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Highlights from Day 13 at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin skied off the course during the slalom phase of the Alpine combined. (Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
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Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva finished a stunning fourth in the women’s competition after a disastrous free skate Thursday at the Beijing Winter Olympics. The 15-year-old, whose positive test for a prohibited substance cast a pall over these Games, ended up behind Russians Anna Shcherbakova (gold) and Alexandra Trusova (silver) and Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto (bronze).

Elsewhere, U.S. skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin failed to finish the women’s Alpine combined competition, continuing a disastrous Olympics for her. Also Thursday, the United States women’s hockey team lost in the final to Canada, 3-2, failing to defend its gold medal from 2018, and the U.S. men’s curling team lost its semifinal match against Britain.

Day 14 at the Beijing Winter Olympics

Highlights from Beijing