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Olympics: Kim Yu-Na says 'absurd' Sochi result behind her

South Korea's Kim Yu-Na Tuesday described the judging of the women's figure skating at the Sochi Winter Olympics as "absurd", but said the controversy was behind her following her retirement. The 2010 Vancouver Olympics champion won silver in Sochi behind Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova despite turning in a characteristically error-free performance. The result sparked heated debate over whether Kim was robbed of a repeat Olympic gold medal.

Figure skater Kim Yu-na says 'absurd' Olympic result fully behind her

SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- After settling for silver in a controversial decision at the recent Winter Olympics, figure skater Kim Yu-na reiterated on Tuesday she has fully put that "absurd" result behind her.

Olympic short track medalists say still work to be done this season

SEOUL, March 3 (Yonhap) -- They may have come home with medals from the recently concluded Winter Olympics, but South Korea's short track speed skaters said Monday their season is far from over. Park Seung-hi, a double gold medalist from the Sochi Winter Games last month, was among five short trackers to receive financial rewards for their performances from the Korea Skating Union (KSU). Park was on the gold medal-winning team with four others in the women's 3,000m relay, and added another gold medal in the 1,000m and the bronze medal in the 500m.

Alpine Skiing: Jansrud wins World Cup super-G

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway continued his fine run of recent form by winning the men's alpine skiing World Cup super-G race in Kvitfjell, Norway on Sunday. The 28-year-old Olympic champion in the discipline made it two wins in three days following his joint first finish with Austria's Georg Streitberger in a downhill on Friday.

Alpine Skiing: Jansrud wins World Cup super-G

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the men's alpine skiing World Cup super-G race in Kvitfjell, NOrway on Sunday. The 28-year-old Olympic champion in the discipline made it two wins in three days following his joint first finished with Austria's Georg Streitberger in a downhill on Friday. Jansrud took the super-G honours ahead of Swizerland's Patrick Kueng and Matthias Mayer of Austria. tba/ak

Alpine Skiing: Men's World Cup results

Men's World Cup alpine skiing results on Sunday after the super-G at the Norwegian resort of Kvitfjell: 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR) 1min 31.39sec 2. Patrick Kueng (SUI) 1:31.65 3. Matthias Mayer (AUT) 1:31.72 4. Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) 1:31.83 5. Vincent Kriechmayr (AUT) 1:31.87 6. Romed Baumann (AUT) 1:31.97 7. Andrew Weibrecht (USA) 1:32.03 8. Manuel Osborne-Paradis (CAN) 1:32.09 9. Erik Guay (CAN) 1:32.12 9. Matteo Marsaglia (ITA) 1:32.12 11. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (NOR) 1:32.17

Alpine Skiing: Fischbacher wins World Cup downhill

Andrea Fischbacher of Austria won her first World Cup race in over five years at Crans-Montana on Sunday, taking a closely-fought downhill. The 28-year-old Olympic downhill gold medallist at the 2010 Vancouver Games last won in the World Cup in a downhill at Bansko, Bulgaria in 2009. Fischbacher went fastest in Crans-Montana ahead of fellow Austrian Anna Fenninger with Olympic champion Tina Maze of Slovenia in third. Overall World Cup leader Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany could only place ninth, allowing nearest rival Anna Fenninger to close the gap at the top.

Alpine Skiing: Men's World Cup results

Men's World Cup alpine skiing results on Sunday after the super-G at the Norwegian resort of Kvitfjell: 1. Kjetil Jansrud (NOR) 1min 31.39sec 2. Patrick Kueng (SUI) 1:31.65 3. Matthias Mayer (AUT) 1:31.72 4. Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) 1:31.83 5. Vincent Kriechmayr (AUT) 1:31.87 6. Romed Baumann (AUT) 1:31.97 7. Andrew Weibrecht (USA) 1:32.03 8. Manuel Osborne-Paradis (CAN) 1:32.09 9. Erik Guay (CAN) 1:32.12 9. Matteo Marsaglia (ITA) 1:32.12 11. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (NOR) 1:32.17

Alpine Skiing: Jansrud wins World Cup super-G

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway continued his fine run of recent form by winning the men's alpine skiing World Cup super-G race in Kvitfjell, Norway on Sunday. The 28-year-old Olympic champion in the discipline made it two wins in three days following his joint first finish with Austria's Georg Streitberger in a downhill on Friday.

Alpine skiing: Fog forces women's World Cup downhill cancellation

The women's World Cup downhill at the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana was cancelled on Saturday because of fog, the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced. Heavy snowfall had originally forced the organisers to delay the start of the race but when the fog descended it gave them no option but to call it off. However, later the organisers decided to cancel the super combined programmed for Sunday and replace it with the downhill. asc/gv/pi/dj
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