Olympics Live: Valieva Practices While Awaiting Decision

BEIJING (AP) — The Newest on the Beijing Winter Olympics:

The second ladies’s downhill coaching run for American Mikaela Shiffrin, Italian Sofia Goggia and different Alpine skiers has been canceled due to snowfall.

The lads’s large slalom race continues to be presupposed to happen Sunday Beijing time.

A downhill has sooner speeds than the large slalom and so is extra harmful to ski when visibility is poor

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Snow started falling Saturday on the Yanqing Alpine Snowboarding Middle through the first ladies’s downhill apply session and continued into Sunday morning.

There may be one other downhill coaching scheduled for Monday forward of Tuesday’s race.

Russian determine skating famous person Kamila Valieva was at a apply session Sunday, hours earlier than the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport was scheduled to fulfill to determine whether or not she’ll be allowed to compete.

The assembly of CAS is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Sunday and a choice is predicted someday Monday, lower than 24 hours earlier than Valieva is scheduled to skate within the ladies’s brief program on the Beijing Video games.

Valieva has been allowed to apply since Monday, when a drug take a look at she took in December was flagged for traces of a banned coronary heart remedy. That was the identical day Valieva helped Russia win the workforce gold medal with a dynamic free skate during which she grew to become the primary girl to land a quad lutz in Olympic competitors.

The practices have turn into more and more uncomfortable, although, as Valieva continues to arrange with dozens of reporters and digital camera crews watching her each transfer. She briefly broke down in tears throughout her Friday session.

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