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Winter Games 2018: Several Team USA stars disappoint on Day 6

February 16,2018 10:11

12:15 a.m.: Record-setting performance in men's figure skating. Men competed early Friday in the short program, with Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu breaking the record with his 111.68 points. Two-time U.S. champion Nathan Chen, a pre-games favorite, was anything ...and more »


Team USA's Adam Rippon competed in the men's figure skating short program at the Pyeonchang Olympics. But it was a disappointing night for Mikaela Shiffrin, who came in fourth in the slalom. Shiffrin took gold one day earlier in the giant slalom. 
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NBC's primetime coverage Thursday included men's ice hockey, men's figure skating, men's speedskating, the skeleton, men's and women's Alpine skiing, team relay luge, and curling.
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Follow along with our Olympic updates as they happen below (all times Eastern):
2:50 a.m. Historic three-peat by cross-country skier
Switzerland's Dario Cologna has become the first cross-country skier to win three Olympic gold medals in the same event by capturing the 15-kilometer freestyle.
"Super Dario" as he's known, also won this race in Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi in 2014.
His three-peat gives Switzerland its first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics.
1:45 a.m. U.S. men's hockey team gets key win
Ryan Donato scored two power-play goals and Troy Terry dominated with his speed as college players led the United States to an important 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Friday at the Olympics. 
The win was crucial considering only the top four of 12 teams avoid the qualification round Monday. With the regulation win, the U.S. vaults to the top of Group B with four points. Slovakia was second with three, followed by Slovenia and Russia.
The U.S. faces Russia in each team's final preliminary-round game Saturday night.
1:20 a.m.  American star disappoints again in snowboardcross
Italy's Michela Moioli has won the gold medal in Olympic women's snowboardcross. She overtook American Lindsey Jacobellis about halfway down the course, then beat the rest of the field to the finish line.
Jacobellis finished fourth, continuing her hard-luck career at the Olympics. The world's most decorated rider, Jacobellis has failed to return to the podium since settling for silver after an ill-advised jump in 2006 while she was clear in the lead.
12:15 a.m.: Record-setting performance in men's figure skating
Men competed early Friday in the short program, with Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu breaking the record with his 111.68 points. 
Two-time U.S. champion Nathan Chen, a pre-games favorite, was anything but spot-on. He missed on all his jumps, plummeting to 17th place with a tentative and passionless showing.
Fellow American Adam Rippon finished seventh without attempting a quad in what was otherwise a jumping contest for the men. 
11:45 p.m.: Frida Hansdotter of Sweden takes gold in slalom 
Sweden's Frida Handsotter took gold in the slalom, with Switzerland's Wendy Holdener taking silver and Austria's Katharina Gallhuber coming taking broze. American Mikaela Shiffrin, who took gold in the event last year and won gold on Thursday in the giant slalom, came in fourth. 
Shiffrin threw up before a race again, only this time it might not have been typical pre-competition butterflies, CBS Sports reports. The 22-year-old ski phenom has spoken openly about her unwanted penchant for pre-race puking in the past, but in speaking with NBC after her first run in the slalom Friday morning in Pyeonchang, Shiffrin allowed for the possibility that she could be sick. 
"It almost felt like a virus, less about nerves," Shiffrin told NBC. 
10 p.m.: South Korea's Yun Sung-bin wins gold in men's skeleton
Sung-bin's final standing clocked in at 3:20.55 earning him a gold medal.
Nikita Tregybov earns a silver medal (3:22.18).
Dominic Parsons earns a bronze medal (3:22.20).

(L-R) Silver medallist Russia's Nikita Tregubov, gold medalist South Korea's Yun Sung-bin, and bronze medalist Great Britain's Dominic Parsons pose on the podium in the venue ceremony after the men's skeleton during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Olympic Sliding Centre on Fri. Feb. 16, 2018, in Pyeongchang.

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9:59 p.m.: Korea's Kim Jisoo completes heat 4 final run in skeleton
An incredible run clocked in at 3:22.98 knocking out Germany's Axel Jungk who previously held the time to beat at 3:23.60.

South Korea's Kim Jisoo celebrates after finishing the mens's skeleton heat 4 final run during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Olympic Sliding Centre on Fri., Feb. 16, 2018 in Pyeongchang.

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Meanwhile, Team USA congratulates the two Americans in the competition:
9:47 p.m.: Men's super-G results are in!
Austria's Matthias Mayer won with 1:24.44 and claims a gold medal.

Matthias Mayer of Austria celebrates at the finish during the Men's Super-G on day seven of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.

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Silver medal goes to Switzerland's Beat Feuz (+0.13).
Bronze medal goes to Norway's Kjetil Jansrud (+0.16).
Team USA congratulates Ryan Cochran-Siegle:
9:27 p.m.: U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team sends congratulations
Three of USA's snowboardcross women racers are heading into the finals: Faye Gulini, Lindsey Jacobellis and  Meghan Tierney.
9:15 p.m.: Men's super-G now has new leader
Norway's Kjetil Jansrud now leads with 1:24.62.
9 p.m.: Men's super-G underway
Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria leads with a time of 1:25.13.
8:40 p.m.: Team USA's Vincent Zhou scores personal best
The American figure skater scored a 84.53 in his short program tonight.
Also, Zhou became the first figure skater to land a quad lutz when the 17-year-old hit the four-rotation jump leading into a triple toeloop to open his short program.

Vincent Zhou of the United States competes during the Men's Single Skating Short Program at Gangneung Ice Arena on Fri., Feb. 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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8:35 p.m.: Men's skeleton competition underway
Korea's Yun Sung-bin takes his third run. He was clocked at going more than 74 mph during his run.
He scored a 50.18 -- which is slightly slower than his other runs -- but still was a phenomenal run. He is on top of the leader board with a 2:30.53, followed by Martin Dukurs of Latvia with 2:31.55.
8:15 p.m.: Shiffrin interviewed, says she loves to nap
In a quick interview on NBC, Shiffrin said she puts all her energy into her runs and mentioned that she loves to nap in between runs (if there was a gold medal for that!)
8 p.m.: Women's big slalom underway
Run one has begun ... where Mikaela Shiffrin is looking to claim a second gold medal in 24 hours.
Shiffrin is now in 4th place behind leader Wendy Holdener of Switzerland (48.89).
7:45 p.m.: Latest medal count by country
Here's a tally so far courtesy of CBS Sports.

A look at medal counts so far as of 7:40 p.m. on Thu., Feb. 15, 2018.

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7:25 p.m.: Schedule of events Thursday night
7-8 p.m. -- Olympic Ice, NBCSN8-11 p.m. -- Figure Skating (men's short program, NBCSN (LIVE)8 p.m. -- Women's Alpine Skiing (slalom first run), NBC (LIVE)8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. -- Figure Skating (men's short program), NBC (LIVE)8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. -- Women's Snowboard Cross (gold medal final), NBC (LIVE)8:45 p.m. -- Men's Skeleton (Gold medal final runs), NBC (LIVE)8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. -- Women's Freestyle Skiing (aerials competition), NBC (LIVE)8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. -- Women's Cross Country (10km gold medal final), NBC (LIVE)9 p.m. -- Men's Alpine Skiing (men's super-G), NBCSN (LIVE)10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. -- Men's Ice Hockey: USA vs. Slovakia, CNBC (LIVE)11 p.m.-2:40 a.m. -- Men's Curling: USA vs. Sweden, NBCSN11 p.m.-2:40 a.m. -- Men's Cross Country (15km gold medal final), NBCSN (LIVE)11:15 p.m. -- Women's Alpine Skiing (slalom second run), NBC (LIVE)

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