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A historic triple axel and a giggle: How Mirai Nagasu helped the U.S. win Olympic bronze in team skate

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Mirai Nagasu had become the first American woman to land a triple axel in the Olympics, part of a clean routine that would eventually pace the United States to a bronze medal in the team skate event.

She wasn’t done. With nearly another minute left in her routine, she whipped past a small seating area at one end of the Gangneung Ice Arena where her teammates were watching and cheering. Pairs skater Alexa Scimeca Knierim leaned forward and shouted at her………….Read More

Mo Farah gets bronze in Cardiff

Britain’s Mo Farah won a bronze medal as Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor won back-to-back World Half Marathon titles in testing conditions in Cardiff. 

Farah’s time of 59 minutes 59 seconds in a fast-paced race was 27 seconds off his own European record…….Read More