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USA’s Shiffrin, Norway’s Svindal Win Gold on Slopes at Pyeongchang Games

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin won the gold medal in the women’s giant slalom event Thursday at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea. Shiffrin beat Norway’s Ragnhild Mowinckel by nearly four-tenths of a second on her final run to win her second career Olympic gold medal, following her triumph in the slalom in the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Italy’s Federica Brignone finished third to win the bronze medal. Thursday’s women’s giant slalom was staged after high winds and frigid...

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