Struggling U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin is cutting out interviews at the Beijing Winter Olympics.

After disqualifications in the giant slalom and slalom generated controversial TV coverage that included a raw interview with NBC, the two-time gold medalist issued a statement through a U.S. Olympic spokesperson on Thursday (per Reuters): “Mikaela (nor her mother/coach Eileen) will not be doing any media for the foreseeable future. Thank you for respecting her/their space right now.” Read More