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British women continue unlikely dominance

Lizzy Yarnold's second successive gold and a bronze for teammate Laura Deas underlined Britain's extraordinary dominance of Olympic women's skeleton racing on Saturday — made all the more extraordinary as the country does not boast a single track. British women have medaled at every skeleton event since the sport was reintroduced ...

Yarnold wins skeleton gold

/ / Feb 15, 2014

Yarnold wins skeleton gold

Britain's Lizzy Yarnold won the season's first race on a technicality. The season's last race, there was no argument. Yarnold won the Olympic women's skeleton gold medal Friday night, a victory that puts the 25-year-old unquestionably atop her sport, probably for years to come. Her four-run ...

/ / Feb 21, 2010

Hashimoto miffed about mistake

The head of Japan's Olympic delegation hit out at the country's skeleton officials Friday over a careless mistake that resulted in Nozomi Komuro's disqualification from the women's skeleton at the Vancouver Games. "It's regrettable that she came all the way to Vancouver and could not ...