Posts Tagged East Asia

Gamera-Shmyrko wins 3rd straight Osaka Women’s Marathon

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Tetyana Gamera-Shmyrko of Ukraine on Sunday won her third straight Osaka International Women’s Marathon.

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China hopes hang by thread as Volvo Ocean Race pack closes

SANYA, China (AP) — Dongfeng Race Team’s hopes of becoming the first Chinese entry to win a leg in the Volvo Ocean Race were hanging by a thread Sunday.

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Prevc of Slovenia gets 1st ski jump World Cup win of season

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Peter Prevc of Slovenia earned his first ski jump World Cup win of the season on Saturday.

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Frenzel wins Nordic combined World Cup to widen overall lead

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Eric Frenzel of Germany won a Nordic combined World Cup and widened his lead in the overall standings on Friday.

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Teenage snowboarder Chloe Kim ready to soar in halfpipe

In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Chloe Kim competes during the women's snowboarding superpipe final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colo. One of the best snowboarders in the world was too young to go to the Sochi Olympics a year ago. So teenager Chloe Kim watched the halfpipe competition from the comfort of her living room while eating popcorn with her family. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — One of the best snowboarders in the world was too young to go to the Sochi Olympics a year ago. So teenager Chloe Kim watched the halfpipe competition in the comfort of her living room while eating popcorn with her family.

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