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Day 14: February 19, 1998

women speedskaters

Timmer Denies Witty 1,000 Gold
Marianne Timmer (center) surprises rivals, edges Witty (right) for her second gold.
(AFP)

Speedskating Section | Story


The Day's Headlines
Maier a Giant in Slalom Event
Skiing like a wild man, "Herminator" is golden.

Alpine Skiing Section
Story


Kwan Has Fire Under Grace
Skater thrives by herself, at center stage.

Figure Skating Section
Story


Hockey Players Trash Rooms
After elimination, rooms reportedly trashed.

Ice Hockey Section
Story


A Russian Sweep in Cross Country
Five golds by women is unprecedented.

Nordic Skiing Section
Story


Germany's Gerg Good for the Gold
She wins slalom with a brilliant second run.

Alpine Skiing Section
Story


Columns
As a Sport, It Just Doesn't Figure
Michael Wilbon: It's a spectacle and very athletic, but don't call figure skating a sport.

Column

Lights Remain Dim at CBS
Leonard Shapiro: Women's hockey saga another infuriating decision by CBS.

Column

Notebook
Judge Says Rules Not Followed
Official wants clarification of ice dancing rules.

Notebook

Medalists
Speedskating
Women's 1,000M
Gold: Marianne Timmer, Netherlands
Silver: Christine Witty, U.S.
Bronze: Catriona LeMay Doan, Canada
 Story
 Results

Alpine Skiing
Men's Giant Slalom
Gold: Hermann Maier, Austria
Silver: Stefan Eberharter, Austria
Bronze: Michael Von Gruenigen, Switzerland
 Story
 Results

Alpine Skiing
Women's Slalom
Gold: Hilde Gerg, Germany
Silver: Deborah Compagnoni, Italy
Bronze: Zali Steggall, Australia
 Story
 Results

Speedskating
Short Track
Women's 500
Gold: Annie Perreault, Canada
Silver: Yang Yang, China
Bronze: Chun Lee-Kyung, South Korea
 Results

Cross Country
Women's 30K Freestyle
Gold: Julija Tchepalova, Russia
Silver: Stefania Belmondo, Italy
Bronze: Larissa Lazutina, Russia
 Story
 Results

Nordic Combined
Cross-Country Relay
Gold: Norway
Silver: Finland
Bronze: France
 Story
 Results

Quote of the Day
"I don't want to have the whole team branded if it's the actions of just a couple, but there's certainly evidence. We are interested in finding out who was involved in any of that."

David Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey, on a report that some U.S. hockey players may have trashed their rooms at the athletes' village.

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