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Helene Elliott

Helene Elliott joined the Los Angeles Times’ Sports department in 1989. She became the first female journalist to be honored with a plaque in the Hall of Fame of a major professional sport as the 2005 winner of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Elmer Ferguson Award, awarded to writers “who have brought honor to journalism and to hockey.” Elliott, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, has covered 15 Olympics. She recently crossed covering Wimbledon off her bucket list.
U.S. hopes already on thin ice in women's short program

Fearless and flawless, 15-year-old Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes From Russia leaped into history Wednesday by earning a world-record score for her short program in the first phase of the women’s figure skating competition.

The biggest rivalry in women's hockey is set for another chapter

U.S. takes on its nemesis in women's hockey - Canada - for the gold medal Thursday.

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