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Warriors Durant to miss two weeks with rib fracture

(Reuters) - Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will miss at least two weeks of the NBA season after an MRI on Friday revealed a fractured rib in the latest injury setback for the shorthanded defending champions.


Horse racing: Native River wins Cheltenham Gold Cup duel

LONDON (Reuters) - Native River, ridden by champion jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Colin Tizzard, won the Cheltenham Gold Cup after beating 4-1 favorite Might Bite in an almighty duel on Friday.


On Baseball: Mike Schmidt’s Heir Apparent Is Nolan Arenado, Says Mike Schmidt

At 26, Arenado, the Colorado Rockies slugger, has three seasons of 35 homers and 130 runs batted in, and five Gold Gloves.


For a Moment in Russia, Gold Falls From the Sky

A cargo plane dropped 3.4 tons of gold-silver alloy after a hatch sprung open on takeoff in Yakutsk, in the country’s Far East, setting off a frenzy.


Goldman Sachs reports mean gender pay gap of 55.5 percent

LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs on Friday reported a mean gender pay gap in Britain for its international business of 55.5 percent and a mean bonus gap for that unit of 72.2 percent.


Goldman steps up hiring of women, minorities worldwide

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc wants women to make up half of its global workforce, starting with new analysts by 2021, the Wall Street bank said on Thursday, as it stepped up efforts to address gender and racial imbalance across the board.


U.S.-based stock funds attract $20.4 billion in 'Goldilocks' week: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors' appetite for risk-taking renewed in the week ending Wednesday, with U.S.-based stock funds attracting $20.4 billion, the largest inflows since late January,...


Goldman Sachs sees reshaping of industries driving M&A

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Major shifts in industries ranging from semiconductors and food to beverages and pharmaceuticals will keep fueling the blistering pace of mergers and acquisitions, one of Goldman Sachs Group Inc's top dealmakers said on Thursday.


Barroso slams EU watchdog over probe of his Goldman Sachs role

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Former European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso denied on Thursday he had lobbied ex-colleagues for his new employer Goldman Sachs, hitting back at what he has called a personal "political attack" by the EU's ethics watchdog.

US diplomats told not to share details on Tillerson firing

Just after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's sudden firing Tuesday morning, American diplomats at posts spanning the globe were then increasingly surprised -- and in some cases disturbed -- to receive guidance from Washington telling them not to post or retweet the statement from Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein on how Tillerson was fired by President Donald Trump, according to multiple diplomats who spoke to CNN about the guidance.


Saudi Arabia picks Citi, Goldman, HSBC, Morgan Stanley for new bond: sources

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has selected Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and Morgan Stanley as the main banks that will arrange its next U.S. dollar bond issue, sources familiar with the matter said.


EU watchdog calls for review of Barroso's Goldman role

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Ombudsman called on the EU executive on Thursday to review whether its former president, Jose Manuel Barroso, ought to be working for Goldman Sachs after complaints that he was harming the EU's image.


BRIEF-B2gold reports Q4 earnings per share $0.03


Goldman Sachs' next CEO is a part-time electronic dance DJ


Goldman sees U.S. dollar weakness persisting in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs said on Wednesday it continues to expect broad weakness in the U.S. dollar and outperformance by emerging market currencies in 2018 amid investors' concerns about...


Goldman calls for Hong Kong to rethink dual-class founder share limits

HONG KONG, March 14 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has called on Hong Kong to reconsider planned limits on how much equity company founders can hold when the city introduces dual-class shares, warning they could dent the city's competitiveness versus major centres like New York.


UPDATE 3-Oil stable on strong China data, but rising US output caps gains

* Oil markets expect slight oversupply for most of 2018 (Adds Goldman Sachs comment, updates prices)


Goldman's Solomon sets out to prove bank's revenue engine can roar again

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Before Goldman Sachs Group Inc operating chief David Solomon takes the next step in his career, the 56-year-old banker will have to prove that a strategy he has championed to increase annual revenue by $5 billion can actually work.

Foy, Claire (1984- )

Claire Foy, Queen on ‘The Crown,’ Was Paid Less Than Her On-Screen Husband

Producers acknowledged that Ms. Foy, who earned a Golden Globe and Emmy for her role as Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Matt Smith, who played Prince Philip.


Goldman moves Spanish dealmaker to Madrid ahead of Brexit: sources

LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs is moving one of its senior London-based dealmakers to Madrid as part of a plan to strengthen its European network ahead of Brexit, sources familiar with the matter said.

White House fires top Tillerson aide

Hours after his boss, Secretary of Rex Tillerson, was ousted Steve Goldstein, the under secretary of Public Affairs at the State Department has been fired.


SocGen in exclusive talks to buy Commerzbank's EMC unit -Handelsblatt‍​

FRANKFURT, March 13 (Reuters) - French lender Societe Generale has entered exclusive talks to buy the Equities, Markets and Commodities (EMC) division of Germany's Commerzbank after beating rival bidder Goldman Sachs , Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday.


CANADA STOCKS-TSX climbs at open as Tillerson ouster lifts gold

NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gold producers as the metal's prices moved higher after news that U.S. President Donald Trump replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Stormy Daniels, Goldman Sachs, Betsy DeVos: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

O.J. Simpson discusses murders in interview

In a 2006 Fox interview, O.J. Simpson details a "shocking hypothetical account" of the 1994 murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Opinion: Why the OJ Simpson interview is ludicrous

Did O.J. have help? That question has lingered over the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman for more than two decades. The evidence that Simpson himself committed the killing has looked ever more persuasive over the years, but Internet experts and others have long raised the question of possible accomplices, usually pointing to Simpson's son from his first marriage, Jason.


Goldman Sachs' Schwartz retires, paves way for Solomon as next CEO

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc unexpectedly announced on Monday that Harvey Schwartz will retire from the bank, leaving David Solomon as sole president and chief operating officer and the most obvious successor to Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein.


Stocks reflect little concern of broad trade war: Goldman Sachs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports has rippled through financial markets, but stocks appear to be shrugging off the potential for a broader global trade war, according to Goldman Sachs strategists.

O.J. described 'blood and stuff' in 2006 hypothetical confession

It took 12 years for the tapes to surface, but television audiences were able to finally hear what Fox billed as O.J. Simpson's "shocking hypothetical account" of the 1994 murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.

Goldman Sachs signals who its next CEO will be


The O.J. Simpson Interview on Fox: Gripping, Gross or Both?

On Sunday Fox aired “O.J. Simpson: The Lost Confession,” a special built around a “hypothetical” explanation of the murders of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman.

Appointments and Executive Changes

Goldman Succession Plan Accelerates as a C.E.O. Contender Retires

The company said Harvey Schwartz would retire, clearing the way for David Solomon, his fellow president and co-chief operating officer, to take the top job.


CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges up at open as energy sector rises

March 12 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened modestly higher on Monday, boosted by higher global markets and as gains in the heavyweight energy sector helped offset weakness among gold producers.


Goldman Sachs president Schwartz to retire in April

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that Harvey Schwartz, the bank's president and co-chief operating officer, will retire, paving the way for David Solomon to become sole president and Chief Operating Officer.


UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs president Schwartz to retire in April

March 12 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that Harvey Schwartz, the bank's president and co-chief operating officer, will retire, paving the way for David Solomon to become sole president and Chief Operating Officer.

Hypothetical O.J. 'confession' sparks frenzy

A never-before-seen 2006 interview with O.J. Simpson that was aired on Fox sent social media into a frenzy due to Simpson's hypothetical account of his involvement in the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.


PRECIOUS-Gold slips as dollar holds steady

March 12 (Reuters) - Gold prices fell on Monday as the dollar held steady after data showed the U.S. economy added a larger-than-expected number of jobs in February. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,322.15 per ounce at 0123 GMT. Prices touched their lowest since March 1 at $1,312.99 in the previous session. * U.S. gold futures for April delivery fell 0.1 percent to $1,322.10 per ounce. * The dollar index , against a basket of curr


South Africa gold miners' silicosis lawsuit settlement expected within six weeks

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand ($420 million) in provisions for, a lawyer and industry group said on Sunday.

Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal has been good for business

Interest in Stephanie Clifford, the porn star known as Stormy Daniels, is at an all-time high, and she's using it to her advantage, she told CNN after a performance Friday at the Solid Gold gentleman's club in Pompano Beach, Florida.

3 women, gunman dead after hostage situation

After an apparent hourslong standoff between police and a gunman, three women were found dead at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, Chris Childs, assistant chief of the California Highway Patrol's Golden Gate Division, told reporters.


U.S. skating coach suspended, to be investigated by sex-abuse group

(Reuters) - A longtime U.S. figure skating coach who trained Tara Lipinski to an Olympic gold medal in 1998 has been suspended and will be investigated by an organization formed to prevent sexual abuse of athletes, the sport's governing body said on Friday.


Goldman CEO Blankfein prepares to exit as soon as year-end: WSJ

(Reuters) - Lloyd Blankfein is preparing to step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc's chief executive as soon as the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Former Trump lawyer: Stormy Daniels will lose

President Donald Trump's former divorce attorney, Jay Goldberg, says porn star Stormy Daniels will lose her recent lawsuit against President Donald Trump "without question."

Paralympic Games

Steve Cash Was Already the World’s Best Sled Hockey Goalie. Then He Got a Coach.

Last year, USA Hockey tasked Jason Wolfe with a weighty mission: make a two-time gold medal-winning goaltender even better.


McDonald's flips golden arches in honor of International Women's Day

(Reuters) - Diners at McDonald's should not be alarmed if they see the restaurant chain's iconic 'M' logo turned upside down on Thursday at different locations across the country.


Exclusive: Five banks open up trillion dollar gold club

LONDON (Reuters) - The five banks that settle every transaction in London's $6.8 trillion a year gold market are changing the rules of their clearing house to make it easier for newcomers to join.

The anti-Trump fight California wants

When the Trump administration declared war on California with a lawsuit challenging sanctuary state policies this week, it played right into the hands of Kevin de León -- and virtually every other Golden State Democrat running for higher office.

Cohn is latest Goldman Sachs alum to ill-serve America

Most observers today, including myself, bemoan the reason that Gary Cohn is leaving the Trump White House. The President's top economic adviser lost the trade policy battle with Trump and the protectionists around him, as the President insists he will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum -- and stock markets are falling as a result.


Exclusive: Goldman puts some London staff on notice for German move by June - sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs has put more than a dozen UK-based banking, sales and trading staff on notice to move to Frankfurt within weeks, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, as it braces for divorce between Britain and the European Union.


Double Olympic champion Hanyu to miss worlds

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu, who last month became the first male in 66 years to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals in men's figure skating, will not defend his world title later this month, the Japan Skating Federation said on Wednesday.


Boxing: Alvarez blames contaminated meat for positive test

(Reuters) - Mexican middleweight boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol after consuming contaminated meat, Golden Boy Promotions said on Monday.

Frances McDormand had her Oscar stolen (and returned)

Frances McDormand's Oscar night took a dark turn after someone stole her golden statue.

Cooking and Cookbooks

City Kitchen: Polenta and Shrimp, a Marriage of Land and Sea

As comforting as shrimp and grits, this dish puts savory, golden polenta front and center.


Norovirus threat emerges ahead of Commonwealth Games

(Reuters) - A Gold Coast school that will serve as a key residential and training venue for next month's Commonwealth Games is to undergo sanitization measures due to a highly contagious virus which causes nausea and vomiting.


Global shares falter on trade war fears; euro choppy amid Italian uncertainty

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian investors dumped shares and drove to the safety of the yen and gold on Monday amid fears of a global trade war and worries of political uncertainty in Italy, risks that cloud the outlook for world growth.


GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares falter on trade war fears; euro choppy amid Italian uncertainty

SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - Asian investors dumped shares and drove to the safety of the yen and gold on Monday amid fears of a global trade war and worries of political uncertainty in Italy, risks that cloud the outlook for world growth.

Academy Awards (Oscars)

The Oscars Red Carpet: See the Arrivals

Hollywood is in the throes of a cultural sea change, as reflected with black attire on the Golden Globes red carpet. But what will change look like at the Oscars? Stay tuned to find out.


Athletics: Farcical scenes as Maslak wins gold after top two disqualified

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Pavel Maslak became the first man to win three world indoor 400 metres gold medals on Saturday after benefiting from another disqualification row in which the two athletes who finished in front of him were denied their medals.


Cycling: American Dygert wins gold in individual pursuit

(Reuters) - American Chloe Dygert broke the 3,000m individual pursuit world record twice on her way to gold at the track world championships on Saturday as she took her second gold of the week.


Mayer holds on to grab heptathlon gold from Warner

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Frenchman Kevin Mayer took heptathlon gold by a mere five points to deny Damian Warner in a thrilling finish to the two-day competition at the world indoor championships on Saturday.


Alpine Skiing: Austria's Hirscher claims giant slalom title in Slovenia

(Reuters) - Austria's Marcel Hirscher lifted the men's giant slalom World Cup title with a victory at Kranjska Gora in Slovenia on Saturday, fresh from his two Olympic golds at last month's Pyeongchang Winter Games.


Triple jumper Rojas and shot putter Walsh strike gold

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas, an athletics heroine who has shone in dark times for her country, again made her compatriots proud as she successfully defended her triple jump crown at the world indoor championships on Saturday.


Indian police say gold bribes given in $2 billion bank fraud case

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An official of India's Punjab National Bank received gold and diamond jewelry from a billionaire jeweler accused of being involved in a $2 billion bank fraud, the federal police told a court on Saturday.


Mayer and Warner scrap for heptathlon gold over 1,000 meters

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Frenchman Kevin Mayer and Canadian Damian Warner face a race to the finish for gold in the final event of a thrilling heptathlon competition at the world indoor championships on Saturday.

Freedom of Speech and Expression

At 101, a Survivor of Hollywood’s Golden Age Throws Down the Gauntlet

In the era of “I, Tonya,” the Oscar-winning actress Olivia de Havilland’s lawsuit against FX and Ryan Murphy Productions has a certain potent symbolism.

Brick and Tile

Telling a Story Through Tiles

Mosaics, some with 24-karat gold accents or hand-crafted patterns, prove an antidote to silent white walls.


Athletics: Cuba's Echevarria seizes his golden moment in long jump

BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) - Juan Miguel Echevarria won a captivating long jump at the world indoor championships on Friday that stirred memories of epic past contests as the Cuban refused to buckle under a fierce challenge from outdoor champion Luvo Manyonga.


Athletics: British all-rounder 'KJT' comes of age in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson, who has long threatened to break through into the golden ranks of the world's top all-round athletes, finally lifted the global senior title her talent demanded in Birmingham on Friday.


Cycling: Home favorite Wild wins omnium for second gold

(Reuters) - Home favorite Kirsten Wild claimed her second gold medal of the week as she won the women's omnium at the UCI world track championships in Apeldoorn on Friday.

Cooking and Cookbooks

Mac and Cheese Eats Its Vegetables

In this cozy weeknight supper, roasted cauliflower meets pasta, blue cheese and plenty of golden leeks.


Golden role model Randall aims to inspire

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Having crowned her long career with America's first ever Olympic cross-country gold in the sprint relay in Pyeongchang, Kikkan Randall plans to use her new-found fame to inspire the next generation.

California Today

California Today: California Today: Preparing for What Could Be an Unpredictable Oscars

Friday: The #MeToo movement mixes with tight award races, the Weinstein Company will be sold after all, and a look back at the Golden Gate Bridge’s groundbreaking.

8 Oscar-worthy travel destinations for film fans

As Meryl Streep, Daniel Kaluuya and Mary J. Blige ready themselves for this Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony, millions of movie fans are waiting to see who will take home those coveted gold statues.


Chef Wolfgang Puck readies caviar, gold dust for Oscars feast

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three-hundred pounds of Miyazaki Wagyu beef will be sliced, 1,500 quail eggs cracked and some 1,400 champagne corks popped as Hollywood's stars dine on chef Wolfgang Puck's recipes after the Oscars are handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.


No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Mariya Lasitskene and Danil Lysenko could not represent their banned home nation of Russia at the world indoor championships on Thursday but, competing as neutral athletes, the spring-heeled pair still leapt to high jump gold.


Gold as an inflation hedge? Well, sort of...

LONDON (Reuters) - Rising inflation has put gold back on the radar for investors looking to protect themselves from emerging price pressures, but history suggests its reputation has been overstated.


Cycling: Double Dutch delight on day one of world championships

(Reuters) - Hosts the Netherlands enjoyed a stunning opening night at the UCI world track championships with two gold medals including beating Jason Kenny's British trio in the team sprint on Wednesday.


UPDATE 1-China startup Nio hires eight banks for up to $2 bln U.S. IPO - sources

HONG KONG, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has hired eight banks including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to work on a planned U.S. stock market listing this year worth up to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.


China startup Nio hires eight banks for up to $2 billion U.S. IPO: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has hired eight banks including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to work on a planned U.S. stock market listing this year worth up to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.


China startup Nio hires eight banks for up to $2 bln U.S. IPO - sources

HONG KONG, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Chinese electric vehicle startup Nio has hired eight banks including Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to work on a planned U.S. stock market listing this year worth up to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Teenage girls are facing impossible expectations

At a moment when girls enjoy historic opportunity -- watching Chloe Kim and Mikaela Shiffrin soar to gold, and Oprah preach girl power from the Golden Globes stage -- teen girls tell researchers they are twice as depressed, anxious and stressed out as boys. And though girls beat out boys in college and graduate school admissions, according to a University of California-Los Angeles study, female college freshmen have never been lonelier or less happy.

Golden State Warriors swap White House visit for African-American history museum

Instead of visiting the White House Tuesday to celebrate their 2017 NBA championship, the Golden State Warriors will instead tour the National Museum of African-American History and Culture with local Washington students, all-star guard Klay Thompson said.


Figure skating: Ambitious Hanyu fancies audacious quintuple jump

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Yuzuru Hanyu, the first man in 66 years to win back-to-back Olympic figure skating gold medals, said on Tuesday he would like to successfully land a quintuple jump and break the five-spin barrier.


Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea suspends some output after quake-Barrick

MELBOURNE, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Some production activities at the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea have been suspended to save power after a powerful earthquake damaged the power station that supplies the mine, operator Barrick (Niugini) Ltd said on Tuesday.


PRECIOUS-Gold prices rise for second session on softer dollar

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Gold prices were up for a second day in a row on the back of a weaker dollar, while investors awaited U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's first congressional testimony for clues on the future pace of monetary tightening. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,336.05 an ounce at 0116 GMT. * U.S. gold futures were up 0.4 percent at $1,337.7 per ounce. * The dollar index , which measures the greenback a

Stephen Curry is right. No team should visit Trump's White House

Instead of visiting the White House, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and the rest of the Golden State Warriors -- the reigning NBA champions -- will spend Tuesday in Washington with local youth on a private tour.


Goldman-backed startup Circle buys major crypto exchange Poloniex

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency startup Circle has acquired digital token exchange Poloniex, Circle said on Monday, as it aims to cement its position as one of the leading players in the booming market.


Goldman-backed startup Circle buys Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange

LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs-backed payments company Circle has acquired U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex, Circle said on Monday, in an effort to cement its position as one of the leading companies in the world of blockchain technology.

'The Simpsons' Olympics prediction comes true

"The Simpsons" predicted a gold medal win for the US curling team eight years before their 2018 win in PyeongChang.


Speed skating: Japan's women make their mark at big Oval in Gangneung

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Dutch showed they are still the dominant force in speed skating by winning seven of the 14 gold medals at the Gangneung Oval during the Winter Olympics, but competition is more intense than it was four years ago.


Curling: Breakthroughs for U.S. and Asia, double disaster for Canada

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's dream run to the women's final, a spectacularly-achieved first gold for the United States and a third triumph in four Games for Sweden's women were the headline stories of the 18-day curling competition at the Winter Olympics.


Figure skating featured farewells, new stars, North Koreans and Hanyu

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Ice dance legends announced their retirement, a five-time Olympian pairs skater finally gained gold, and two North Koreans won hearts if not medals in an Olympics packed with more drama than usual even for figure skating.


UPDATE 2-Australia's Newcrest buys stake in Canada's Lundin Gold for $250 mln

* Deal includes JV to tap Ecuador explorers (Adds analyst comment, detail)

Virtual Currency

Women in Cryptocurrencies Push Back Against ‘Blockchain Bros’

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain were meant to be great equalizers. Instead, women are finding that the gold rush is already stacked against them.


Australia's Newcrest Mining buys stake in Canada's Lundin Gold for $250 mln

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Newcrest Mining Ltd said on Monday it had invested $250 million to buy a 27.1 percent stake Canadian miner Lundin Gold Inc.


Cross-country skiing: Historic Bjoergen storms to mass start gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's Marit Bjoergen stormed to gold in the women's 30km mass start cross-country ski race, claiming her 15th Olympic medal in the final competition of the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday.


Olympics: Ice Hockey - Russians sing banned anthem after beating Germany to gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Kirill Kaprizov scored in overtime to lead the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) past a feisty Germany 4-3 on Sunday to win the men's ice hockey gold before joining his team mates to defy a ban by singing the Russian national anthem during the medal ceremony.


Olympics: Curling - Sweden take gold to end Korean fairytale run

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the 'Garlic Girls' fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation.


Friedrich's German team claim four-man gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Francesco Friedrich's four-man German bobsleigh team won gold on Sunday with their victory at the Olympic Sliding Centre completing Germany's sweep of the bobsleigh gold medals.

Work-Life Balance

At the Olympics, Motherhood Skis Away With a Gold and a Bronze

The American cross-country skier Kikkan Randall took gold and a Norwegian counterpart, Marit Bjoergen, took third in the same race. Both have very young sons.