In a rematch of the 2018 Winter Games semifinal, Eun Jung Kim sealed the victory with a draw in the ninth end.
Gold medalist Austria saves its best for last in the final round, with Slovenia and Germany placing second and third, respectively.
“Will these be my last Olympic Games? The answer is I don’t know,” the two-time gold medalist said.
The IOC, World Anti-Doping Agency and International Skating Union all wanted the 15-year-old Valieva ejected from the Olympics after it was revealed that she had tested...
Nao Kodaira, the 2018 Olympic champion, trailed by a wide margin for large stretches of her race and finished 17th.
“I really risked everything in the second run because I wanted not just the medal, I wanted the gold medal,” the Swiss champion said.
Should Valieva be disqualified, Russian world champion Anna Shcherbakova would become the favorite for the gold medal.
The IOC and ISU are appealing to overturn the reinstatement of Valieva by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency.
The 25-year-old becomes only the second Japanese to medal on both hills at the same Olympics, after Kazuyoshi Funaki in 1998 in Nagano.
Japan finished top of Group B in the preliminary round but couldn't carry the momentum over to the quarterfinals.
Morishige finishes 0.17 seconds off the pace in his first Olympic race, while Japan exhibits top-notch form in the women’s quarterfinals.
What Tokyo critics who stay silent on the Beijing Olympics fail to recognize is that, unlike in Japan, no one in the PRC has the freedom...