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Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin in medal position for 2018 Winter Olympics Alpine combined

3 days agoNews : USAToday: News

Vonn, a downhill specialist, leads the field with a time of 1:39.37. Shiffrin, the best slalom racer in the world, is in sixth, two seconds back.        

Engage with the world's most talented mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg!

(Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation) This September, recipients of the Abel Prize, ACM A.M. Turing Award, ACM Prize in Computing, Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize are invited to gather in Heidelberg to meet with 200 young researchers from all over the world at the 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). Show More Summary

U.S. Shocks Cross-Country Field With Sprint Gold Medal

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Kikkan Randall and Jessie Diggins won gold in the women’s team sprint freestyle, the first U.S. medal in cross country since 1976.

Sally Field plays matchmaker for her son and Olympian Adam Rippon

last weekNews : NY Daily News

If there's a medal out there for being a great wing woman, someone give Sally Field the gold.

'Is this a kind of mistake?' Snowboarder wins Alpine gold

A part-time ski racer, part-time snowboarder stunned the field to win a gold medal in the women's Olympic super-G by 0.01 seconds        

The Latest: Swedish skier wins slalom; no medal for Shiffrin

Frida Hansdotter of Sweden has held off Mikaela American Shiffrin and a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title at the Pyeongchang Games        

Italy's Moioli wins snowboardcross; Jacobellis finishes 4th

Italy's Michela Moioli won the gold medal in Olympic women's snowboardcross, overtaking American Lindsey Jacobellis about halfway down the course, then beating the rest of the field to the finish line        

Haga dusts field to win 10K freestyle; Bjoergen gets a medal

Ragnhild Haga of Norway won her first gold medal in the women's 10-kilometer freestyle        

The Latest: Norway's Haga wins 1st Olympic gold in freestyle

Ragnhild Haga of Norway wins her first gold medal in the women's 10-kilometer freestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics, dusting the field by more than 20 seconds        

Shaun White Makes History With Gold Medal Win In Halfpipe

last weekNews : The Cutline

American snowboarder Shaun White has won Winter Olympics gold for a historic third time in the snowboarding halfpipe, besting the field in Pyeongchang with a phenomenal 97.75 score in his final run and becoming the first person to win a trio of gold medals in the sport.

First a wax truck, now medals: U.S. cross country aims for big time at Winter Olympics

Since 2002 Games, Americans have gone from barely being able to field team to budding powerhouse. Winning medals is the next step.        

The Fields Medal fallacy: Why this math prize should return to its roots

(Dartmouth College) The Fields Medal, whose origins date back to the 1930s, will be issued again this year in August to up to four of the world's most accomplished mathematicians under the age of 40. In a commentary for Nature, Michael...Show More Summary

AS medals and awards honor leading astronomers and geophysicists

(Royal Astronomical Society) The Royal Astronomical Society is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of its awards, medals and prizes. Each year the RAS recognises significant achievement in the fields of astronomy and geophysics through these awards.The announcements were made at the Ordinary Meeting of the Society held on Friday Jan. Show More Summary

USA vs. Canada, World Juniors live stream: Time, TV schedule, and how to watch outdoor game online

It’s a gold medal rematch at New Era Field. The United States and Canada meet for the first-ever outdoor game in World Junior Championships history Friday afternoon at New Era Field, the home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills. The two sides...Show More Summary

Kenneth Holmberg wins the highest international award in the field

(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) The Tribology Trust will present VTT's Professor Kenneth Holmberg with the most highly prized award in the field, the Tribology Gold Medal Award, for his long-standing, major achievements in material and friction research.

David Meier, liar in Flint, Michigan; the records

In October, we first reported on David Meier, a candidate for mayor of Flint, Michigan who thought that a claim of earning a Medal of Honor in Vietnam would move him to the head of the field of 18 candidates. Of course, that backfired and, after he doubled down on his ridiculous claims, finally announced […]

Various and Sundry

A few things that may be of interest: Survey articles prepared for the 2018 ICM proceedings are starting to appear on the arXiv, and Peter Scholze (who will be getting a Fields Medal in Rio) has put his on his … Continue reading ?

Canadian Olympic curling trials stacked with champions

Jennifer Jones and Brad Jacobs hope to become the first Canadian teams to defend their Olympic gold medals in Pyeongchang. But both rinks will be in tough at the Roar of the Rings, which features a playing field stacked with champio...

Jens Nielsen receive gold medal for innovative research in the field of systems biology

(Technical University of Denmark) At a pompous ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, on behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, gave Jens Nielsen a gold medal. The medal is given for innovative research in the area of systems biology.

Vladimir Voevodsky, acclaimed mathematician who won Fields Medal, dies at 51

Before winning the highest award in mathematics, Voevodsky entered graduate school without a degree.

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