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  1. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Russians celebrate as costliest Olympics ever comes to a close

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:19am by Associated Press

    ... of sport-driven global unity on Sunday night with a farewell show that hands off the Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea. Said the head of the International Olympic Committee: ... in the men’s hockey final Sunday, Canada claimed the last gold from the 98 medal events. Not all of the headlines out of Sochi were about sport. Organisers faced criticism going in about Russia’s ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Defection row overshadows South Korean Viktor Ahn’s skating victory for Russia

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sochi Defection row overshadows Ahn’s record-breaking victory It was a night when Viktor Ahn should have been out celebrating becoming the most successful short track speed skater of all time but instead he was quizzed from all sides at the Soc ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Snub fired me to gold, says Russia's new Olympic figure skating champion Adelina Sotnikova

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:51am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse 'I got really angry,' she says of being overlooked for much-hyped Julia Lipnitskaia Newly-crowned Olympic champion Adelina Sotnikova admitted that her fury at being overlooked in favour of fellow teen Julia Lipnitskaia to co ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Jeers as Russia’s ice hockey stars crash out

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sochi Russia crashed out of the Olympic Games ice hockey tournament on Wednesday, slumping to a 3-1 defeat to Finland in a pitiful quarter-final performance which prompted jeers from their shell-shocked fans. Despite taking the lea ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Tuesday's highlights at the Winter Olympics

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 12:05pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press FOURTH ORANGE SWEEP A Dutch sweep in the 10,000 meters was no surprise. The stunner came in the order of finish: Jorrit Bergsma knocked off the world’s greatest distance skater, teammate Sven Kramer, winning in an Olympic-record 12 minute ...

  6. Sport - China - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Despair for China in grudge clash at Sochi Games

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:06pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sochi Reversal of fortunes as South Korea, who were disqualified in women's 3,000-metre speed skating relay in Vancouver, win gold in Sochi while the former champions lose out Despair for China in grudge clash at Sochi Games There ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Monday's highlights at the Winter Olympics

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:27am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press LOST IN A FOG Soup was the special on the Olympic menu. Thick, soupy fog in the mountains rolled in to Krasnaya Polyana on Sunday night, stuck around on Monday and knocked out a bunch of events. A men’s biathlon race and a snowboard event ...

  8. Sport - China - WINTER OLYMPICS

    China, world's dominant aerials force, beaten by Belarus

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:20am by Associated Press

    ... Kushnir’s triumph and left the most dominant country in the sport standing on one of the lower medal steps looking up at the winner. Again. Jia earned bronze behind Kushnir and David Morris ... as the fourth and final member of the team, behind Liu Zhongquig, Qi and Wu Chao. In a sport where a sure thing is a rare thing, the world’s most populous nation came pretty close. A Chinese woman has ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    Soap operas dancing under many flags of figures skating convenience

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... on which you can slap a pair of figure skates is bound to be an easy sell. Take ice dancing (please). It's an exhibition masquerading as a sport. But because of the almost-boundless appetite ... Moir, grew up near each other and have been partners since roughly 10. And to be sure, there are plenty of mercenaries in other sports in Sochi, too, but only in ice dancing does it seem more ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - WINTER OLYMPICS

    IOC warns drug cheats that they will be caught sooner or later

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sochi Anti-doping agencies are changing tactics to concentrate more drug testing in lead up to contests as opposed to post-competition raids We'll find the cheats sooner or later: IOC The International Olympic Committee is adj ...




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