Nils van der Poel sets retirement plan from speed skating

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Nils van der Poel, who swept the Olympic 5000m and 10,000m speed skating titles, said he will retire after the final two major competitions this season. [more]

Nils van der Poel gives Olympic gold medal to daughter of man held in China

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Swedish speed skater Nils van der Poel gave one of his two Olympic gold medals to the daughter of a Swedish citizen who was detained in China. [more]

Brittany Bowe, who gave 500m spot to Erin Jackson, added to Olympic field in the event

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Brittany Bowe, who gave up her Olympic 500m spot to teammate Erin Jackson, looks like she will get to skate the event at the Olympics after all. [more]