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Joss Christensen Leads US Podium Sweep in Ski Slopestyle

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia (MunichNOW News/dpa) - Joss Christensen of the United States captured the first-ever Olympic gold medal in men’s ski slopestyle while also leading a US sweep of the podium. Christensen conquered the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park course with a score of 95.80 points Having already bagged the gold medal, the 22-year-old threw down a meaningless second run which earned ...Full Article

USA’s Farrington Upsets Former Champions for Halfpipe Gold

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia (MunichNOW News/dpa) - Kaitlyn Farrington of United States upset a field including the last three Olympic champions on Wednesday to capture the women’s halfpipe gold medal ...Full Article

Breaking: Jewelry Robbery in Broad Daylight on Maximilianstraße

Munich - (MunichNOW News) On Wednesday morning, 12 February, five masked robbers invaded the luxury jeweler Chopard on the Maximilianstraße in the city center. The thieves stole jewelry and ...Full Article

Report of Schumacher Contracting Pneumonia “speculation” - Says Manager

Berlin (MunichNOW News/dpa) - A German tabloid’s report that Formula One legend Michael Schumacher had contracted pneumonia was “speculation,” his manager Sabine Kehm told dpa on Wednesday. The daily ...Full Article

FEATURE: A Year On From Resignation, Former Pope Enjoys Quiet Life

Vatican City (dpa/MunichNOW News) - His gesture a year ago shocked the world. Now Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is enjoying his retirement, keeping his pledge to “remain hidden to ...Full Article

Germany Beer Sales Slump to 25-year Low

Berlin (dpa) – Germans might pride themselves on the beer their country brews, but that hasn’t stopped sales from sinking to their lowest level since the nation’s unification, nearly ...Full Article

Harding’s Hark: Week by Week, Step by Step

Bayern Munich keep on winning, but that hasn’t stopped our Sports Editor Jonathan Harding from writing. Here are his thoughts about the week passed and the games ahead. It ...Full Article

Clooney Calls for Return of Looted Nazi Art at Berlinale Premiere

Berlin (MunichNOW News/dpa) - US actor–director George Clooney on Saturday called for stolen artworks to be returned to their rightful owners, adding that many works looted by the Nazis ...Full Article

Austrian Matthias Mayer Fends off Favorites for Downhill Gold

Krasnaya Polyana, Russia (dpa) - Austria’s Matthias Mayer one-upped his father by fending off a field of alpine giants to capture the Olympic men’s downhill gold medal on Sunday. ...Full Article

USA’s Jamie Anderson Wins Slopestyle Gold, UK’s Jenny Jones Takes Bronze

BREAKING NEWS — (MunichNOW News) USA’s Jamie Anderson wins Gold and the UK wins its first snowboard medal with a Bronze for Jenny Jones! Krasnaya Polyana, Russia (dpa) - ...Full Article