Ice hockey COVID-19 dispute, Wust's record sixth gold: Olympics update
China's Song Qiwu soars through the air during the mixed team ski jumping in Zhangjiakou. /Andrew Medichini/AP

China's Song Qiwu soars through the air during the mixed team ski jumping in Zhangjiakou. /Andrew Medichini/AP

• The Canadian women's ice hockey team refused to take the ice for nearly an hour while they waited for the Russian team's COVID-19 test results. Canada went on to register a routine 6-1 win after players took the ice wearing face masks.

• Russia's 15-year-old figure skater Kamila Valieva landed the first quadruple salchow jump by a woman in Olympic competition as her team claimed gold. The U.S. took silver while Japan clinched the bronze.

• Ren Ziwei led a Chinese one-two to take the gold medal in the short track speed skating 1,000 meters. Hungarian Liu Shaolin finished second but was disqualified for making contact and Li Wenlong was promoted to silver, with Liu Shaolin's brother Liu Shaoang taking bronze.

• Italy's Arianna Fontana outwitted Netherlands' Suzanne Schulting to claim a record-extending 10th Olympic medal in short track speed skating when she retained her title in the 500 meters event. Canadian Kim Boutin took the bronze.

• Switzerland's Beat Feuz won gold in the men's downhill skiing while 41-year-old Frenchman Johan Clarey became the oldest Olympic medallist in Alpine skiing with silver. 

• Ireen Wust of the Netherlands won gold in the women's 1,500 meters speed skating, with Miho Takagi of Japan winning silver and Wust's compatriot Antoinette de Jong taking bronze. Wust, 35, broke the Olympic record time en route to her sixth gold medal, a Dutch record.

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• A blood-filled nose blocking his breathing couldn't stop Austria's Daniel Hemetsberger from finishing the flagship Alpine downhill skiing race. Hemetsberger gashed his nose with one of his poles and finished with blood splattered all over his ski suit. "That was unpleasant," he told reporters.

• Canada's Max Parrot made a stunning comeback from cancer to win snowboarding slopestyle gold, while 17-year-old Chinese teen sensation Su Yiming took silver and Canadian Mark McMorris took bronze. Parrot completed the last of his chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma in 2019.

• Slovenia won the mixed team ski jumping gold after a series of disqualifications ruled out several favorites. The Russian Olympic Committee took silver medal and rank outsiders Canada collected bronze. Germany, who have won four successive world championships, failed to reach the final, while Japan, Austria and Norway also fell foul of complex rules regulating equipment.

• Germany's Denise Herrmann held her nerve on the shooting range to win the biathlon gold in a thrilling women's 15km pursuit race, with Anais Chevalier-Bouchet of France taking silver and Norway's Marte Olsbu Roieseland bronze.

• Sweden's Sara Hector won gold in the women's giant slalom with a stunning display of controlled aggression on a course dubbed "The Ice River." Italy's Federica Brignone took the silver medal and Switzerland's Lara Gut-Behrami the bronze after defending champion Mikaela Schiffrin was among 19 racers who failed to finish their first run. 

• American figure skater Vincent Zhou has tested positive for COVID-19. California native Zhou, 21, competed in the team event on Sunday as the U.S. won silver.

• The industrial look of the Big Air Shougang venue generated a buzz among Olympics watchers. The West Beijing venue is essentially one gigantic ski-ramp in the middle of a repurposed steel mill, representing sustainability by turning an industrial area into one for cultural and leisure use. "The venue is fantastic," said Team China's American-born freestyle skiing gold medal hope Eileen Gu. 




Alpine Skiing: Men's Downhill – Beat Feuz (Switzerland) 

Alpine Skiing: Women's Giant Slalom – Sara Hector (Sweden)

Biathlon: Women's 15k Individual – Denise Herrmann (Germany)

Figure Skating: Women's Team Single Free Skating – Russian Olympic Committee

Short Track Speed Skating: Women's 500m – Arianna Fontana (Italy)

Short Track Speed Skating: Men's 1000m – Ren Ziwei (China)

Ski Jumping: Mixed Team – Slovenia

Snowboard: Men's Slopestyle – Max Parrot (Canada)

Speed Skating: Women's 1500m – Ireen Wust (Netherlands)


Gold medal events on Tuesday (all times GMT):

0245 Freestyle Skiing: Women's Freeski Big Air

0300 Alpine Skiing: Men's Super-G

0750 (approx) Snowboard: Women's Parallel Giant Slalom Big Final

0800 (approx) Snowboard: Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Big Final

0830 Biathlon: Men's 20k individual

1030 Speed Skating: Men's 1500m

1147 Cross-Country Skiing: Women's Sprint Free

1200 Cross-Country Skiing: Men's Sprint Free

1205 Curling: Mixed Doubles

1335 Luge: Women's Singles

Source(s): Reuters

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