Drama in mountains as Winter Games gets first downhill tie

In a finish that a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women`s downhill at Russia`s Winter Olympics produced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition.

Germany`s Hoefl-Riesch defends super-combined gold

Germany`s Maria Hoefl-Riesch defended her Olympic super-combined gold in superb fashion on Monday, proving she was the woman to beat in the discipline.