Assistant Sports Editor

Scott Thurston

Thurston is an assistant sports editor who oversees the department's special sections, project reporting, and features, coordinates event coverage, and also supervises the copy desk.

Latest stories

Alex Deibold captures bronze for US

By Scott Thurston , Globe Staff

Pierre Vaultier of France won gold, while the American grabbed bronze in snowboardcross.

US sweeps podium in slopestyle skiing

By Scott Thurston , Globe Staff

Joss Christensen soared to gold in the sport’s Olympic debut, with Gus Kenworthy taking silver and Nick Goepper bronze.

Memory of 1980 loss to US still stings for Russians

By Scott Thurston , Globe Staff

Vladislav Tretiak was the goalie who lost to the US then, and is now the head of the Russian team trying to win gold on home ice.

Jamie Anderson gives US a sweep in slopestyle

By Scott Thurston , Globe Staff

The 23-year-old won gold in the snowboarding event a day after teammate Sage Kotsenburg won the men’s event.