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Day 6: February 11, 1998

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Snowboarders Grab 2 Medals
Ross Powers (pictured) and Shannon Dunn of the U.S. grab bronze medals at the halfpipe.
(The Washington Post)

Snowboarding Section | Story


The Day's Headlines
Bjorn Daehlie Wins Record Sixth
No man has more gold than the Norwegian.

Nordic Skiing Section
Story


Focus on Kwan
Michelle Kwan is the media's choice.

Figure Skating Section
Story


'Gunda' Leads German Sweep
Redemption for Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann.

Speedskating Section
Story


Lazutina Wins Second Gold Medal
She holds off fellow Russian for 10K gold.

Nordic Skiing Section
Story


Kraushaar Wins Women's Luge
It was the closest luge race in Olympic history.

Luge Section
Story


Time Travel Is Tough on Players
Fit NHL players not immune from jet lag.

Ice Hockey Section
Story


Columns
Up in Smoke
Michael Wilbon: A marijuana controversy is just what snowboarding's image needed.

Column

Notebook
Delayed Again
Bad weather keeps the downhill on hold.

Notebook

Medalists
Luge
Women's
Gold: Silke Kraushaar, Germany
Silver: Barbara Niedernhuber, Germany
Bronze: Angelika Neuner, Austria
 Story
 Results

Speedskating
Women's 3,000
Gold: Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, Germany
Silver: Claudia Pechstein, Germany
Bronze: Anna Friesinger, Germany
 Story
 Results

Biathlon
Men's 10K Classical
Gold: Bjorn Daehlie, Norway
Silver: Markus Gandler, Austria
Bronze: Mika Myllylae, Finland
 Story
 Results

Cross Country
Women's 10K Freestyle
Gold: Larissa Lazutina, Russia
Silver: Olga Danilova, Russia
Bronze: Katerina Neumannova, Czech Republic
 Story
 Results

Snowboarding
Men's Halfpipe
Gold: Gian Simmen, Switzerland
Silver: Daniel Franck, Norway
Bronze: Ross Powers, U.S.
 Story
 Results

Snowboarding
Women's Halpipe
Gold: Nicola Thost, Germany
Silver: Stine Brun Kjeldaas, Norway
Bronze: Shannon Dunn, U.S.
 Story
 Results


Quote of the Day
"Ross claims that the traces of marijuana in his system are due to the significant amount of time he spends in an environment with marijuana users."

Carol-Anne Letheren of the Canadian Olympic Association, commenting on the IOC's decision to strip snowboarder Ross Rebagliati of his gold medal after he tested positive for marijuana.

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