Olympic Roundup: Skicross athletes pump medal tally with gold and silver


USA's Bradie Tennell competes in the women's single skating free skating of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 23, 2018.

U.S. should stand a shot to a couple more medals, but as proven to be the case in Pyeongchang, they are more maybes than sure bets. The U.S. squad even managed to hold off Italy and Japan to win bronze in the team event.

Osmond won a silver with Canada in the team event at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi and a gold medal in the team competition earlier in these Games.

It was only Germany's second victory in 30 meetings with Canada in Olympic and world championship play.

According to the chart that can be seen in this article from CBS Sports, Norway is well ahead of the pack with 36 medals, and it is hard to see any other country managing to catch up to them with the end of the games fast approaching.

"I'm proud of our team, and proud to be counted among the Canadian athletes who have won medals at these Games", Larocque said.

"We chose to be wide open about what we brought, but I can tell the world that we're bringing most of it back because this suitcase with medication is a nice-to-have suitcase, but we bring it back, almost all of it", Oevreboe said.

On the other sheet were two teams much more unknown in the sport.

Southlake junior Davis Keene said it was fun to watch such an entertaining game, with a particularly thrilling ending.

Before Pyeongchang, the USA earned a total of 67 Olympic long track speedskating medals, 29 of them gold. New Zealand's Nico Porteous rounded out the podium taking the bronze. Canada will now face the Czech Republic for bronze on Saturday, while the upstart Germans face the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation in Sunday's final.

"It's sad, this was my last downhill", Vonn said in a post-race interview. "Everyone, from my teammates to coaches, has been great as far as teaching me all sorts of things and giving me so much strength". "My body just probably can't take another four years". Austria's Anna Gasser brought home the gold after scoring a total of 185.00, including a 96.00 on her final run.

The gold medal for the team of Csaba Burjan, Viktor Knoch, Shaoang Liu, Shaolin Sandor Liu is Hungary's first in the event.

Canada had 10 gold, eight silver and eight bronze medals after the skicross race.

Sweet victory at the Olympic team USA.

Over the middle weekend of the Games, which coincided with Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year holiday, some shoppers spent 90 minutes in line just to enter the store in Gangneung Olympic Park.

"Jessie's breakthrough performances here in Pyeongchang have been inspirational and historic, and her success is representative of years of teamwork and determination from all our athletes", U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said.