Olympics: Snowboarding – Big air champion Toutant brings Canada some cheer

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Sebastien Toutant soothed Canada’s wounded pride by winning the first Olympic men’s snowboarding big air gold medal on Saturday, taking the title with a combined score of 174.25 from his two best runs in the Pyeongchang Winter Games final.

Olympics: Bobsleigh – Friedrich pilots German team into gold position

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Francesco Friedrich piloted his four-man bobsleigh team to the top of the timesheets on Saturday with a blistering second run to give Germany a commanding lead heading into the final two runs of the competition on Sunday.

Olympics: Snowboarding – Toutant’s big air gold comes at perfect time for hurting Canada

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Sebastien Toutant soothed Canada’s wounded pride by winning the first Olympic men’s snowboarding big air gold medal on Saturday, taking the title with a combined score of 174.25 from his two best runs in the Pyeongchang Winter Games final.

List and Lovemark ahead in Florida as Woods shoots one-over 71

(Reuters) – Luke List and Jamie Lovemark took a one-stroke lead at the Honda Classic in Florida on a windy Friday as Tiger Woods fought back from late trouble to sit four back after a one-over par 71.

Bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against USTA

(Reuters) – Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard has reached a settlement with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) in her lawsuit after a fall at the 2015 U.S. Open resulted in her withdrawal and a concussion, lawyers told Reuters on Friday.

Good times are coming, says Alonso after driving new McLaren

(Reuters) – Double world champion Fernando Alonso sounded an optimistic note after driving the first Renault-powered McLaren Formula One car in Spain on Friday.

Germany stuns Canada to make first final

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) – Germany shocked defending men’s ice hockey champions Canada 4-3 on Friday, beating them on Olympic ice for the first time to reach their first gold medal game.

Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation’s hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals.