Winter Olympics highlights: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold; Canada beats USA hockey

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Winter Olympics highlights: Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold; Canada beats USA hockey
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16 February, 2018

Here's what you might have missed from Tuesday's action.

Gold medalist Shaun White said he had been "struggling to see blue lines to land on".

Entering Thursday, Norway paces the field and tops the current medal count, with five gold, seven silver and four bronze medals.

The United States has been dominant in snowboarding events.

Australia's Scotty James took bronze.

Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford put themselves in a good spot for a potential medal after finishing third in the pairs figure skating short program with a score of 76.82.

The duo came in 14th place after suffering a few slips and slides.

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Stop us if you've heard this one.American skier Mikaela Shiffrin will have to wait a bit longer before getting to compete in PyeongChang. Mikeala Shiffrin holds the other gold medal in the women's giant slalom.

The drones had been scheduled to be a part of the medal ceremonies each night, but Thursday was the first time the show happened at the Medals Plaza.

Strong gusts of wind forced a temporary closure of the Olympic Park in Gangneung Wednesday.

Erin Hamlin, the flag bearer for Team USA, placed 6th in the finals for women's luge. The skater, however, won a surprise silver in the men's 5,000 meter at the 2010 Winter Games, while winning gold at 10,000m race with an Olympic record.

Tristan Walker and Justin Snith of Canada take a practice run during the doubles luge training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.

The Dutch continue to clean up in speed skating.

The 65-year-old Mr. T, who also played boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film "Rocky III", also told his 216,000 Twitter followers: "Curling is kind of different, but it's exciting". He finished in fourth place.


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