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Chen completes 6 quads to win world figure skating title

ASSAGO, Italy (AP) — Nathan Chen completed six quadruples and bettered his Olympic free skate score to win the world figure skating title on Saturday.

The 18-year-old American was the only competitor in the last group not to fall.

Japan's Shoma Uno won silver despite three spectacular falls, matching his silver at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Russian Mikhail Kolyada fell twice but still won the bronze.

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Two-time Olympic medalist Weibrecht retires from ski racing

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Olympic super-G medalist Andrew Weibrecht is stepping away from ski racing after a lengthy career with the U.S. team.

Weibrecht announced his retirement Tuesday in a Facebook post. He earned a bronze medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games and captured silver four years later in Sochi.

The 32-year-old Weibrecht started his first World Cup race on Nov. 30, 2006, in Beaver Creek, Colorado. His best World Cup finish was second during the super-G in Kitzbuehel, Austria, on Jan. 22, 2016.