play behind a pair of goals from Ryan Donato. A win would advance the U.S. into the quarterfinals of the medal round.
Women’s Halfpipe Final, Men’s Qualifications Tonight
(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The final of women’s freeski halfpipe is tonight, along with qualifications on the men’s side. Maddie Bowman, Annalisa Drew and Brita Sigourney will look to medal for the U.S.in the women’s final at 8 p.m. Eastern. Torin Yater-Wallace, Aaron Blunck, David Wise and Alex Ferreira are in the men’s qualifying at 11:15 p.m. Eastern.
>>Norway Comfortably Leading Medal Standings
(PyeongChang, South Korea) — Noway is still comfortably on top of the medal standings in PyeongChang. Norwegians have won 26 medals thus far. Germany is a distant second with 18 medals, although the Germans are tied with Norway for the lead in gold medals with nine. After an Olympic-best 28 medals in 2014, the U.S. has just 10 medals this time.
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